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Tight-knit group drives 25-win season

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

In what was their most successful season in school history, the softball team made its first final four appearance with no shortage of memorable moments along the way. The Pumas’ (25-10) season had it all, from dominant pitching performances, highlight-reel defense and clutch, walk-off home r...

Committed seniors lead softball program

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

The success of Perry’s softball team is no coincidence, and can be attributed to the unity of the team under the leadership of the seniors. Seniors Chandler Walter, Katie Fernandez and Emily Guadagno have committed to play collegiately at the University of Utah, Cottey College and American Inter...

Softball beats Hamilton in walk-off home run; JV/FROSH baseball also walk-off wins

Softball beats Hamilton in walk-off home run; JV/FROSH baseball also walk-off wins

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

There was a lot of celebrating on the campus of Perry High School Thursday afternoon. For the first time in school history, not one, not two, but three games ended via walk-off hits and Puma victories. The softball team won a true showdown against the 2016 state champion Hamilton Huskies with a walk-o...

Softball looks to seniors to lead success

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter
March 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

A mix of returners and fresh faces make up the roster for Perry softball, who opened their season strong with a win over Tucson on Feb. 24, as well as emerging runner-up in the Red Mountain Tournament. The team, which went 22-15 last season, is setting the standard high after a bittersweet finish...

Emma’s Dilemma: This year in sports: farewell class of 2016

Emma’s Dilemma: This year in sports: farewell class of 2016

Emma Fernandez, Editor in Chief
May 19, 2016
Filed under Sports

Dear Class of 2016, You witnessed a great year for athletics in your last year of high school. Girls golf qualified for state for the first time in school history. Boys golf placed fifth at state. Girls cross country placed 16th and boys placed seventh at their state meet. Wrestling, swim and di...

Softball season comes to end after 2nd round

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter
May 18, 2016
Filed under Sports

One team one goal. Any Perry student may recognize the saying that now adorns each softball player’s shirts and proudly flows from their mouths. A simple goal yet a powerful one. Softball season came to an official end Fri. May 27 against Red Mountain where the team suffered a loss of 1-0. Despite the sou...

Softball continues hard work throughout season

Softball continues hard work throughout season

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter
April 18, 2016
Filed under Sports

As the days grow longer and the air turns warmer, the time to be outside could not be better. Students and fans gather for an evening of entertainment, cheering on their favorite players. Softball season is coming to a close and Perry has proven to be a team worth supporting. Currently maintainin...

Hehe: defense, hitting, ‘pitching the lights out’

Hehe: defense, hitting, ‘pitching the lights out’

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

As the warm and welcoming summer heat takes place in the spring, so does the welcome of Perry’s softball season. Varsity hits the ground running after a previous season record of 11 wins, earning a No. 14 seed in last year’s state playoffs. The team is steadfast on polishing their skills and mai...

Perry’s Best

Perry’s Best

Mia Irvin, Devlin Clark, Ellie Wendt, Ryan Zolin, and Rebecca Hoffmann
May 20, 2015
Filed under Sports

Our sports writers have collaborated to select the best players from each sport on campus. While no team sport is won or lost based on any individual, “Perry’s Best” highlights student-athletes who were not only great at their sport, but also on campus and in the classroom. Jenna Reynolds: Badmint...

Hehe takes softball program to next level

Hehe takes softball program to next level

Angielee Niblett, Staff Reporter
April 23, 2015
Filed under Sports

Whether it includes the team's players, their performance, or defeating teams that have proved difficult in the past, the 2014-2015 varsity softball squad has made a name for themselves. While it can be said that these players are ever-changing and improving, there has been one significant piece that...

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