The Precedent

Two Powerhouses Headline Anticipated Match-up

Two Powerhouses Headline Anticipated Match-up

Michael McKinzie, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Pumas (22-2) square off against the Gators (15-3-2) for the second time this season in the state championship at Campo Verde High School this Saturday. Perry is in search for their first title, meanwhile Xavier is just trying to add more hardware to their storage. Both teams are coming off tight semi-final f...

How to block a penalty kick… Advice from a goalie

How to block a penalty kick… Advice from a goalie

Hannah Knight, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Makayla Aman, one of the school’s most valuable soccer players, was thrusted into the spotlight on Tuesday night during the Girls Varsity Semifinals. The score was 1-1 when the game resorted to a neutral shoot off against Pinnacle High School. After 20 minutes of overtime, it was time for the penalty...

Point-By-Point: Jackie Gilbert nails clinching goal to send Pumas to state

Point-By-Point: Jackie Gilbert nails clinching goal to send Pumas to state

Drew Charlet

February 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After 80 minutes of regulation and 20 minutes of overtime, the 6A state semifinal match between Perry and Pinnacle was decided in a shootout of penalty kicks. Senior Jackie Gilbert scored the game-winning penalty kick. Pioneers (15-3-2) on Tuesday. This kick propelled the Pumas (22-2) to their secon...

OUR TAKE: School spirit stops at Friday Night Lights

OUR TAKE: School spirit stops at Friday Night Lights

Staff Editorial

January 17, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Sports

Friday night lights is something almost every high school student has experienced. The over crowded stands packed to the brim, bright lights and a hard working group of boys playing their hearts out. This year especially was an astounding year for Perry football. Making it to the state game and placing se...

Puma Duals success, ready for full team

Puma Duals success, ready for full team

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

Even though the football team’s run reached its end, some players received no time to rest before being thrown into wrestling. Junior regular Travis Calloway said, “We talk to coach about it (coming into wrestling late) and he is very lenient about understanding dual sport athletes.” As previously...

Puma Football Creating a Winning Culture

Puma Football Creating a Winning Culture

CJ Jamerson, Writer

December 18, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Sports

After a series of forgetful seasons, this year's Puma Football team is making a name for themselves and sculpting a winning culture for years to come. Although the Pumas (12-2, 3-1 Premier) couldn’t come away with a win in this year’s state game, the impact it will have on future seasons is imme...

FIFA 18 Impresses Again in Latest Edition

FIFA 18 Impresses Again in Latest Edition

Michael McKinzie, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Sports

This September, EA Sports released their annual edition of the popular soccer game FIFA 18. The trendy game has came out with a new edition every year since 1993, and this years certainly did not disappoint by any means. The prestigious award of being the game’s front cover athlete was given to the estab...

Brock Purdy wins multiple coveted awards

Brock Purdy wins multiple coveted awards

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Dec. 9, senior quarterback Brock Purdy won the most prestigious award that a high school football player could ask for: the Ed Doherty Award. On top of winning the esteemed award he was also named the Cardinal’s player of the year, as well as Gatorade player of the year. This is Purdy’s second ...

Soccer learns from Campo tourney, early challenges

Soccer learns from Campo tourney, early challenges

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys soccer team had a bumpy start after losing their first two season games to Brophy and Desert Mountain. Along with racking up a combined 12 goals against in those games, senior Pearson Wallace received a red card against Brophy and had to sit out during the Desert Mountain game. Coach Brian...

Cheer balances time on the sidelines and the mats

Cheer balances time on the sidelines and the mats

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

During the past month, varsity cheerleading has been working tirelessly cheering during football season while also hitting the mats for their own competitions in both state and nationals. Senior cheer backspot Madison Henkle has been with the school squad since her start in high school. As she leaves t...

The student voice of Perry High School
Sports