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After bumpy start, baseball finishes inside top 6

After bumpy start, baseball finishes inside top 6

Zach Klein, Sports Editor

May 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It is never easy to be at peace with a playoff loss, especially late in the postseason - especially when your team will lose 12 of the 25 rostered players to graduation. The class of 2017 has one of the largest senior classes in both school enrollment and baseball players, and this year’s startin...

Baseball shrugs off rough start to finish strong

Zach Klein, Sports Editor IC

April 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

After a rough start, the baseball team has righted their ship and is back on track to contend at the state tournament. With a section record of 4-3 as of press time, and an overall of 13-11, there are probably a few more in the loss column than anyone would want. “Record-wise, it doesn’t...

StuGo prepares for New York-themed Prom

Ian Graham, Reporter

April 26, 2017


Filed under News

After seeing action almost every day over the last two months, spring training has departed and returned Salt River Fields to its typical state of dormancy until next spring. However, on April 29 the stadium’s baseball atmosphere will be transformed into New York City, the bustling town that stands ...

Chase field offers new crazy eats

Nikki Soto, Staff reporter

April 21, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

While the Arizona Diamondbacks continue to captivate the eyes of the fans, the chefs at Chase Field captivate their taste buds. New and outrageous foods have been introduced to the stadium, and they are certainly not for the faint of heart. A new addition to the menu is the Funnel Cake Chicken Sandwich,...

Softball beats Hamilton in walk-off home run; JV/FROSH baseball also walk-off wins

Softball beats Hamilton in walk-off home run; JV/FROSH baseball also walk-off wins

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

There was a lot of celebrating on the campus of Perry High School Thursday afternoon. For the first time in school history, not one, not two, but three games ended via walk-off hits and Puma victories. The softball team won a true showdown against the 2016 state champion Hamilton Huskies with a walk-o...

Baseball primed to power through tough schedule

Baseball primed to power through tough schedule

Zach Klein, Sports Editor

March 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

A coach’s first year always proves to be the most difficult, and after a successful first season, the sky is the limit for Damien Tippett’s varsity baseball team. After a 24-10 record in his debut year, there is no reason the squad can’t build on that again in 2017. Returning seniors, including...

Fashion in sports: The Precedent’s ranking

Fashion in sports: The Precedent’s ranking

Ashley Scholz, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Sports

At Perry, our campus is home to a series of well-known athletic programs. It is mandatory that our athletes stand out, not only due to their talent and passion, but also through their sportswear. The following list is a ranking of my top 7 favorite and most unique sports uniforms on campus: B...

Cubs success story finds fans in Gilbert

Zach Klein, Sports Editor

October 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

After 108 years, heartbroken Chicago Cubs fans may have a shot at happiness as they are playing in the World Series for the first time since 1945. Many students and staff members here are ecstatic as well. Illinois native and senior Zach Durbin thinks “it’s really nice to see [The Cubs] having an...

Emma’s Dilemma: This year in sports: farewell class of 2016

Emma’s Dilemma: This year in sports: farewell class of 2016

Emma Fernandez, Editor in Chief

May 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

Dear Class of 2016, You witnessed a great year for athletics in your last year of high school. Girls golf qualified for state for the first time in school history. Boys golf placed fifth at state. Girls cross country placed 16th and boys placed seventh at their state meet. Wrestling, swim and di...

Baseball exceeds playoff expectations

Baseball exceeds playoff expectations

Zach Klein, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

It was a season of high expectations being exceeded in new Head Coach Damien Tippett’s first year at the helm for the varsity baseball team. Finishing with a record of 24-10, the team advanced all the way to the fifth round of the postseason tournament, eventually losing in an elimination game at Temp...

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