The Precedent

Cooper Harris: vital asset to football team

Anna Myers, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

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.   ...

Pumas “gave it all they had” in state championship game

Pumas “gave it all they had” in state championship game

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After advancing father than ever before, the Pumas went off to Tucson on Dec. 2 to take on the Chandler Wolves and came up just short of a state title victory. The Pumas played in what was one of the best games of their season, and ended the game just shy of a touchdown, 42-49. Many of the starting...

Pumas ready to take on hardest challenge of season: state finals

Pumas ready to take on hardest challenge of season: state finals

Macie Miller and Makayla Gee

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

For the first time in the school’s history, the football team is going to participate in the state finals. The Pumas are confident heading into their state game this Saturday against the defending champions, Chandler Wolves. The team has been working, and undoubtedly improving in the past months si...

One is the loneliest number

One is the loneliest number

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

As the familiar song lyrics by Three Dog Night go, “one is the loneliest number,” this certainly reigns true for the loneliest player on the football team, senior punter Gavin Sherwood. Although Sherwood also doubles as a kicker, he still has only been given one or two opportunities to punt in th...

Pumas confident after beating No.1 Mountain Pointe in semifinals

Pumas confident after beating No.1 Mountain Pointe in semifinals

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Coming out of undoubtedly the best season in Perry football history with a 12-1 record for 2017, the Pumas are feeling good heading into the state finals. They played No. 1, Mountain Pointe, Friday, Nov. 17 for the 6A semi-finals and after a long game, the Pumas reigned victorious over the Pride, 56-3...

Pumas tame Huskies; ready for No. 1 Mountain Pointe

Pumas tame Huskies; ready for No. 1 Mountain Pointe

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Nov. 10, the Pumas participated in the quarterfinals for 6A division. They hosted and defeated the Hamilton Huskies for the second time this season. After playing them the first time, and winning by a mere 2 points, the Pumas came out strong and took the game by a landslide beating the Huskies, 72-14. ...

Undefeated

Undefeated

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

SECOND YEAR UNDEFEATED; THIS TIME DIFFERENT The Pumas are now 6-0, after their win Friday night over Highland. They have come out strong this year, showing that they are ready to compete for the state title. The team is heading off into a bye-week before playing the top-ranked Chandler Wolves on Fr...

PHS takes a zero tolerance policy on hazing on sports teams

Hayley Crosby, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Hearing of hazing situations in other CUSD schools leaves people asking: what does my school do to prevent this situation from happening here? If it happened at one school, what’s stopping it from happening at our school? Some students are unaware of the precautions that administration takes to pr...

Perry alumni becomes an amatuer figher

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

PerThere have been many star athletes to break through the glass ceiling of Perry High’s athletic department: Markus Howard, Cade Burks, Lane Veach, and many more. Most of them continued in their sports, but Perry alumni Max Arredondo chose a different path: amateur Muay Thai fighting. Before grad...

Pumas fight to play another day

Pumas fight to play another day

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Perry’s 2016-2017 football season has been glorious; 9 wins and only one loss. Within these ten games laid many mini-victories: holding an undefeated record for the first three games without their star quarterback, exceeding team records in single-game passing yards, quarterback ratings, single-se...

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