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Duel in the Desert Recap: Sun Devils outclass Cats

Junior sportswriter Carter Richey

Carter Richey, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2019

The Territorial Cup takes place once every year to settle the bitter rivalry between the University of Arizona Wildcats and the Arizona State University Sun Devils. The rivalry dates all the way back to 1899, making the Territorial Cup trophy the oldest in college football history. This rivalry never...

Girls soccer chip on their shoulder is not holding them back from full potential

Midfielder junior Joey Lujan about to pass the ball up field in the game against Mountain Ridge high school.

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

Starting off the new season of soccer can be difficult especially with some injuries in play. However, even after losing in the state championship twice the girls soccer team looks to crush this season and play harder than ever. With their toughest opponent being Hamilton, the Pumas will have eight weeks...

Our take high school basketball has no shot clock

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

High school sports have a plethora of different rules in comparison to their professional partners. One of the most controversial rule differences is the fact that high school basketball does not have a shot clock. College basketball has a 30 second shot clock and the National Basketball Association...

Perry v. Mater Dei

Winston Brown passing to teammate Evan Skeoch

Nick Manzo, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

Taking on one of the top basketball programs in the country is not an easy task for any team. That was the case for Perry as they took on  number 14 ranked Mater Dei on Saturday, Dec. 7, losing 77-42. The game was part of Hoophall West: a tournament that included some of the best teams in the countr...

Grace Oken returns to court after sever ankle injury

Grace Oken concentrates on her play.

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

American Journalist, B.C Forbes said, “History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.” This was true for junior point guard, Grace Oken who suffered a ...

Cheer going to state, let’s take home the win!

Cheer going to state, let's take home the win!

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

The Pumas are home to many triumphant sports teams, including one that numerous people tend to overlook and discredit as being a sport altogether. The cheer and pom team are once again heading to state with the pom team having qualified at the highest they ever have. Head cheer coach Desiree Houg explains tha...

Perry Wrestling: Back Up and Running

Photo by: Shaynee Young 
Coach Alex Pavlenko speaking to Cooper Call, a Senior, during blood-time

Roman Valenzuela, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

Perry Wrestling kicked back into gear Tuesday, November 26 at Mountain View High School, with matches against Mountain Ridge, Brophy, and Mesa Mountain View. With Returning wrestlers Jon Kimling, Tyler Rovnak, Ikaika Maldonado, Daniel Mendoza, and Alex Edjourian all hitting the mats after a year of traini...

Injuries will not stop girl’s soccer

Injuries will not stop girl's soccer

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

After two years of finishing as the 6A runners’ up, the Pumas are looking to get back to championship form in 2019-20.  Last year’s team went 22-1-3 with key players out for major parts of the season. With the loss of six seniors, the team hopes to start the season with a reloaded roster.  ...

Divers headline ’19 state finals

Junior Brooklyn Larson dives at the division-1 state championship on Nov. 8, placing fourth.

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2019

On Nov. 7 and Nov. 8, swim and dive went to state at the Kino Aquatic Center with months of preparation on their belts. The first day was preliminaries and the second day was finals, where it was the last shot to showcase to the judges the skills that were polished throughout training. Three girls in div...

Boys soccer building off of last season

Boys soccer building off of last season

Dayton Jones, sports editor

November 15, 2019

Puma soccer this upcoming season plan to “win more games” head coach, Jason Berg states. Last year the team just did not get the results they had been hoping for going into the season. Coming back from a season with a record of 7 wins, 4 losses, and 1 tie the pumas are looking at their seniors to...

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