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Grace Oken returns to court after sever ankle injury

Grace Oken concentrates on her play.

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

American Journalist, B.C Forbes said, “History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.” This was true for junior point guard, Grace Oken who suffered a ...

Breaking set backs

Michael Camarra mug shot for Perry baseball

Abby Knoblock, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

Junior Michael Camarra was having a great fall for the Perry baseball team. The junior outfielder was hitting .429  in an early November tournament in Las Vegas, things were looking up for him and the Pumas. Camarra got on first base by a ... He was taking his normal lead off from first when the Arb...

Down, but not out: after season ending injury, D’Shayne James is going strong at rehab

Senior D'Shayne James (2) shakes his opponents hands before the 6A state championship game. Although he was not able to play, James was named a captain for his final high school football game.

Kenna Cassey, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018

Football camp had just wrapped up and the Pumas – fresh off of their 2017 state title run – were back at it preparing for a zero-week matchup against Pinnacle. Wide-receiver D’Shayne James was about to enter his senior season as one of the most electric threats in the country. The Iowa State com...

Multi purpose field unplayable, leaving athletes without a field

Girls soccer having practice on the multi-purpose field despite the poor condition

Mea Griffin, News Editor

November 19, 2018

All soccer, freshman football, and junior varsity baseball players are without a field. The multi-purpose field, located across from the seminary building, is unplayable. Dead grass filled with patches and unstable soft spots, prevents athletes from playing to their full capability, and puts them more ...

Guide to everything: sports physicals

Boys team  celebrates a goal during their senior night.

Breanna Latt, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2016

In the third year of offering sports physicals at school, Sports Med teacher Rebecca Goetz expects to have a turnout of around 160 students. The benefit of doing the physicals at school is great for the school and students alike. A portion of the money does come back to the school to support the Sports...

Boys golf battles fluke injury

Devlin Clark, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2014

The boys have had a great season so far with several top finishes from Brad Pottle, Brady Hatten, and Mike Finnegan. Brady Hatten sustained an injury to his right shoulder during a match against Mountain Pointe and Basha. Hatten explained that his “[injury] had no effect on the outcome of the match b...

Perry’s Best; Football

Quarterback Alec Monte drops back to pass and looks for an open receiver.

Mike McGilton, Staff Writer

May 20, 2014

Alec Monte started the football season as the backup quarterback. However, a few games into the year, he was pushed into the starting quarterback role after the original starter suffered a season ending injury. Monte had a productive year at quarterback recording a completion percentage of .501. Monte...

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