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Year in Sports: Several teams have successful seasons
Photos by the Roundup Staff | Brophy Sports completed many successful athletic seasons highlighted by state championships and all-state athletes while sending many athletes to play collegiate sports. By Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP Football The football team started out with a 7-0 record, including a win in the Sollenberger Classic against Pinnacle High School in Flagstaff to open up the season. The team then lost their final three regular…
Sophomore Hughes aims to excel in pool
Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 | Parker Hughes ’19 competes in a freestyle event. By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP Parker Hughes ’19 has been swimming since second grade and is one of the most prominent swimmers on the Brophy swim team. Hughes grew up in Jakarta, Papua New Guinea for seven and a half years, and had a very different childhood than the average Brophy student. He said that Jakarta was…
New pool slated to open next fall, 2nd gym confirmed
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP  Next year Brophy will once again boast an on-campus swimming pool. Construction started Dec. 6 on what used to be Loyola Field. On Aug. 1 of this year, a new pool complex will open on the eastern half of the field. “God willing when school starts you’ll have access and that is our hope and dream,” said vice-president Mrs. Adria Renke. The new,…
After reaching championship milestone, swim team strives to continue historic streak
By Brendan C. Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP Last year the Brophy swim team set a record of 25 state championships in a row. This year they aren’t holding back. The swim team is one of the most successful sports at Brophy when it comes to state titles and championships. “The Brophy swim team has always been a powerhouse, not only in the state, but being nationally recognized frequently,” said swimmer…
Young swimmers make up difference as end of season nears
By Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy swim team is making headway towards its 25th consecutive championship with many swimmers winning medals and setting new records. Brophy swim coach Mr. Pat O’Neill said he continues to be impressed by not only returning swimmers, but by some of the newcomers. “In the last couple of meets, we’ve had four, five of the young kids really step up and swim fast…