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Junior Liang brings home gold at U.S. Fencing summer nationals
By Jace Riley ’16 THE ROUNDUP You find yourself standing in front of a masked man pointing a thin weapon at you. He lunges forward trying to hit you, yet you manage to parry his attack and strike him. This is what a fencing match is like. Two men or women try to land a blow on the opponent first. Calvin Liang ’15 has been fencing for just around nine…
Broncos finish 12th at Nike Track Nationals

By Michael Moroney ’13
THE ROUNDUP

Brophy track athletes used to running in the hot, dry desert took their talents to the national stage in cooler climates last month.

The Brophy track team traveled to Eugene, Ore. to compete in the Nike Track Nationals Saturday June 26 and finished 12th out of 12 teams.

Track and field sprints toward end of season, aims for berth in Nationals

Numerous students on Brophy’s track and field team have stepped up late in the season to become leaders and standout athletes, their coach said.

“Tommy Williams ’11, Will Firth ’11, Josh Dennard ’11 – three seniors who have been great team leaders,” said head coach Mr. Bill Kalkman.

Williams and Firth compete in multiple distance running events while Dennard runs sprint events along with long jump events.

Those three athletes, along with Devon Allen ’13 and James Harper ’12, have consistently won or medaled in their individual events at multiple meets and invitationals.