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Wrestlers delayed to return due to football playoffs

Wrestlers delayed to return due to football playoffs

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017


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Wrestling season is starting up again and the Pumas appear to be ready with a slew of returning starters. However, many of these returners will not be able to train with the rest of the team for an undetermined amount of time. Several wrestlers double as football players and as the football playoff...

Girls basketball off to a quick start

Girls basketball off to a quick start

Callie Nagel, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2017


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The Perry gym is filled with squeaking sneakers, waving arms and deafening buzzers and chanting on a Tuesday afternoon practice. The girls are constantly chanting and yelling on the court, telling each other to “keep your hands up” or “talk to each other, come on!” The Lady Pumas are working ...

Senior captains to leave a mark on future students

Senior captains to leave a mark on future students

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2017


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The men’s soccer team plans on breaking out of their rut this year as plenty of fresh blood enters the field. The Pumas suffered noticeable loses as ten seniors from last year have moved on. Senior Jacob Breinholt added, “We lost our keeper, center backs, center mid, and most of our front line.” However,...

Football advances to semi-finals for 6A division

Football advances to semi-finals for 6A division

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2017


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On Friday, November 10, 2017, the Pumas participated in the quarterfinals for 6A division. They hosted and defeated the Hamilton Huskies for the second time this season. After playing them the first time, and winning by a mere 2 points, the Pumas came out strong and took the game by a landslide beating...

Volleyball season wrap up

Volleyball season wrap up

India Buckner, Staff reporter

November 13, 2017


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The girls of the Perry volleyball team put their blood, sweat and tears into this season with an overall score of 36-7. They all worked extremely hard to make it to the final four. They have talked previously about how they would make it far because of their bond and how well they work together, you co...

Soccer Seniors prepare for season

Soccer Seniors prepare for season

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2017


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As the soccer season begins, the girls put their preparation and skill to the test. Every year the girls soccer team gets closer and closer to the championship game, but this year they are planning on playing smarter. Senior Amanda Dahl said, “I prepared for the season by continuing to play club and...

Junior varsity overcomes tragedies,becomes first undefeated football team

Junior varsity overcomes tragedies,becomes first undefeated football team

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2017


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Football is a machine of numerous components working strategically; it is strength, agility, mind and heart. On the field, the athletes train to tackle the opponent; off the field, players and coaches alike have to overcome adversities without a helmet and shoulder pads. Undoubtedly,  Head JV Coach Keahi Cambra in...

Badminton wins first team State title

Badminton wins first team State title

Mallory Melanson, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2017


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37 years ago the U.S hockey team performed an unbelievable miracle… Beating the U.S.S.R. team in the semifinals, the U.S cheered with uncontrollable joy when the undefeatable team finally was demolished. Bringing it to current time, the PHS badminton team had a recurrence of the miracle on ice....

Pumas start preparing for the 2017-2018 boys basketball season

Pumas start preparing for the 2017-2018 boys basketball season

Victoria Vredevoogd, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2017


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In year two of the Sam Duane era, the Pumas are going have to face some hurdles head-on, according to the head coach. The Pumas bolster a roster full of youth, and for a program looking to build on last season's abbreviated postseason appearance, inexperienced players are going to have to play like uppe...

Men’s golf learns from mistakes, hopes to improve next year

Asher Laufenburger, Sports Editor

November 1, 2017


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At the beginning of the week, the boys golf team placed sixth in the state championship. Junior Caden Christopherson placed fifth; the second highest ranking in Perry history, with coach John Lowery’s own son finishing in fourth, eight years ago. Coach Lowery began the season with hopes of placing in the top t...

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