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Boys Soccer

Kylie Vacala, Staff reporter
November 18, 2016
Filed under Sports

November is the worst time to call yourself a soccer player; from juggling an already stressful life, plus the added pressure that comes from school tryouts to some also having to balance it with their commitment to their club teams.  The men’s soccer team will be experiencing this in full force.  The d...

Cross country finishes the season on a high note

Lauryn Zachary, Staff Reporter
November 18, 2016
Filed under Sports

With the cross country season coming to end, the boy’s and girl’s cross country team took on state, Sat., Nov. 5. Both teams qualified for state, placing fourth in the Division 1 Sectionals, boys with a score of 112 and girls with a score of 144. The boys team scored 204 points placing six...

Golf proves their worth with strong showing at state playoffs

Asher Laufenburger, Staff Reporter
November 18, 2016
Filed under Sports

After the lightning and thunder storms on the second day of the girls golf state championship, Perry finished out in 12 place out of 16 total teams. In the end, Perry scored 118 as a team. Due to the PSAT some of the girls were not able to play both days. Junior Megan Tenorio explained that “whoever...

FINAL 4: No. 3 Pumas look to upend No. 2 Chandler in semifinal rematch

FINAL 4: No. 3 Pumas look to upend No. 2 Chandler in semifinal rematch

Staff Reports
November 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

We’ve never seen this before. In Perry’s tenth year, the school has seen its share of football playoff games, but nothing like what we’re witnessing in 2016, and the laundry list of program-firsts continue to pile up: first time winning double-digit games; first time reaching the semifinals; first...

Eight students commit to continue sports in college

Eight students commit to continue sports in college

Zach Klein, Sports Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The goal of most every high school student-athlete is to continue their careers at the collegiate level, ideally while getting their education paid for because of it. For the eight seniors who participated in the PHS Early Signing Ceremony on November 9, this dream has now finally become an (official)...

Winter sports preview

Zach Klein, Sports Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under Sports

Eight seniors commit to continue sports in college

Zach Klein, Staff Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

The goal of most every high school student-athlete is to continue their careers at the collegiate level, ideally while getting their education paid for because of it. For the eight seniors who participated in the PHS Early Signing Ceremony on November 9, this dream has now finally become an (officia...

Winter Sports preview: girls soccer

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

Two years ago the varsity girls soccer team lost to Desert Mountain preventing them from becoming the state champions. Last year was a repeat, but this year the team hopes to change that. They plan to beat Desert Mountain at their first game on Dec. 1. Losing that game last season has pushed the...

Introduction of new coach means changes for Puma basketball

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

Perry’s basketball team has always been a silent contender in its Division I rankings, but with a new head coach from powerhouse Corona del Sol, the Pumas could finally establish themselves among the better 6A teams. Coach Sam Duane Jr. boasted a 127-7 record and 70 consecutive wins during his ...

Swim & Dive wraps up rewarding season

Swim & Dive wraps up rewarding season

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

Going to state championships is a daunting task for any extracurricular school program, from marching band to theatre. This is not the case for swim coach Stephanie Carrasco, however.  On November 5, she brought with her twenty four swimmers and divers to the state championships at Skyline High School. There, ...

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