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State x2, cheer wins state again!

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

The cheer team is back at it again with taking home the win. Over the weekend, the show cheer team and stunting team finished first in both divisions. In cheer, the show team is the main varsity team while the stunting team is a branched off mini team which solely focuses on the stunting aspect of cheer...

WRESTLING: Perry successful in closing season

Photo by: Roman Valenzuela. Perry Wrestler Alex Edjourian controls Basha wrestler Sam Borg at the Dual Meet Thursday January 30th

Roman Valenzuela, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2020

State is on the horizon for Wrestling. February 8th is the Division 1 Section 1 Sectionals, where teams from all around the state converge on Chandler High School’s Gym to see who goes to the state tournament The top four Perry wrestlers stand a chance of taking home one of the weight class titles....

Our take

Our take

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

The first weekend in February is notorious for its show of the National Football League’s, Super Bowl. This year the two teams playing in the Super Bowl were the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs. Winning all of their playoff games allowed the two teams to face each other in the Super...

Pumas are ready for postseason run

Senior Brenna Alderson trying to get past Mountain Ridge High School

February 11, 2020

With the beginning of the competitive chapter in the Pumas season, the Pumas started strong. On Jan. 24, the Pumas played at Hamilton and ended up beating the Huskies with a score of 2-0. Because Hamilton is marked as one of the tougher opponents, beating the Huskies definitely has a positive effect on the te...

Basketball on a six game losing streak

Basketball on a six game losing streak

Nick Manzo, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2020

The season is ending and basketball is not playing up to par as the postseason is approaching. As of Jan. 28, the team has lost six straight and are 2-8 in their last ten. Moreover, all of their losses have been under ten points. The team still has time to find their rhythm and end the season on a positiv...

Tennis Preview

Tennis Preview

Olivia Mulford, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2020

With the Tennis season starting, our 2020 Boys Pumas Varsity/JV season is coming up. Their team was the top sixth last year. “I look for us to be a top 4th team this year. It will take a lot of hard work but I think we have the players to do it.” Mr. Waltz states.   This year we are returning a lot of experi...

Beach Volleyball: Experienced and Loaded with potential

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2020

Did you know Perry has a beach volleyball team? Most people do not. The beach volleyball team is for sure one of Perry’s best-kept secrets.          It all began five years ago, when students showed interest. “Five years ago, they wanted a sand volleyball team and I said no way. But look at...

Keeping Focus: On and off the court

The team shares a moment before a game.

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2020

  When the basketball season first began, they had a few goals to start the season. At the beginning of the season, they were determined to end their season stronger after their unexpected loss to Valley Vista in the playoffs last year. As their long season has started to wind down, how does th...

Track/field preview

Track/field preview

Dylan Taylor, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

As the 3rd quarter begins track and field athletes will take their marks and put their strengths to the test in the many track and field events. The team lost some of its best athletes including long jumper Courtney Weisenberger who now plays at NAU and relay runner Anais Newenhouse who now goes to U of...

Female coaches: evening the playing field

Swim competes in a regional competition. Technically only 4 teams are taught by female coaches.

Lydia Hampton

January 22, 2020

Every year more and more women join the world of sports, but the proportion of female coaches continues to drop.  1972 saw the establishment of Title IX, which required all government funded educational programs and activities to provide equal opportunities to both males and females. At the time,...

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