Editor’s note: This is a regular feature profiling senior athletes at Bryant High School.
NAME: Alana Morris
DATE OF BIRTH: Nov. 16, 1991
PARENTS: Melissa and Ronald Morris
FAVORITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL: Math
FAVORITE SPARE TIME ACTIVITY: Draw
FAVORITE FOOD: Seafood
FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST OR GROUP: Beyonce[more]
FAVORITE MOVIE: The Color Purple
FAVORITE TV SHOW: CSI
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE TOY AS A KID? Barney.
WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL? College at Tennessee State to study architectural engineering.
OTHER THAN YOUR PARENTS, WHO’S HAD THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOUR LIFE? HOW? My Auntie. She helps me with my basketball and everything else that I need.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT BASKETBALL? I don’t know. Lots of things.
WHAT DO YOU FEEL LIKE YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES ARE ON THE FLOOR? Being a leader.
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE SEASON SO FAR? It’s good.
WHEN THE TEAM’S PLAYING WELL, WHAT’S IT DOING? We play good together as a team because we’ve been around each other for a long time. We jell pretty good.
WHAT’S BEEN THE HIGHLIGHT TO THE SEASON SO FAR? We got 27 points in a quarter as a team.
WHAT’S IT GOING TO TAKE FOR THE TEAM TO BE SUCCESSFUL THE REST OF THE SEASON? Keep improving, working on things in practice and defense basically.
TALK ABOUT YOUR GAME NOW; WHAT ARE YOU MOST CONFIDENT IN YOUR ABILITY TO DO? Passing and driving, penetrating.
WHAT DO YOU WORK HARDEST TO IMPROVE ON IN PRACTICE? Shooting.
WHEN YOU’RE THROUGH PLAYING BASKETBALL AT BRYANT HIGH SCHOOL, WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU’LL LOOK BACK AND REMEMBER MOST FONDLY ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE? The crowds and the atmosphere of our games.