Football Sports

Brophy-Saint Mary’s rivalry revived in season opener

By Thomas Haak ‘23 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s football team will face rival Saint Mary’s for the first time in nine years on Friday, Sept. 4th at Central High School’s stadium. The rivalry began when Brophy shut down due to the Great Depression in 1939 and gifted the green and white jerseys to the Saint Mary’s […]

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Sports Tennis

Student athletes to represent Brophy all across country in college

Photo courtesy of Brophy College Prep | Mason Kokodynski ’19 signs his National Letter of Intent on April 26, 2019. By Josh Belgrad ’19 THE ROUNDUP Marques White – Football – Dartmouth College Jackson Garcia – Football – University of San Diego Joey Kelly – Football – Syracuse University E.J Hamilton- Football – Blackhill State […]

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Football Sports

New football coach arrives, key player leaves program

Photo by Raymond Link ’20 | Denzel Burke carrying the ball in a game against the Liberty Lions on Aug. 17, 2018. By George Anton ’21 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Jason Jewell will be the new head football coach after the departure of Mr. Jon Kitna who left to take over as the quarterback coach for the Dallas Cowboys. […]

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Sports

Spring training brings tourism, unique events to Arizona sports season

By Carl Justice ’21 THE ROUNDUP Spring Training is an annual event in Arizona. The Cactus League, hosted across Phoenix and its surrounding suburbs, draws two million fans to the valley per year. The Arizona Republic told the story of the beginning of the Cactus League in March 2017. “What would become today’s Cactus League […]

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Sports Tennis

Brophy Coaches Focus on the Faith Aspect of Coaching

Photo by Raymond Link ’20 | Former baseball coaches look on as the baseball team goes through warm ups. By Luke Odden ’21 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s Ignatian identity can be found in Brophy’s athletic department with prayers at the beginning of sports events such as swimming, football and baseball. Brophy sports teams like the baseball […]

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Sports

Players, coaches emphasize playing for one another

By Xander Welty ’21 THE ROUNDUP Two of the biggest parts of Brophy’s life on campus are religion and athletics. Incorporating religion into sports can be a tricky thing to do, but a lot of the teams on campus find time for some sort of religious activity before, during, or after they play. Whether it […]

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Rugby Sports Tennis

Sports year in review, teams earn four state titles

Photo collage by Raymond Link ’20 By Alex Cannella ’19 and Joey Bottini ’19 THE ROUNDUP Football  The football team finished with a 7-3 record in Mr. Jon Kitna’s first and final season as head coach. Football exited the playoffs in a first round loss against Red Mountain despite valiant efforts of strong safety and […]

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Rugby Sports

Rugby team aims for back-to-back state championships

Photo by Victor Beck ’20 | The rugby team gets instructions in a practice at the Brophy Sports Complex. By Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy rugby team is focusing in on the state championship hoping to renew last year’s state title.  Rugby player Peter Robles ’20 highlights the importance of collaboration and as a way […]

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Sports

Magnum’s striking character, Kung Fu skills gain international attention

Photo by George Anton ’21 | Andre Magnum ’21 performs a Kung Fu pose outside of Brophy Hall. By George Anton ’21 THE ROUNDUP Andre Magnum ’21 is a sophomore who blends in with all Brophy kids, except maybe for his fiery red hair and his 6’4 body frame. What most people don’t know about Andre […]

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Sports

Wade becomes new head Athletic Trainer, provides needed care

Photo by Jackson Moran ’21 | New athletic trainer, Mrs. Danelle Wade, works on Patrick Grindey ’20 in the athletic training room. By Eric Lindholm ’19 and Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP This past year, the Sports Medicine and Athletic Training department was bolstered by the addition of new staff to satisfy the expanding sports […]

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