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Badminton continues to make strides

Badminton continues to make strides

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter
September 27, 2016
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Badminton is undergoing a bit of déjà vu as their currently-undefeated season parallels last year’s record. With a highly-anticipated game against Xavier coming up on October 4, all eyes are on the team to see if the Pumas will finally conquer the Gators, or fall once again to the reigning state ch...

Both golf teams working for state

Asher Laufenburger, Staff Reporter
September 26, 2016
Filed under Sports

Boy’s golf is filled with upper and lowerclassmen with extreme talent. Sophomore Caden Christopherson has been playing golf since he was four years old. Senior, Mike Finnegan has been on the varsity team for the past four years. Both players have remarkable talent and passion for the sport. Alt...

Freshman swimmer breaks multiple PHS records

Freshman swimmer breaks multiple PHS records

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter
September 26, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Kalli Fama is blowing it out of the water. Records, that is. Freshman Fama has already broken five school records: the 50 Free, 100 Backstroke, 400 Free Relay, the 200 Individual Medley, and the 100 Free. Two of these records- the 50 and 100 Free- have stood since 2009. “She is a great swimmer in a...

Cross Country continues to make strides for state

Cross Country continues to make strides for state

Lauryn Zachary, Staff Reporter
September 26, 2016
Filed under Sports

With a dominating performance in their first meet of the season, the junior girls on the varsity cross country team have demonstrated that they are in it for the long run to the state championship. Recording their fastest times to date, with the quickest time from Rylie Howey finishing at 20:47....

New PHS sport set in sand

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter
September 26, 2016
Filed under Sports

As the population of Perry has grown, so has the number of extracurricular activities and athletic teams. One such example of this growth is the newest addition to the athletic program, a sand volleyball team. According to principal Dan Serrano, “Sand volleyball is an option for schools. It’s on ...

Football squad continues on their record pace

Football squad continues on their record pace

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter
September 26, 2016
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The Pumas are starting starting the season off strong with a 6 and 0 record.  First a victory over Desert Vista 30-24 in overtime, then Millennium with 50-28, Westwood with 45-14, O’connor with 43-0, Corona with 54-21, and Highland with 59-49.   Now, the Pumas are just focusing on keeping up the good play the...

Club rugby gives alternative option for many student athletes

Ashley Scholz, Staff reporter
September 26, 2016
Filed under Sports

Rugby is on the rise, not only internationally, but closer to home in Chandler and Gilbert, Arizona.   Several Perry students have taken up the rough game and enjoy all of the physical contact that comes along with it. It is the perfect game for teens to get out on the field and release their anger ...

Varsity volleyball vs. Xavier

Varsity volleyball vs. Xavier

Josh Begoody, Photographer
September 19, 2016
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The Spike in Youth Soccer Injuries

The Spike in Youth Soccer Injuries

Madilyn McFarland, Staff Reporter
September 16, 2016
Filed under Sports

Soccer is a sport beloved by many worldwide, but has the risk of injuries outweighed participating in the sport? In a CNN article discussing the rise in youth soccer related injuries within the United States, it proclaims that between 1990 and 2014 youth soccer injuries have increased by 111%, but that...

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