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Determined and Driven Leadership

Jenna Heller serving at state

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2020

This upcoming year, students are looking for talented athletes to step up and lead the way. Jenna Heller is a Junior who plays both Beach and Indoor volleyball.“I enjoy volleyball because it gives me instant friends, I’ve grown up playing the sport, and I am very competitive so this helps with that,”  ...

Girls’ Volleyball Season coming to an end

Girls' Volleyball Season coming to an end

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

The Pumas have made great progress this season as they took on many challenging teams throughout the region. This season, the volleyball team had an overall score of 31-3-1 and is ranked first in the state. With five seniors leading the team this year and younger players proving their abilities, they m...

Pumas continue success in 2019 beach volleyball season

Grant Sands, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019

This years sand volleyball team has high expectations to duplicate the success of last year's team that took home the state title. Last year's team finished the season with a record of 13-1 with the lone loss coming at the hands of Xavier Prep. During last year's state playoff run, the Pumas only...

Sand wins first state title after dominating Millenium

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2018

  Sand volleyball is the second team at Perry to bring home a championship title. Despite not having their own home court, the team never quit and ended the season with a record of 12-1, losing only once Xavier Prep. These lady Pumas were ranked number four in the state and now hold a champio...

Perry’s best kept secret

India Buckner, staff reporter

April 24, 2018

The sand volleyball team is 11-1, ranked fifth in the state’s Power Rankings, and has already won the Premier Region title. But does anyone really know about this outstanding record? The Pumas are the best-ranked spring sports team on campus, but play their home matches 6.2 miles away at nearby ...

Second season of sand, now a more popular sport

Matea Suan

India Buckner, staff reporter

March 6, 2018

Sand Volleyball is a recent addition to the Perry sports program. It is a physically and mentally challenging sport with only two players in the sand at a time. Although it was a different challenge for the team, consisting of many of the girls from the indoor team, they went far. They fought their way...

Volleyball: Perry concludes record-breaking year

Senior Kennedy Kaminsky spikes a ball in the state semifinal match.

Staff Reports and India Buckner

November 13, 2017

With head coach Fred Mann at the helm of the volleyball program since 2013, the Pumas have continued to enjoy success on the court. The 2017 season was Mann’s most successful yet. The largest senior class in the Mann-era, seven seniors helped the Pumas set team records for wins (36), kills (1484),...

Four years strong, girls strike for state

Number 12 Kennedy Kaminski on Septmber 14, 2017. Photo by: Skye Reynolds

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017

The athletes at Perry all have an intenseness about them, especially the passionate girl volleyball players. They are an intimidating group ranking number four in the state and number fifty-ninth in the country. Why is it these girls make their opponents feel so overwhelmed? Is it the genius coaching ...

Inaugural sand volleyball season ends earlier than expected

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017

This year, Perry approved sand volleyball as a sanctioned Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) sport instead of a club. This means that the sand volleyball team competed with other high schools as well as received a state ranking instead of just playing for fun. Despite the lack of sand courts on campus c...

New beach volleyball team ready for their season

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2017

The spring season is beginning and there are high hopes for our teams, especially the volleyball teams. The men’s team was state runners up last year and the women’s indoor team is ranked sixth in the state.    This year, however, we have another volleyball team to cheer on, sand volleyball. ...

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