Varsity

Brophy waves farewell to Succow after 42 years
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Mr. Tom Succow instructs his team during batting practice Feb. 15. Succow is coaching his final season of a 40 year baseball coaching career at Brophy. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Tom Succow has been a fixture at Brophy for four decades, impacting students’ lives as a college counselor, an English teacher and the head varsity baseball coach. Under Mr. Succow’s guidance,…
Brophy drops home game to Basha in tight defensive battle
Basha 53 Brophy 46 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy only allowed a combined 14 points in the second half, but the Broncos couldn’t execute on offense as they lost to Basha Jan. 5 at home. “I thought we played a really great defensive game throughout,” said head coach Mr. Matt Hooten. “To hold them to 39 points in regulation, I think was a great effort by all of…
Brophy loses to Mountain Pointe in opener, playoff rematch
Mountain Pointe 63 Brophy 59 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Matthew Kempton ’17 and Ian Burke ’18 combined for 32 points, but Brophy couldn’t capitalize on this as they fell to Mountain Pointe Nov. 29 in Ahwatukee. Brophy’s 2016-17 season started the same way that their 2015-16 season ended, a matchup with the Mountain Pointe Pride in hostile territory. The season opener felt like the culmination of a lot…
Broncos push in 4th quarter to top highly ranked Mountain Pointe
Brophy 31 Mountain Pointe 28 By William Joseph Borders IV ’16 & Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP In the last 45 seconds of the game Friday, Oct. 10 Streator Bates ’15 connected for a 47-yard field goal and Isaiah Oliver ’15 intercepted a pass to lock down a 31-28 Brophy win over Mountain Pointe. Bates and Oliver were joined by a cast of Bronco contributors to take down one of…
Football wins 3rd straight, beats Corona Del Sol 55-7
Brophy 55 Corona Del Sol 7 By Chase Bayless ’15 THE ROUNDUP Brophy scored 49 points in the first half and allowed just one score the entire game Thursday, Oct. 2 en route to a 55-7 victory over Corona Del Sol. After starting the season 1-3, this marks the team’s third straight win, improving their record to 4-3. “We knew that the tough schedule early on was going to pay…
Season Preview: Football starts against nation’s best team, looks to become more consistent
By Chase Bayless ’15 & J.P. Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP As the 2014 season kicks off, the Brophy Broncos football team prepares for another stacked schedule against top teams, including an early game against the No. 1 team in the nation. The Broncos travel to Las Vegas Aug. 22 to play their season opener against the country’s best program, according to USA Today, Bishop Gorman. “It will prepare us for our…
Freshman Mason earns 3 varsity roles
By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP  Luke Mason ’17 shattered all expectations of a young high school athlete last year after he became a member of the varsity track team in the Spring. That was his third varsity sport at Brophy as a freshman. The multi-talented Mason was a varsity cross country runner, varsity soccer player and now is a varsity track runner. He has traveled the country with club and…
Volleyball sets up for new season
Senior heavy team shooting to improve upon third place finish last season By Michael Moroney ’13
 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy volleyball squad began the 2013 season with a third place finish out of 30 teams at the Chandler Wolf Howl Invitational against some of the top competition in Arizona. The Broncos went 6-3 in their first matches of the season, held March 1-2, and Ryne Benson ’15 was named the…
Brophy crushes Mesa in semifinals for chance at state title

Brophy (21-7) overcame a 58 point explosion by Jahii Carson March 3 in the semifinals vs. Mesa (21-6) and is one win away from capturing their first ever basketball championship.

“We’re looking to hang a banner in the gym,” said James Harper ’12, who led Brophy with 21 points, “We worked hard all season long and it’s going to pay off tomorrow.”

The Broncos countered Carson and Mesa with offensive sparks of their own.