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VOLLEYBALL NOTEBOOK: Pumas on Quest for First State Title in Program History

Grant Sands, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018

This is an ongoing story as the Pumas chase the programs first state championship. The top-seeded Pumas take on the number four seeded Corona del Sol at 7:45 at Highland High School. Top-seeded Pumas cruise to quarterfinal win over Queen Creek The Pumas knocked out the nine seeded Queen Creek Bulldogs ...


After D. James. a junior at Perry High School, scores a touch down, his teammate lifts him in the air to celebrate a touchdown. Photo by Abby Hannon.

Carter Richey, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2017

  Athletic director Jennifer Burks puts a lot of thought into scheduling the homecoming game. “You don't want to play against a team you know you're going to get killed by on homecoming,” she said, but “you do want to try to play a team you're confident in beating.” When it comes...

Police Presence

Christian Haugen, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2017

Perry looks to improve to 5-0 on their homecoming game this Friday with alumni and current student gathering in the crowd to cheer them on as they battle against Corona del Sol. Football games attendance is close to 2000 people every game, with the homecoming game this weekend and one of the biggest g...

Returning swim and dive team increasing competition in new season

Hannah Knight, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2017

Last fall the swim team left the Arizona State Championship with the boy’s placing 9th and the girl’s team, 11th. This year, swim is aiming even higher. The team remains undefeated in the 2017-18 season. On Sept. 21, the Pumas beat the Corona del Sol Aztecs, 221-150. Sophomore Kalli Fama,...

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...

Boys soccer hopes to make improvements for next season

Boys team  celebrates a goal during their senior night.

Kylie Vacala, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2016

The team played their last game on Jan. 27, as the boys soccer season coming to an end, losing to Corona del Sol 1-5. The boys ranking was moved down to 20th, disqualifying them to compete in the play-offs. Although the boys season ended in disappointment, the season showed the coaching ability of new he...

Softball ends with mixed results

The six seniors pose together as a family.

Mike McGilton, Staff Writer

May 20, 2014

The softball team finished the 2014 season with a 16-14 record. The team made it to the playoffs and faced Corona del Sol in the opening round. They lost the game against Corona 10-1. The team had many positives this season. “We had a core group of strong seniors that gelled well with the younger...

Softball suffers loss in first round of playoffs

Mike McGilton, Staff Writer

May 5, 2014

The softball team’s season came to end on Saturday after losing to Corona del Sol 10-1 in the opening round of the playoffs. The Pumas came out hungry and looked to knock of Corona like they did in the previous year’s playoffs. Unfortunately, the girls got off to a slow start and found themselves...

Softball opens playoffs this Saturday

Mike McGilton, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014

The softball team will open up the 2014 playoffs against No. 19 seed Corona del Sol. The girls are the No. 14 seed in the playoffs and look to make a deep push into the tournament. The game will be played at PHS which will allow the home field advantage atmosphere to play a key role in the game. Both...

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