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Players safety becoming pricey endeavor

Players safety becoming pricey endeavor

August 30, 2019

Head injuries are very common and inevitable in football; that’s why companies compete to make the safest helmets possible. Companies like Riddell and Schutt tweak and adjust their helmets often in order to make their helmets safer. Athletic Equipment Manager, Derwin (DC) Coleman stated “Each yea...

Puma football stepping up

Tiffany Martinez, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

After losing strong players from last year’s graduating class, coach Preston Jones and the varsity football must fill in the gaps of former players. The 6A team pushes their athletes to prepare for this upcoming season with the hope to improve their game after the heartbreaking defeat against Chandler High Sc...

Loss of graduates will not stop golf

Laney Wardell, Photo Ediotr

August 30, 2019

            Last year, the women’s golf team finished sixth in-state. The women’s golf team is coached by Scott Uyeshiro who is currently in his second year of coaching. One of the teams notable players Malia Uyeshiro competed in the Mary Cave Cup in San Diego. Everyone expects great things f...

One Freshman’s ‘Tough Truth’

One Freshman’s ‘Tough Truth’

Kenna Cassey, Social Media director and Copy Editor

August 30, 2019

With the hype squad making a spirit day around him and the football team striving to be as strong as him. Trey Lane, a freshman here at Perry high school with a rare genetic disorder continues to fight everyday.  Trey has Mucopolysaccharidosis VI. This occurs when you are missing an enzyme used to break down suga...

SWIM PREVIEW: Girls looking to add firepower while boys looking for newcomers to step up

SWIM PREVIEW: Girls looking to add firepower while boys looking for newcomers to step up

Nadine Loureiro, Editor in Chief

August 30, 2019

The 2019-20 swim team has two very different narratives this fall. On one hand, the boys’ have a lot of holes in their lineup left to a talented senior class who graduated last spring. Head coach Stephanie Carrasco returns only three swimmers from last year’s state team: senior Justin Tassinari,...

Badminton ready for bid at 3-peat

Dylan Taylor, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Over the past two years no badminton team has been as dominant in the state of Arizona like the Perry badminton team. In those two years the team has had a perfect 35-0 record and two back-to back state championships, and now they’re coming for their third.  The team lost two of its best seniors, Julia...

PREVIEW: volleyball team young & experienced

PREVIEW: volleyball team young & experienced

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Varsity volleyball is back and ready to jump into a new season with new opportunities. The Perry volleyball team record for 2018 was overall (32-4-1). Girls’ Junior Varsity was also very talented last year, they went undefeated (17-0).  Varsity volleyball had a very successful year last year but s...

Unified Flag Football to Have First Game September 3rd

Unified Flag Football to Have First Game September 3rd

Paige Luedtke, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

An integral part of this school is the special education program. Shara Billings, the special education department chair, boasts  “the special education program at Perry is number one in Arizona.”  A large part of what makes this program so great is the Unified sports program. This program bega...

Lost star players, hope to have found new ones

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

August 29, 2019

Last year the boys' golf team finished at their highest ranking in the history of the school; 4th in the state. However, as the new season pushes forward, the loss of three graduates is becoming apparent. Caden Christophersen, Connor Brown, and Ryan Macpherson; three of last years top golfers. "I thin...

Missing School due to Sports

Missing School due to Sports

Natalie Tizatl, Staff Reporter

August 29, 2019

Our school starts earlier than anyone in Arizona causing conflicts with summer events (i.e. national sports event). Perry students are at a disadvantage. The rest of the nation begins somewhere in between August and Labor Day.  Since Perry has started, most athletes have been absent for more than one da...

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