The Precedent

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How athletes are keeping their skills up in quarantine

Katie Doyle and Crystal Cooc working out to keep their skills ready for the next track season

Dayton Jones, Sports editor

April 26, 2020

Due to the quarantine, as it has been known, all high school sports have been canceled for the year, but that does not mean high school athletes get time off. They are still training and working for their next high school season, or even for some, their freshman year of college sports. “ I have...

Football makes it to playoff season

Tiffany Martinez, staff reporter

November 8, 2019

With fall sports coming to an end, Perry football is close to wrapping up their 2019-2020 season. The team is ending their regular season with a record of  6-4 and is now moving on to the 6A Conference Playoffs. The loss of many prominent seniors last year led to the Pumas suffering more losses tha...

Pumas look to get their mojo back against Boulder Creek

Tiffany Martinez, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2019

On Sept 27th, the Perry Pumas will take on the Boulder Creek Jaguars at Perry High school. This game is a must win for the pumas, after the loss to both Pinnacle and Cesar Chavez, the Puma’s record has dropped to 3-1, leaving them in last place in their division. The Pumas have suffered a suspensio...

Perry football stepping up this season

Tiffany Martinez, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2019

After losing strong players from last year’s graduating class, coach Preston Jones and the varsity football must fill in the gaps of former players. The 6A team pushes their athletes to prepare for this upcoming season with the hope to improve their game after the heartbreaking defeat against Chandler High Sc...

Puma football stepping up

Tiffany Martinez, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

After losing strong players from last year’s graduating class, coach Preston Jones and the varsity football must fill in the gaps of former players. The 6A team pushes their athletes to prepare for this upcoming season with the hope to improve their game after the heartbreaking defeat against Chandler High Sc...

Down, but not out: after season ending injury, D’Shayne James is going strong at rehab

Senior D'Shayne James (2) shakes his opponents hands before the 6A state championship game. Although he was not able to play, James was named a captain for his final high school football game.

Kenna Cassey, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018

Football camp had just wrapped up and the Pumas – fresh off of their 2017 state title run – were back at it preparing for a zero-week matchup against Pinnacle. Wide-receiver D’Shayne James was about to enter his senior season as one of the most electric threats in the country. The Iowa State com...

State final 2018-2019 results

Nadine Loureiro and Anna Myers

December 3, 2018

Fans waited anxiously at the gates of the ASU sun devils stadium on December 1st to witness the rematch championship game between rival football teams, the Chandler wolves and the Perry pumas. The stadium grew crowded in mere minutes, filled with anxious students, parents, and faculty members, gathered...

6A State Championship keys to the game

Grant Sands, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018

Pumas: The Pumas will try to avenge last years 49-42 defeat in the state championship game as they take on the Chandler Wolves Saturday at Arizona State University. In order to raise a banner in the gym, the Pumas will have to stop the ground game of the Wolves. Decarlos Brooks, the Wolves se...

Chubba Purdy creating his own legacy

Junior quarterback Chubba Purdy scrambles for a touchdown on Sept 14, the pumas won that game 70-40 and will take on Chandler for the state championship game Dec. 1.

Nadine Loureiro, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018

Having a sibling can prove to be difficult, but having a sibling who used to dominate in the same playing field is even harder. The last name “Purdy” is a well-known name across campus due to the impact the name has on the football field. The boys who display the names on their backs are Juni...

Cooper Harris: vital asset to football team

Anna Myers, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018

There’s a lot to take in at football games. Hazy air and the lingering glow from pregame fireworks set the mood. The smell of popcorn and sweaty players infiltrates the riot of the student section and the marching band’s instruments carry the school’s fight song across the entire field.   ...

The student voice of Perry High School
Chubba Purdy