The Precedent

Another chance a state

Abby Knoblock, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

In the 2017 football season Perry High fought their way to their first state championship game against Chandler High at Arizona stadium in Tucson, Perry lost (49-42). Since Perry was on fire last season, losing one game in regular season, fans and the football community saw a chance for the future te...

Girls soccer preview

Holly Olszak, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

Lace up your cleats, fill up your water bottles and prepare for the 2017-2018 soccer season. The upcoming season will begin with a fresh team consisting of some surprising newcomers all trying to finish what last year’s state runner-up squad started. In his fourth year at the helm, head coach...

Working their way back to the top of their league

River Bradshaw, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Sports

As the E-sports scene is making its debut at Perry, the Rocket League team is currently 2nd in the West Coast, but the team is expecting to steal the first-place throne back. The title of number one on the West Coast was once in Perry’s clutches, however just this past week they let it slip away ...

Pumas season ends in second round; five players earn honors

Pumas season ends in second round; five players earn honors

Asher Laufenburger, Sports Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The varsity baseball team fought hard all year, wrapping their season with a 16-13 record and a second-round exit of the 6A playoffs. Third-year head coach Damien Tippett said the 2018 team was “one of the most fun teams” he had ever coached. He noted that the Pumas were “tough and resilient.” Perry...

The Uyeshiro Sister Power

The Uyeshiro Sister Power

February 9, 2018


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For the first time in four years, the 22-2 Pumas are heading to Xavier College Prep to take on the Gators in the soccer state championships. The game will take place on Saturday, February 10 with tip off at 11 am. Sisters Delaney and Shaylynn Uyeshiro are two of twenty eight players that helped get the...

Bit by early-season injury bug, Pumas find way to 9-0 start

Bit by early-season injury bug, Pumas find way to 9-0 start

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

While the girls soccer team is kicking off their season with several wins [4-0], they are also beginning with several injuries. Senior Anissa Montoya and freshman Emi Matalon were injured at the start of the season and will be out for the majority of it. Coach John Roberts said, “Anissa’s growt...

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...

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 ...

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