The Viking Vanguard

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

Tanner Pierce

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 de...

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...

Boy’s Basketball Pre-season

Ben Schumock, Print Editor

January 8, 2020

Last year the boys basketball team placed sixth in the state tournament and tied in second place with Olympia in the SPSL.  Junior Cobi Campbell led the team to a 22-9 overall record in the 2018-2019 season.  Campbell was also one of the biggest scorers last year, averaging 15.1 points...

Senior Commits

Meiko Johnson, Managing Editor

January 8, 2020

Seniors of Puyallup High School’s spring sports season have recently participated in national early signing day to the college that they will be attending in the fall.   Levi Kiuchi- Attending University of Washington for baseball “I knew it would be a good fit for my because of the...

Joseph Dwyer Personality Profile

Jackson Roberts, Sports Editor

January 8, 2020

    The position may not be new for senior wide receiver and defensive back Joseph Dwyer but wearing the number two for Puyallup High Schools varsity football team was.   This is Dwyer’s first year at Puyallup coming from Rogers High School last year.   Dwyer started playing football when he was in the third grade. He got his interest in the game from his dad who played college football at...

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...