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Basketball season ends on a low point

Basketball season ends on a low point

Nick Manzo, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

The Pumas playoff run began on Feb. 14, when they defeated Queen Creek 69-54 to earn a spot in the round of 16. Head coach Sam Duane established a clear game plan coming into the game: “Our game plan was we had to defend really well, take away their three-point looks, and then we wanted to establi...

Keeping Focus: On and off the court

Keeping Focus: On and off the court

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2020

  When the basketball season first began, they had a few goals to start the season. At the beginning of the season, they were determined to end their season stronger after their unexpected loss to Valley Vista in the playoffs last year. As their long season has started to wind down, how does th...

On court leadership: Helping Pumas succeed

On court leadership: Helping Pumas succeed

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

The  basketball team has had a very successful start to the season and faced many challenging teams this season, which have included a few teams from out of state. Over Christmas break, the team had a tournament in Vegas where they played a couple of challenging teams and won. The Pumas have overcom...

Boys Basketball: Team relying on returning players

Boys Basketball: Team relying on returning players

Nick Manzo, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Basketball is hoping to recover after their 79-69 loss in the Final Four to Pinnacle. The team also finished 4th in Arizona Division 6A rankings with an overall record of 19-10. Their success last season wouldn’t have been possible without head coach, Sam Duane, who has an overall record of (387-1...

Girls’ Basketball coming back strong

Girls’ Basketball coming back strong

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

  The Pumas are getting ready for their season with their dedication to practicing basketball and building trust with members of the team. They have some unfinished business from last year with an overall 18-9, and a loss to Valley Vista in the playoffs.  “They got an edge on us and we kind of fel...

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.   ...

Principal Dan Serrano Press Conference Jan. 18, 2019

Principal Dan Serrano Press Conference Jan. 18, 2019

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

January 18, 2019

Principal Dan Serrano discusses a yo-yo Perry Idol winner, the ongoing troubles with student and parent parking, the student section for all sports (other than football) seems barren, Valentine's Day and other topics. ...

Girl’s basketball finishes successful season

Lauryn Zachary, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2017

With a record of 14-14, the Perry Girls Basketball team lost in the second round of playoffs to Tucson High 50-21. Even with this tough loss, the girls had one of their best seasons yet. They started off this season with really high expectations This year is the first year that the girls basketb...

Senior Boys start support group called Perry Pretty Decents

Senior Boys start support group called Perry Pretty Decents

Kylie Vacala, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2016

Once again this year’s senior class has pushed the boundaries; beginning with the revival of a banned group the Perry Pretties, to now the formation of yet another support-based group going by the name Perry Pretty Decents. The Decents are a combination of a student section with a group of senio...

Basketball uses age, talent to make strides

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2016

Roughly a month into the season, the basketball team has made strides towards success, but perhaps has not yet tapped the potential the players and coaches know is there. With a team as diverse in age as this one, the Pumas have to opportunity to use their combined skills — and championship-win...

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