Sports

Tennis Team ready to compete nationally, lead by ideals of team first
Photo by Raymond Link ’20 | Andrew Chong ’21 serves in a practice session.  By Eric Lindholm ’19 THE ROUNDUP   The Brophy Tennis team has a pedigree of success in Arizona, and this year, the team looks to test their strengths nationally with their acceptance to the Newport Invitational. The team has a unique dynamic this season, with the top two players on the team being a Freshman and…
Coach Jon Kitna making history
By Luke Odden ’21 | Head Coach John Kitna celebrates with the team after a victory during his first season.  Luke Odden ’21 THE ROUNDUP   Coach Jon Kitna takes a new job with the new Alliance of American Football. Varsity football coach, Mr. Jon Kitna, has taken on a new position as the offensive coordinator for the San Diego Fleet in the upcoming Alliance of American Football (AAF). Although…
Senior Blake excels on tennis court, tries out hockey
Photo by by Jackson Moran ’21 | Profile photo of Owen Blake ’19  By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP   Owen Blake ’19 has been a dual sport student athlete on campus ever since his Freshman year. Blake currently plays tennis and hockey on campus, but has tried many different sports over the years. Blake has played tennis for six years, a prior commitment that he hoped to continue when…
Three seniors commit to collegiate sports in California
Brophy Seniors (left to right) Tony Hendricks ’19, Will Worthington ’19, and John Dowse ’19 pose for a photo representing their respective schools.  By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP    Three Brophy seniors signed their letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college in Brophy’s Robson Gymnasium Nov. 15, 2018. Tony Hendricks ’19 will make his way to Westwood, CA next year as he commits to play for…
Early exit from playoffs leaves Brophy lacrosse motivated for season ahead
Photo by Raymond Link ’20 | Senior Lacrosse Player Tommy Moore ’19 sets up to pass in a game against Arcadia High School on April 20th, 2018. By Vipul Dua ’20 THE ROUNDUP    The varsity lacrosse team is looking to pick up from where they left off last season after ending their run in the quarterfinals of the state tournament last year. The lacrosse team finished the regular season…
Water Jugs All Around Campus
Photo by Raymond Link | A football player’s water jug sits in the SAC as the players have been called by Coach Kitna to make sacrifices like carrying around the water jugs that other teams are not. By Luke Odden ’21 BROPHY ROUNDUP   Freshman, JV and varsity football players are all carrying water jugs around campus. Ever since Coach Jon Kitna took on the role as head coach of varsity…
Athletes look to chill, recuperate in cold tubs
Photo by Keegan Cook ’21 | The cold tub featured above is a resource for athletes and is open in the sports medicine facilities. By Jackson Baker ’19 THE ROUNDUP In today’s sports world, there are many innovative and popular ways to help your body recover after an intense workout or a tough competition. One very popular method that Brophy offers its athletes for rehab are cold tubs or “plunge…
Basketball team looking to build off young base
Photo by Vipul Dua ’20 | Brophy’s 7th period basketball class runs through a drill with Varsity Head Coach Matthew Hooten. By Xander Welty ’21 THE ROUNDUP   Last year’s varsity basketball team finished their season 26-1 and made it to the state semi-finals. This year, with a young core and senior leaders, they are looking to build off of last year’s accomplishments. “I think last year’s success gave our…
Hendricks wins Brophy Invitational again, thirsty for State Championship
Tony Hendricks ’19 with his Brophy Invitational championship trophy on Aug. 25. By Alex Cannella ’19 THE ROUNDUP   The Brophy golf team hosted its annual Brophy Invitational at Greyhawk Golf Course on Aug. 25. Over 70 athletes from 13 different schools participated in the tournament. Tony Hendricks ’19 won the the invite, for the second year in a row. Hendricks finished the weekend five shots under par shooting a…
Brophy Hockey team acquires new coach, very optimistic for new season
By Noah Lederer ’21 THE ROUNDUP Photo by Noah Lederer ’21 | Goalie Nathan Mazur ’19 awaits the oncoming attack in a hockey game on Aug. 31. The varsity team is 1-4 this year. This season, Brophy has acquired a new hockey coach and he is looking to create a better hockey program. Head coach Mr. Michael Grams is very hopeful for what this season will bring. Mr. Grams has…