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Beach Volleyball: Experienced and Loaded with potential

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2020

Did you know Perry has a beach volleyball team? Most people do not. The beach volleyball team is for sure one of Perry’s best-kept secrets.          It all began five years ago, when students showed interest. “Five years ago, they wanted a sand volleyball team and I said no way. But look at...

Track/field preview

Track/field preview

Dylan Taylor, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

As the 3rd quarter begins track and field athletes will take their marks and put their strengths to the test in the many track and field events. The team lost some of its best athletes including long jumper Courtney Weisenberger who now plays at NAU and relay runner Anais Newenhouse who now goes to U of...

On court leadership: Helping Pumas succeed

On court leadership: Helping Pumas succeed

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

The  basketball team has had a very successful start to the season and faced many challenging teams this season, which have included a few teams from out of state. Over Christmas break, the team had a tournament in Vegas where they played a couple of challenging teams and won. The Pumas have overcom...

Top sports moments of the decade

Sabrina Digne and dylan taylor

December 16, 2019

The end of a decade  As the end of the 2010’s is nearing, it's important to remember some of the best athletes this school has had as well as some moments that will always be remembered.    Markus Howard:  a Puma legend Markus Howard is one of the most legendary athletes to h...

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...

The People Behind the Performance

The People Behind the Performance

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

From pep assemblies to football games, the fans are riled-up by dance performances by Moveo Dance Company and pom. Hallie Reggio, a senior dancer on both the pom and Moveo team explains that “they’re very different, because with pom it’s a lot of technical skills and big turn sequences, but ...

Boys Basketball: Team relying on returning players

Boys Basketball: Team relying on returning players

Nick Manzo, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Basketball is hoping to recover after their 79-69 loss in the Final Four to Pinnacle. The team also finished 4th in Arizona Division 6A rankings with an overall record of 19-10. Their success last season wouldn’t have been possible without head coach, Sam Duane, who has an overall record of (387-1...

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...

Road to Recovery: Kylie Miller bounces back from early season injury

Road to Recovery: Kylie Miller bounces back from early season injury

River Bradshaw, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2019

Over summer most people were relaxing at home, sleeping in till noon and eating all the junk food they can find. However, this is not the case when it comes to the cross country runners, since the beginning of June the team has been putting in the work. Waking up at 6 a.m. to beat the heat and going...

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