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The Precedent

Boys doubles prepares for state tennis tournament

Boys doubles prepares for state tennis tournament

Lauryn Zachary, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017


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The tennis team has been relentlessly preparing to dominate their competition at the state tournament on Apr. 25. They have repeatedly shown their talent at numerous tournaments this season and are excited to prove it at state this year. What really makes both the teams successful is their determinat...

Inaugural sand volleyball season ends earlier than expected

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017


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This year, Perry approved sand volleyball as a sanctioned Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) sport instead of a club. This means that the sand volleyball team competed with other high schools as well as received a state ranking instead of just playing for fun. Despite the lack of sand courts on campus c...

Track and field team sets multiple records in ’16-’17

Lauryn Zachary, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017


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Perry’s track and field team has found its stride in creating a bond which has helped them succeed both on and off the field. “This season we supported each other more and we are more connected as a track family,” junior Megan Colborn said. “The team is encouraging one another and we love ...

Committed seniors lead softball program

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017


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The success of Perry’s softball team is no coincidence, and can be attributed to the unity of the team under the leadership of the seniors. Seniors Chandler Walter, Katie Fernandez and Emily Guadagno have committed to play collegiately at the University of Utah, Cottey College and American Inter...

Men’s volleyball flies to the top of the rankings

Men’s volleyball flies to the top of the rankings

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2017


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With 32 games under their belt, men’s volleyball players is fighting to maintain their fourth-in-state ranking. Their record so far is 23-10-4, with only two games left before the playoffs begin. Although the Pumas are not doing as well as they hoped, they are still confident in their abilities to...

Inaugural lacrosse season makes Perry proud

Inaugural lacrosse season makes Perry proud

Ashley Scholz, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2017


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As the season has continued, more and more supporters have crowded the stadiums at the Pumas Lacrosse games, signaling the team’s growing local popularity. Senior Pumas member Ben Del Valle said  “the season has been going great this year for our first year in the Pumas Lacrosse program. We’v...

Unified basketball

Sarah Cheang, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2017


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Unified basketball is now in the midst of their season with just two games left before the big tournament hosted at Home on May 13. The tournament will be their last hurrah, especially since this is the last sports season of the year. The Pumas have held the tournament for the last two years ...

Softball beats Hamilton in walk-off home run; JV/FROSH baseball also walk-off wins

Softball beats Hamilton in walk-off home run; JV/FROSH baseball also walk-off wins

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2017


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There was a lot of celebrating on the campus of Perry High School Thursday afternoon. For the first time in school history, not one, not two, but three games ended via walk-off hits and Puma victories. The softball team won a true showdown against the 2016 state champion Hamilton Huskies with a walk-o...

Softball looks to senior signees to make a season of success

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2017


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A mix of returners and fresh faces make up the roster for Perry softball, who opened their season strong with a win over Tucson on Feb. 24, as well as emerging runner-up in the Red Mountain Tournament. The team, which went 22-15 last season, is setting the standard high after a bittersweet finish. “Last...

Baseball primed to power through tough schedule

Baseball primed to power through tough schedule

Zach Klein, Sports Editor

March 31, 2017


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A coach’s first year always proves to be the most difficult, and after a successful first season, the sky is the limit for Damien Tippett’s varsity baseball team. After a 24-10 record in his debut year, there is no reason the squad can’t build on that again in 2017. Returning seniors, including...

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