The Precedent

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

Golf plows through their state matches

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...

Boys golf battles fluke injury

Devlin Clark, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2014

The boys have had a great season so far with several top finishes from Brad Pottle, Brady Hatten, and Mike Finnegan. Brady Hatten sustained an injury to his right shoulder during a match against Mountain Pointe and Basha. Hatten explained that his “[injury] had no effect on the outcome of the match b...

Unfinished business for the boys golf team

Devlin Clark, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2014

With Mike McGilton not finishing due to a wrist injury (sustained earlier in the season) and Alex Shin who finished 67th overall helping the team place 20th in the Division One State Tournament. Boys golf is looking to have another successful season under new leadership. This upcoming year poses many...

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