The Precedent

Cooper Harris: vital asset to football team

Anna Myers, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

There’s a lot to take in at football games. Hazy air and the lingering glow from pregame fireworks set the mood. The smell of popcorn and sweaty players infiltrates the riot of the student section and the marching band’s instruments carry the school’s fight song across the entire field.   ...

Football prepares for match of the season

Football prepares for match of the season

Aubree Flores, Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

With the title of state-champions leering so close to the grasp of the football team’s gloves last season, this year the expectation has been set higher than ever. Following their victory at Boulder Creek, the Pumas are fired up to play the Wolves, the team that broke the hearts of Perry fans and pl...

Sand wins first state title after dominating Millenium

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Sand volleyball is the second team at Perry to bring home a championship title. Despite not having their own home court, the team never quit and ended the season with a record of 12-1, losing only once Xavier Prep. These lady Pumas were ranked number four in the state and now hold a champio...

How to block a penalty kick… Advice from a goalie

How to block a penalty kick… Advice from a goalie

Hannah Knight, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Makayla Aman, one of the school’s most valuable soccer players, was thrusted into the spotlight on Tuesday night during the Girls Varsity Semifinals. The score was 1-1 when the game resorted to a neutral shoot off against Pinnacle High School. After 20 minutes of overtime, it was time for the penalty...

Point-By-Point: Jackie Gilbert nails clinching goal to send Pumas to state

Point-By-Point: Jackie Gilbert nails clinching goal to send Pumas to state

Drew Charlet

February 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After 80 minutes of regulation and 20 minutes of overtime, the 6A state semifinal match between Perry and Pinnacle was decided in a shootout of penalty kicks. Senior Jackie Gilbert scored the game-winning penalty kick. Pioneers (15-3-2) on Tuesday. This kick propelled the Pumas (22-2) to their secon...

Players recover from injuries to finish off the season strong

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

Battered, bruised and ready for more, the PHS football team has grappled each obstacle ranging from tackles to tears. Over the course of a season, every team suffers injuries, and the Pumas -- while relatively healthy -- still have their fair share. Shifting into high gear for the class 6A sta...

Pumas poised for title game since day one

Pumas poised for title game since day one

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Since the first practice of the 2017 season the football team has been working non-stop towards the same objective: the state finals. The Pumas (12-1, 3-1 Premier Region) has never made it farther than they have this year and they could not have a better mindset. Every team begins the year think...

Marching Band continues hard work

Asher Laufenburger, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Marching band has been very busy within the past month or so, with both in and out of state competitions.. Although they haven’t placed in the highest rankings, junior Justin Kang said that as long as they “keep [their] energy up and focus” they should be able to get back up in the top rankings....

Swimmer Richardson places second in state

Swimmer Richardson places second in state

Mia Irvin, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2014


Filed under Sports

On Friday Nov. 7, the Perry Swim and Dive began their annual state meet. On Nov. 8, it was wrapped up, ending the Perry swim and dive season. The results? Nothing short of triumph. Their coach, Stephanie Carrasco, is very pleased with their performance. “We scored in state, had people placing in...

Cross Country Wrap Up

Cross Country Wrap Up

Dequota Wilson, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2014


Filed under Sports

Cross country season is coming to an end and Puma cross country has exceeded expectations this year. At the Chandler City Invite, boys placed second and girls placed third. Top finishers at this meet included Cade Burks, Kane Hudson, Felix Drake, Gabby Ybarra and Leighton White. Sectional meet...

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