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Puma men’s volleyball ends season in quarterfinal round

Puma men’s volleyball ends season in quarterfinal round

Tyler McCracken, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2019

Perry boys volleyball played very well this year making it to the 6A Quarterfinals AIA State Volleyball Championship. They played Desert Vista in a hard fought battle but they fell short, losing all three sets. For the sixth year in a row the Pumas (22-13-1) finished inside the top 8 in Arizona’s 6A division; a...

Perry’s best: athletics

Abby Knoblock, Kenna Cassey, Anna Myers, Grant Sands, Devin Jernigan, Tyler McCracken, Holly Olszak, Leilanie Rios, Makayla Gee, Aubree Flores, and Macie Miller

May 21, 2019

Baseball- CJ Valdez Senior pitcher CJ Valdez is busy with keeping a .377 batting average, .68 pitching ERA. Along with keeping up on the field he is one of the team captains for varsity. His attitude keeps the team in check but also makes sure to have a close connection with everyone.   ...

Pumas go to state tounament, bring home second place trophy

Grant Sands, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2019

The teams quest to repeat as state champions fell just short after falling to the Gators in five sets. The sand volleyball season came to an end at Casteel High School after the team fell to the Xavier Prep Gators in the state championship, 3-2 The sand volleyball season came to an end at Casteel...

Pavlenko finishes fourth successful season

Kenna Cassey, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2019

Wrestling coach Alexander Pavlenko has been coaching the varsity wrestling team for the past four years and has aided in creating and shaping one of the most successful teams that Perry has ever seen. As a new coach, he has impacted the team already. “He has taught me so many things,” senior Travis...

Top Five moments of the year

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

May 20, 2019

With the end of a school year, people all over the country are reflecting on what happened over the past ten months. This is normal, but the 2018-19 school year has been anything but. It has been a year of triumphs and tragedies, leaving most of the nearly four thousand people who call Perry home hu...

Sand volleyball ‘solidifies lineup’ going into playoffs

Grant Sands, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

The Pumas sand volleyball will enter the playoffs as a top seed after going 11-1 throughout the regular season. The team will take on Gilbert high school in the first round of the tournament as the number two seeded team in the bracket. “It is an advantage to be a top seed.” head coach Fred Ma...

Our take: High school and college athletes getting in trouble

Abby Knoblock, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

Young athletes across high school/college level, who get caught doing something illegal that they know could get them in trouble, never get in trouble. Some schools will overlook the problem and depending on how valuable the athlete is to the team, will continue to keep playing. Athletes who do ge...

Q & A with Third Basemen Kylee Hough

Kenna Cassey, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

Kylee Hough is a senior at Perry and was recently voted as the AzCentral player of the week after hitting two home runs and drove in all five runs in a win over Hamilton. She has totaled 11 home runs this season, with a batting average of .328. Kenna Cassey: What do you love most about softball? Kylee...

Technology brings baseball to the next level

Abby Knoblock, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

Recently technology has been introduced into the world of sports to help better players and teams all together whether it is high school sports or pro sports. By using technology in sports, it can show you what you are doing correctly or doing wrong. Athletes can go back and look at the data to try to ...

Too often, teen athletes ruin their future by what they post on social media

Aubree Flores

April 25, 2019

  We’d all like to think we have more than one shot at our dream, that if we make one tiny (or huge) mistake it will not haunt us the rest of our lives. Once an athlete signs a formal contract with a college, most would assume it’s completely binding. However, that is not the case. A single ...

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