shooting sports

Shooting Sports club should remain affiliated with Brophy
By Michael Ahearne ’14 The Roundup  Brophy is home to many great sports teams, including a variety of club sports. The lacrosse club team has been the state champion five times, the hockey club team won state in 2012 and the crew club team won the 2012 Arizona state championship. One club sport, though, has been left out of this list this year: the Brophy Shooting Sports club team. Last…
Shooting Sports no longer Brophy-affiliated
Will Schubert ’15 THE ROUNDUP Brophy administration decided to remove the shooting team from its list of school-sponsored teams this year. “Essentially we found it difficult because the activity involves kids and guns,” said principal Mr. Bob Ryan. “That statement ‘kids and guns’ is something that raises peoples’ sensitivity, it causes people to have strong reactions one way or the other.” The move comes as administrators shift all club sports…
Shooting sports aims high
By Julian De Ocampo ’13 THE ROUNDUP Each year, new ideas for clubs sprout and wither away as the seasons pass, struggling to gain the traction to sustain and entrench themselves in the Brophy community. The Brophy Shooting Sports Club has dared to say otherwise. In the span of three years, the new club now boasts more than 70 registered athletes–compared to six in their first year–in several different events,…