The Precedent

Girls varsity soccer

Holly Olszak, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2019


Filed under Sports

The season has been immersed with numerous struggles and difficulties, however, the team continues to overcome these obstacles as they make their way to the state championship. This group is filled with a lot more younger, yet determined players. This unique quality is served as an advantage and ...

Soccer seniors prepare to say final goodbye

Soccer seniors prepare to say final goodbye

Makayla Gee, Double Truck Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The end has come for six Pumas; the closing of soccer season means the team’s seniors must hang up their cleats for the last time. Keegan Cunningham At the young age of four, Keegan Cunningham started playing on the soccer field. “I had a lot of my friends playing soccer,” Cunningham exp...

Cheer takes home the trophy at state comp

Leilanie Rios, Staff writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Sports

The girls who have been there for every game with smiles and sideline chants are finally in their own season, competition season that is. Perrys cheer program has been unstoppable this month in every competition and are for sure creating a name for themselves. During nonstop practices and games t...

Calloway fights his way for record breaking legacy on varsity

Calloway fights his way for record breaking legacy on varsity

Macie Miller, Sports Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As a first time Perry wrestler back in 2016, Travis Calloway set the stage for the next four years of his high school wrestling career with a 19 win record on varsity. The wins would only continue to rack up from there, as the 195 pound wrestler continued his career as a Perry Puma. This year Cal...

Coach Axeman starts his debut at the Hotshots

Damian Tippett, Newspaper Adviser

February 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

Assistant football coach Steve Axman has joined Arizona’s newest professional football team: the Arizona Hotshots. Axman will fill a familiar role with the Hotshots as the team’s quarterbacks coach. He has been the Pumas’ QB coach since 2016.. The Hotshots are in their inaugural season of...

Perry girls soccer playoff preview

Leilanie Rios, Staff writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Audio, Sports

Just a quick preview into some of our girls varsity soccer players and their intentions going into playoffs.

Girls’ basketball: A defensive force to be reckoned with

Anna Myers, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

What makes a good basketball player? “A team player,” is Madison Conner’s answer, the sophomore shooting guard on Perry’s girls team. “Somebody who’s willing to do what other people aren’t willing to do like working hard and doing the extra stuff.” The young team recently suffered...

Underclassman bringing length the playoff bound Pumas

Underclassman bringing length the playoff bound Pumas

Grant Sands, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Sports

  Walking through the hall it is impossible to miss them. Standing at 6’10 freshman Dylan Anderson and 6’9 sophomore Carter Van Hammond are bringing height and length to a boys basketball team that enters the playoffs with a record of 17-9 (5-3). Van Hammond, who was 6’0 by fourth grade, ...

Story behind hype squad

Story behind hype squad

Abby Knoblock, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Sports

Whether you are a student or athlete, going to games with a rowdy crowd is something the hype squad can start up.  The hype squad is a well-known club across campus. Originally, the hype squad did not start out as a club on school campus, but as a group on Twitter.   Students who are mainly seniors host a Twitt...

OUR TAKE on distance runners

OUR TAKE on distance runners

Kenna Cassey, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Sports

With track starting around the corner and the successful cross country team’s season coming to an end, I have noticed how underrated long distance runners are. They are always running, mile after mile, to prepare for their next race. They train long hours, running around campus before the sun rise...

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