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MOY runner-up Leveriza brings positivity, awareness
By Spencer Inglett ’19 THE ROUNDUP Rodolfo Leveriza ’19 walks down the halls, greeting nearly everybody he sees with smiles and high fives, an instinctual occurrence for The Roundup’s 2019 Man of the Year runner-up. “He has an infectious energy and smile and joy that makes such a difference every day,” said Romero Program teacher Mr. Quentin Orem. “You can feel it in a quick interaction with him.” Leveriza is…
CON: Class rank divides student body, promotes unhealthy competition
  By Spencer Inglett ’19 & Josh Belgrad ’19 THE ROUNDUP   Grade point average is something some people don’t want to talk about and others love to gloat about, and can be a touchy subject to bring up. Class rank is the process of ranking people by number based upon their weighted or unweighted grade point average. This practice comes into question especially during the college application process for…
Stock market game prepares students
By Spencer Inglett ’19 and Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy Stock Market Game, moderated by Social Studies Department Chair Ms. Kelly Guffey, brings a low-risk, high-reward competitive iteration of the stock market to campus. Along with this, the Consumer Business and Finance class–taught by Mr. Blair Cook–readies students for their adult life. The club meets in Ms. Guffey’s room every Thursday to discuss possible investments, trades, and the…
Coaches, training staff prioritize concussions, students must self report
Photo by Hunter Franklin, ’19 | Brophy’s football team kneels as their injured quarterback, Noah Gonzales ’18, is looked over by Brophy’s physical trainers in a high school football game against Desert Vista Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Phoenix. Desert Vista defeated Brophy 17-14. By Spencer Inglett ’19 & Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP While the risk of concussions is visible in every sport, football and the sport’s hard hits…
Year in Sports Review
Photo Illustration by Manny Mata-Flores ’19.  By Spencer Inglett ’19 & Alex Cannella ’19 THE ROUNDUP   Football Football finished their season 1-9. Mr. Scooter Molander has decided to step down from his head coach position after 13 seasons and two championships. Former NFL quarterback Mr. Jon Kitna will take over the program come fall. Cross Country The Cross Country team won state runner up for the third year in…
Track and Field team eager for new season, hoping for success
By Spencer Inglett ’19 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy track & field team, led by head coach Mr. Bill Kalkman, is looking to dethrone defending champion Desert Vista after a fifth place finish in the state meet last May. With many contending squads this year such as Chandler, Highland, and Desert Vista, Mr. Kalkman said that the distance team is the greatest strength. Drew Burns ’18, who is running the 1600m…
OPINIONS: Technology hampers sleep, damages productivity
By Spencer Inglett ’19 THE ROUNDUP Sleep is one of the most important habits of humans, providing us with energy to endure our days and recharges us after a long one. However, our generation’s continued indulgence of numerous mediums of technology has impeded our ability to get excellent sleep. Because of this, detrimental technology should not be in bedrooms in order for people to be their best selves. While there…
Mountain Biking Team offers alternative for Brophy athletes
By Spencer Inglett ’19 THE ROUNDUP The Mountain Biking Team has developed from a club to a competitive sport going into its sixth year on campus and hopes to become a varsity sport next year. Mr. Cooper Davis ’10, the moderator and head coach of the team, has trained the team into competitive contention. Mr. Davis said that there were twelve cyclists who raced this year and were split into…
Refereeing provides athletes with community interaction
By Spencer Inglett ‘19 THE ROUNDUP Some Brophy athletes have impacted the community through refereeing, utilizing their extensive knowledge of the sport to help kids and the community enjoy the game. Having played soccer for all his life, Connor White ’19 can be seen wearing the striped white and black uniform for various soccer leagues around the Valley. White said that he wanted to delve into another aspect of soccer.…
Smartwatches provide convenience, garner mixed reviews on campus
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Smartwatches and wearable technology are growing in popularity and offer convenient messaging and notification capabilities to users. By Spencer Inglett ’19 THE ROUNDUP Smartwatches are becoming one of the most exponentially growing tech industries, with the market expected to reach $32.9 billion by 2020, according to BusinessInsider. The concept of smartwatches is fairly simple: to limit the amount of times you check your phone…