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Golfing through pandemic

Golf ball accompanied with two white tees.

Gavin Brennan, Opinion's Editor

September 21, 2020

In the beginning of this pandemic, there was one hobby that people picked up fast: golf. While some golf courses never closed, people continued to play the sport.  The boys and girls golf team have been practicing for a few weeks now and they hit the ground running. This season has started off as it...

Inexperience affecting Puma golfers play

Carter Richey, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2019

After what Coach Nold believes was a disappointing start for his men's golf teams season, he firmly trusts that his team just hasn't played their best golf yet. He sees that "We need more consistency from top to bottom," and understands there will be a few bumps in the road because of the lack of high...

Lost star players, hope to have found new ones

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

August 29, 2019

Last year the boys' golf team finished at their highest ranking in the history of the school; 4th in the state. However, as the new season pushes forward, the loss of three graduates is becoming apparent. Caden Christophersen, Connor Brown, and Ryan Macpherson; three of last years top golfers. "I thin...

Golf proves their worth with strong showing at state playoffs

Asher Laufenburger, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2016

After the lightning and thunder storms on the second day of the girls golf state championship, Perry finished out in 12 place out of 16 total teams. In the end, Perry scored 118 as a team. Due to the PSAT some of the girls were not able to play both days. Junior Megan Tenorio explained that “whoever...

Boys golf goes to state

Asher Laufenburger, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2016

The boy’s golf team have placed better this past week than they have throughout the whole season. The most notable of players including senior, Mike Finnegan, and sophomores, Ryan Macpherson and Caden Christopherson. In the past Finnegan has said that they “have the ability to do it [they] just...

Both golf teams working for state

Asher Laufenburger, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2016

Boy’s golf is filled with upper and lowerclassmen with extreme talent. Sophomore Caden Christopherson has been playing golf since he was four years old. Senior, Mike Finnegan has been on the varsity team for the past four years. Both players have remarkable talent and passion for the sport. Alt...

Golf team faces new challenges

Asher Laufenburger, Staff

August 30, 2016

The golf team this year is filled with new players ready for a challenge and old players who are ready to come back stronger than they were last year. Head Coach Brian Bernier says that with being the fifteenth seed out of fifteenth last year, their main goal is “trying to get in that top ten.” ...

PHS athletes defy stereotypes in academics

Aja Diffin, Staff Reporter

February 29, 2016

Snap judgements and stereotypes can oftentimes be common in a high school setting, especially with student athletes. Athletes, through their drive for competition, must balance their practices, training, and games with their homework, study sessions, and tests. Recently, the results from Arizona Interscho...

Golf plows through their state matches

Senior Brad Pottle getting ready to start the match on Tuesday, Sepember 22nd.

Sam Nabaty, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2015

Boys Boys golf has had a successful season so far, hoping to continue into the battle for state. Brad Pottle expands on how hard they’ve been working to get to state, “We all practice for the team and we all try to play in our own tournaments.” Almost all of the boys play on their own time, b...

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