Swim team wins boys, girls duel meet

The Viking boys and girls swimming and Diving team both won dual meet victories against Huntsville Thursday night at the Bryan Aquatic Center. The girls edged Huntsville for the win by a score of 128-126. Individual event winners were Rebecca Hutchinson in the 200 Individual Medley and 100 Breastroke, K’Lee Rudd in the 500 freestyle […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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.

Swimmers advance to state competition

During the region swim meet 12 swimmers competed in prelims and advanced to the final round. Both senior Harrison Jones and freshman Julia Cook advanced will advance to the state meet in Austin on Feb. 20. Jones was also named Athlete of the Meet. Final Results Julia Cook – 1st in 50 free 23.33 and […]

Dive into the deep end: Senior makes splash as career continues at D1 school

Stepping up to the block prepping to swim his leg in the relay, senior Harrison Jones puts on his goggles and gets in the zone to dive in the pool as soon as his teammate reaches the wall. Splashes from swimmers, whistles form coaches, cheers from fans, and buzzers surround him, but these distractions don’t phase him as he dives into the pool and earns yet another personal record.

Swim team earns 14 first place awards

The swim team competed against Cy-Ridge and Cy-Lakes in Houston Thursday night. While we do not have official results our swimmers had some AWESOME swims. Our swimmers took home FIRST PLACE in 14 out of 22 events.

Swim team finishes 6 out of 14 at weekend meet

The Viking Swim Team participated in Tomball’s Fall Kick Off Invitational on Oct. 4. Fourteen high schools, representing both 6A and 5A schools, competed in Saturday’s meet and Bryan finished 6th overall. The following swimmers placed in the top of their events: Relays Girls 200yd Medley Relay: Julia Cook, Sarah Cadarette, Brittany Thurstin, and Maddie […]

Swim team dominates Huntsville at season opener

The swim team competed in their first meet of the season against Huntsville Tuesday, Sept. 30. The girls’ team scored 473 points to Huntsville’s 430. The boys scored 575 points to Huntsville’s 363 points.

Swimmer advances to state meet

Harrison Jones will compete in the State Swim Meet on Feb. 21-22 after placing 1st in the 100 fly at region with a time of 49.25. He also stands earn a wild card spot in the 200 IM after placing 2nd in 200 IM with a time of 1:53.40. Other Region Results: Britanny Thurstin placed […]

Viking swimmers advance to region

Bryan took 14 swimmers to the district swim meet and 10 are advancing to regionals. Swimmers advancing include: *Boys 200 Medley Relay (Austin Ayers, Marco Gutierriez, Harrison Jones, and Matthew Belobraydic) *Boys 200 Free Relay (Matthew Belobraydic, Marco Gutierriez, Mathhew Hutchinson, and Harrison Jones) *Girls Medley Relay (Catherine Anding, Alanis King, Brittany Thurstin, and Sarah […]

Vikings make splash: New diving team making their mark

When the word ‘sports’ comes to mind most think of football, basketball, or baseball, but what about all the others? Unfortunately, many high school students don’t view sports out of that realm, but divers at Bryan High are challenging that way of thinking.

Swimmer flies to gold at state

Senior Haley Clark competed in the UIL State swim meet this weekend in the 100 Fly and the 50 Free.

Fun pastime turned competitive

Most people who find themselves splashing in the water do it to pass the time in the hot Texas summer, but some take this pastime to a competitive level. Senior Haley Clark is an example of this. Not only is she a competitive swimmer on campus, but she is also ranked as one of the top five swimmers in the state and one of the top one hundred swimmers in the nation.

Making waves: swim team dives into season with speed

Imagine that your muscles are aching, you’re surrounded by competition and you’re fighting with everything you have, yet, instead of being on land, you’re in water.

The swim team is a busy and focused group of students, who have already swam in many meets this season, but still face district, region and state meets.