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The Viking Vanguard

Boys Track Team Finishes 2nd Overall at Liberty Invite

Staff // Published April 1, 2024

The Boys Track Team came back from the Liberty Invite March 30 second overall out of 15 schools. The following athletes scored points and placed in their events: 100 Meters     Kyson...

Girls Track Sees Success at Liberty Invite March 30

Girls Track Sees Success at Liberty Invite March 30

Staff // Published April 1, 2024

The Puyallup Girls Track team traveled to the Liberty Invite in Renton with more than 20 athletes representing PHS. The ladies placed fourth out of 15 teams. According to girls coach Sandra Monaghan,...

Spring Season Players to Watch

Spring Season Players to Watch

Hunter Ihlen, Reporter // Published March 29, 2024

Noah Benedict--10th--Baseball Years played: 12 Other sports: None, strictly baseball Plans after sports: Go to College for a 4 year degree     Zack Robertson--11th--soccer Years...

Student Athletes Struggle with Injuries, Recovery

Sienna Hanson, Sports Editor // Published March 15, 2024

From fractures and dislocations to torn ACLs and sprains, sports injuries come in a wide variety. Athletes from all different sports are likely to encounter at least one of these throughout their Puyallup...

Life Beyond Competition

Sienna Hanson, Sports Editor // Published February 8, 2024

All athletes can sympathize with the weight of expectations. When they get to college, it only gets worse. Sometime during their high school journey, athletes must make one crucial decision: will they...

Seniors Reveal Struggle Behind Recruitment Process

Margo Hermann, Social Media Editor // Published February 7, 2024

Opportunity doesn’t just appear.   For athletes who go on to play for college teams, their ticket to the next level doesn’t simply appear out of the blue. Before all the decisions, the celebrations,...

Flag Football Provides Change

Grant Huson, Co-Chief // Published February 7, 2024

Fielding not only a Varsity squad but a JV team as well, girls flag football has provided female athletes not only a new sport to try but also skills to carry over into other areas of their lives.   Initially,...

Elliott Offers Coachs Perspective

Elliott Offers Coach’s Perspective

Mariela Garcia, Staff // Published February 7, 2024

Girls' softball coach Alec Elliot says he’s looking forward to the opportunity to bring together and form a new team this school year.  “I’m looking forward to seeing the incoming freshmen and...

Life Beyond Competition

Sienna Hanson, Sports Editor // Published February 7, 2024

All athletes can sympathize with the weight of expectations. When they get to college, it only gets worse. Sometime during their high school journey, athletes must make one crucial decision: will they...

Puyallup Class of ’98 Plays Sports Outside the Usual Way

Sienna Hanson, Sports Editor // Published December 20, 2023

If students ever got their hands on a copy of the 1998 Puyallup High School yearbook, they would find a section titled “Outside the Usual Way.”    Held within these two pages were lifetimes of...

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