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The Precedent

Perry cashes in with Nike sponsorship deal

Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

The athletic department has announced that for the 2017-2018 school year, it will be a Nike school. Being a Nike school means that Perry is recognized by Nike, and all of the sports are required to wear Nike uniforms. Principal Dan Serrano said, “to be a Nike school is kind of a big deal, it a...

Senior Boys start support group called Perry Pretty Decents

Senior Boys start support group called Perry Pretty Decents

Kylie Vacala, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Once again this year’s senior class has pushed the boundaries; beginning with the revival of a banned group the Perry Pretties, to now the formation of yet another support-based group going by the name Perry Pretty Decents. The Decents are a combination of a student section with a group of senio...

New coach, new year for Lady Pumas’ Basketball

Lauryn Zachary, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

With colder days comes the noises of bouncing basketballs in sink to the sounds of tennis shoes filling the walls of the gym, as the girls basketball season approaches. The addition of new head coach, Andrew Curtis, to the program has caused for high aims for a  successful season. During his short...

Our take

May 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

This coming year, the girls basketball team will undergo an enormous change: a new head coach. With the former coach Brock Kearsley having taken leave for uncertain reasons, a new coach has been selected to lead the team in next year’s season. Coach Mike Curtis is the man that will take the po...

Girls basketball prepares for season’s end

Caden Johnson, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

As the girls basketball team approaches the end of their season, they hope to finish strong and throw a few more wins into the mix before the season is over. Although it has not been the perfect season, much improvement and bonding has taken place as the girls advance through their challenges. Some...

Olivia Vernon brings determination to girls basketball in 2015-16

Olivia Vernon brings determination to girls basketball in 2015-16

Caden Johnson, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2015


Filed under Sports

Junior Olivia Vernon, the starting point guard at Perry, is leaving a trail of success behind her as she works hard to excel in both high school and club girls basketball. Vernon has been playing club basketball along with school basketball since sixth grade, and has been widely recognized by others...

Girls basketball season preview

Caden Johnson, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2015


Filed under Sports

This season for Perry’s girls basketball team is anticipated to be a successful one, with more experience, increased talent, and a closer bond between the team. Girls basketball Head Coach Brock Kearsley sees a lot of potential for an effective and talent-filled season. According to Kearsley, the...

Olivia Vernon: a dedicated team player

Olivia Vernon: a dedicated team player

Michelle Bolden, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2015


Filed under Sports

Sophomore Olivia Vernon has been an exceptional player all season. She is a dedicated team player who lead the Lady Pumas to the  first round of playoffs and was awarded the All-East Valley Tribune Honorable Mention and AIA All Section 2 Second Team Member. Her happy-go-lucky, sociable attitude as wel...

Lady Pumas start fresh

Lady Pumas start fresh

Michelle Bolden, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Lady Pumas finished with a 5-20 record last season but head coach Brock Kearsley believes they did the best they could for their season. With injuries and lack of familiarity, the low points can be attributed to lack of experience. “It was kind of an up and down year, me being new, not knowing...

Perry’s Best; Girls Basketball

Perry’s Best; Girls Basketball

Mike McGilton, Staff Writer

May 20, 2014


Filed under Sports

Rachel Amerine had an outstanding senior year for the girls basketball team. She played both forward and center for PHS. Despite suffering a season ending injury, Amerine still had a productive season. She was an incredible leader for the young girls team. Even though the season was not what was expected,...

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