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Basketball season ends on a low point

Basketball season ends on a low point

Nick Manzo, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

The Pumas playoff run began on Feb. 14, when they defeated Queen Creek 69-54 to earn a spot in the round of 16. Head coach Sam Duane established a clear game plan coming into the game: “Our game plan was we had to defend really well, take away their three-point looks, and then we wanted to establi...

Perry v. Mater Dei

Perry v. Mater Dei

Nick Manzo, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

Taking on one of the top basketball programs in the country is not an easy task for any team. That was the case for Perry as they took on  number 14 ranked Mater Dei on Saturday, Dec. 7, losing 77-42. The game was part of Hoophall West: a tournament that included some of the best teams in the countr...

Jamerson reveals his love for music on the court

Jamerson reveals his love for music on the court

VIctoria Vredevoogd, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017

As much as point guard CJ Jamerson loves basketball, he also has a passion for music. Jamerson has been rapping for nine years.  His brother just moved to California to work on his music career and Jamerson hopes to follow in his brother’s success. Jamerson not only sings but writes his own music ...

Basketball uses age, talent to make strides

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2016

Roughly a month into the season, the basketball team has made strides towards success, but perhaps has not yet tapped the potential the players and coaches know is there. With a team as diverse in age as this one, the Pumas have to opportunity to use their combined skills — and championship-win...

Introduction of new coach means changes for Puma basketball

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016

Perry’s basketball team has always been a silent contender in its Division I rankings, but with a new head coach from powerhouse Corona del Sol, the Pumas could finally establish themselves among the better 6A teams. Coach Sam Duane Jr. boasted a 127-7 record and 70 consecutive wins during his 12...

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