The Precedent

Pumas’ bats hot to begin 2019 campaign

Pumas’ bats hot to begin 2019 campaign

Abby Knoblock, Staff reporter

March 4, 2019

For a team who is replacing ten seniors from the class of 2018, this year’s baseball team has showed that they have not skipped a beat. The Pumas, who went 16-13 a year ago and made an early playoff exit at the hands of soon-to-be 6A runners up Mountain Ridge, want another shot of having an excellent...

Divorce households around the holidays

River Bradshaw, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018

Divorce is something that sends shockwaves through a family, and during the holidays the standard nightmare of being around in-laws and annoying cousins becomes ten times worse. This isn’t just a small issue considering that forty to fifty percent of marriages will end in a divorce, leaving half of...

Pumas season ends in second round; five players earn honors

Pumas season ends in second round; five players earn honors

Asher Laufenburger, Sports Editor

May 22, 2018

The varsity baseball team fought hard all year, wrapping their season with a 16-13 record and a second-round exit of the 6A playoffs. Third-year head coach Damien Tippett said the 2018 team was “one of the most fun teams” he had ever coached. He noted that the Pumas were “tough and resilient.” Perry...

Christopherson dominates on the mounds, greens

Christopherson dominates on the mounds, greens

Asher Laufenburger, Sports Editor

April 24, 2018

Caden Christopherson may be one of Perry’s most underrated athletes. In the fall, he is the Pumas’ top-ranked golfer, was named CUSD’s Golfer of the Year, and finished fifth at the state championships. In the spring, the junior is one of the school’s most dominating forces on the diamond,...

Family ties: Brothers first, then teammates

Family ties: Brothers first, then teammates

Asher Laufenburger, Sports Editor

March 8, 2018

The family ties in sports are all over professional teams, the father passing traditions on to their sons. At Perry, it’s brother to brother. There are four sets of brothers playing in the program this year- the most the Pumas have ever had. The Alexanders, Crenshaws, Gonzales’ and Valdez fa...

Baseball exceeds playoff expectations

Baseball exceeds playoff expectations

Zach Klein, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2016

It was a season of high expectations being exceeded in new Head Coach Damien Tippett’s first year at the helm for the varsity baseball team. Finishing with a record of 24-10, the team advanced all the way to the fifth round of the postseason tournament, eventually losing in an elimination game at Temp...

Baseball camp for a better cause

Baseball camp for a better cause

Ernesto Chacon, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2015

Training camps for sports can be a very profitable business that often treads a fine line between taking advantage of young athletes, and guiding them in the right direction. The baseball program, who wanted to host a camp for catchers, decided to take the money from the camp and put it back in the CUSD c...

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