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Abrupt Ending: After promising start, top-ranked PHS comes up short in 6A title game

Abrupt Ending: After promising start, top-ranked PHS comes up short in 6A title game

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

The tension was boiling and the student section was excited with  intense school spirit for the much anticipated volleyball state championships against Basha High School. There was so much anxiety but also excitement in hopes for a great game and a win for “We felt like we had a game plan and we ...

Girls’ Basketball coming back strong

Girls’ Basketball coming back strong

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

  The Pumas are getting ready for their season with their dedication to practicing basketball and building trust with members of the team. They have some unfinished business from last year with an overall 18-9, and a loss to Valley Vista in the playoffs.  “They got an edge on us and we kind of fel...

Makayla Long: New And Driven

Makayla Long: New And Driven

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2019

  Junior Makayla Long recently made the one thousand mile move to the desert from Oregon. Her family made the move to be closer to her mom’s hometown; as well as seeing her extended family and brothers, who are out here for college,  there was also something special about being a student a...

Puma football stepping up

Tiffany Martinez, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

After losing strong players from last year’s graduating class, coach Preston Jones and the varsity football must fill in the gaps of former players. The 6A team pushes their athletes to prepare for this upcoming season with the hope to improve their game after the heartbreaking defeat against Chandler High Sc...

One Freshman’s ‘Tough Truth’

One Freshman’s ‘Tough Truth’

Kenna Cassey, Social Media director and Copy Editor

August 30, 2019

With the hype squad making a spirit day around him and the football team striving to be as strong as him. Trey Lane, a freshman here at Perry high school with a rare genetic disorder continues to fight everyday.  Trey has Mucopolysaccharidosis VI. This occurs when you are missing an enzyme used to break down suga...

Badminton ready for bid at 3-peat

Badminton ready for bid at 3-peat

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...

PREVIEW: volleyball team young & experienced

PREVIEW: volleyball team young & experienced

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Varsity volleyball is back and ready to jump into a new season with new opportunities. The Perry volleyball team record for 2018 was overall (32-4-1). Girls’ Junior Varsity was also very talented last year, they went undefeated (17-0).  Varsity volleyball had a very successful year last year but s...

Pumas’ bats hot to begin 2019 campaign

Pumas’ bats hot to begin 2019 campaign

Abby Knoblock, Staff reporter

March 4, 2019

For a team who is replacing ten seniors from the class of 2018, this year’s baseball team has showed that they have not skipped a beat. The Pumas, who went 16-13 a year ago and made an early playoff exit at the hands of soon-to-be 6A runners up Mountain Ridge, want another shot of having an excellent...

Principal Dan Serrano Press Conference Jan. 18, 2019

Principal Dan Serrano Press Conference Jan. 18, 2019

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

January 18, 2019

Principal Dan Serrano discusses a yo-yo Perry Idol winner, the ongoing troubles with student and parent parking, the student section for all sports (other than football) seems barren, Valentine's Day and other topics. ...

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

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...

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