The Precedent

Our Take

Mitchell Albrecht, Sports Editor

March 8, 2013


Filed under Sports

Who has heard the name Michael Beasley? Well if you haven’t, he is an NBA forward for the Phoenix Suns. He was drafted by the Miami Heat 2nd overall in the 2008 NBA draft. Beasley is the result of a problem; the problem of college basketball players jumping to the pros too early. In high school and...

Prominent coaches leaving posts

Prominent coaches leaving posts

Roger Bennett and Ryan Coleman

March 7, 2013


Filed under News, Sports

Three varsity head coaches have told administration that they will not be returning to coach in the 2013-14 school year. Two of the coaches - girls’ basketball coach, Richard Trujillo, and boys’ soccer coach, Jim Vanney - have been at their respective positions since the school opened in 2007. Shasta...

Fast forward: Costagliola, Dunn and Warner lead PHS to playoff success

Fast forward: Costagliola, Dunn and Warner lead PHS to playoff success

Ryan Coleman, Staff Writer

February 12, 2013


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The girls soccer team showed poise, resilience, and heart through their season and took that with them into the playoffs. They beat Millennium in the first round, but then lost to Pinnacle 3-0. The soccer team could not have made it that far without the play by their three forwards, Marisa Costagliola ...

Boy’s Basketball’s playoff run gets denied

Boy’s Basketball’s playoff run gets denied

Travis Klein, Photo Editor

February 12, 2013


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If you have ever been on a rollercoaster with loop-de-loops, twists, turns, and 100 foot drops, then you have something to relate this year’s boys’ basketball season to. It was a team that won two consecutive meetings with Desert Ridge by a combined score of 163-124, and then lost to the same...

AIA creates more controversy

Travis Klein, Photo Editor

February 12, 2013


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The AIA never ceases to amaze some by their decisions, justifications, and now-rankings. I’m no soccer fanatic, but the thought of meandering over to the final rankings for Division 1 Boys’ Soccer popped in my head. I gave it a go, and a few things jumped out at me. OK- more than a few, but we’ll...

Boys Soccer Run For Playoffs Stopped Short

Boys Soccer Run For Playoffs Stopped Short

Travis Klein, Photo Editor

February 11, 2013


Filed under Sports

High expectations, but minimal success. That sums up the Boys’ Soccer season this year. The season began on a high-note, as they went 5-2 and were showing signs of a breakout season. Then Hamilton and Dobson came along. Two straight losses against Hamilton and Dobson forced the boys into a...

SOFTBALL PREVIEW: Pumas have unfinished business

SOFTBALL PREVIEW: Pumas have unfinished business

Rayni Elliott, Staff Writer

February 11, 2013


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Ending the 2011-2012 season with 19 wins and 14 losses, and an unexpected defeat to Basha in the playoffs, softball coach Kevin Chapin has decided to make some small, but important changes to the program. "This year there will be a lot more workouts, not just with Coach Buddy but with Coach Boon and mys...

Although young, ‘business as usual’ for Puma baseball

Although young, ‘business as usual’ for Puma baseball

Gavin Maxwell, Staff Writer

February 11, 2013


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It is a new year and a new season for the Puma baseball team and a new phenomenon seems to be sweeping their roster. With only a handful of seniors, the team is seeing a youth movement; and with some of last year's key players graduating, such as Collin Braithwaite and Jaren Drummond, there are definitely...

Girls Basketball Senior Night

Girls Basketball Senior Night

Paige Coakley, Staff Writer

February 11, 2013


Filed under Sports

Perry takes great pride in all aspects of the school. Academics, art, extracurricular, and sports included. All of Perry’s sports team have put in a tremendous effort but, sometimes effort just doesn't take the cake. “I think we’ve definitely improved. On Friday the last game, I was really...

Our Take: Table Intensity

Brooke Karakey, Editor in Chief

February 11, 2013


Filed under Sports

Flying under the radar is a sport like no other; so fast your eyes can barely see the round white ball, so agile that years of training are required to acquire the precision to compete, and yet, so unacknowledged because of its reputation as a ‘recreational’ child’s game. Table Tennis (more...

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