The Precedent

At Highland High School, Pom performs at a regional competition to help prepare for Nationals in the future. They showcase two routines for their performance.

Pom, cheer perfecting routines before competition

Kiyoung Haavisto, Staff Reporter December 16, 2022

Pom and Cheer recently competed at Highland High School on Dec. 3. It started off Pom’s competition season for this school year while this is Cheer’s second competition. The teams practice their...

Pom celebrates their State Championship win for their Jazz routine. This is the first time in school history pom has won a State title.

Comeback season: pom and cheer win state, make school history

Sabrina Digne, Sports Editor March 19, 2022

Last Saturday, March 12, pom and cheer traveled to Veterans Memorial to compete in their last competition of the season: AIA State. After unexpected results at State last year, both teams went into this...

Senior cheerleader Skylen Kerbs works on hitting stunts without any balance checks during the first hour cheer-locker. Skylen has been a part of Perry cheer for four years, with three of those years on varsity.

Pom, cheer back to practice

Sabrina Digne, Sports Editor August 27, 2021

Last year, pom and cheer were able to continue on practicing as long as they wore masks and followed certain COVID precautions. They were still allowed on the sidelines of football and basketball games...

Pom and cheer competed on the stage pictured above at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Pom competed the 22nd and 23rd, cheer competed the 23rd and 24th.

Pom and cheer take on Nationals in Orlando

Sabrina Digne, Staff Reporter May 6, 2021

On Apr 22, pom and cheer traveled to Orlando, Florida to compete at Universal Cheer/Dance Association (UCA/UDA) Nationals which took place at the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) Wide...

Varsity show cheer takes the mat at state in March. Both pom and cheer will compete at nationals in Florida April 21-25

Pom, cheer practice extra hard for nationals after unexpected state championship

Sabrina Digne, Staff Reporter April 1, 2021

On Mar 6, both pom and cheer competed at the state championship. The cheer teams competing were show cheer and a five man stunt group, and the pom teams were jazz and varsity pom. For both teams, the results...

Varsity cheer huddles together before taking the mat at last weeks competition. The team placed 2nd out of 17 teams and qualified to compete at state in March.

Cheer places 2nd out of 17 teams, heads to state

Sabrina Digne, Staff Reporter January 28, 2021

On Saturday, Jan 23, varsity cheer attended their second competition of the season. Held at Poston Butte High School, it was the first in person competition they attended and how they performed determined...

On their first week back to practice, cheer wears masks as a way to stay safe with COVID-19. The team makes sure to follow as many safety precautions as possible while still being able to practice.

Cheer back on the sidelines at football games

Sabrina Digne, Staff Reporter October 1, 2020

With football season starting back up, the question as to what the sidelines will look like has been running through the cheer teams heads’. Due to COVID, many girls did not think they would be allowed...

Perry’s Best for Sports

Ashlyn Miner and Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter May 18, 2020

Football: Jackson Ford Senior, Jackson Ford has an amazing personality both on and off the field. He was one of the few not suspended from the team and remained a strong player through and through....

Ella Gunkel: Someone with a beaming future

Ella Gunkel: Someone with a beaming future

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter May 13, 2020

Whether it is running the track field or performing with her fellow pommies, Ella Gunkel is there. For many people, bringing sports from their childhood and teenage years to college-level and beyond is...

Pandemic vs. Pom

Pandemic vs. Pom

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter April 27, 2020

By this point, the COVID-19 pandemic had affected everything that is considered normal on a global scale. Schools, businesses, and everyday activities have been shut down. The sports seasons which were...

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