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Top sports moments of the decade

Sabrina Digne and dylan taylor

December 16, 2019

The end of a decade  As the end of the 2010’s is nearing, it's important to remember some of the best athletes this school has had as well as some moments that will always be remembered.    Markus Howard:  a Puma legend Markus Howard is one of the most legendary athletes to h...

Pumas top Hamilton at state; complete 3 peat campaign

Junior Ashley Rodarte returns a birdie at the Division-I state semifinals Wednesday night. The No. 1 Pumas beat No. 4 Mountain Ridge, 5-2.

Dylan Taylor, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

  After an undefeated 14-0 season the no.1 ranked Puma badminton team capped it off with a 5-0 sweep of the no.3 ranked Hamilton Huskies at state, the Pumas won all of their regular season matches by a combined score of 113 to 8 and their playoff matches by a score of 15 to 2. This win marks ...

Badminton wins at state semi finals, will face Huskies for title tonight

Junior Ashley Rodarte returns a birdie at the Division-I state semifinals Wednesday night. The No. 1 Pumas beat No. 4 Mountain Ridge, 5-2.

Dylan Taylor, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

The top-ranked Perry badminton team topped No. 4 Mountain Ridge by a score of 5-2 in the Division-I state semifinals Wednesday night. The win sends PHS to its third state championship against the third-ranked Hamilton Huskies. The Pumas beat Hamilton earlier in the year 6-3 at HHS on Sept. 9. Before...

Perry badminton continues dominance

September 25, 2019

    The badminton team picked up right where they left off winning their first four matches by a combined score of 75-2. The team dominated Pinnacle, Sandra Day O'Connor, Skyline, Hamilton, Desert Vista, Highland, Corona del Sol, Basha and Mountain Ridge and is currently ranked no.1 in...

Badminton ready for bid at 3-peat

Sophomore Nikhita Jayaraj was part of the state championship badminton team in 2018 and is looking to add another ring in '19

Dylan Taylor, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Over the past two years no badminton team has been as dominant in the state of Arizona like the Perry badminton team. In those two years the team has had a perfect 35-0 record and two back-to back state championships, and now they’re coming for their third.  The team lost two of its best seniors, Julia...

Perry’s best: athletics

Abby Knoblock, Kenna Cassey, Anna Myers, Grant Sands, Devin Jernigan, Tyler McCracken, Holly Olszak, Leilanie Rios, Makayla Gee, Aubree Flores, and Macie Miller

May 21, 2019

Baseball- CJ Valdez Senior pitcher CJ Valdez is busy with keeping a .377 batting average, .68 pitching ERA. Along with keeping up on the field he is one of the team captains for varsity. His attitude keeps the team in check but also makes sure to have a close connection with everyone.   ...

Top Five moments of the year

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

May 20, 2019

With the end of a school year, people all over the country are reflecting on what happened over the past ten months. This is normal, but the 2018-19 school year has been anything but. It has been a year of triumphs and tragedies, leaving most of the nearly four thousand people who call Perry home hu...

STATE CHAMPS: Badminton wins Perry’s first state team title

Badminton wins State Championship

Mallory Melanson, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2017

Three decades ago the U.S hockey team performed an unbelievable miracle, beating the invincible U.S.S.R. team en route to the 1980 Olympic gold medal. Likewise, the PHS badminton team also slayed a giant who had previously had their number. Two of the past of three seasons, rival Xavier Prep has topped...

Pumas aim to perfect game, team chemistry

Mallory Melanson, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017

Having a strong connection with teammates is a vital element for high school sports and the badminton team has just that. The Pumas have been training to take home another state title. They want to become a whole team unit. The girls have completed outside of school activities together to increase...

Perry cashes in with Nike sponsorship deal

Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017

The athletic department has announced that for the 2017-2018 school year, it will be a Nike school. Being a Nike school means that Perry is recognized by Nike, and all of the sports are required to wear Nike uniforms. Principal Dan Serrano said, “to be a Nike school is kind of a big deal, it a...

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