The Precedent

Basketball finding its groove before rivalry game

Grant Sands, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Battle of Val Vista will hit the hardwood as the Puma’s boys basketball team will take on Basha High Dec. 21 in a pivotal matchup heading into the playoffs. “It’s a big region game, it’s a big rivalry game,” head coach Sam Duane said. “We got to come in ready to compete. It’s go...

Basketball Off To Hot Start

Basketball Off To Hot Start

Ryne Edmondson and Tanner Serrano

December 3, 2013


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Kicking off the season with the Paradise Valley Invitational Tournament, the basketball team looked to start the year rolling. The tournament, held on Thanksgiving weekend at Paradise Valley high school, included 12 schools, boasting teams such as Cesar Chavez, Desert Ridge and Dobson. Perry’s first game again...

Is ‘Val Vista Rivalry’ getting too hot?

Is ‘Val Vista Rivalry’ getting too hot?

Gavin Maxwell, Staff Writer

January 14, 2013


Filed under News, Sports

November’s Perry vs. Basha varsity basketball game was packed with action both on and off the court; the energy being multiplied by the intense rivalry which has developed between the schools. With just seconds left on the clock in the fourth quarter Junior Jake Mortensen scored a three pointer, tying...

Elbow injury sidelines star player for year

Michael Wolfe, Social Media Editor

December 12, 2012


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Imagine coming back to high school after taking a year off to find all of your friends a year older and ready to graduate. Jake Mortensen, now a junior, should have been graduating this spring, along with those friends but an elbow injury took Mortensen out of the 2011-2012 school year. “I was...

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