The Precedent

Sand wins first state title after dominating Millenium

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Sand volleyball is the second team at Perry to bring home a championship title. Despite not having their own home court, the team never quit and ended the season with a record of 12-1, losing only once Xavier Prep. These lady Pumas were ranked number four in the state and now hold a champio...

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 ...

OUR TAKE: School spirit stops at Friday Night Lights

OUR TAKE: School spirit stops at Friday Night Lights

Staff Editorial

January 17, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Sports

Friday night lights is something almost every high school student has experienced. The over crowded stands packed to the brim, bright lights and a hard working group of boys playing their hearts out. This year especially was an astounding year for Perry football. Making it to the state game and placing se...

Security changes for football game of the season

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Another game is racing forward as many people prepare to travel two hours down to the University of Arizona to watch the game of a lifetime. Some aspects will be different at this game compared to previous games. Perry is sending several buses down to the game for the students. Principal Dan Serrano...

Volleyball: Perry concludes record-breaking year

Volleyball: Perry concludes record-breaking year

Staff Reports and India Buckner

November 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

With head coach Fred Mann at the helm of the volleyball program since 2013, the Pumas have continued to enjoy success on the court. The 2017 season was Mann’s most successful yet. The largest senior class in the Mann-era, seven seniors helped the Pumas set team records for wins (36), kills (1484),...

Pumas start preparing for the 2017-2018 boys basketball season

Pumas start preparing for the 2017-2018 boys basketball season

Victoria Vredevoogd, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

In year two of the Sam Duane era, the Pumas are going have to face some hurdles head-on, according to the head coach. The Pumas bolster a roster full of youth, and for a program looking to build on last season's abbreviated postseason appearance, inexperienced players are going to have to play like uppe...

Electing Homecoming Royalty

Jordan StandingElk-Ledesma, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Your mom, dad, siblings, or even that one goofy auntie could have been a homecoming King or Queen. It’s something that's been around for a very long time. Ask your grandma or grandpa, I guarantee they have some stories to tell. First off, what is homecoming? Homecoming by definition is an instance...

Four years strong, girls strike for state

Four years strong, girls strike for state

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The athletes at Perry all have an intenseness about them, especially the passionate girl volleyball players. They are an intimidating group ranking number four in the state and number fifty-ninth in the country. Why is it these girls make their opponents feel so overwhelmed? Is it the genius coaching ...

Pumas aim to perfect game, team chemistry

Mallory Melanson, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

Having a strong connection with teammates is a vital element for high school sports and the badminton team has just that. The Pumas have been training to take home another state title. They want to become a whole team unit. The girls have completed outside of school activities together to increase...

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