The Viking Vanguard

What We Will Miss Most About Friday Night Lights

What We Will Miss Most About Friday Night Lights

Tanner Pierce, Sports Editor

September 4, 2020

This can’t be real.   It’s the first Friday of September and the lights of Sparks Stadium aren’t glowing throughout the Valley.    The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association decided in August to postpone the 2020 football season and any other fall sports due t...

WIAA announces new 2020-21 sports schedule

WIAA announces new 2020-21 sports schedule

Tanner Pierce

July 22, 2020

Just as everyone expected, the WIAA announced July 21 the upcoming sports season would look a lot different.    With four seasons as opposed to three, football in the spring, and still a high level of uncertainty in the air, everyone is in for a wild ride over the next year.   A...

PHS senior takes rowing skills to UW

PHS senior takes rowing skills to UW

Meiko Johnson, Managing Editor

June 20, 2020

Senior Brooklyn Fehling has been doing crew (rowing) since the beginning of freshman year and will keep doing crew into college.  “I will be continuing crew at the University of Washington because I absolutely adore the campus, the waterways and the team spirit and success they’ve had,...

High Hopes for Vikings Cut Short

Tanner Pierce

April 18, 2020

  If there was one sports season that was the most dominant all-around at Puyallup High School, spring would be an easy favorite.  Baseball has won 11 straight league titles, boys soccer has won six straight and is coming off a state championship from a season ago, and the softball team has...

Athlete of the Month: Isaac Clark

Meiko Johnson, Managing Editor

February 29, 2020

Senior Isaac Clark has been a three-sport athlete since freshman year, competing in football, wrestling and track and field. Clark finished his junior year track placing 11th place at the state meet in the 4x400 meter relay and finished senior year football with a loss in the quarter-finals to the...

Ring Chasers

The team is in its 25th year with Wiese at the helm and if there was one word to describe those years, it would be winning. Wiese has compiled an impressive 468 wins, 16 SPSL league titles and two state championships in his time at Puyallup.

Tanner Pierce, Staff

February 26, 2020

Puyallup, WA- The Viking baseball team has one goal pinned to the wall year in and year out: Win a state championship. “Our goals are the same every year,” head coach Marc Wiese said.  The team is in its 25th year with Wiese at the helm and if there was one word to describe those year...

Puyallup Boys Basketball Playoff Preview

Jackson Roberts, Sports Editor

February 20, 2020

Puyallup's varsity boys basketball team has had a successful season heading into playoffs with a final regular season record of 13-3 in league and 15-5 overall. Puyallup won their final game of the season against South Kitsap with a final score of 63-56. This win ultimately gave the Vikings the best...

Rylye Anderson: Athlete of the month

Meiko Johnson, Managing

February 1, 2020

Sophomore Rylye Anderson has been competing in gymnastics for the past seven years.  Anderson started at a level three gymnast and within made her way up the scale to a level 10 athlete, which is the highest level, skipping levels six, seven and eight.  Anderson left elite gymnastics midway through fres...

Sydney Carey, Social Media Manager

January 28, 2020

Football took a great win against Union High School Oct. 5 with the ending score being 42-41. The Vikings took the lead at half 28-14. Running backs senior Isaiah Dickerson and senior Kyler Johnson each scored two touchdowns. In the third quarter, Puyallup scored again, making the score 35-21. In...