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.

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hole in D-1: Senior earns place on UTSA golf team, signs letter of intent

The crowd falls silent as he steps up to the tee. His club slices through the air with a resounding thud as it connects with the ball, sending it sailing down the fairway and onto the green. Senior Dylan Godfrey then makes his way to the ball to secure another par and stay on track to finish among the top competitors.

Swinging into a passion for golf

Checking the wind speed and direction, choosing the correct club, stepping up to the tee and swinging, hoping to make it to the green – those are just some of the steps junior Clayton Hudson goes through each time he steps on a golf course. For the past three years he has participated and excelled on the high school golf team.

Veteran teacher’s athletic roots

Every teacher hopes to leave an impression on the students they teach. Coach Robin Colcchio has achieved that goal in his 16 years with Bryan ISD by not only fostering the minds of students in the classroom and abilities on the golf course, but by helping start the girl’s soccer program during the 1995-1996 school year.

Golfers prepare for season

For many Viking athletes, golf is a fun and engaging activity that also serves as a stress reliever.

Senior Matthew Wilkinson has been involved with the golf program since his freshman year.

“I have fun doing it,” Wilkinson said. “It’s something I enjoy.”