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On court leadership: Helping Pumas succeed

Grace Oken dribbles during a recent game.

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

The  basketball team has had a very successful start to the season and faced many challenging teams this season, which have included a few teams from out of state. Over Christmas break, the team had a tournament in Vegas where they played a couple of challenging teams and won. The Pumas have overcom...

Girl’s basketball finishes successful season

Lauryn Zachary, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2017

With a record of 14-14, the Perry Girls Basketball team lost in the second round of playoffs to Tucson High 50-21. Even with this tough loss, the girls had one of their best seasons yet. They started off this season with really high expectations This year is the first year that the girls basketb...

Lady Pumas have successful first appearance with new coach

Girls' basketball huddles before a game

Lauryn Zachary, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2016

The Lady Pumas had a successful first appearance at the Turkey Shootout Tournament that showed the new girls’ varsity basketball coach is bringing a new attitude to the court. The Pumas play with an intensity that is evident in their tenacious defense and fast paced offense. The girl’s basketball...

New coach, new year for Lady Pumas’ Basketball

Lauryn Zachary, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016

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...

Sports brief: tennis update

Kyle Vance (12) prepares to return a serve on the tennis courts at Perry High School during practice on February 18,2016.

Sam Nabaty, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016

Boys: As this season comes to an end, Perry Boys tennis begins to look into the upcoming rounds of playoffs. Brennan Sciascia and Kyle Vance, Perry’s number one doubles team, have high hopes for finishing off this season. The two have had a very successful season, both as a duo, and individually....

Postseason hopes for tennis teams

Senior Laike Reader serving a ball at practice

Sam Nabaty, Staff reporter

March 1, 2016

Head coach Thomas Lennox has high hopes for the coming season. He looks forward to this year’s team which is "the strongest team in Perry history." With a team of 16 players, six will be returning as varsity players, four of which are seniors. Last season was very successful for the Pumas. "We finished ...

Track Wrap-Up

Devlin Clark, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2015

Track did outstanding this season. On the boys team, Seniors Brandon Rule, Jay Burch, Asante Dickson, Austin Nightingale, Thomas Richardson, Alex O'dell, Felix Drake, and Cole Crippen qualified for state. Junior Cade Burks, finished 2nd in the state for the 800 meters. On the girls team, at the state...

Girls golf finishes tournament

Devlin Clark, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2014

  With two large and very competitive tournaments under their belt, the girls are looking to comeback from a crushing defeat at the Chandler City Tournament.  The girls are looking to finish the season better than they started. With a key loss to Basha earlier in the season, the Lady Pumas just ...

Girls golf on the search for a better season

Sophomore Kati Golf starts her windup for a drive

Devlin Clark, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2014

Brian Bernier, the girls golf coach, using his five years of experience is looking to capitalize on his teams 4 returning players with varsity level match experience. The greatest the girls have going is the depth of their roster, there are many new faces along with the returning veterans. WIth players...

Girls soccer sweeps into playoffs

The girls Varsity soccer team get ready to compete at Perry High School and play against Desert Ridge on January 9, 2014.

Charissa Brooks, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014

The Pumas advanced into the third round of the state playoffs against the No. 1 ranked Boulder Creek Jaguars (20-2-1) away in in the semi-finals. On Sat. Feb. 8, the lady Pumas (13-5-2) dominated the Basha Bears in the quarter-finals with a 2-0 win. Ranked No. 7 in the state and Ranked No. 75 natio...

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