The Precedent

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.   ...

Technology brings baseball to the next level

Abby Knoblock, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

Recently technology has been introduced into the world of sports to help better players and teams all together whether it is high school sports or pro sports. By using technology in sports, it can show you what you are doing correctly or doing wrong. Athletes can go back and look at the data to try to ...

Breaking set backs

Breaking set backs

Abby Knoblock, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

Junior Michael Camarra was having a great fall for the Perry baseball team. The junior outfielder was hitting .429  in an early November tournament in Las Vegas, things were looking up for him and the Pumas. Camarra got on first base by a ... He was taking his normal lead off from first when the Arb...

Multi purpose field unplayable, leaving athletes without a field

Multi purpose field unplayable, leaving athletes without a field

Mea Griffin, News Editor

November 19, 2018

All soccer, freshman football, and junior varsity baseball players are without a field. The multi-purpose field, located across from the seminary building, is unplayable. Dead grass filled with patches and unstable soft spots, prevents athletes from playing to their full capability, and puts them more ...

Pumas season ends in second round; five players earn honors

Pumas season ends in second round; five players earn honors

Asher Laufenburger, Sports Editor

May 22, 2018

The varsity baseball team fought hard all year, wrapping their season with a 16-13 record and a second-round exit of the 6A playoffs. Third-year head coach Damien Tippett said the 2018 team was “one of the most fun teams” he had ever coached. He noted that the Pumas were “tough and resilient.” Perry...

Christopherson dominates on the mounds, greens

Christopherson dominates on the mounds, greens

Asher Laufenburger, Sports Editor

April 24, 2018

Caden Christopherson may be one of Perry’s most underrated athletes. In the fall, he is the Pumas’ top-ranked golfer, was named CUSD’s Golfer of the Year, and finished fifth at the state championships. In the spring, the junior is one of the school’s most dominating forces on the diamond,...

Family ties: Brothers first, then teammates

Family ties: Brothers first, then teammates

Asher Laufenburger, Sports Editor

March 8, 2018

The family ties in sports are all over professional teams, the father passing traditions on to their sons. At Perry, it’s brother to brother. There are four sets of brothers playing in the program this year- the most the Pumas have ever had. The Alexanders, Crenshaws, Gonzales’ and Valdez fa...

After bumpy start, baseball finishes inside top 6

After bumpy start, baseball finishes inside top 6

Zach Klein, Sports Editor

May 24, 2017

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

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

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 ...

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