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Stepping out: Junior basketball player looks to establish himself as an individual outside brothers legacy

Nicole Hernandez January 28, 2022

Junior TJ Johnson has been playing basketball since the third grade and currently starts as a shooting guard for the Vikings. Last year, TJ played on varsity with his brother Rodney who was able to dominate...

For the love of the game: Coach returns to same court where she started program over 40 years ago

Sophia Bradley February 27, 2020

Four decades ago, Ruth Whiteley started teaching and coaching the girls basketball program at Bryan High. For 10 years she coached the team until she transitioned into a full time history teacher. “I...

We’re all in this together: Basketball team pushes student body to increase school spirit

Rhys Shields December 2, 2019

As basketball season gets into full swing, the team has made it a priority to involve the student body in a way that will impact the spirit of the school as a whole. The relationship between the fans...

Sophomore basketball player showcases large presence on court

Owen Gibbs January 10, 2019

The final seconds tick down. The Vikings have the ball. Sophomore power forward, Rodney Johnson pushes his way through heavy traffic to get to the goal and score. As one of the youngest players on the...

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

Alexis Martinez November 15, 2017

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...

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

Kaywin McCall November 10, 2017

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,...

Seniors lead team through perseverance, determination

Mackenzie Johnson December 14, 2016

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...

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

Kaywin McCall November 28, 2016

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”,...

Slam dunk: Senior secures success for basketball team

Robert Morgan March 10, 2015

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...

Full court press: Athlete creates kits to combat cancer

Andy Ramirez February 16, 2015

As a shooting guard for the lady Viking basketball team, senior Jordan Lopez-Rhodes knows how to reach a goal. However, Jordan’s story doesn’t start or end on the court. Since last year, Jordan and...

Girls’ basketball team to open post game Monday

adviser February 5, 2014

The girls will play Spring Dekanney High School at 7:00pm Monday at New Caney Porter HS for the first round of play-off action.

‘Hair’s’ the problem: Basketball player overcomes self-interest to become part of a team

Gabby Martinez November 12, 2013

Dedication: the quality of being committed to a task or purpose. For senior Arthur Vivero his purpose is clear and his commitment to basketball is an understatement. The rush of the crowd, the suspense...

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