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Volleyball stepping up next year after setbacks

beach volleyball courts are empty but the team still has high hopes

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2020

The Girls’ volleyball teams this year have faced lots of setbacks. Indoor volleyball experienced a devastating loss in the State Championships last year after a promising and successful season. Beach Volleyball’s season was canceled due to COVID-19 after the girls had played and won a match and ...

PHS students take on next school year

Locked gates at Perry High School

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2020

   At this time of year, most students are counting down the seconds until summer, but COVID-19 has provided us with a different perspective.    While students are waiting for the school doors to reopen, they are thinking ahead about certain changes they are going to make next year.    Junio...

Coach Houg: Strong and Motivated

Coach Houg: Strong and Motivated

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2020

It is no secret that with this atrocious medical pandemic sweeping the nation, people are struggling with being out-of-work and quarantined at home. Teaching is perhaps one of the most affected fields at this time as instructors go from seeing their students nearly every day to not at all. One of th...

Basketball season ends on a low point

Junior Christian Tuckers goes up for a layup against Queen Creek.

Nick Manzo, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

The Pumas playoff run began on Feb. 14, when they defeated Queen Creek 69-54 to earn a spot in the round of 16. Head coach Sam Duane established a clear game plan coming into the game: “Our game plan was we had to defend really well, take away their three-point looks, and then we wanted to establi...

Cheer going to state, let’s take home the win!

Cheer going to state, let's take home the win!

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

The Pumas are home to many triumphant sports teams, including one that numerous people tend to overlook and discredit as being a sport altogether. The cheer and pom team are once again heading to state with the pom team having qualified at the highest they ever have. Head cheer coach Desiree Houg explains tha...

New academic decathlon team makes history

The academic decathlon team in their second club meeting

Dayton Jones, Sports editor

September 26, 2019

The new academic decathlon team, it's going to be there first year here at perry, and there are many hopefuls that great things will be coming from the team.  The club itself was formed by Cole Wilde and a few other friends with the intent of making it a fun time for all.  “Me and my friends ...

Badminton ready for bid at 3-peat

Sophomore Nikhita Jayaraj was part of the state championship badminton team in 2018 and is looking to add another ring in '19

Dylan Taylor, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Over the past two years no badminton team has been as dominant in the state of Arizona like the Perry badminton team. In those two years the team has had a perfect 35-0 record and two back-to back state championships, and now they’re coming for their third.  The team lost two of its best seniors, Julia...

StuGo advisor, admin suspend spirit days for the remainder of year

Kenna Cassey, Staff reporter

May 20, 2019

Spirit days have been put on a hiatus by StuGo advisor Lerina Johnson and administration as a result of the MAGA controversy that occurred during the American-themed day on Mar 1. StuGo was asked to suspend spirit days for the remainder of the school year by administration so as not to have an like this ...

Technology brings baseball to the next level

Abby Knoblock, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

Recently technology has been introduced into the world of sports to help better players and teams all together whether it is high school sports or pro sports. By using technology in sports, it can show you what you are doing correctly or doing wrong. Athletes can go back and look at the data to try to ...

Food Truck Influences Student Population

Sydney Wolfe, New's Editor

February 12, 2019

Food truck success? A better option for hungry Pumas?   Many students look forward to lunch as a pivotal part of their school day. However, there are mixed responses regarding the implementation of the food truck, “Nosh + Nomad” during Thursday lunches. With the goal of alleviating lo...

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