The Precedent

Perry’s best kept secret

India Buckner, staff reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Sports

The sand volleyball team is 11-1, ranked fifth in the state’s Power Rankings, and has already won the Premier Region title. But does anyone really know about this outstanding record? The Pumas are the best-ranked spring sports team on campus, but play their home matches 6.2 miles away at nearby ...

Volleyball has rough start, plans to finish strong

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

After a rough start to their 2018 season, the Puma Men’s volleyball team is now in full swing and ready to grab a state title. The team has been working their way to the top and playing every game as if it will determine their state win or not. In their past tournament, the Brophy Invitational, the Pumas wen...

Spring sports, nationals over, pom catches a break

Spring sports, nationals over, pom catches a break

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Perry Pom took the floor on Mar. 31 at the USA dance nationals, in Anaheim, Calif. The team took runner up in the large pom category among eight teams that competed from throughout the country. This year’s competition was a milestone for the program as it was the highest placing the team has ever taken...

Christopherson dominates on the mounds, greens

Christopherson dominates on the mounds, greens

Asher Laufenburger, Sports Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Caden Christopherson may be one of Perry’s most underrated athletes. In the fall, he is the Pumas’ top-ranked golfer, was named CUSD’s Golfer of the Year, and finished fifth at the state championships. In the spring, the junior is one of the school’s most dominating forces on the diamond,...

Family ties: Brothers first, then teammates

Family ties: Brothers first, then teammates

Asher Laufenburger, Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The family ties in sports are all over professional teams, the father passing traditions on to their sons. At Perry, it’s brother to brother. There are four sets of brothers playing in the program this year- the most the Pumas have ever had. The Alexanders, Crenshaws, Gonzales’ and Valdez fa...

Second season of sand, now a more popular sport

Second season of sand, now a more popular sport

India Buckner, staff reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

Sand Volleyball is a recent addition to the Perry sports program. It is a physically and mentally challenging sport with only two players in the sand at a time. Although it was a different challenge for the team, consisting of many of the girls from the indoor team, they went far. They fought their way...

Cheer returns from nationals, placed 7th out of 44 teams

Cheer returns from nationals, placed 7th out of 44 teams

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Imagine stepping in front of stands filled with spectators and other competitors from every part of the nation. Hundreds of eyes are fixed but only a select few matter. In front of these eyes are score sheets ready to document any mistakes or deductions. Years of work and practice finally lead to on...

Breinholt brothers bring family to the court

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

Working with a sibling on anything can prove to be quite the challenge, but having to compete alongside them can be even more difficult. For the Breinholts this is a new experience, senior Bryson and his younger brother Adam are first set of brother teammates on the varsity mens’ volleyball team. Ju...

Softball returns from Red Mountain with multiple wins

Softball returns from Red Mountain with multiple wins

Mallory Melanson, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The softball team is off to a great start for the season. Their first games were at the Red Mountain tournament where they won all six games they faced against: Deer Valley, Gilbert, Corona del Sol, Desert Ridge, Tucson, and Chaparral. Coach Rob Hehe said, “on Wednesday we hit seven home runs and...

Tennis Serves into a Great Season

Morgan Cleary, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

The boys and girls varsity tennis team has had some great success in their recent tournaments`. The team has only suffered one loss to the state ranked team, Chaparral only losing by 2 games. Yet they came back to get first place in their first tournament. Sophomore Elyse Policastro, describes the...

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