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Our Ladies in Cleats VOL. IX ISSUE I

Our Ladies in Cleats VOL. IX ISSUE I

Madi Montoya, Double Truck Editor

December 10, 2015


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Raise the Flag VOL. IX ISSUE III

Madi Montoya, Double Truck Editor

December 10, 2015


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Military: differing duties, one main goal

Military: differing duties, one main goal

Savannah Ostler, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2015


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There are five different branches of the military, the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy. They all work together to protect our nation’s safety and freedom, but they do not have the same purposes. The Air Force is known as “the nation's source of air and space power. The primary...

Strong military ties show legacy of fearlessness, especially for Pumas

Strong military ties show legacy of fearlessness, especially for Pumas

Aja Diffin and Kendall MacGregor

November 9, 2015


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Walking through the administration building, visitors and students will pass a wall dedicated to former students who have entered the military. A folded flag is proudly displayed next to the portraits of various alumni, and the entire wall exudes a feeling of respect. Oftentimes, a history of military participat...

Careers in military provide unique options

Careers in military provide unique options

Sarah Campbell, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2015


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Becoming a part of the armed forces is a dream of many high schoolers and it requires a great deal of hard work, dedication and discipline. There are several different paths a student pursuing the armed forces can follow after graduation, and they all result on a road to one of the most highly respe...

Concussion 101: Dealing with sports’ biggest rival

Concussion 101: Dealing with sports’ biggest rival

Aja Diffin, Sarah Campbell, and Sam Nabaty

September 22, 2015


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Concussions are serious and common traumatic brain injuries that many people experience every day. Junior volleyball player Tristan Carver is no stranger to the serious brain injury; he has suffered three concussions throughout his life and he talks about how impactful they can be. “I was reall...

Head injuries on field an unnecessary risk most athletes take

Head injuries on field an unnecessary risk most athletes take

Bree Wade and Lucas Smith

September 21, 2015


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High school athletes compete with such intensity that they are often willing to sacrifice their own well-being for the team. Such loyalty to the team is admirable, commendable, and to many medical professionals, stupid. With concussion cases increasing every day in this accident-prone society, it brings r...

Coach shows inner strength helps conquer gender prejudice

Coach shows inner strength helps conquer gender prejudice

Savannah Ostler, Reporter Staff

September 1, 2015


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For the past 34 years Boone has worked with 20 thousand different athletes at all different levels in high school and college. When she started at Perry as a weight coach four years ago, her first impression was, “[the] football guys see me …and they’re probably thinking ‘what’s this?’…But...

Women should be embraced more in sports, not alienated

Women should be embraced more in sports, not alienated

Dayna Miller, Managing Editor

August 28, 2015


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A female coach in a male sport is a rare phenomenon, but not as obscure in Arizona. With the new female coach for the Arizona Cardinals, Jen Welter, and the female coaches here, we may be ahead of the so-called gender game. It seems that women in positions of athletic authority face prejudice every day,...

Inspiration from past helps trainer move up on athletic ladder

Inspiration from past helps trainer move up on athletic ladder

Aja Diffin, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2015


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Facing the adversity of societal standards and stereotypes, head athletic trainer Rebecca Goetz has risen above judgement and passed on her knowledge to her students and trainees. Her career was launched by her experience as an athletic training student aide during her junior and senior year of hi...

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