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Puma basketball closes first season under Duane

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

Though their playoff run was cut short in a play-in game on Feb. 10, the basketball team had a memorable season under the new leadership of Coach Sam Duane. The Pumas went 11-16 with undoubtedly the most revered game of the year on Feb. 7 against previously-undefeated rival Basha. A young team...

Girls Soccer against Chandler Wolves in Quarterfinals

Girls Soccer against Chandler Wolves in Quarterfinals

Sarah Lankford, Co-Editor in Chief

February 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Photos taken from the Girls Soccer Quarterfinal game against the Chandler Wolves. The team won in overtime with a score of 2-1, goals by junior Logan Vandine and senior Kelly Cannistra.

Boys Soccer Season Wrap-up

Boys Soccer Season Wrap-up

Kylie Vacala, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The boys soccer season officially came to an end as they lost their play-in game to Mesa with a score of 2-0, resulting in ending the team’s chance in a play-off position. “I think the best way to describe [the season] is like being on a roller coaster,” stated varsity Head coach Brian Crayon...

Fashion in sports: The Precedent’s ranking

Fashion in sports: The Precedent’s ranking

Ashley Scholz, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Sports

At Perry, our campus is home to a series of well-known athletic programs. It is mandatory that our athletes stand out, not only due to their talent and passion, but also through their sportswear. The following list is a ranking of my top 7 favorite and most unique sports uniforms on campus: B...

Our Take

Our Take

February 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

In America the Super Bowl is hailed as sports royalty. The anticipation and preparations, not to mention the decorations and the food, parallels that of a bank holiday. It is elaborate and excessive but the atmosphere on that Sunday is unrivaled. Despite the eager groundwork and excuse to throw a party, the S...

Perry cashes in with Nike sponsorship deal

Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

The athletic department has announced that for the 2017-2018 school year, it will be a Nike school. Being a Nike school means that Perry is recognized by Nike, and all of the sports are required to wear Nike uniforms. Principal Dan Serrano said, “to be a Nike school is kind of a big deal, it a...

Seniors leave opportunities for younger players

Seniors leave opportunities for younger players

Lauryn Zachary, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

With an overall record of 12-13, and currently fourth in Perry’s 6A Premier conference schedule, the Lady Pumas remain dedicated and determined to play to the best of their ability to finish the season. Senior point guard, Olivia Vernon, who averages 13.0 points per game (ppg) and 3.9 assists, is ...

Basketball heads into playoffs united

Basketball heads into playoffs united

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

Transitioning a program under a new head coach is no easy feat. Losing nine seniors during that transition is even harder, especially when those spots are being filled by fairly young players. The team attributes their success to Coach Sam Duane, the championship-winning coach from Corona del Sol....

Pom and cheer both with remarkable success in state competition

Emma Kline, Opinions Editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After an entire year of standing on the sidelines supporting Perry High School, the Puma pom and Cheer team compete in the annual state competition and are given the chance to have their talents put on display. Both programs came out of the competition improving dramatically in comparison to previ...

Behind Calloway brothers, wrestling off to solid start

Behind Calloway brothers, wrestling off to solid start

Zach Klein, Sports Editor in chief

December 16, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year’s wrestling group is going into the second semester with the new year on a high note after a recent string of good performances. Following their outings in their first matches and success in the Puma Duals tournament on the 9 and 10, the team is glad of where they are, despite “not really...

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