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Soccer Seniors prepare for season

Soccer Seniors prepare for season

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

As the soccer season begins, the girls put their preparation and skill to the test. Every year the girls soccer team gets closer and closer to the championship game, but this year they are planning on playing smarter. Senior Amanda Dahl said, “I prepared for the season by continuing to play club and...

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 ...

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 ...

Men’s volleyball flies to the top of the rankings

Men’s volleyball flies to the top of the rankings

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With 32 games under their belt, men’s volleyball players is fighting to maintain their fourth-in-state ranking. Their record so far is 23-10-4, with only two games left before the playoffs begin. Although the Pumas are not doing as well as they hoped, they are still confident in their abilities to...

AIA Update: Year-round practice may harm multi-sport athletes

AIA Update: Year-round practice may harm multi-sport athletes

Lauren Fountain and Sawyer Del Fosse

March 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In perhaps the most surprising conclusion to a divisive conversation, the AIA council voted 39-5 to approve unrestricted year-round practices for all sports, except for a no-pads or helmets regulation for football. Although met with resentment by the majority, the door has been opened for year-long...

New beach volleyball team ready for their season

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

The spring season is beginning and there are high hopes for our teams, especially the volleyball teams. The men’s team was state runners up last year and the women’s indoor team is ranked sixth in the state.    This year, however, we have another volleyball team to cheer on, sand volleyball. ...

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...

Our Take

Our Take

February 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

In America the Super Bowl is hailed as sports royalty. The anticipation and preparations, not to mention the decorations and the food, parallels that of a bank holiday. It is elaborate and excessive but the atmosphere on that Sunday is unrivaled. Despite the eager groundwork and excuse to throw a party, the S...

Perry cashes in with Nike sponsorship deal

Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

The athletic department has announced that for the 2017-2018 school year, it will be a Nike school. Being a Nike school means that Perry is recognized by Nike, and all of the sports are required to wear Nike uniforms. Principal Dan Serrano said, “to be a Nike school is kind of a big deal, it a...

Football’s battle for Val Vista

Football’s battle for Val Vista

Kylie Vacala, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

Hearing the names Perry and Basha in a single sentence already causes tension but adding the word football makes both schools heated for what is known as the battle of Val Vista. With the football team having a record of 8-1 compared to Basha’s 3-6 record, the pumas are expecting their first win a...

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