P. Erik Meyer

Thespian Caruso awarded nationally
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP The National Youth Arts awards honored recent graduate Kasey Caruso ’13 with the “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play” award for his performance in “A Few Good Men.” Caruso played the role of Lt. J.G. Daniel Kaffee in last year’s production. According to a press release, the National Youth Arts awards reviewed more than 300 performances last year to determine the honorees. To be considered for…
Junior awarded gold medal at Fencing Nationals
By P. Erik Meyer ’14  THE ROUNDUP USA Fencing World Team member Calvin Liang ’15 brought home a gold medal in the North America Cup at the 2013 U.S. Fencing Summer Nationals. According to a press release, Since his induction to the sport, Liang has experienced success. Upon joining the U.S. Fencing Association at age nine Liang has competed across the nation and globe. At 10 years old, he won the U12…
2 former Bronco baseball players drafted
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Two Brophy alumni were drafted in this year’s Major League Baseball draft. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim drafted Brandon Bayardi ’09 in the 36th round. Bayardi, an outfielder, started all for years at UNLV and was a pre-season all American entering this season. He is batting .341 with 11 home runs and 50 RBI’s this season. The Detroit Tigers drafted Kasey Coffman…
Singles state champion Blake named All-American
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Arizona singles tennis state champion Hudson Blake ’13 was named an All-American May 19 by the National High School Tennis All-American Foundation. The NHSTAA names 40 male and female All-Americans each year. Less than a month ago Blake helped the Broncos take home the team tennis championship and also won the singles state championship against James Ponwith of Chaparral. Blake committed to TCU…
Weekend athletic events bring home 2 state championships
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Broncos brought home two state titles in as many days. Lacrosse and Track won state championships on May 10 and May 12 respectively. Track tallied up a total of 85 points and scored points in 10 out of the 17 events. Brophy athlete Devon Allen ’13 won three gold medals and a silver medal and set the state record in the 300m…
Sports Medicine trains to rehab athletes
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Anyone attending a school sporting event may notice a group of students running up and down the sideline, refilling water bottles, hydrating athletes and applying ice packs to injuries. These students are the members of the Sports Medicine class, a mostly behind-the-scenes group of athletic trainers in training. Sports Medicine is a P.E. elective class consisting of about 20 to 30 students. It…
Masses require much preparation, behind the scenes work
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP About once a month students file from campus across the parking lot to St. Francis Xavier Church to celebrate Mass. In usually just more than an hour the religious celebration has happened like clockwork and students head back to classes. What goes into planning that event for 1,300 students and more than 100 faculty and staff? According to Mr. Chris Calderon S.J., student…
Productive season thus far leads Track and Field towards state meet
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP The track and field team has set a number of state and school records thus far this season. Cole Walsh ’13 set the school record in the pole vault, Devon Allen ’13 set the state record in the 110m hurdles and the 4x400m relay team set a school record. The squad is not only setting records, but is also performing consistently in the…
Intramurals need more organization, administration addressing issue
Commentary by P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Lunchtime is that time of the day when all students can relax, catch up with friends and engage in fun activities. For some, fun activities consist of playing sports with their friends in the Robson Gymnasium. On any day of the week one can expect to see students playing pick-up basketball games, bump-out and eating in the upper sections of the gym.…
Student athletes travel long distances to compete for teams
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Student athletes have always had busy schedules, but how does that schedule change when you have to factor in traveling long distances to compete for your school? Some athletes say that often times an away game can eat up another hour, two hours or even an entire weekend because of travel. “Most of our meets are in California, one of our upcoming regattas…