No “I” in team: Volleyball girls unite as they enter 6A play

Unity. Team work. Single mindedness.

The volleyball team encompasses what it means to work together toward a single goal. After moving up to 6A, the coach and team knew they had to become stronger, faster, and smarter than ever before. The team has risen to their own expectations and has entered district play as a force to be reckoned with.

Multi-sport athletes more physically prepared to avoid injury through whole-body workouts

Athlete safety has become more of a focus in recent years as things like concussions and general physical stamina have come under scrutiny. Prevention is key at any age, but in young athletes it has become the norm to help them prepare their entire body through multiple sports instead of pushing a single activity.

Three and out: Quickness, determination helps middle linebacker lead team

The crowd erupts as they try to distract the offense from their next play, motivating the defensive line to zero in on the ball and bring the quarterback to the ground behind the line of scrimmage. Senior middle linebacker Detarious Turner has become a leader for the Viking defense through experience, determination, and hard work.

Swimming, diving open fall season

The swimming and diving team began their season at the Tomball Fall Kick-Off Invitational at Tomball Memorial High School on Sept. 29. The girls team placed 5th overall and was led by Junior K’Lee Rudd. Rudd won the 100 backstroke and placed 5th in 1 meter diving. Elizabeth Tag placed 3rd in the 100 Breastroke […]

Seniors help track team earn second at district, first in area

The runners get set in the blocks and await the sound of the starter’s pistol. BANG. Athletes explode off the line as they look toward the finish. Seniors Miranda Golden and Charnell Gibson advanced to area to help the team win the area championship. While Gibson focuses on the shot put event, Miranda participates in the 4×4, 300 m hurdles, high jump, and occasionally the relays, but out of all of these, the hurdles is her favorite event.

Kickstart program develops well-rounded students through focus on respect, discipline

The Kickstart Kids program started 25 years ago as a way to teach responsibility and character development in addition to building self-esteem by engaging kids in a school-based activity. The program’s tagline is “character through karate” and aims to develop the entire student as it reaches over 8,500 students in 56 schools across Texas. This […]

Sister sister: Pitcher, catcher combo proves successful for team

Some siblings live their lives in an infinite cycle of sibling rivalry, and being twins can fuel those fires even more. While some siblings choose to work against each other, some learn to work together. That is exactly what Jacquelyn and Jessica Adams have learned, and they have been an unstoppable force ever since they first stepped onto the softball field.

Reel fun: Fishing team catches on, provides new opportunities for students

The sun rises over the horizon as the light reflects off the glassy surface of the water. The boat rocks back and forth as the guys watch their corks bob up and down slowly in the water, waiting for that first bite of the morning. Last year, students joined a fishing team that travels around Texas and competes. The tranquility of fishing is mixed with the intensity of competition as they participate as members of the fishing team which is sponsored by Darren Nobles who works at Rudder where he sponsors their team as well.

Going the distance: Junior discus competitor earns first at district, sets new goals

Everyone who has played in some kind of sport has set goals for themselves; whether it’s physical, mental, or both. Many times, these goals can take months, even years, to reach. For one junior, Blaine Bright, the goals he set are ready and waiting; just a few more practices combined with continuing dedication, and those […]

Band of brothers: Seniors lead wrestling team to state after four years of hard work, dedication

In high school sports, thousands of athletes strive toward the goal of being the best. The reality is, only a few can achieve top honors as head-to-head competition separates the wheat from the chaff. This year’s boys wrestling team came together as a single unit to work toward a single goal – being the best […]

Bases loaded: Viking baseball family creates legacy of support, love of game

Legacy. Generations. Vikings. Family. With nineteen members in the Guest/Kubichek family, blue and silver runs deep. As a pitcher on the Viking baseball team, senior Kobly Kubichek controls the flow of the game from the mound as his teammates look to him for leadership and he finds support from the other eight players on the field. Within his family unit, Kobly experiences many of the same qualities found on the field as each member of his family supports him and cheers him on helping him to the next step in his journey as a baseball player.

Golfers bring home district honors, advance to region

The Lady Viking Golf team participated in the 18-5A district golf tournament held at Pebble Creek Country Club in College Station last week. On day one, senior Ellie Conrad finished her round with a score of 92 and sophomore Skye Faldyn scored a 123. After round 1 Ellie was sitting 5th individually and tied for […]

Diving In: Senior, freshman find success with creation of diving team

It’s 6:30 AM, 34º outside, and the sun still hasn’t broke the horizon yet, but divers are already in the pool working to perfect their craft. Since diving is a part of the swimming overall competition, teams who don’t have any divers do not earn points toward the team competition. Swim coach Glen Williams saw this as a problem the team could rectify and has started developing divers on the team.

Weight of world on their shoulders: Senior powerlifters show strength of character in competition, supporting teammates

Beads of sweat break out across their brow. Their jaws are clenched as each second ticks by until they are clear. The judge signals that it was a clean lift and they drop the bar to the ground with a resounding crash. Seniors Kaywin McCall and Mark Vavra work day in and day out to perfect the craft of powerlifting and push themselves further than they ever thought possible.

Childhood hobby evolves into collegiate dream as senior signs with A&M equestrian team

The horse and rider appear to be one as they move around the arena, each anticipating the next move, each relying on the other to perform at their highest level.

Soccer helps senior stay focused on goals

Most people dream of playing in big league sports. For many, it’s only a dream which transforms into watching what could have been from behind a screen. For one boy at Bryan High, that might not be the case. As a child senior Alejandro Gomez enjoyed playing soccer with his family. Alejandro has been solid since day one at Bryan High and has led the team since he started.

Wrestling team wins region, heads to state tournament

The wrestling team hosted the UIL Region III-5A championships this weekend where the boys finished with 226.5 points 58.5 pts ahead of the rest of the region. Dallas Highland Park was 2nd with 168, Carrollton Creekview was 3rd with 134 and A&M Consolidated was 4th with 120 pts. The girls’ team finished in 8th place […]

Wrestling team dominates as district champions

The wrestling teams competed in the UIL 10-5A district championships at Waller high school on Feb. 10. The boys varsity dominated the field by winning 8 of the 14 weight classes and finishing ahead of the rest of the teams with 281 points. A&M Consolidated High School finished in 2nd with 205 points and Waller […]

Game on: Soccer senior’s spirit helps score wins on, off field

Bright lights, goals, black and white checkered balls rolling across the grass. Senior Ryka Shea is in her element. As she passes the ball to the offense, she catches her breath and grins to herself. This is the place she loves to be: on the field with her teammates experiencing the type of adrenaline only a game can provide. Though Ryka always looks for a competitive edge, she also focuses on being positive on and off the field, recognizing that attitude can go a long way.

Wrestling season record improves to 27-4

The wrestling team competed at the Burger Center in Austin for its final meet of the season on Saturday. The boys team competed against host team Bowie High School and Lake Travis High School. The Vikings beat Bowie 45-25 and then beat Lake Travis 51-23 to bring their season record to 27-4. The entire team […]

Boys’ wrestling team wins at Snakebite Invitational

The boys wrestling team closed out 2017 in the Rio Grande Valley at Rio Grande City High School. On Saturday, Dec. 30 the team competed in the Snakebite Invitational. The team was missing four starters, but took control of the tournament early and never looked back. The boys won the tournament with 190 points which […]

Wrestling team takes wins at quad meet

The boys wrestling team picked up a pair of wins on Wednesday night at home where they hosted a quad with Willis, Cy-Ranch, and Rudder High School. The first match of the night was against Willis where the Vikings rolled to a 71-9 win. In the second match the team faced Cy-Ranch and the Vikings […]

Wrestling team places

The Viking wrestling team competed at the Capital Classic hosted by Austin ISD where the boys varsity team finished in 5th place out of 39 teams and the girls varsity finished in 12th place of 28 teams. The boys JV had 10 of the 11 entries place in the top 4. Individual medalist are listed […]

Wrestling falls to Seven Lakes

The wrestling team competed against Seven Lakes High School from Katy last nigh and dropped their opener 33-42. Pins were earned by: 120 Larry Duron 170 JaMarcus Thomas 182 Monyell Nutall Wins were earned by: 113 Andres Gonzalez 145 David Frazier 285 Kevin Duron Desirae Campos won by pin For the JV boys: Pins were […]

Get your head in the game: Senior leads team both on court, academically

The pristine shine of polished hardwood, crowds screaming “Defense!”, coaches yelling for players to watch the ball, and only 30 seconds left on the clock. For senior Wade McGregor, this is the atmosphere that pushes and inspires him to keep coming back to the game he loves to play.

Swinging into action: Girls drive golf team toward successful season

They look down the green with narrowed eyes to block out the sun’s glare. After adjusting the clubs in their hands, they mentally calculate the distance and the amount of force they must swing to get a tiny ball over 300 yards across a field while avoiding water hazards, sand traps, and trees while taking into account the wind. Becoming more confident, they swing, and the balls fly away through the air. For sophomore Skye Faldyn and senior Ellie Conrad, this has become natural.

Taking it to the hoop: Senior posts up in leadership role on team

Working one’s way up to the top requires hard word, dedication, time, effort, and patience. When a sophomore earns their spot on a varsity team, the style of play changes. It’s faster, it’s harder, it’s more aggressive, and it’s overwhelming, but as the seasons pass, the player gains experience and that sophomore who was overwhelmed now leads the team. Senior Charnell Gibson has experienced this in basketball, starting out on the JV team as a freshman and then as a sophomore on varsity. She was immersed in the change of pace and is now leading the charge on the court.

Girls golf team performs well at Halloween invitational

The girls’ golf team traveled to Hutto on Tuesday, October 31 to play in the Hutto Halloween Invitational. The tournament was made of 121 girls from the Central Texas area. Senior Laura Gonzalez, sophomore Skye Faldyn, and freshman Samantha Alfaro Martinez participated in the event. The girls faced strong winds and cold temperatures throughout the […]

Cross Country runner advanced to region

Freshman Kaitlyn Asher advanced to region by placing 8th in the girls’ varsity race at the district meet held on Thursday, October 12 at the Texas A&M Equestrian Center. Other individual finishers included Brendan Mack who earned 13th in the varsity boys’ race and Rossy Esquivel who earned 13th in the girls’ JV race. The […]

Boys’ swim team defeats Consol at duel meet

The boys’ swim team defeated A&M Consolidated, 147-136 while the girls’ team fell by a score of 164-121 Thursday night at the Bryan Aquatic Center. First place swimmers and divers from Bryan include K’Lee Rudd (200 Individual Medley and 1 meter Diving), Selah Pilkington (50 Freestyle), Ayden Ayers (1 meter Diving and 100 backstroke), and […]

Leading the pack: Junior steps up in leadership role with cross country team

The alarm sounds. It’s 5AM, and the only option is to wake up and get to practice. So they pushes themselves out of bed, get ready, and beats the sun to the horizon. Day after day. This is the ritual of the cross country team, 56 members who have been undaunted by the early morning practices. With such a big team, team captain junior Nick Defoy has taken charge and became a leader on the team in practice, at meets, and in the classroom.

Cross country team places at Weimar High School Invitational

The cross country team competed Sat., Sept. 30 at Weimar High School against 18 teams. The girls varsity team placed 6th overall, with Kaitlyn Asher earning 9th as an individual. The boys varsity team placed 2nd overall, with Brendan Mack earning 4th, De’Arse Howard earning 13th and Oswalsdo Diaz earning 19th individually; The JV girls […]

Swim team places at Tomball meet

The swim team placed fourth overall at the Tomball ISD Kick-Off Invitational on Sat., Sept. 30. The team was led by first place finishes from Elizabeth Tag in the 100 Breaststroke and Joel Coppernoll in the 500 Freestyle. Other female swimmers who placed in the top 8 were: K’Lee Rudd in the 100 Backstroke(4th) and […]

Sophomore digs position on volleyball team, contributes to team success

Varsity sports are frequently dominated by upperclassmen who have both the skill level and experience to eclipse younger players, but sometimes a young player demonstrates the ability to earn their spot on the team.

‘Bear’ing weight on offense: Senior lineman to play at Baylor University

High school athletes await the day where the college of their dream signs them to play the sports they’ve spent years of their life working to perfect their best abilities, while playing games almost every Friday night against teams that might be bigger and stronger, and keeping that drive and school spirit in mind with every yard line crossed. Senior Ylijaah Hall is experiencing that after Baylor University signed him to play football next season.

Wrestling coach inducted into Hall of Fame

Wrestling coach Michael Zito has coached wrestling at Bryan High for the last 23 years. He grew up wrestling and attended school in Northeastern Ohio where he developed his passion for the sport before knee injuries prevented him from continuing as an athlete. He now uses his wrestling experience and passion for teaching to motivate […]

Double play: Sisters provide strength, support to softball team

The hum of the crowd echoes across the field to the pitcher. She takes a deep breath before she hurls a softball across the plate. Despite the speed and curve of the ball, the bat makes contact, and the ball arcs through the air…into the waiting glove of the center fielder. The pitcher and center fielder grin at each other before running back toward the dugout as the side is retired. This is a normal occurrence in junior Rebekah Hubachek and senior Emily Hubachek’s life. The sisters have played softball for much of their lives and now play together for Bryan High.

Vaulting to new heights: Junior athlete improves while leading by example

His mind is clear. His vision zeroes in on the target. There is no sound. The only thing he is aware of is the object in front of him: the bar. His task, get over the bar. Junior pole vaulter Campbell Webb experiences this at each track meet.

Love all: Sisters bring family bond to tennis courts

Teams are like families. They count on each other, hang out together, and and come together as a team. They may not always get along, but in the end, they always have each other’s backs. The Paholek sisters have taken this concept to the next level in that the girls are both teammates and sisters.

Little fish in big pond: Freshman earns medals at state swim meet

Swimming is a sport where fractions of seconds make the difference in medaling and hoping for a better time next season. Freshman Abby Surley has progressed this season to shave entire seconds off her time and advance to state as an individual and a part of two relay teams. Filling the role of breaststroker has been integral to the team’s overall success, helping them earn both a silver and bronze medal at the state meet.

Jack of all trades: Junior athlete serves team as utility player

He dives to catch the outfield fly ball. He fields the fast-paced grounder on the infield before throwing it to the first baseman for an out. He concentrates on the catcher’s signals before firing another strike across the plate. Junior Hunter Van Etten makes sure he doesn’t get too comfortable in any one position as he is a utility player for the Vikings and moves frequently. Hunter developed a passion for the game from an early and has worked to develop his skills in every position.

The art of the hand-off: Senior relay athletes pass down ideas of family, team work

Successful teams are created whenever the members stop relying on the talent of themselves and begin working together. Each individual athlete may be good, but when they’re put together they’re great. Seniors Makayla Howard and Quinteria Johnson have found this to be true in track as they run on the relay team.

Junior soccer player proves endurance is key on, off field

Athletes connect to their sports at a deep level as they spend hours honing their skills and making sacrifices for their craft. Soccer players must maintain a level of endurance not required in many other sports and junior Erin Nugent has used those lessons in endurance in all areas of her life. Erin has spent the past thirteen years playing soccer both in league and with the school.

Carrying the weight of the world on her shoulders: Junior keeps positive attitude, strong work ethic to lead by example

While most high school sports are characterized by the cheering fans or screeching whistles, sports like powerlifting are often overshadowed. Powerlifting is a unique sport in which athletes compete in weightlifting competitions in the squat, bench, and deadlift. Junior Shelbie Walker is an example of a student athlete demonstrating her potential in the realm of powerlifting.

Taking it to the mat: Wrestler matures through program, helps team earn district title

As the time ticks off the clock, a wrestler learns what they are truly capable of. The first five minutes of the match takes everything a wrestler has, but all of the weariness fades away when they are down and has to push through the final minute to make sure their hand is raised at the end of the match. Wrestling is an immensely demanding sport and senior Caden Scott has spent the past four years conditioning and preparing for each final minute.

Attitude, work ethic help sophomore score leadership position

Sweat drips down his face. Adrenaline pumps through his body as he sprints up and down the field. A game plan runs quickly through his mind as he decides his next move before an opponent attempts to steal the ball. Once he feels he’s in the right position to go for it, he kicks the ball, and GOAL! Sophomore Frank Rodriguez has earned his team another point.

Girl’s golf team plays in challenging two-day tournament

This weekend the girls’ golf team played in a two-day tournament in Bastrop. The first day the girls played at Wolfdancer Golf Club, this course is in the top 10 toughest courses in the state of Texas. Ellie Conrad (Jr.) shot a 105, and Skye Faldyn (Fr.) shot a 127. Day 2 of the tournament […]

Wrestling advances 8 to state tournament

The wrestling team hosted the UIL Region III-5A Championships last weekend. The boys team held the 2nd place spot out of 61 teams until the last match of the night when R.L. Turner High School surpassed them by 2 points. Individually the team had 15 wrestlers in the tournament and placed 12 with 8 advancing […]

Wrestling team wins district

The wrestling team competed in the District 10-5A Championships at Huntsville High School on Saturday where they advanced every varsity boy and girl entered at district to the regional tournament. The boys varsity won the team title with 236 Points. Consol had 196, Rudder 158, CSHS 140, Waller 132, Huntsville 117 and Cameron 35. The […]

Knocking out the competition: Senior follows in father’s footsteps to pursue MMA career

I walk into the ring. I feel numb. I can’t hear the crowd. Every sense is focused on my coach and my opponent. The bell rings and we both head to the center of the mat as the crowd awaits the victor. Senior Jackie Perry explains that he experiences this each time he competes in a mixed martial arts match.

Wrestling dominates at dual meet

The viking wrestling team traveled to Austin to compete in the Bulldawg Duals Hosted by Bowie High School on Saturday. The boys swept both matches at the duals to finish the season 23-8 and 4-0 in district. In the first match they wrestled Lake Travis High School and the Vikings dominated 55-22. In their 2nd […]

Swimmers qualify for state

The swim team competed at region this weekend where the following students qualified for state: Relays Julia Cook, Abby Surley, K’Lee Rudd, and Cat Darnell won the 200-medley relay with a time of 1:49.66 Cook, Surley, Rudd, and Darnell won the 200-free relay with a time of 1:39.91 Individually Cook took 1st in the 50 […]

Wrestlers earn medals at competition

On Saturday, January 21, the wrestling team competed at Canyon High School in San Marcos. The boys team swept all 3 duals by beating Leander Glenn 54-21, Brooks Academy 54-9, and Corpus Christi Ray 48-28. This brought out over all team record to 17-6. The two of the girl wrestlers competed in the Wilso- Cougarette […]

Swim team falls to Consol at Crosstown Splashdown

The swim team competed in the Crosstown Splashdown against A&M Consolidated Thursday at the Texas A&M REC Center. The Consolidated girls beat Bryan 144-137. The Bryan girls held a lead through the last race of the night. Consolidated took first and second places in the 400 free relay to take the lead. Individual winners for […]

Seniors lead team through perseverance, determination

Basketball is the definition of a team sport. Five players on the court must interact in a seamless fashion to effectively protect their own goal and score points in their opponent’s. Injuries and setbacks can ruin a season and cripple a team, but they can also be used to strengthen bonds and push the team to come together even more.

Wrestling takes 4th at Dallas meet

The boys varsity and JV wrestling teams competed Dec. 10 at The Wylie East Invitational in Dallas. This tournament contained most of the dominant teams of 5A wrestling in the Dallas area including Rockwall Heath the reigning region 3 and state Champions. The boys varsity finished in 4th place out of 11 teams with 9 […]

Boys swim team tops Brenham in dual meet

The boys’ swim team beat Brenham boys 91-70 on Dec. 7. The Vikings won all three relays with Collin Darnell, Conner Destefano, Joel Coppernoll, Matt Hutchinson, Christian Smith, Ulysses Tirado, Luke Jones and Stanley Yang all contributing. Individual winners for Bryan were Matt Hutchinson in the 200 IM, Collin Darnell in the 500 freestyle and […]

Ball is life: Junior leads basketball team to success as veteran player

Walking into the gym on a cold Tuesday night, there’s a basketball pounding the floor and a crowd roaring at the game they’re watching. The Bryan High varsity boy’s basketball team is led by 6’2”, 180 pounds of pure toughness, junior Zach Nutall who averaged 18 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists last season as a sophomore, and is constantly improving his averages and the team’s success.

Cross Country finishes season looking to future

The cross country team competed in the district meet where the varsity girls finished 4th, the varsity boys finished 5th, JV girls finished 4th and and the JV boys finished 5th.

Annual golf tournament held to honor former players

The golf team hosted the first annual Maliska/Hicks Memorial Boys Varsity Tournament this year at the Texas A&M golf course. The tournament is named after former Viking players Garrett Maliska, who passed away in 2011 from Glioblastoma Cancer, and John Harden Hicks II, who passed away last November from Glioblastoma Brain Cancer.

Athletes sign to play sports in college

The following students signed to play sports in college next year: ​Saleen Quinonez signs​ to play softball​ with​ University of Colorado Springs at Colorado Springs ​Rachel Agnello signs to play softball with Angelina College Tamaira Armstrong signs to play volleyball at University of Arkansas at Little Rock ​Emily Hubacek signs to play volleyball at Texas […]

Volleyball players earn district recognition, sign to play college ball

Senior Tamaira Armstrong signed to play collegiate volleyball at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and senior Emily Hubacek signed to play at Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi. The team finished the season as Co-District and Bi-District Champions. District 18-5A awards include: MVP of the Year – Tamaira Armstrong Offensive Player of the […]

Wrestling team falls shorts against Panthers

The wrestling team opened its season Wednesday night at Klein Oak High School in Spring. The boys varsity came up a few point short in the loss to the Klein Oak Panthers 27-35. David Frazier (152) earned a pin and Andres Gonzalez (113), Dustine Korzynski (138), Caden Scott (145), Mario Vasquez (195), and Kemonte Ross […]

Swimmers compete at Bob Stallings Invitatinal

The swim team competed at the Bob Stallings Invitational Meet at A&M. The girls team placed eighth overall with four first place finishes. Julia Cook led the way with two first place finishes and earned the high point award for the meet. She broke two meet records with times of 48.92 in the 100 freestyle […]

Running man: Senior cross country captain leads team to finish line

Practice starts before the sun rises. Most students are still in bed while the cross country team laces up their shoes and hit the road running. Senior Nathaniel Steel serves as captain on the cross country team and has continued to improve throughout his high school career. After running cross country in middle school, Nathan joined the team in high school to continue his running career.

First and goal: Football team finds leadership in senior quarterback

Fall in Texas brings about slightly cooler weather, holidays, and football. Backyards are full of kids learning how to throw a spiral while their friends speed downfield, avoiding random pieces of playground equipment. Most high school athletes get their start joking around and hanging out with friends on the weekends without any structure or real […]

Senior helps lead volleyball team toward undefeated season

As the volleyball team begins the second half of district play, they are undefeated having only lost one set to College Station and sweeping the rest, senior Emily Hubacek serves as a leader on the team. As Emily looks to her collegiate career where she will play at Texas A&M Corpus Christi, she stays focused on the task at hand as the team works to place first in district and go deep into the playoffs.

Freshmen boys cross country earns second

The cross country team competed against 72 teams at the McNeil Invitational in RoundRock on October 1. Varsity boys placed 36th Varsity girls placed 38th JV boys placed 31st JV girls placed 39th Freshmen boys placed 2nd Freshman individual awards: Sam Reyes placed 13th Charly Perez 15th Rueben Morales 19th Caleb Peterson 20th Patrick Foreman […]

Swim team competes at Tomball invitational

The swim team competed at the Tomball Invitation on October 1. The girls placed third overall. Swimmers who placed in the top eight for individual events included: Julia Cook – 1st in both the 50 and 100 freestyles Anna Herbert – 2nd in the 500 freestyle K’Lee Rudd – 3rd in 100 back and 8th […]

Cross country athletes place at meet

Boys varsity, boys JV and girls JV placed 3rd out of 13 teams. Boys Varsity: Nathaniel Steels placed 10th Mark Hawkins placed 14th Boys JV: Xavien DeLaRosa placed 9th Damian Spikes placed 11th Nathan Phillips placed 12th and Parker Adams placed 14th Girls JV: Rossy Esquivel placed 7th and Lupita Urbano placed

Swim team starts season with win over Huntsville

The swim teams opened the 2016-17 with wins over Huntsville. The girls team won 661-259. Individual winners included :Julia Cook(200 free,100 free), Elizabeth Tag(200 IM, 100 breast), Cat Darnell(50 free, 500 free) and K’Lee Rudd(100fly, 100 back). Relay winners included: Rudd, Tag, Darnell, Anna Herbert, Maya Gutierrez, Lauren Destefano and Cook. The boys won 635-319. […]

Freshmen football defeats Rattlers in Navasota

The Bryan High Freshman Football traveled to Navasota to play the Rattlers. The Viking Freshman team won 54-16. Scoring for the Vikings: Runningback Mark Taplette scored twice from 12 yards and returned a Kickoff 70 yards for a TD. Runningback Jalen Davis scored 4 times from 70 yards, 2 yards, 58 yards, and 2 yards. […]

Testing the water: Cook competes at Olympic Trials

As the swimmers walk out and take the plunge into the pool the crowd goes silent. Each swimmer positions themselves as the officials calls for them to take their mark. A single beep sounds and cheers explode from the stands as the swimmers explode off the walls. So many thoughts and emotions were filling junior Julia Cook’s head as she stood on the swimmer’s block staring down at the water. For Julia, everything was on the line. Competing in the 2016 Olympic trials in Omaha, Nebraska in both the 100 and 200 meter backstroke set the stage for college and a potential future as Olympic swimmer.

Freshman football defeats Magnolia West

Bryan High Freshman Football teams traveled to Magnolia West to play the Mustangs. Bryan Freshman Silver Team ended in a Tie 0-0 following a lightning delay. Bryan Freshman Blue Team won 28-25 Scoring for the Vikings were: Defense forced a safety to start the game Runningback Christian Webb scored from 6 yards Runningback Jalen Davis […]

Freshmen football teams defeat Brenham, Waller

The Bryan Viking Freshman Football teams played a pair of games against Brenham and Waller. Bryan Viking Silver team defeated Brenham 35-6 Scoring for the Vikings were: Running back Willy Jones scored twice; from 6 yards and 15 yards Running back Chris Johnson scored twice; from 76 yards and 6 yards Running back Cory Lynch […]

2016 Viking volleyball schedule

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Going the distance: Senior shot put competitor advances to state, earns fifth

Up stairs. Down stairs. Wind sprints. Exhausting work for any athlete, but an average day for senior Chassidy Rusk. Though she doesn’t run in any track events, she is a part of the shot put team and it’s much more than hurling an 8.8 lb. steel ball down the field.

Team player: Center fielder’s positive attitude dominates on diamond

The feeling of anticipation rises as players and fans watch as the neon ball zips through the night sky and sails toward the centerfield fence right before it lands soundly in senior Morgan Chavarria’s glove for the final out of the inning.

From Little League to collegiate play, baseball player realizes dream

Standing on the pitcher’s mound, dirt blowing at the pitcher’s feet, all eyes on him, but he’s only focusing on the batter standing sixty feet away. The crowd grows silent, no one breathes for the game is too intense and the pitcher needs one more strike. Senior Landon Minor carries the weight of the pressure […]

Athletes advance to area after district track meet

Girls’ Track: Two relays qualified for Area in 1st place (4 x 100, 4 x 200) Rayla Hawkins, Quinteria Johnson, Miranda Golden and Jamie Kennedy Alt. Ty’esha Foley The following students also qualified for Area: Chassity Rusk- 1st place in the shot Charnell Gibson- 4th place in the shot Miranda Golden- 1st place in the […]

Golfer advances to regional tournament

The Viking boys golf team finished 4th in the District 18-5A golf tournament on Monday and Tuesday. The team of Nick Reynolds, Justin Carver, Devin Mendez, Ryan Wilson, and James Florian shot 338/341 for the tournament. Nick Reynolds finished 2nd as an individual and qualifies for the Region 3-5A golf tournament next Tuesday and Wednesday […]

Winter sports banquet scheduled for April 11

The Viking Club presents the Bryan Viking Winter Sports Banquet honoring boys basketball, girls basketball, swimming, boys soccer, girls soccer, wrestling and powerlifting on Monday, April 11, 2016 at the BHS Silver Cafeteria. The banquet will begin at 6:00 pm and will be catered by Texas Roadhouse. Additional information included on the attached flyer. Winter […]

Kickin’ it: Senior soccer player supports teammates on, off field

For years, senior Nick Cargo has spent hours playing soccer with his sister, peers from school, and club teammates. Evolving from the little kid who could barely keep up with the ball to the athlete who scored six goals in a single game, Nick has shown that hard work and perseverance pay off.

#Goals: Senior earns scholarship to continue playing in college

Training, leading, and determination are some qualities to make a great athlete. By watching her sister play and contributed by playing on her own team, senior Rebecca Adcock has attributed those qualities. Soccer as a physical sport, however it’s also a mental sport. Using the mind to know when to pass the ball, communicate with your teammates and what to do next.

Athletes cope with health issues, persevere to compete

Needles, injections, monitoring. The life of some student athletes revolves around these things as they struggle to maintain normally while dealing with the highs and lows, but most athletes learn to adjust. Students dealing with diabetes on a daily basis must take extra precautions when they are athletes. Senior cheerleader Kendall DeWitt understands the severity […]

Swimmers has golden day at state meet

Sophomore Julia Cook earned two gold medals at the state swim meet in Austin this weekend where she also set two new state records. In the 100-yard freestyle event she recorded a time of 49.27, crushing the old record of 49.63 During the finals for the 50-yard freestyle event Cook just missed her day-old record […]

Wrestlers advance to state meet

The Viking wrestling team placed 3rd as a team at region and qualified 5 boys and 1 girl for the state meet in Austin this weekend. State Qualifiers are: 106 Aaron Salinas 2nd place 113 Larry Duron 2nd Place 138 Thomas Riojas 5th Place (alternate) 160 Cooper McCall 5th place (alternate) 195 Ezra Hernandez 1st […]

Wrestling advances all members to regional tournament

The wrestling team competed at the District 10-5A wrestling tournament at Huntsville High School on February 6. In the 14 weight classes for the boys varsity, Bryan advances 12 to the regional tournament and the other 2 qualified as alternates. Individual finishes: 106 Aaron Salinas 1st place 113 Larry Duron 3rd place 120 Spencer Pierce […]

Swimmer advances to state meet

Fourteen swimmers competed in the regional swim meet at the Texas A&M Rec Center on Friday and Saturday. Julia Cook: 1st in 100 free and 50 free (will advance to the State Swim Meet), also received the Girls Region Athlete of the Meet Award Joel Coppernoll: 6th in 500 free, 7th in 200 free Marco […]

Wrestling team goes 2-1 in last quad meet of regular season

The wrestling team finished their regular season last weekend in Austin at the Burger Center. They competed in a quad match with Austin Bowie, Austin Crockett, and San Marcos High School. Bryan beat Crockett 65-15 and San Marcos HS 46-28, but lost to Bowie 42-33. The teams overall record is 16-8 and 7-1 in district […]

Viking wrestlers take 3rd at tournament

The wrestling team finished 3rd out of 15 teams at the CSHS wrestling tournament. Individual placers were: 106 Aaron Salinas 2nd 113 Larry Duron 2nd 120 Spencer Pierce 4th 152 David Frazier 3rd 160 Cooper McCall 3rd 195 Ezra Hernandez 1st 220 Kaleb Jenkins 2nd JV Boys were also in action at the CSHS as […]

Wrestling splits at tri-match at home

The wrestling team hosted Conroe and Oakridge High School Friday where they split the matches, beating Conroe 72-3 and losing a close one to Oakridge 31-38. This moves the teams overall record to 12-7 and 5-1 in district. Individual results against Conroe HS Pins 113 Larry Duron 152 Dvaid Frazier 170 JaMarcus Thomas 182 Kamonte […]

Wrestling dominates opponents

The wrestling team competed in the THSWCA Class 5A State Dual Championships this weekend where the Vikings went 2-3 on the day, finishing sixth out of 11 teams competing in a team format. Bryan split a pair of matches in pool play, losing 45-27 to eventual champion Frisco Liberty and then beating Houston Davis 78-0. […]

Diving in: Trio of seniors leads swim team

Individual lanes, personal best times, different goals for each swimmer in the pool, yet despite all of that swimming is a team sport meant to create an environment of support and comradery.
And within a team setting it’s important for a leader to step up and lead by example, and the captains of the swim team do just that. With three seniors as captains, Bethany Peterson, Marco Gutierrez, and Addison Ayers have no shortage of responsibilities, hard work, and fun.

Wrestling goes 2-1 at crosstown dual

The wrestling team competed in the B/CS Crosstown duals with Consolidated, CSHS, and Rudder at Consolidated HS. Bryan beat CSHS 48-27, lost to Consolidated 21-44, and beat Rudder 63-12. This match-up brings the varsity record to 6-3 overall and 1-1 in district. Below are the box scores for the matches. Bryan 48 College Station 27 […]

Volleyball team earns district, state honors

THSCA Academic All State Awards 1st Team: Malinda Terry – Texas A&M Nikki Smith – Texas A&M 2nd Team: Katie Scott – Texas State Katie McMath – Texas A&M Jenna Way – University of North Texas Honorable Mention: Halle Banks – Texas State All District Honors 1st Team All District: Hannah Eike Emily Hubacek Madelyn […]

Wrestling teams goes 2-1 in first quad meet of season

The Vikings hosted their first quad match of the season against Georgetown, Katy Cinco Ranch, and Vista Ridge High Schools. The Vikings opened with a win against Georgetown 43-33 and in the second match they met Vista Ridge and dominated 48-12. The Vikes fell in their last match against Cinco Ranch 45-30. This brings the […]

Swimmers place at Bob Stallings meet

Bryan High Swimmers competed at the Bob Stallings Invitational on Friday, Nov. 13. Four individuals advance to finals from prelims: Joel Coppernoll, Julia Cook, Maddie Foreman, and Marco Gutierrez. Joel placed 9th in the 500 free (5:00.01) and 16th in 100 back (59.82). Julia placed 1st in both 50 free (23.06 sec) and 100 free […]

Wrestling team dominates Cy Fair

The wrestling team wrestled a in a dual match-up on Thursday afternoon against Cy Fair High School. The Vikings dominated with a 54-22 win. Pins were earned by Larry Duron @ 120 lbs David Frazier @160lbs Ezra Hernandez @ 195 lbs Cooper McCall @170lbs Derrick Hernandez @ HWT Wins were earned by: Aaron Salinas @ […]

Wrestlers earn 1st place at invitational

The boys and girls varsity wrestlers competed in the Bobcat Invitational where they tied for 1st with Clearbrook High School. Boys Individual Placers: 1st place 106lbs Aaron Salinas 1st place 113lbs Larry Duron 2nd Place 170lbs Cooper McCall 2nd Place 106lbs Andres Gonzalez 3rd place 126lbs Cody Murph 3rd place 145lbs Caden Scott 3rd Place […]