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Seniors sign to play college sports

By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP There are a total of 16 Brophy seniors who have made NCAA commitments so far this year to play athletics in college. Fifteen of these committed athletes will play Division I at their respective universities while one more athlete is heading to a Division II school. These 15 athletes

Allen captures Gatorade Arizona Track and Field Athlete of the Year Award

Allen 1st Brophy winner By P. Erik Meyer THE ROUNDUP Gatorade named Brophy Track athlete Devon Allen ’13 its Arizona Track and Field Athlete of the Year June 21. Allen who helped lead Brophy to a Track and Field championship last year and a runner-up finish this year, is the first Brophy student athlete to

Track returns key talent from championship year for new season

By Michael Moroney ’13

A year after winning its first state championship and competing at the Nike Track Nationals, the Brophy track team returns with multiple athletes from last season.

However, the Broncos will be without a few talented athletes from last season. Most notably, Will Firth ’11 and Tommy Williams ’11 have graduated since guiding the Broncos to the state championship last May.

Track and field uses sports campus for first full season

By Colin M. Prenger ’11

The Brophy track and field team will use the Brophy Sports Complex for the first full season, after only using it for a few months last April after the grand opening.

“With the new track facility we can train more consistently and more specifically on all our events,” said Mr. Bill Kalkman, head of the track and field program.

The team will host their first home invitational March 11.

Track hopes to speed straight to the top with mix of young, veteran athletes

By Julian De Ocampo ’13

With a new sports campus on hand and myriad new and rising athletes, this season is looking bright for the Brophy track team.

“In track, you are presented with a personal challenge to work hard, become the best you possibly can at your event, and you get to train with the support of your team,” said head track coach Mr. Bill Kalkman.

The coaches were quick to point out that track is the only co-ed sport at Brophy.

“It’s one of the few sports where men and women compete equally on the same athletic field,” said assistant track coach Mr. Mike Welty ’83.