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JM23 baseball tournament serves as touching tribute to Jacob Medina

JM23 tournament honors Perry baseball alumni Jacob Medina.

Anna Myers, Managing Editor

September 29, 2020

The JM23 baseball tournament was dreamt up by Perry baseball players Jacob Medina and Emery Miller last spring. Medina and Miller envisioned a five day long first annual tournament in which the proceeds could be given back to the community through a charity organization.  The boys’ vision came into fruition last m...

Taking a mindful minute: a way to relax and recenter

Lindsay Taylor, social worker, giving presentation to baseball team. Taylor has given presentations on the mindful minute to classes and sports teams.

Paige Luedtke, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2020

"It helps with focus and attention and decreases stress and anxiety" Lindsay Taylor

Pumas’ bats hot to begin 2019 campaign

Senior Michael Zinter slides in under the tag against Queen Creek.

Abby Knoblock, Staff reporter

March 4, 2019

For a team who is replacing ten seniors from the class of 2018, this year’s baseball team has showed that they have not skipped a beat. The Pumas, who went 16-13 a year ago and made an early playoff exit at the hands of soon-to-be 6A runners up Mountain Ridge, want another shot of having an excellent...

Make-A-Wish and Emery Bear Drive

Emery Miller has been enacting the Emery Bear Drive since he was in elementary school.

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2017

When a fundraiser is announced at Perry High School, the students fight tooth and nail to raise as much money, or items, as they can within the time frame given. The Make-A-Wish fundraiser was one of those instances. Make-A-Wish was established in Arizona and has been granting wishes to severely sic...

Perry alumni becomes amateur fighter

February 21, 2017

There have been many star athletes to break through the glass ceiling of Perry High’s athletic department: Markus Howard, Cade Burks, Lane Veach, and many more. Most of them continued in their sports, but Perry alumni Max Arredondo chose a different path: amateur Muay Thai fighting. Before grad...

Baseball’s ambidexrious advantage

Junior infielder Jeremy McCuin slugs a pitch earlier this season. McCuin, along with teammates Austin Bull, Kyle Huckaby and Brock Heffron, is a switch hitter, meaning he can hit both from the right side of home plate (as pictured) or the left side.

Ashley Elliott, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014

Imagine being in one class and writing with your right hand and going to the next class and writing with your left. While that might seem like a disaster waiting to happen, this is the type of dynamic some of the hitters on the varsity baseball team use to benefit them at the plate. The ability to hit ...

All in the family: three baseball players look to follow in their father’s professional footsteps

Baseball players Kyle Huckaby, Tyler Watson and Nick Jenkins have something more in common than the typical athlete.

Gavin Maxwell, Staff Writer

March 10, 2013

Traditions are rooted deep into American culture. Baseball has been America’s favorite pastime for over a century and this tradition, in particular, runs deepest. Some families hold this tradition closer than others however, chasing down a spot in the big leagues, literally. At Perry High School,...

Although young, ‘business as usual’ for Puma baseball

Shortstop Austin Bull rips a pitch last season for the Pumas. As a freshman in 2012, Bull was among Perry's best players in nearly every offensive category. In '13, he will look to lead the team back to the postseason.

Gavin Maxwell, Staff Writer

February 11, 2013

It is a new year and a new season for the Puma baseball team and a new phenomenon seems to be sweeping their roster. With only a handful of seniors, the team is seeing a youth movement; and with some of last year's key players graduating, such as Collin Braithwaite and Jaren Drummond, there are definitely...

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