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Seniors Cort Cooley and Preston Felker dance on top of the push-up board during a football game. The home game against Basha was camouflage themed.

Making most of school spirit with small Hype Squad

Saydria Ostler and Meghan McGowan September 20, 2021

After allowing limited spectators to attend sporting events last year, students have returned full force to football games. The first football game of the year versus Desert Vista beckoned a loud student...

Supportive parent, Rachell Tucker, cheers on the boys varsity basketball at home against Red Mountain.

Home schools given the freedom to choose spectator capacity

Madeleine Nseir, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

With the spring sports season right around the corner, the new COVID-19 guidelines have been altered. Universally, masks are still required for all athletes, spectators, parents, and coaches, but now it...

New regulations allow winter sports to finish their season

Dayton Jones, Sports editor January 28, 2021

With winter sports first being delayed, then canceled, the decision of the season being back on, can be a bit confusing. The main reasons for cancellation at first were “the high numbers of COVID-19...

Senior Justin Still pitches during a baseball game. Still has now signed with the University of New Mexico.

Seniors commit to colleges, 6’ 11” junior still undecided

Lauren Ludwig, Staff Reporter December 15, 2020

Perry High School has a record of student-athletes who have been recruited to various colleges to play their chosen sports, and this year is no exception. Seniors Justin Still and Alyssa Montoya, among...

High COVID-19 cases cause postponing of winter sports season

Sabrina Digne and Dayton Jones November 10, 2020

Just four days before tryouts for winter sports were scheduled to begin, and all of them have been postponed until further notice. According to athletic director Jennifer Burks, the cause behind postponing...

Jennifer Burks, women behind athletics

Dayton Jones, Sports editor May 10, 2020

Athletics at the school are a big deal, but they do not just happen, they are made possible by our athletic director and assistant principal Jennifer Burks. Burks has been at perry as the athletic director...

Demographics: What do they mean?

Demographics: What do they mean?

Amira Johnson , Staff Reporter January 22, 2020

  There are 3,630 students on campus and not everyone knows each other and the Demographics are statistics relating to population or a group. For example, age, gender, race, occupation, education...

Baseball player Dustin Crenshaw hits in a game last season. The senior is a GCU-commit, and recently played in the Area Code Games - a prestigious showcase for the nations best players - which made him miss an entire week of school.

Missing School due to Sports

Natalie Tizatl , Staff Reporter August 29, 2019

Our school starts earlier than anyone in Arizona causing conflicts with summer events (i.e. national sports event). Perry students are at a disadvantage. The rest of the nation begins somewhere in between...

Pros and cons of club and high school sports

Pros and cons of club and high school sports

Cameron Martin, Double Truck Editor December 18, 2017

The Precedent: How can students benefit from being on a school team, rather than a club team? Athletics Director Jennifer Burks: The benefits to being on a school team is it is tied with the education...

Security changes for football game of the season

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter December 2, 2017

Another game is racing forward as many people prepare to travel two hours down to the University of Arizona to watch the game of a lifetime. Some aspects will be different at this game compared to previous...

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