The Precedent

Player Profile: Softball’s Saige Stutz

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

With a brutal 63-mph right-handed pitch, senior Saige Stutz has been delivering experience and excellence to the varsity softball team since her freshman year. She has contributed to the team’s evolution in the past three years and continues to help the team improve in hopes of a state championshi...

Football finishes another impressive season

Football finishes another impressive season

Aubree Flores, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Day in and day out, the football team trained for months in advance to prepare for the final showdown of the Perry Pumas and Chandler Wolves, keeping revenge for last year’s state game in their minds and hearts. Yet it was not enough to overthrow the Wolves’ dynasty. The game ended in a 65-28 loss ...

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

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

Kenna Cassey, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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...

Twist on the typical winter concert

Twist on the typical winter concert

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features

The orchestra and choir winter concerts proved to be a unique blend of music and talent that showcased Perry’s most gifted musicians. Fine arts performances tend to set the mood for the holiday season. Each group sang or played a variety of holiday or classical compositions.The warmth of the holiday carols, a...

Another chance a state

Abby Knoblock, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

In the 2017 football season Perry High fought their way to their first state championship game against Chandler High at Arizona stadium in Tucson, Perry lost (49-42). Since Perry was on fire last season, losing one game in regular season, fans and the football community saw a chance for the future te...

How sports medicine helps out the team

Joielline Tchilao, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

A successful team is not just about how good the players are, but how well everyone contributes to the help with the final performance. The core ingredient behind any good team is teamwork. Within any sport there is a moment in every athlete's life when they experience an injury. Football being on...

What You Need to Know About Last Year’s Graduating Class

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under News

Last year was a time of innovation, achievement, and change across campus. Despite all of these changes and growth that happened, one thing remains constant: the extremely successful graduating classes. The graduating class of 2018 was no exception. Last year’s graduating class was seemingl...

Lack of distinction in STEM hoods upsetting

Lack of distinction in STEM hoods upsetting

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Let’s get one thing straight: there is a difference between STEM Diploma and STEM Scholar. At graduation, there is no physical distinction between the two levels of STEM and that has caused a lot of unrest among Scholars. We have worked hard for four long years, taking extra classes and all hono...

Choirs perform in iconic Carnegie Hall

Choirs perform in iconic Carnegie Hall

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

On Apr. 12, concert choir and advance women’s choir traveled to New York City to perform at Carnegie Hall. Choir’s performance these past few years and getting gold at their festivals has allowed them the opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall. Concert choir sophomore Joshua Hall said “this ...

Perry’s best kept secret

India Buckner, staff reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Sports

The sand volleyball team is 11-1, ranked fifth in the state’s Power Rankings, and has already won the Premier Region title. But does anyone really know about this outstanding record? The Pumas are the best-ranked spring sports team on campus, but play their home matches 6.2 miles away at nearby ...

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