The Viking Vanguard

4REAL 4REAL Album

Jacob Wyatt, Staff

September 23, 2019

Los Angeles rapper YG remains one of the most prominent figures in the rap game today with a new album titled 4REAL 4REAL. The album is projected to sell around 38,000 copies in the first week. This is only YG’s fourth studio album but he has been in the music business since 2009. The album kicks ...

Richardson Makes Her Voice Heard

Kyla Stout, Staff

September 23, 2019

It is known that in order to become extremely skilled in an area, preparation is needed. Years and years are sometimes required in order to make a statewide mark in most categories of skill. But in the case of Makaylah Richardson’s success story, she had been a rookie in debate as of last fall. “I’ve...

Princess Leaves Castle Behind

Kyla Stout, Staff

September 23, 2019

The day before princess bootcamp, a week of summer practices for the Puyallup High School Royal Court, I had made the decision to not participate as a contestant of the Princess Selection. Simply helping with stage direction or making copies was something I felt more comfortable doing because of my shy...

Senior earns TNT recognition for 2019 All-Area softball team

Staff

June 19, 2019

Senior Sidney Booth (pitcher) was recognized by the Tacoma News Tribune as a first team All-Area softball team.  Also recognized alongside her teammate, Junior Olivia Ellingson (outfield). Ellingson was also a pitcher and was recognized by the South Puget Sound League as 4A MVP.

Oyama named TNT Player of the Year

June 19, 2019

Junior Logan Oyama has one more designation added to his already long list of accolades for the 2018-2019 season: TNT Player of the Year.  Coach Matt White was also named TNT Coach of the Year. This year was the first state championship for the boys varsity soccer team, beating Mount Si May 25...

Senior selected to TNT All-Area baseball team

Staff

June 19, 2019

Senior Jonas Kim was selected to the Tacoma News Tribune's All-Area baseball team. Kim was a designated hitter for the team this year, hitting .427 with three home runs, three triples, eight doubles and 21 RBI.  Junior Kyler Johnson (pitcher) earned second team recognition. The team ended...

Congrats, Class of 2019!

Luke Pruitt, Viking Student Media

June 19, 2019

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Dylan Schafer, VNN Producer

June 12, 2019

Greek System Offers Influence

June 6, 2019

Modern culture projects certain stereotypes and images of the Greek system. Movies like “Animal House” and “House Bunny” have instilled the images of alcohol use and low academic success but for some recent alumni these images couldn’t be farther from the truth. Alumnus Kennedy Gilbert, me...

Saying goodbye

Saying goodbye

McKenna Zacher, Managing

June 6, 2019

As we begin to say goodbye to Puyallup High School, there is something else I will be needing to say goodbye to: my elementary school. The summer before kindergarten I moved to a house right next to Sunrise Elementary School. I remember being so excited to finally go to a “big kid” school, my...