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Men’s soccer team is staying strong

Soccer season 2019-2020

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 COVID-19 have prevented the soccer locker class but players are still preparing. Senior midfie...

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 for eight years and still many do not know what her job entails. Taking on the athletic department...

10th year most successful year for all Puma athletics

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

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, we made it the farther into the playoffs with more teams than we ever have. So as far as how deep ...

Students sports’ reporting needs equality

Mug shot of staff reporter Karson Hentges.

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 the world as a result of excessive and often unfair spotlight, this discrepancy that the media and ...

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 by her experience as an athletic training student aide during her junior and senior year of hi...

Perry’s Best

The 2014-15 Perry's Best student athletes.

Mia Irvin, Devlin Clark, Ellie Wendt, Ryan Zolin, and Rebecca Hoffmann

May 20, 2015

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 were not only great at their sport, but also on campus and in the classroom. Jenna Reynolds: Badmint...

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 guard, an activity that often goes unnoticed, and when it is, students still fail to recognize it...

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 the pressure to win in the East Valley, as well as the new Science Technology Engineering and Ma...

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