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Missing School due to Sports

Missing School due to Sports

Natalie Tizatl, Staff Reporter

August 29, 2019

Our school starts earlier than anyone in Arizona causing conflicts with summer events (i.e. national sports event). Perry students are at a disadvantage. The rest of the nation begins somewhere in between August and Labor Day.  Since Perry has started, most athletes have been absent for more than one da...

Perry’s best: athletics

Abby Knoblock, Kenna Cassey, Anna Myers, Grant Sands, Devin Jernigan, Tyler McCracken, Holly Olszak, Leilanie Rios, Makayla Gee, Aubree Flores, and Macie Miller

May 21, 2019

Baseball- CJ Valdez Senior pitcher CJ Valdez is busy with keeping a .377 batting average, .68 pitching ERA. Along with keeping up on the field he is one of the team captains for varsity. His attitude keeps the team in check but also makes sure to have a close connection with everyone.   ...

Player Profile: Softball’s Saige Stutz

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019

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...

Softball returns from Red Mountain with multiple wins

Softball returns from Red Mountain with multiple wins

Mallory Melanson, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

The softball team is off to a great start for the season. Their first games were at the Red Mountain tournament where they won all six games they faced against: Deer Valley, Gilbert, Corona del Sol, Desert Ridge, Tucson, and Chaparral. Coach Rob Hehe said, “on Wednesday we hit seven home runs and...

Softball looking to repeat success

Softball looking to repeat success

Mallory Melanson, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018

Strength, bonding, practice - the three most keen details for a softball team. This is all the team needs to make it to the top, their ultimate goal for the season to win state. It is understandable that every team’s goal to win state, but softball has the game in their favor. They work together...

Tight-knit group drives 25-win season

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2017

In what was their most successful season in school history, the softball team made its first final four appearance with no shortage of memorable moments along the way. The Pumas’ (25-10) season had it all, from dominant pitching performances, highlight-reel defense and clutch, walk-off home r...

Committed seniors lead softball program

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017

The success of Perry’s softball team is no coincidence, and can be attributed to the unity of the team under the leadership of the seniors. Seniors Chandler Walter, Katie Fernandez and Emily Guadagno have committed to play collegiately at the University of Utah, Cottey College and American Inte...

Softball beats Hamilton in walk-off home run; JV/FROSH baseball also walk-off wins

Softball beats Hamilton in walk-off home run; JV/FROSH baseball also walk-off wins

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2017

There was a lot of celebrating on the campus of Perry High School Thursday afternoon. For the first time in school history, not one, not two, but three games ended via walk-off hits and Puma victories. The softball team won a true showdown against the 2016 state champion Hamilton Huskies with a walk-o...

Softball looks to seniors to lead success

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2017

A mix of returners and fresh faces make up the roster for Perry softball, who opened their season strong with a win over Tucson on Feb. 24, as well as emerging runner-up in the Red Mountain Tournament. The team, which went 22-15 last season, is setting the standard high after a bittersweet finish...

Emma’s Dilemma: This year in sports: farewell class of 2016

Emma’s Dilemma: This year in sports: farewell class of 2016

Emma Fernandez, Editor in Chief

May 19, 2016

Dear Class of 2016, You witnessed a great year for athletics in your last year of high school. Girls golf qualified for state for the first time in school history. Boys golf placed fifth at state. Girls cross country placed 16th and boys placed seventh at their state meet. Wrestling, swim and di...

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