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 […]

Wrestling team opens seasons against Katy Taylor

Varsity Boys Results Bryan 34- Katy Taylor 36 152: Diego Figueroa (KTH) over Thomas Riojas (BRHS) (Dec 5-0) 160: Mudasir Sheikh (KTH) over David Frazier (BRHS) (Dec 7-2) 170: Peyton Jones (KTH) over Cooper McCall (BRHS) (Fall 1:09) 182: Will Ivey (BRHS) over Anthony Balajadia (KTH) (Dec 15-9) 195: Ezra Hernandez (BRHS) over Parker Altman […]

Lady Vikes claim bi-district championship

The Lady Vikes faced the Hutto Hippos in the bi-district match-up and defeated them in four sets: 23-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-19 to earn the Bi-District Championship title. Emily Hubacek led the Viking offense with 20 kills, followed by Hannah Eike who had 16. Katie Scott contributed 27 assists. The defense was also led by Hubacek […]

JV football score updates

College Station 38 Bryan JV 30 Offense: Jermie Townsend 7 yard td run -Rashaud Harvey 2 pt conv Javon Jefferson 61 yard td run -Nathan Carpio PAT Jermie Townsend to Rashaud Harvey 45 yard td pass -Nathan Carpio PAT Townsend 1 yard td run -Townsend to Harvey 2 pt conv Record: Bryan JV 8-1, 5-1 […]

Freshmen football defeats Caney Creek, College Station

Bryan High Freshman Silver team won 6-0 against College Station High School. Scoring for the Vikings: Running back Bryce Rhoads scored from 67 yards out Bryan High Freshman Blue team lost 35-50. Scoring for the Vikings: Quarterback Melvin Brooks from 12 yards Fullback Tymere Crenshaw scored from 1 yard out Running back Joseph Jones scored […]

Lady viking volleyball finishes district play with a win

The Lady Viking Volleyball teams finished District against the Huntsville Hornets The Freshmen team was defeated 22-25, 22-25. The Junior Varsity defeated Huntsville 25-16, 25-23. The Varsity team won in 4 sets 24-26, 25-14, 25-18, 25-23. Emily Hubacek and Hannah Eike led the offense with 14 and 12 kills respectively. Hannah added 17 assists, and […]

Freshman football defeats Willis

The Bryan Freshman Silver team defeated Willis 40-0. Scoring for the Vikings were: Running Back Bryce Rhoads scored from 1 yard, 52 yards, and 31 yards. Quarterback James Petty scored from 32 yards out. Running Back Chris Court scored from 1 yard out. Running Back scored from 1 yard. Kicker Robert Garcia made 2 Extra […]

Lady Vikes fall to Willis

The Lady Vikings faced Willis Wildcats Friday. The Freshman A team couldn’t hold off Willis falling, 14-25 and 19-25. The Junior Varsity team defeated the Wildcats 25-11, 25-22. The Viking Varsity team was defeated in 4 sets 25-20, 23-25, 18-25., 18-25. Natalie Buban and Hannah Eike lead the Viking offense with 13 kills each, with […]

Volleyball score update

The Lady Viking Volleyball teams played the Rudder Rangers. The Freshmen B team defeated the Rangers 25-16, 24-26, 25-21. The Freshmen A team beat Rudder 25-17, 25-20. The Junior Varsity took the Rangers in 2 sets 25-20, 25-20. The Varsity team came couldn’t quite contain Rudder scoring and lost in 3 sets, 15-25, 7-25, 21-25. […]

Freshmen football earns wins against Huntsville, Consol

Bryan Freshman Silver defeated A&M Consolidated 20-6 Scoring for the Vikings: Running Back Bryce Roads scored from 3 yards and another from 25 yards. Quarterback James Petty threw to Jonathan Sparkman from 22 yards out. Petty also had a two point conversion run. Bryan Freshman Blue team defeated A&M Consolidated 34-0 Scoring for the Vikings: […]

Volleyball player set for success: Leadership on team comes from dedication, perseverance

The ball sails over the net back and forth as two teams fights for the next point. Players work as a single unit to keep the volley going as one player makes a dig, another player sets the ball, and a final player slams it down onto the opposing team’s side of the floor. Junior Maddie Luera has been playing volleyball for eight years and has always enjoyed the competitive nature of the sport.

Down, but not out: Senior offensive lineman redefines role on team after injury

Players stare across the line at each other waiting for the ball to be hiked. Beads of sweat run down their faces as the tension builds with each word the quarterback yells. The ball sails from the center’s hands into the quarterback’s and the play begins. Each offensive lineman blocks the man across from him. Pushing, protecting the quarterback and the running back coming around the end. But plays, like life, don’t always go as expected. A defensive players peels off his man and slams into the back of one of the offensive lineman’s knees. Pain. Pain, not yardage is gained on this play.

Volleyball sweeps Caney Creek

The Lady Viking Volleyball teams swept the Caney Creek Panthers Tuesday night at Viking Gym. The Freshmen A team won 25-17, 25-18. The JV team won 25-12, 25-11. The Varsity won in three straight sets, 25-19, 25-13, 25-18. Emily Hubacek led the Lady Vikings offensively, hammering down 12 kills and serving 3 aces. Hannah Eike […]

Freshmen football dominates Livingston

The Freshman Football team defeated the Livingston Lions 50-6. Scoring for the Vikings were: Running back Joseph Jones scored twice on two carries, the first from 70 yards out, the second from 77 yards out. Quarterback Melvin Brooks ran for a 15 yard Touchdown, and also threw a touchdown pass to Zavion Logan. Running back […]

Lady Vikes volleyball update

Vs. Livingston The Freshmen A team fell to the Lions in 3 sets, 21-25, 25-22, 22-25. The JV won in 2 sets 25-18, 25-13. The Varsity team also defeated the Lions in 3 sets, 25-15, 25-15, 25-21. The offensive attack was lead by Natalie Buban and Hannah Eike, racking up 11 kills each. Jenna Way […]

Volleyball defeats Consol in 4 sets

The Lady Viking Volleyball teams played the A&M Consolidated Tigers Tuesday night in College Station. The Varsity team defeated Consol in 4 sets 27-25, 18-25, 25-17, 25-22. Emily Hubacek led the offense with 21 kills and 3 aces. Hannah Eike backed her up with 12 kills, 22 assists, and 3 aces, with Katie Scott adding […]

Freshman Silver ties Temple Wildcats

The Freshman Football team traveled to Temple to take on the Wildcats on Thursday. The Viking Freshman Silver team tied with Temple 8-8. Scoring for Vikings was Fernando Rangel, who scored on a 5 yard run. Kicker Quinton Walker score on a 2 point conversion. The Viking Freshman Blue team fell to Temple 14-0. The […]

Viking volleyball can’t hold off Cougars

The Lady Viking Volleyball team opened district play Friday night at home facing the College Station Lady Cougars. The Freshmen B Team fell to the Cougars 10-25, 15-25. The Freshmen A Team also came up short 13-25, 24-26. The Junior Varsity team failed to clench their match 22-25, 17-25. The Varsity team came out strong […]

Freshman football wins two against Conroe

The freshman football team played host to the Conroe Tigers Thursday night at Merrill Green Stadium. The Viking Silver team defeated the Tigers 27-0. Scoring for the Vikings were: quarterback James Petty, who scored on a 27-yard run, running back Fernando Rangel scored twice from 26 yards out and 27 yards out respectively, D’ondre Polk […]

Volleyball takes Eagles in three straight sets

The Viking varsity volleyball team defeated the Ellison Eagles in 3 sets 25-16, 25-20, and 25-17. Emily Hubacek lead the Viking offense with 15 kills and Hannah Eike added 10 kills. Katie Scott aided Eike and Hubacek’s attack with 14 assists. Madelyn Luera anchored the defense with 11 digs keep the Eagle’s offense in check […]

Varsity volleyball takes Brahmas in three sets

The Lady Viking volleyball teams faced off against the Bellville Brahmas at home Tuesday night. The Freshman B team fell short 14-25, 8-25. The Freshman A team was defeated 19-25, 16-25. The Junior Varsity team beat the Brahmas in two sets 25-17, 27-25. The Varsity team won in 3 sets, 25-16, 25-21, and 27-25. Hannah […]

Golf team takes 6th at state

The Viking boys golf team placed sixth at the state tournment after weather hampered the second day of play. After the first round of play the boys found themselves in second place with a 305, but the second day proved more difficult. “Going into the second day, the wind picked up and the weather conditions […]

Freshman places third at state tennis tournament

On May 13 and 14, freshman Jacy Smith competed in the state tennis tournament at Texas A&M. After rain delay on May 13, and rounds being pushed into May 14, Jacy placed third overall. Following her year’s accomplishments, Jacy and her coach anticipate her goals for next year. With support from her parents and coaches, Jacy will set the bar higher for the following seasons.

Catcher steps up to plate to lead team

The sounds of cleats scrape the gravel mix with the cheering crowd in perfect harmony. The bright LED lights illuminate the field like spotlights on the players. The diamond is where most baseball players feel at home, but being out on the field isn’t always so easy. Every team requires a strong leader to get them where they need to be in the game. Teammates and coaches believe senior catcher Holt Van Etten fulfills the role of leader for the Viking varsity baseball team.

Junior sprints to state, secures success for team

As she sets her feet firmly against the blocks, the starter calls the runners to the ready. The familiar chant of “I can do this” echoes in her ears as the starter calls set and points the gun upward. Then BANG, junior Jamie Kennedy flies off of the blocks running the 200 meter dash.

Track team upholds value, importance of veterans, newcomers

The baton of leadership is passed down unto the next generation of the track team. The veterans accept it, with intentions of endorsing what is expected of members and serve as role models. The veterans encourage the rest to step up to replace them and continue the legacy. As the baton progresses into the hands of the new members, revitalized potential emerges to push the team to succeed. The track team exemplifies leadership for new members through veterans and successes of younger members as motivation to the whole team to push themselves and step into the shoes of the adept members, continuing the prophecy of hard work.

Water polo club resurfaces

Water polo has seen a resurgence this year after a six year absence with the formation of a club dedicated to playing and competing. Coaches Jessica Bailey and Travis Kiser oversaw the formation of the club and helped students pursue their interests in the sport.

Track girls advance to area

The girls’ track team finished 4th overall and several students qualified for area. 1st place: In the 4 x 100 (Kaitlyn Harris, Chahnyce Foster, Quinteria Johnson, Jamie Kennedy) – 47.5* 1st place: In the 4 x 200 (Kailtyn Harris, Chahnyce Foster, Audrey Batten, Jamie Kennedy) – 142.01* 2nd place: Jamie Kennedy in the 200 – […]

JV track team members place at district meet

JV District 18-5A 9th grade boys track 6th Boys Place – 59 points 100 M Dash 2nd – Tracy Bradford – 11.78 200 M Dash 5th – Landon Plagens – 24.69 1600 M Run 4th – Angel Quiroga – 5:21.65 110 M Hurdles 6th – Campbell Webb – 19.10 300 M Hurdles 3rd – Jordan […]

Boys golf team earns spot at region

The Viking Boy’s Golf Team qualified for the regional tournament by way of a 2nd place finish at the district 18-5A Tournament. The team earned their best score by 13 strokes were unable to hold off a tremendous effort by Huntsville. The regional tournament will be held at River Ridge Golf Club in Sealy next […]

Softball earns 600th win

The softball team became the first 5A program to reach 600 wins. The team accomplished this with a come from behind, extra inning victory over crosstown rival A&M Consolidated on Friday night. The Lady Vikings defeated the Lady Tigers 4-3 in 11 inning and was the 8th straight victory over A&M Consolidated. Senior Rachel Ullmann […]

Softball team defeats Huntsville 3-1

The Lady Viking softball team picked up a big road victory last night as they defeated the Huntsville Lady Hornets 3-1. Sophomore Brianna Salinas picked up her 7th victory of the season and senior Rachel Ullmann picked up her first save of the year coming in relief. Junior Morgan Chavarria led all hitters at the […]

Softball continues to dominate in district

Bryan 9 Caney Creek 1 Caney Creek 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 Bryan 1 0 1 5 2 0 x 9 9 3 Wp: Brianna Salinas 5-3 Leading hitters: Audriana Andrade 2-2, 2 3bs, 2 bb, 4 RBIs Desiray Sauseda 3-4, 2 RBIs Rachel Agnello 1-1, RBI, 2 runs Rachel […]

Freshman earns first at tournament

The spring tennis season continued this weekend with the Tiger Classic. Freshman Jacy Smith earned first place in the A girl’s single division. Seniors Dillon Murphy and Michal Basa finished third in the boy’s doubles division. Sophomore Lexie Rieger placed fourth in the B girl’s singles division.

Willis upsets Bryan softball by one

Willis 5 Bryan 4 Bryan 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 Willis 1 0 4 0 0 0 x Leading hitters: Morgan Chavarria 2-3, 3 RBIs Laura Galvan 1-4, 2 runs, 2b, RBI Record: Bryan 10-7, 2-2(18-5a)

Softball defeats AMC by 2

Bryan 4 A&M Consolidated 2 Bryan 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 4 8 0 AMC 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 1 Winning Pitcher: Ullmann 6-2 Leading hitters: Bryan Chandon Morris 3-3, run, 2 RBIs, 2b Desiray Sauseda 1-3, run, RBI, 2b Nikki Smith 1-3, 2b, RBI Highlights: Top of […]

Slam dunk: Senior secures success for basketball team

Getting the ball off the rebound, number 11 sweeps in and sprints down the court. The other end of the court is wide open and the Viking players do their best to protect him as he preps to make an Empire State Building sized jump. Senior Quaylon Newton gets up to the basket and makes a slam dunk with a force that could break the glass of the backboard. All the while the crowd is going wild as the Vikings take the lead in the last few seconds, and win the game.

Freshman tennis player earns third consecutive win at tournament

Freshman Jacy Smith won the Viking Classic II tournament, which is her third consecutive tournament win. Michal Basa and Dillon Murphy won 2nd place in the boys doubles, while Keith Urso & Rachel Paholek and Lexie Rieger brought home third place medals in mixed doubles and girls singles. Other Vikings who placed include: Andre Montague […]

Softball goes 2-3 in Sienna tournament

Sienna Tournament Clear Falls 3 bryan 2 Bryan 0 0 0 2 0 CFalls 0 3 0 0 x LP: Ullmann 4-2 Leading hitters: Morgan Chavarria 2-3, run Desiray Sauseda 1-1, bb, 2b, 2 RBIs _________ Santa Fe 5 Bryan 0 Bryan 0 0 0 0 0 Santa Fe 2 0 0 1 2 LP: […]

Freshman athlete demonstrates leadership on varsity team

Working with scissors and construction paper, learning to read independently, forming letters on three lined paper – all these skills, children begin to learn as five year olds. Freshman Angel Quiroga began fostering another, more athletic skills at the tender age of five – playing soccer. Angel has been playing for the past ten years and, just like the other skills students begin to learn in kindergarten, he has made huge strides in his soccer career by playing on several teams before high school.

Soccer senior helps team improve, looks towards playoffs

While some people enjoy solitary sports such as swimming, skiing, or golf, others prefer team sports that bring people together, such as football, hockey, or soccer. Senior Gayle Konderla has been on the soccer team since her freshman year and has formed a tight niche with the players while having fun playing soccer.

Softball falls to Huntsville, loses by one

Huntsville 8 Bryan 7 Hville 1 0 4 0 3 0 0 8 10 0 Bryan 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 7 10 3 LP: Salinas 3-2 Leading Hitters: Chandon Morris 3-4, 2B, HR(2), 5 RBIs, run Saleen Quinonez 3-4, 2 runs Record: 7-3, 1-1

Softball team defeates Livingston

Bryan 17 Livingston 6 Bryan. 3 1 1 0 6 4 2 17 19 4 Livingston. 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 6 7 4 WP: Ullmann (3-1) Leading hitters: Morgan Chavarria 3-3, 3 runs, 2 RBIs Desiray Sauseda 3-5, run, RBI Jordan Waggoner 3-4, 2b, BB, 2 runs, RBI Saleen Quinonez 2-4, BB, […]