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State’s new rule opens revolving door of transfers

State’s new rule opens revolving door of transfers

September 29, 2016

Transferring schools as a student-athlete has always been risky business. Those who transfer must weigh competing on a new team against the prospect of being banished to the sideline for a full season. For decades, the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s bylaws stated that students who transferred schools ...

New PHS sport set in sand

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2016

As the population of Perry has grown, so has the number of extracurricular activities and athletic teams. One such example of this growth is the newest addition to the athletic program, a sand volleyball team. According to principal Dan Serrano, “Sand volleyball is an option for schools. It’s on ...

Behind Varsity Track

Behind Varsity Track

Nicholas Sterling Ashcroft, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2016

Do any of us really know the track team, the names and faces of the record setters in our Perry Nation who sprint and run at numerous track meetings throughout the season. Well today, you will know who is behind our varsity track team; know who is setting all of our records of accomplishment. ...

Guide to everything: sports physicals

Guide to everything: sports physicals

Breanna Latt, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2016

In the third year of offering sports physicals at school, Sports Med teacher Rebecca Goetz expects to have a turnout of around 160 students. The benefit of doing the physicals at school is great for the school and students alike. A portion of the money does come back to the school to support the Sports...

Our Take: Wage Debate for Women’s Soccer

Our Take: Wage Debate for Women’s Soccer

Kylie Vacala, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016

In January, five players from the U.S Women’s soccer national team filed for wage-discrimination against the U.S Soccer Federation. Some of the most famous players, such as Alex Morgan and Hope Solo have recently been fed up with the unequal treatment concerning their wages. This resulted in U.S ...

AIA rule change attempts to streamline transfers

AIA rule change attempts to streamline transfers

Michelle Bolden, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016

The Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) voted on the updated transfer rule Mar. 4 and it will go into effect July 1, 2016. With the new clauses, in-state transfers may find it more difficult to move to another school and continue playing their sport. Previously, a student-athlete who moved from...

Girls and boys track continue to surpass expectations

Karson Hentges, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016

Last year, expectations were set high for track and field’s 2015-16 season; the women’s 4x100 team continued to improve, and both the men and women’s team would welcome returning talent as well as fresh faces in the following year. As the rest of the Pumas have been sitting back and watching this...

Boys volleyball makes strides towards playoffs

Boys volleyball makes strides towards playoffs

Nikki Soto, Staff reporter

April 20, 2016

The Pumas have many hurdles to jump on the road to the playoffs, but they seem to be well on their way this far in the season. Although a few losses spot their records including a nail-biting game that ended in defeat against Desert Vista, the team has had more wins than losses and continues to remai...

Mountain biking club offers adrenaline action, needs members

Lauren Neilsen, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2016

Mountain biking has captivated people’s interests for all the right reasons; it offers striking desert landscape, provides adrenaline-soaked action, and also is an unique way to get fit. The sport has earned its own spot at Perry; sponsored by principal Dan Serrano, the mountain biking club provide...

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