The Precedent

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,...

Representing the USA in the Paralympic games

Sydney Wolfe, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2016

The Paralympic games are firing up this year in Rio, as seventeen Arizona para-athletes take their spot and make their mark. From September 7th to 18th, para athletes will be competing in one hundred seventy-seven medal events throughout the city. However, many do not know that Arizona will be heavil...

Teams loaded with ‘strong swimmers and divers’

Teams loaded with ‘strong swimmers and divers’

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2016

Last year, the Perry Swim and Dive team enjoyed a rewarding season, with the boys’ record running high at 122-61 along with the girls’ record of 106-77. “It was amazing, it was really a team effort. We have a lot of good swimmers,” says junior Tai Combs, member of the Swim team. Combs participates...

Emma’s Dilemma: This year in sports: farewell class of 2016

Emma’s Dilemma: This year in sports: farewell class of 2016

Emma Fernandez, Editor in Chief

May 19, 2016

Dear Class of 2016, You witnessed a great year for athletics in your last year of high school. Girls golf qualified for state for the first time in school history. Boys golf placed fifth at state. Girls cross country placed 16th and boys placed seventh at their state meet. Wrestling, swim and di...

Swim and Dive personal accomplisments and team goals achieved

Swim and Dive personal accomplisments and team goals achieved

Nikki Soto, Staff reporter

November 30, 2015

The swim and dive season ended strongly, girls winning 106-77, and the boys winning 122-61 at their last meet against Basha. The team was able to maintain a winning record, and swimmers from both the boys and girls side qualified for state. Principal Dan Serrano attended many meets and was very pleased ...

Perry sports 4: Fall Sports recap 2015

Joran Polacio, PS4

November 19, 2015

Perry’s Television Productions class’ fourth installment of the PS4 Sports show where the voice of PHS Joran Polacio and Kyle Davidson cover Puma athletics from top to bottom.

Perry’s Best

Perry’s Best

Mia Irvin, Devlin Clark, Ellie Wendt, Ryan Zolin, and Rebecca Hoffmann

May 20, 2015

Our sports writers have collaborated to select the best players from each sport on campus. While no team sport is won or lost based on any individual, “Perry’s Best” highlights student-athletes who were not only great at their sport, but also on campus and in the classroom. Jenna Reynolds: Badmint...

Swimmer Richardson places second in state

Swimmer Richardson places second in state

Mia Irvin, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2014

On Friday Nov. 7, the Perry Swim and Dive began their annual state meet. On Nov. 8, it was wrapped up, ending the Perry swim and dive season. The results? Nothing short of triumph. Their coach, Stephanie Carrasco, is very pleased with their performance. “We scored in state, had people placing in...

Experienced returners means high expectations for swim

Mia Irvin, Staff Writer

August 28, 2014

With a new season, new faces are beginning to surface in the Perry pool along with the familiar faces. Coach Stephanie Carrasco has high expectations for the upcoming  swim season, from both the returning swimmers, and the incoming swimmers.  “This year we are expecting more, to make it to state.” Veteran...

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