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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...

PHS athletes continue multisport tradition

PHS athletes continue multisport tradition

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2017


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Once upon a time, a typical high school athlete might play football in the fall, basketball during the winter, and baseball in the spring. Now, with student-athletics as competitive as they are, their focus tends to be specialized on only one sport. The idea of trying to balance or refine any other ...

AIA Update: Year-round practice may harm multi-sport athletes

AIA Update: Year-round practice may harm multi-sport athletes

Lauren Fountain and Sawyer Del Fosse

March 11, 2017


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In perhaps the most surprising conclusion to a divisive conversation, the AIA council voted 39-5 to approve unrestricted year-round practices for all sports, except for a no-pads or helmets regulation for football. Although met with resentment by the majority, the door has been opened for year-long...

Softball looks to seniors to lead success

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

March 10, 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...

New beach volleyball team ready for their season

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2017


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The spring season is beginning and there are high hopes for our teams, especially the volleyball teams. The men’s team was state runners up last year and the women’s indoor team is ranked sixth in the state.    This year, however, we have another volleyball team to cheer on, sand volleyball. ...

Perry alumni becomes an amatuer figher

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2017


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PerThere have been many star athletes to break through the glass ceiling of Perry High’s athletic department: Markus Howard, Cade Burks, Lane Veach, and many more. Most of them continued in their sports, but Perry alumni Max Arredondo chose a different path: amateur Muay Thai fighting. Before grad...

Boys volleyball returns right where they left off

Boys volleyball returns right where they left off

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2017


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The Varsity Men’s Volleyball team is back and better than ever. Returning as state championship finalists, the Pumas are starting the season off with stronger players and a deeper determination to come out on top. Principal Dan Serrano believes Perry Volleyball is the sport to watch. “I think...

Hamilton Lacrosse becomes Perry’s Pride

Ashley Scholz, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2017


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The majority of Perry students are not familiar with the Pumas Lacrosse team, but soon their growth will be taking the East Valley by storm. New to Perry, the team has struck the attention of many and has gained much more publicity since emerging into Perry’s culture. In the past, the team went by “Huskies La...

Girl’s basketball finishes successful season

Lauryn Zachary, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2017


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With a record of 14-14, the Perry Girls Basketball team lost in the second round of playoffs to Tucson High 50-21. Even with this tough loss, the girls had one of their best seasons yet. They started off this season with really high expectations This year is the first year that the girls basketb...

Girls Soccer on to semis after late winner

Girls Soccer on to semis after late winner

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


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The Perry girls soccer regular season officially ended on Jan. 24 with a 0-0 tie against Hamilton, ranked number four in the state, earning a playoff berth. The team made it through to the semifinals, ranking them number six in the state and number seventeen in the country. “We gave them the keys to the car,” sai...

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