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Kiera Huetten goes for the ball at State. I totally believe in the philosophy of you coach the team that you have, Coach Matt White said.

Soccer Competes At State

Maddy Weaver, Co-Editor in Chief // Published November 17, 2023

  This year the girls soccer team was stacked with strong returners and young talent. They had a regular season record of 15 wins, three losses, three ties and possessed a one-way golden ticket to the...

Flag Football Provides Major Opportunities for Students

Sienna Hanson, Sports Editor // Published November 17, 2023

With a new season comes new sports, and for Puyallup High School, this is taken literally.   This year, the school is adding girls flag football to the program. Though not yet an official sanctioned...

Makin’ Waves: Junior Swimmer Shares Lessons Learned Through Experience

Sienna Hanson, Staff // Published October 13, 2023

Since she was eight years old, junior Avery Reisenger has been swimming competitively. This year, she competes in both the 500-meter freestyle and 100-meter breaststroke for Girls Swim and Dive. Moving...

Leilah Lemalu spikes the ball to her opponents side of the net.

Fall Athlete Finds Success

Sienna Hanson, Staff // Published October 13, 2023

Senior Leilah Lemalu has been playing volleyball for the last six years; she is currently playing for the Puyallup High School girls volleyball team as an outside hitter.    Over the span of her...

Travis Calloway works with Kate Havice on a workout. I dont get sore as much anymore because Im working out, Im getting good recovery from softball,” Havice said.

Athletic Company Inspires Young Athletes

Ethan Barker, Opinion/A&E Editor // Published June 9, 2023
“I work with kids as young as 7 to 18, and they come here to get bigger, stronger and faster... whatever their sport is, I make them better at it,” Calloway said.
Track Athletes Compete at the Freshman Invitational in Centralia

Track Athletes Compete at the Freshman Invitational in Centralia

Published May 10, 2023

Four freshmen on the girls track team won the Freshman Invitation in Centralia on May 6. Delaney McQuire and Hadley Skaug tied for third place in the pole vault. Emory Villacorta placed fourth in...

Track Distance Squad Competes at the Liberty Twilight Meet

Published May 10, 2023

Several track athletes set new personal records at the Liberty Twilight meet  on May 5. "The goal here was to set a personal record with a hope of qualifying some individuals into the league meet,"...

Girls Track Defeats South Kitsap

Published May 10, 2023

The Puyallup High School girls track team beat South Kitsap on May 4 with a score of 84-52.  Placing in the springs (100, 200, 400) were Manuela Kouloun, Rhyann Atwood, Ella Bach, Ellice Bledsoe,...

Dominic Saxowsky dribbling the ball up the field at a boys soccer game. Photo courtesy of Dominic Saxowsky.

Athletes Strive to Achieve Victory

Maddy Weaver, Sports Editor // Published April 13, 2023

The daily life of a high school student consists of notes, homework, scheduling, potentially Running Start and test review.  Now for high school student athletes, they must adjust to adding practices,...

Staff Find Success After Athletics

Margo Hermann, Digital Media Editor // Published April 13, 2023
When injury and health get in the way of athletic dreams, it can be hard for a student athlete to cope with the loss of what they worked so hard to achieve. In the cases of two Puyallup School District employees, they had to come to terms with this change and find a new passion in life: supporting students and coaching. 
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