The Precedent

Team Emery Classic dedicates events to Jeff Forney

Jackson Bergholz, Staff Reporter September 24, 2021

The Team Emery Classic is a baseball tournament that was originally founded to raise money for Jacob Medina in order to pay for his medical bills. The tournament first started in 2020 and has 24 teams...

Junior Ava Jorgensen hits a handstand directly on top of the bar in her uneven bar routine. Jorgensen has been a level 10 since 2018 which is the highest level of the Developmental, previously known as Junior Olympic, Program.

Gymnast builds promising future in college career

Sabrina Digne and Derek Fernandez September 20, 2021

Over summer, junior Ava Jorgensen verbally committed to Brigham Young University on a full-ride athletic scholarship. Jorgensen has been a gymnast for 12 years, and despite all the struggles she has faced...

Senior Mason Mesias ends practice early before gameday. Football has their locker class 6th hour where they will usually discuss previous games or get in extra practice which flows into the hours they spend practicing after school.

Athletes struggle to cope with mental health

Sabrina Digne, Sports Editor September 20, 2021

In the world of sports, it is not uncommon for athletes to disregard their own mental health for the sake of success in their sport. It is human nature to always want to be successful and do the best you...

Senior outside hitter Layla Handler spikes the ball to the Queen Creek bulldogs court. The Pumas won against the Bulldogs losing one set out of four.

Girls’ volleyball preparing to debut varsity team

Madeleine Nseir, Staff Reporter September 6, 2021

After the loss of seven seniors, girls’ volleyball is revamping their team with fifteen athletes who are eager to step foot on the varsity court. For the past couple of years, most of the girls on the...

Football playing against Desert Vista on Thursday Sep.3rd. This was footballs first game of the of the year, and they won 35-28. This was also footballs first win since the 2019 season.

Winning again after tough losses

Meghan McGowan and Saydria Ostler September 3, 2021

Last season football had many challenges with starting quarterback graduate Dane White being injured after the first game, losing seniors, and forfeiting two games because of the spread of COVID on the...

Badminton prepares vigorously to dominate this season… again

Talya Gabay, Staff Reporter August 30, 2021

Badminton has been one of the strongest teams over the last four years. After winning the last four consecutive state championships, this year's team has a lot to live up to. Coach Lerina Johnson has goals...

Senior swimmer Gavin Bonilla works on improving his time at practice after school. Both swim and dive practice before and after school as well as during the 6th period locker class.

Swim, dive anticipate strong season

Sabrina Digne and Callie Floyd August 27, 2021

This year's swim and dive team are looking forward to a strong season for this upcoming season. Teams practice before and after school everyday, and everyone on the team is in the 6th period swim and dive...

 Senior baseball player Stephen Hernandez prepares to pitch during a home game. Hernandez finished last season with a 5.25 Earned Run Average (ERA), which is the number of runs the pitcher allows every nine innings.

Pitcher is selected to play in All Star event

Jackson Bergholz, Staff Reporter August 27, 2021

On October 1-3, senior baseball player Stephen Hernandez will be competing in the New Balance Future Stars Series Main Event (NBFSS) at Fenway Park, the stadium of the Red Sox. Forty up-and-coming baseball...

Freshman Parker Broemmer practicing his chip out of the rough on Thursday Aug 19 at Bear Creek Golf Course. The team began preparing for the season for their first match.

Loss of seniors brings new players to golf course

Talya Gabay, Staff Reporter August 27, 2021

As the season starts back up, boys’ and girls’ golf have started up preparations for the upcoming year. With a new head and assistant coach for girls' varsity golf, there is a lot of anticipation for...

Cross country evolves into intense training to prepare for state

Presley Plant, Managing Editor August 27, 2021

The indecisive AIA created difficulty for fall sports to practice and compete during their actual season because of COVID spikes; however, coaches Jeff Gurecki and Bryan Idleman have “been pushing their...

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