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Cheer back on the sidelines at football games

Varsity cheer wearing masks at practice on their first week back after tryouts.

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 to perform their normal sideline cheers.  Coach Desiree Houg confirms “Cheer will be at the football gam...

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. He will continue his amazing exploits at Princeton University.   Swim and Dive: Kalli Fa...

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 a strenuous task that numerous do not succeed in. However, for Ella Gunkel, this is more than just...

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 scheduled for Spring have been canceled, and with this pom is included. In an effort to social distance, all pom pra...

Coach Houg: Strong and Motivated

Coach Houg: Strong and Motivated

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2020

It is no secret that with this atrocious medical pandemic sweeping the nation, people are struggling with being out-of-work and quarantined at home. Teaching is perhaps one of the most affected fields at this time as instructors go from seeing their students nearly every day to not at all. One of th...

Pumas place 4th after controversial judgement

Pumas place 4th after controversial judgement

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2020

Once a year, high school cheerleading teams from all over the country gather at a single competition in Anaheim. After a great performance at State, the cheer team competed in Anaheim at one of the biggest cheer conventions of the year. This weekend the team brought home an overall raw score of 95.1,...

Cheer going to state, let’s take home the win!

Cheer going to state, let's take home the win!

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

The Pumas are home to many triumphant sports teams, including one that numerous people tend to overlook and discredit as being a sport altogether. The cheer and pom team are once again heading to state with the pom team having qualified at the highest they ever have. Head cheer coach Desiree Houg explains tha...

Pom Program Making the Holidays Come Early

Leilanie Rios, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018

As the sleigh bells are ringing in the distance and frequent thoughts of new year's resolutions are rolling around the corner Perry Pom has a great gift to keep any school spirited friend or loved one organized for the fast approaching  2019 year. Students, parents, or friends can purchase their very...

Cheer returns from nationals, placed 7th out of 44 teams

Varsity cheerleading owned the competition with the all girls show cheer and the five man performance at state before nationals in Anaheim, California.

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018

Imagine stepping in front of stands filled with spectators and other competitors from every part of the nation. Hundreds of eyes are fixed but only a select few matter. In front of these eyes are score sheets ready to document any mistakes or deductions. Years of work and practice finally lead to on...

Sports Notebook: varsity cheer rises to nationals

Sports Notebook: varsity cheer rises to nationals

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018

Chase stadium’s freezing temperature heated up when the girls took the mat on Jan. 20 for the AIA state championships. Having an uneasy start of dropping flyer Haley Weisenhofer in the 5 man performance, the girls reconvened later and gave a near flawless routine. Placing for the all girl show cheer was...

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