The Viking Vanguard

Senior Logan Oyama awarded Gatorade Player of the Year

Christina Rhoades and Isabel Coggins

October 31, 2019

Senior Logan Oyama has been awarded the Washington State Gatorade Player of the Year. Oyama has been playing soccer since he was three-years-old.  “When I was little my parents wanted me to try all the sports. I started with soccer, basketball, baseball and played for awhile but soccer was...

PHS Tennis

October 1, 2019

Last season the boys tennis team finished in third place in the SPSL with only two seniors on the roster.  Senior Logan Oyama will be a four year varsity player for the tennis team and as he comes into his final year, he says he's excited for what to come, “I'm really looking forward to thi...

ER vs. Puyallup

October 1, 2019

Boys football took on Emerald Ridge Sept. 13 ,coming out on top with the ending score of 42-0.  In the league, Puyallup is still undefeated at 2-0 and ranked seventh in the state.  At halftime the score was 7-0, with the first touchdown courtesy of junior Jaiden Tapec who injured his...


September 22, 2019

Football dominates Emerald Ridge

Jackson Roberts, Tanner Pierce, Luke Pruitt, Viking Student Media

September 19, 2019

Senior earns TNT recognition for 2019 All-Area softball team


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


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...

College Signing

Ben Schumock, Editor

April 17, 2019

  Justin Haase was a receiver for PHS for two years. In his senior year, he gained 1,065 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns. Haase had three offers: Weber State University in Utah, Central Washington University and Western Oregon University. He decided that Weber State was the best fit for hi...

Exchange Students Playing Every Sports Season

Nobi Johnson and Parker Rosdahl

April 17, 2019

Teammates. Friendship. Family. For some exchange students who have left their own friends and family behind, sports provide an opportunity to join an extracurricular where they can feel a home away from home. Such is the case for Puyallup’s Spanish exchange student, senior Javi Sequeiro wh...

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