The Precedent

Pumas playing strong, but haven’t hit full stride

Pumas playing strong, but haven’t hit full stride

Makayla Gee, Features Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Leading the men’s team to their first season victory, Coach Jason Berg is shaking up the program and getting down to business. The first time PHS coach is more than qualified for the job, with over 13 years of experience under his belt, and is obviously succeeding at it. In a current 6-2 overall re...

Underclassmen look to top veteran athletes

Underclassmen look to top veteran athletes

Macie Miller, Sports Editor

December 18, 2018


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BOYS: As the wrestlers settle into another season, the team is filled with fresh faces and young athletes looking to top veteran wrestlers in their weight classes. One particular athlete that has caught Johnson’s eye is Ikaika Maldonado. Maldonado has been wrestling at Perry since his freshman year back ...

Basketball finding its groove before rivalry game

Grant Sands, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018


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The Battle of Val Vista will hit the hardwood as the Puma’s boys basketball team will take on Basha High Dec. 21 in a pivotal matchup heading into the playoffs. “It’s a big region game, it’s a big rivalry game,” head coach Sam Duane said. “We got to come in ready to compete. It’s go...

Down, but not out: after season ending injury, D’Shayne James is going strong at rehab

Down, but not out: after season ending injury, D’Shayne James is going strong at rehab

Kenna Cassey, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018


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Football camp had just wrapped up and the Pumas – fresh off of their 2017 state title run – were back at it preparing for a zero-week matchup against Pinnacle. Wide-receiver D’Shayne James was about to enter his senior season as one of the most electric threats in the country. The Iowa State com...

Girls soccer feature

Holly Olszak, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018


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Throughout the years, the varsity girls’ soccer team has had its fair-share of struggles. This previous season was a hit, with a numerous amount of seniors taking the team to a second place win during state. However, this season has a large group of younger players. This may have an effect on their...

Girls basketball after the state title

Girls basketball after the state title

Anna Myers, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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With a 6-1 record for the season, the varsity girls’ basketball team is back supporting an intense weight training routine and they are intent on making it to the state championship this year. With a grand total of 6 returning starters, 5 of which are sophomores, the team is working on building up ...

State final 2018-2019 results

Nadine Loureiro and Anna Myers

December 3, 2018


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Fans waited anxiously at the gates of the ASU sun devils stadium on December 1st to witness the rematch championship game between rival football teams, the Chandler wolves and the Perry pumas. The stadium grew crowded in mere minutes, filled with anxious students, parents, and faculty members, gathered...

Another chance a state

Abby Knoblock, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018


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In the 2017 football season Perry High fought their way to their first state championship game against Chandler High at Arizona stadium in Tucson, Perry lost (49-42). Since Perry was on fire last season, losing one game in regular season, fans and the football community saw a chance for the future te...

Rules and regulations for championship game

Holly Olszak, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


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Thinking about bringing a backpack or water bottle to the Perry championship game? Well think again, because the rules and regulations at the Sun Devil Stadium are becoming more intense to help ensure the safety of their fans. The upcoming Perry vs. Chandler championship game takes place at ASU Sun D...

The Three Amigos

Jackie Rosales, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


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Highland contributed multiple accomplished coaches to the Perry cause allowing for the unique ties with one another to flourish further. “We've been together for about 15 years altogether,” Jones, the head coach of varsity football said. The conglomeration of said coaches, to no one's sur...

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