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Security changes for football game of the season

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2017

Another game is racing forward as many people prepare to travel two hours down to the University of Arizona to watch the game of a lifetime. Some aspects will be different at this game compared to previous games. Perry is sending several buses down to the game for the students. Principal Dan Serrano...

AIA Update: Year-round practice may harm multi-sport athletes

AIA Update: Year-round practice may harm multi-sport athletes

Lauren Fountain and Sawyer Del Fosse

March 11, 2017

In perhaps the most surprising conclusion to a divisive conversation, the AIA council voted 39-5 to approve unrestricted year-round practices for all sports, except for a no-pads or helmets regulation for football. Although met with resentment by the majority, the door has been opened for year-long...

State’s new rule opens revolving door of transfers

State’s new rule opens revolving door of transfers

September 29, 2016

Transferring schools as a student-athlete has always been risky business. Those who transfer must weigh competing on a new team against the prospect of being banished to the sideline for a full season. For decades, the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s bylaws stated that students who transferred schools ...

Unified Sports prepares for a win against Higley

Unified Sports prepares for a win against Higley

Sarah Cheang, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2016

With game number two of the flag football season underway, the Perry Unified Sports team prepared to take on Higley despite the significant loss of teammates through graduation. “This year, I only have seven players,” head coach Rose Escalante continued, “I had [about] 15 athletes last year, [a...

New PHS sport set in sand

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2016

As the population of Perry has grown, so has the number of extracurricular activities and athletic teams. One such example of this growth is the newest addition to the athletic program, a sand volleyball team. According to principal Dan Serrano, “Sand volleyball is an option for schools. It’s on ...

StuGo takes us behind the scenes of homecoming week

McKell Park, Staff Reporter

September 6, 2016

Homecoming week always promises an overflow of exciting activities for students such as the carnival, assembly, football game, and dance. But none of these would be possible without the brains behind it all- the student government. Every year the student government is responsible for making homecoming wee...

Emma’s Dilemma: AIA problem-solving skills prove to be stellar once again

Emma’s Dilemma: AIA problem-solving skills prove to be stellar once again

Emma Fernandez, Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2016

The Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) is back at it again. They are changing previously simple rules to make them more confusing for the average citizen. The transfer rule was easy to understand. You move schools and houses? Good for you; play your sport? You transfer schools? That’s not...

AIA rule change attempts to streamline transfers

AIA rule change attempts to streamline transfers

Michelle Bolden, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016

The Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) voted on the updated transfer rule Mar. 4 and it will go into effect July 1, 2016. With the new clauses, in-state transfers may find it more difficult to move to another school and continue playing their sport. Previously, a student-athlete who moved from...

Emma’s Dilemma: Perry student athletes ‘put the student first’

Emma Fernandez, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2016

Perry student athletes ‘put the student first’ We have all heard it, “you’re called a student athlete: the student part comes first.” Athletes are told from the beginning to put their academics before their sport. But balancing academics with a varsity sport is easier said than done. ...

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