The Precedent

Junior Aleera Urrutia watching the girl volleyball team play on Aug. 25. Volleyball players decided on the theme (frat) and recruited people to come to their game to help with the energy in the gym.

Social life can be more than football games 

Meghan McGowan, Sports Editor August 26, 2022

When people think of a typical American high school experience, their mind usually goes to a football game. Lots of people in the stands, yelling, the band playing, the food, and obviously the football...

Supportive parent, Rachell Tucker, cheers on the boys varsity basketball at home against Red Mountain.

Home schools given the freedom to choose spectator capacity

Madeleine Nseir, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

With the spring sports season right around the corner, the new COVID-19 guidelines have been altered. Universally, masks are still required for all athletes, spectators, parents, and coaches, but now it...

Season 2019-2020, mens soccer game. Many players of last year are on the team this year.

Men’s soccer team is staying strong

Andrew Martinez, Staff Reporter September 22, 2020

The men’s soccer team is doing their best preparing for the season, still expecting it to take place. Amidst COVID-19 concerns, much has changed but the soccer team is full of hope. Precautions surrounding...

Jennifer Burks, women behind athletics

Dayton Jones, Sports editor May 10, 2020

Athletics at the school are a big deal, but they do not just happen, they are made possible by our athletic director and assistant principal Jennifer Burks. Burks has been at perry as the athletic director...

Senior Jacob Tanaka (7) greets junior Matty Brown (2) after Brown;s home run on April 29.

10th year most successful year for all Puma athletics

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter May 25, 2017

The 2016-2017 school year has been a historic year for PHS athletics. This year was the first year that every team sport qualified for the playoffs. Athletic director Jennifer Burks said, “This year,...

Mug shot of staff reporter Karson Hentges.

Students sports’ reporting needs equality

Karson Hentges, Staff Reporter September 21, 2015

One of the central elements in the ever-controversial world of athletics is the power struggle between justice and equality. From unrecognized, agitated teams to star-studded players who are on top of...

Inspiration from past helps trainer move up on athletic ladder

Inspiration from past helps trainer move up on athletic ladder

Aja Diffin, Staff Reporter August 25, 2015

Facing the adversity of societal standards and stereotypes, head athletic trainer Rebecca Goetz has risen above judgement and passed on her knowledge to her students and trainees. Her career was launched...

The 2014-15 Perrys Best student athletes.

Perry’s Best

Our sports writers have collaborated to select the best players from each sport on campus. While no team sport is won or lost based on any individual, “Perry’s Best” highlights student-athletes who...

Winter guard proves to be an asset to Perry athletics and art

Winter guard proves to be an asset to Perry athletics and art

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter February 6, 2015

Saturday Jan. 31, schools from all over the state flocked to the Perry gyms prepared for another day of intense competition, showcasing skills, and plenty of dancing. What was taking place exactly? Winter...

Students Pressured to Choose Either STEM or Athletics

Clyde McDonald, Writer March 6, 2014

For students everywhere, the two most important things to them in school are most likely their athletics and education. But how do students juggle the demands of academics and athletics, especially with...

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