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OUR TAKE: School spirit stops at Friday Night Lights

OUR TAKE: School spirit stops at Friday Night Lights

Staff Editorial

January 17, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Sports

Friday night lights is something almost every high school student has experienced. The over crowded stands packed to the brim, bright lights and a hard working group of boys playing their hearts out. This year especially was an astounding year for Perry football. Making it to the state game and placing se...

Puma Duals success, ready for full team

Puma Duals success, ready for full team

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

Even though the football team’s run reached its end, some players received no time to rest before being thrown into wrestling. Junior regular Travis Calloway said, “We talk to coach about it (coming into wrestling late) and he is very lenient about understanding dual sport athletes.” As previously...

Puma Football Creating a Winning Culture

Puma Football Creating a Winning Culture

CJ Jamerson, Writer

December 18, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Sports

After a series of forgetful seasons, this year's Puma Football team is making a name for themselves and sculpting a winning culture for years to come. Although the Pumas (12-2, 3-1 Premier) couldn’t come away with a win in this year’s state game, the impact it will have on future seasons is imme...

FIFA 18 Impresses Again in Latest Edition

FIFA 18 Impresses Again in Latest Edition

Michael McKinzie, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Sports

This September, EA Sports released their annual edition of the popular soccer game FIFA 18. The trendy game has came out with a new edition every year since 1993, and this years certainly did not disappoint by any means. The prestigious award of being the game’s front cover athlete was given to the estab...

Brock Purdy wins multiple coveted awards

Brock Purdy wins multiple coveted awards

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Dec. 9, senior quarterback Brock Purdy won the most prestigious award that a high school football player could ask for: the Ed Doherty Award. On top of winning the esteemed award he was also named the Cardinal’s player of the year, as well as Gatorade player of the year. This is Purdy’s second ...

Soccer learns from Campo tourney, early challenges

Soccer learns from Campo tourney, early challenges

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys soccer team had a bumpy start after losing their first two season games to Brophy and Desert Mountain. Along with racking up a combined 12 goals against in those games, senior Pearson Wallace received a red card against Brophy and had to sit out during the Desert Mountain game. Coach Brian...

Cheer balances time on the sidelines and the mats

Cheer balances time on the sidelines and the mats

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

During the past month, varsity cheerleading has been working tirelessly cheering during football season while also hitting the mats for their own competitions in both state and nationals. Senior cheer backspot Madison Henkle has been with the school squad since her start in high school. As she leaves t...

Our take; student section needs to be supportive of all sports

Our take; student section needs to be supportive of all sports

Callahan Nagel, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

Friday night lights, something almost every high school student has experienced. The over crowded stands packed to the brim, bright lights, and a hard working group of boys playing their hearts out.  This year especially was an astounding year for Perry football. Making it to the state game and pl...

Bit by early-season injury bug, Pumas find way to 9-0 start

Bit by early-season injury bug, Pumas find way to 9-0 start

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

While the girls soccer team is kicking off their season with several wins [4-0], they are also beginning with several injuries. Senior Anissa Montoya and freshman Emi Matalon were injured at the start of the season and will be out for the majority of it. Coach John Roberts said, “Anissa’s growt...

Pumas “gave it all they had” in state championship game

Pumas “gave it all they had” in state championship game

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After advancing father than ever before, the Pumas went off to Tucson on Dec. 2 to take on the Chandler Wolves and came up just short of a state title victory. The Pumas played in what was one of the best games of their season, and ended the game just shy of a touchdown, 42-49. Many of the starting...

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