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Calloway fights his way for record breaking legacy on varsity

Calloway fights his way for record breaking legacy on varsity

Macie Miller, Sports Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As a first time Perry wrestler back in 2016, Travis Calloway set the stage for the next four years of his high school wrestling career with a 19 win record on varsity. The wins would only continue to rack up from there, as the 195 pound wrestler continued his career as a Perry Puma. This year Cal...

Coach Axeman starts his debut at the Hotshots

Damian Tippett, Newspaper Adviser

February 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

Assistant football coach Steve Axman has joined Arizona’s newest professional football team: the Arizona Hotshots. Axman will fill a familiar role with the Hotshots as the team’s quarterbacks coach. He has been the Pumas’ QB coach since 2016.. The Hotshots are in their inaugural season of...

Perry girls soccer playoff preview

Leilanie Rios, Staff writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Audio, Sports

Just a quick preview into some of our girls varsity soccer players and their intentions going into playoffs.

Girls’ basketball: A defensive force to be reckoned with

Anna Myers, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

What makes a good basketball player? “A team player,” is Madison Conner’s answer, the sophomore shooting guard on Perry’s girls team. “Somebody who’s willing to do what other people aren’t willing to do like working hard and doing the extra stuff.” The young team recently suffered...

Underclassman bringing length the playoff bound Pumas

Underclassman bringing length the playoff bound Pumas

Grant Sands, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Sports

  Walking through the hall it is impossible to miss them. Standing at 6’10 freshman Dylan Anderson and 6’9 sophomore Carter Van Hammond are bringing height and length to a boys basketball team that enters the playoffs with a record of 17-9 (5-3). Van Hammond, who was 6’0 by fourth grade, ...

Story behind hype squad

Story behind hype squad

Abby Knoblock, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Sports

Whether you are a student or athlete, going to games with a rowdy crowd is something the hype squad can start up.  The hype squad is a well-known club across campus. Originally, the hype squad did not start out as a club on school campus, but as a group on Twitter.   Students who are mainly seniors host a Twitt...

OUR TAKE on distance runners

OUR TAKE on distance runners

Kenna Cassey, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Sports

With track starting around the corner and the successful cross country team’s season coming to an end, I have noticed how underrated long distance runners are. They are always running, mile after mile, to prepare for their next race. They train long hours, running around campus before the sun rise...

Pumas trending up down the stretch

Grant Sands, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Pumas boys basketball team defeated the Hamilton Huskies 44-42 in a close game between two conference opponents as the playoffs near. Perry beat Brophy College Prep in the two schools second triple overtime matchup of the year. While the Pumas came up short in the first matchup they prevaile...

Unified program gaining momentum

Unified program gaining momentum

Kenna Cassey, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

If everyone lived unified people can be unstoppable. The unified soccer team has not lost a game yet this season. Seniors, Cooper Harris, David Reese, and Fletcher Jones may be spending their last year with the team but they plan on leading the group through the season.  On the night of December 5, the bright stadi...

Football finishes another impressive season

Football finishes another impressive season

Aubree Flores, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Day in and day out, the football team trained for months in advance to prepare for the final showdown of the Perry Pumas and Chandler Wolves, keeping revenge for last year’s state game in their minds and hearts. Yet it was not enough to overthrow the Wolves’ dynasty. The game ended in a 65-28 loss ...

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