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10th year most successful year for all Puma athletics

10th year most successful year for all Puma athletics

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The 2016-2017 school year has been a historic year for PHS athletics. This year was the first year that every team sport qualified for the playoffs. Athletic director Jennifer Burks said, “This year, we made it the farther into the playoffs with more teams than we ever have. So as far as how deep ...

Girls Soccer on to semis after late winner

Girls Soccer on to semis after late winner

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Perry girls soccer regular season officially ended on Jan. 24 with a 0-0 tie against Hamilton, ranked number four in the state, earning a playoff berth. The team made it through to the semifinals, ranking them number six in the state and number seventeen in the country. “We gave them the keys to the car,” sai...

Athleticism, attitude highlight volleyball’s 35-win season

Athleticism, attitude highlight volleyball’s 35-win season

Nikki Soto, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Pumas engaged in an extremely high-intensity championship game, neck and neck with Boulder Creek until the very last set which ended in Perry defeat 25-21. The Pumas did not go out without a fight, using creative plays and strategic moves throughout, each set coming down to a mere few points. ...

Baseball exceeds playoff expectations

Baseball exceeds playoff expectations

Zach Klein, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

It was a season of high expectations being exceeded in new Head Coach Damien Tippett’s first year at the helm for the varsity baseball team. Finishing with a record of 24-10, the team advanced all the way to the fifth round of the postseason tournament, eventually losing in an elimination game at Temp...

Boys volleyball makes strides towards playoffs

Boys volleyball makes strides towards playoffs

Nikki Soto, Staff reporter

April 20, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Pumas have many hurdles to jump on the road to the playoffs, but they seem to be well on their way this far in the season. Although a few losses spot their records including a nail-biting game that ended in defeat against Desert Vista, the team has had more wins than losses and continues to remai...

State playoffs leave Perry tennis anticipating next season

State playoffs leave Perry tennis anticipating next season

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

With the best finish in Perry tennis history, boys tennis proved themselves as a contender in state playoffs.To say the team finished their season strong would be an understatement. The team strived all year to meet the massive goal; a state championship. Their dedication finally paid off when Juniors...

Girls’ soccer team bond “key to success” in 2014-2015 season

Cassie Nielsen, Staff reporter

March 3, 2015


Filed under Sports

Perry girls’ soccer team has supported each other and bonded with each other more than they ever have in this 2014-2015 season. They had many bumps in the road with injuries and building up their offense and still they made it to playoffs, did their best and had an overall great season. Perry’s...

Lady Pumas make it to the playoffs after 5 years

Michelle Bolden, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2015


Filed under Sports

To recap, the Lady Pumas found out that they had a girl playing basketball without a clearance card, which is an AIA violation, and consequentially had to turn themselves into the AIA. They then decided to appeal the violation and the three forfeit games that the player participated in. As a result,...

Girls’ soccer makes playoffs despite setbacks

Girls’ soccer makes playoffs despite setbacks

Cassie Nielsen, Staff reporter

February 10, 2015


Filed under Sports

Losing seniors from the previous year on a sports team can be hard enough; adding the loss of two other players due to injuries can make the season even harder. At the beginning of the year, Coach Dunn did not let the great loss prevent Perry’s varsity girls’ soccer team from having another great...

The Lady Puma’s push for playoffs

Michelle Bolden, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2015


Filed under Sports

After a season in which they had one of the toughest schedules in the state, Perry’s women’s basketball team found itself in unfamiliar territory at the end of the season - fighting for postseason contention. The last time the Lady Pumas played in the postseason was five years ago and today they...

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