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After bumpy start, baseball finishes inside top 6

After bumpy start, baseball finishes inside top 6

Zach Klein, Sports Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

It is never easy to be at peace with a playoff loss, especially late in the postseason - especially when your team will lose 12 of the 25 rostered players to graduation. The class of 2017 has one of the largest senior classes in both school enrollment and baseball players, and this year’s startin...

Men’s volleyball flies to the top of the rankings

Men’s volleyball flies to the top of the rankings

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

With 32 games under their belt, men’s volleyball players is fighting to maintain their fourth-in-state ranking. Their record so far is 23-10-4, with only two games left before the playoffs begin. Although the Pumas are not doing as well as they hoped, they are still confident in their abilities to...

Baseball primed to power through tough schedule

Baseball primed to power through tough schedule

Zach Klein, Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Sports

A coach’s first year always proves to be the most difficult, and after a successful first season, the sky is the limit for Damien Tippett’s varsity baseball team. After a 24-10 record in his debut year, there is no reason the squad can’t build on that again in 2017. Returning seniors, including...

Perry vs Basha

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter
October 26, 2016
Filed under Sports

After the Pumas’ overwhelming victory over Hamilton, with a final score of 55-21, the team is prepping for their next game on October 28 against the Basha Bears. Since 2011, Perry has only won one of fives games against Basha: 56-38(W), 34-14(L), 49-0(L), 28-11(L), and 56-28(L). Being the l...

Football’s battle for Val Vista

Football’s battle for Val Vista

Kylie Vacala, Staff Reporter
October 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

Hearing the names Perry and Basha in a single sentence already causes tension but adding the word football makes both schools heated for what is known as the battle of Val Vista. With the football team having a record of 8-1 compared to Basha’s 3-6 record, the pumas are expecting their first win a...

StuGo Announces Chill Winter Dance

Ian Graham, Reporter
October 25, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, News

On Thursday Oct. 21, Student Government (StuGo) began making mysterious announcements about an event that would take place Dec. 3. The bulletin board outside of the group’s classroom posed the question “What’s happening 12/3?” while countless tweets stating “12/3” began appearing on many users...

New student show replaces regular Perry podcasts

New student show replaces regular Perry podcasts

Ian Graham, Reporter
September 26, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia

  Earlier this year, three sophomore girls set out to create the school’s most current news show - The Puma Project. Acting as lead anchors, sophomores Rylee Hanson, Ayla Orso, and Gabby Washburn step in front of the camera to bring up-to-date information on the school’s happenings. T...

Football squad continues on their record pace

Football squad continues on their record pace

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter
September 26, 2016
Filed under Sports

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...

Is the whirlwind of Homecoming distracting as one might think?

Brittany Tomes, Staff Reporter
September 7, 2016
Filed under Sports

  Homecoming, the event that gets the student body pumped early on in the year, is here once again. Star quarterback, sophomore D’shayne James, poses homecoming as not as distracting as one might think. “I don’t think it’s quite a distraction, but I think it like makes everyone hyped a...

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