The Precedent

This year a down season for Perry sports? Not quite

Travis Klein, Sports columnist

May 21, 2013


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What a year. You could say that Perry sports had a little bit of a down year compared to that of last year’s. The boys’ basketball team was unable to repeat and make it to the playoffs. Basha (ewe) took us down in football. Boy’s and girls’ soccer had high expectations, but limited success....

Jordan vs LeBron: Battle of the Greats

Jordan vs LeBron: Battle of the Greats

Kwaku Asare, Editor

May 10, 2013


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The first and only name people think about when they think of the greatest player in history is Michael Jordan. Leader of the Chicago Bulls, the "Jumpman" icon, and a legacy that will never fade. Without Jordan, could the Bulls have won all of their championship titles? Not likely, but, looking at th...

PUMA TRIVIA

PUMA TRIVIA

May 2, 2013


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QUESTION: Which Puma sport is the only one who has competed in a state championship game? ANSWER: Baseball, in 2011 when they lost to Chaparral in the 5A-II State Championship Game.

Unexpecting senior comes up clutch

Unexpecting senior comes up clutch

Gavin Maxwell, Staff Writer

May 2, 2013


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After being demoted to Junior Varsity last year, Dusty Wright was in a position many people consider to be athletic purgatory.  Since then, Wright has certainly beaten the odds fighting to make a startling comeback.  Now one of the key components in the Varsity lineup, Wright boasts the best average o...

Volleyball continues to excel with hopes for a playoff run

Gabbi Albin, Staff Writer

April 29, 2013


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With the boys’ volleyball team’s season almost halfway completed, the boys are off to a great start. The team has a winning record of 10-2, and they have come out with victories against schools like Hamilton, Chandler and Basha. "Right now the team is doing good, we are 9-2 with about eight game...

Our Take

Mitchell Albrecht, Sports Editor

April 29, 2013


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When people think of some of the top sporting events on the planet, the same ones always seem to come to mind. The Super Bowl, World Series, Stanley Cup, World Cup and maybe a few others? However one of the most exciting and prestigious events always seems to fly under the radar. The UEFA Champions...

Softball outlasts CdS in 12 inning playoff spectacular

Softball outlasts CdS in 12 inning playoff spectacular

April 27, 2013


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Devon Ryan might be the best kept secret in coach Kevin Chapin's lineup. Or, after Saturday's extra inning spectacular in the opening round of the 2013 postseason, perhaps was the best kept secret is more appropriate. In a contest in which No. 16 Corona del Sol struck out 24 Pumas hitters, it was R...

Veteran team prepares for playoffs

Veteran team prepares for playoffs

Rayni Elliott, Staff Writer

April 27, 2013


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With the season now more than half over, the girls  have been doing well and seem to be  on their way to a successful postseason. Varsity coach Kevin Chapin provides the record,  ”We’ve already won more games than we did all last season; currently we’re 21 and 5.” Ending the 2011-2012 se...

Senior duo leads track with strong performances: Alyssa Yanish

Marisa Costagliola, Staff Writer

April 22, 2013


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Wanting to become more involved, senior Alyssa Yanish joined track her sophomore year. Since then, she has been a key player for the Pumas. Yanish, a well-rounded runner, participates in the 100 meter, the 200 meter, and is a member of the 4x100 meter team, along with long jump and pole vault. "My f...

New Coaches Spark Excitement Around Perry Campus

Ryan Coleman, Staff Writer

April 22, 2013


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The departure of three coaches will be replaced with new ,fresh faces. The girls’ volleyball coach will be replaced by winning coach Fred Mann, the girls’ basketball coach is getting closer to attaining Peter Salazar, and boys’ soccer is in the process of getting a coach. Fred Mann coached a...

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