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Family ties: Brothers first, then teammates

Family ties: Brothers first, then teammates

Asher Laufenburger, Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The family ties in sports are all over professional teams, the father passing traditions on to their sons. At Perry, it’s brother to brother. There are four sets of brothers playing in the program this year- the most the Pumas have ever had. The Alexanders, Crenshaws, Gonzales’ and Valdez fa...

Second season of sand, now a more popular sport

Second season of sand, now a more popular sport

India Buckner, staff reporter

March 6, 2018


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Sand Volleyball is a recent addition to the Perry sports program. It is a physically and mentally challenging sport with only two players in the sand at a time. Although it was a different challenge for the team, consisting of many of the girls from the indoor team, they went far. They fought their way...

Cheer returns from nationals, placed 7th out of 44 teams

Cheer returns from nationals, placed 7th out of 44 teams

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018


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Imagine stepping in front of stands filled with spectators and other competitors from every part of the nation. Hundreds of eyes are fixed but only a select few matter. In front of these eyes are score sheets ready to document any mistakes or deductions. Years of work and practice finally lead to on...

Breinholt brothers bring family to the court

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018


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Working with a sibling on anything can prove to be quite the challenge, but having to compete alongside them can be even more difficult. For the Breinholts this is a new experience, senior Bryson and his younger brother Adam are first set of brother teammates on the varsity mens’ volleyball team. Ju...

Softball returns from Red Mountain with multiple wins

Softball returns from Red Mountain with multiple wins

Mallory Melanson, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


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The softball team is off to a great start for the season. Their first games were at the Red Mountain tournament where they won all six games they faced against: Deer Valley, Gilbert, Corona del Sol, Desert Ridge, Tucson, and Chaparral. Coach Rob Hehe said, “on Wednesday we hit seven home runs and...

Tennis Serves into a Great Season

Morgan Cleary, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018


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The boys and girls varsity tennis team has had some great success in their recent tournaments`. The team has only suffered one loss to the state ranked team, Chaparral only losing by 2 games. Yet they came back to get first place in their first tournament. Sophomore Elyse Policastro, describes the...

Seniors leave 15 open spots on team for 2018-19 season

Seniors leave 15 open spots on team for 2018-19 season

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff reporter

February 13, 2018


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An important component to team sports is the leadership of the team. Leadership comes in many forms but one of the most influential is leadership through experience. The boys soccer team was fortunate enough to have a captain this season with four years of varsity experience. Senior Pearson Wallace...

Perry girls’ basketball finishes the season strong

Perry girls’ basketball finishes the season strong

Callahan Nagel, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018


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The girls season has been anything but easy, with a record of 10-13, the girls have played some of the most difficult teams in their division this season. Now it is the part of the season where the countdown to playoffs begins. Depending on how they finish, the girls will enter into the playins to...

Junior wrestling trifecta, 2/3 state wins

Junior wrestling trifecta, 2/3 state wins

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff reporter

February 13, 2018


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This season the wrestling team has seen a noticeably strong presence from the junior class. While younger classmen are sometimes overlooked, the wrestling program has made sure to develop the younger athletes as they move up each year. The junior class’ strength stems from talented athletes and rigorous...

Softball looking to repeat success

Softball looking to repeat success

Mallory Melanson, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Strength, bonding, practice - the three most keen details for a softball team. This is all the team needs to make it to the top, their ultimate goal for the season to win state. It is understandable that every team’s goal to win state, but softball has the game in their favor. They work together...

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