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Pumas place 4th after controversial judgement

Pumas place 4th after controversial judgement

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2020

Once a year, high school cheerleading teams from all over the country gather at a single competition in Anaheim. After a great performance at State, the cheer team competed in Anaheim at one of the biggest cheer conventions of the year. This weekend the team brought home an overall raw score of 95.1,...

Divers headline ’19 state finals

Divers headline ’19 state finals

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2019

On Nov. 7 and Nov. 8, swim and dive went to state at the Kino Aquatic Center with months of preparation on their belts. The first day was preliminaries and the second day was finals, where it was the last shot to showcase to the judges the skills that were polished throughout training. Three girls in div...

Abrupt Ending: After promising start, top-ranked PHS comes up short in 6A title game

Abrupt Ending: After promising start, top-ranked PHS comes up short in 6A title game

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

The tension was boiling and the student section was excited with intense school spirit for the much anticipated volleyball state championships against Basha High School. There was so much anxiety but also excitement in hopes for a great game and a win. “We felt like we had a game plan and we had...

Girls’ Volleyball Season coming to an end

Girls’ Volleyball Season coming to an end

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

The Pumas have made great progress this season as they took on many challenging teams throughout the region. This season, the volleyball team had an overall score of 31-3-1 and is ranked first in the state. With five seniors leading the team this year and younger players proving their abilities, they m...

Pumas top Hamilton at state; complete 3 peat campaign

Pumas top Hamilton at state; complete 3 peat campaign

Dylan Taylor, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

  After an undefeated 14-0 season the no.1 ranked Puma badminton team capped it off with a 5-0 sweep of the no.3 ranked Hamilton Huskies at state, the Pumas won all of their regular season matches by a combined score of 113 to 8 and their playoff matches by a score of 15 to 2. This win marks ...

Badminton wins at state semi finals, will face Huskies for title tonight

Badminton wins at state semi finals, will face Huskies for title tonight

Dylan Taylor, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

The top-ranked Perry badminton team topped No. 4 Mountain Ridge by a score of 5-2 in the Division-I state semifinals Wednesday night. The win sends PHS to its third state championship against the third-ranked Hamilton Huskies. The Pumas beat Hamilton earlier in the year 6-3 at HHS on Sept. 9. Before...

Top Five moments of the year

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

May 20, 2019

With the end of a school year, people all over the country are reflecting on what happened over the past ten months. This is normal, but the 2018-19 school year has been anything but. It has been a year of triumphs and tragedies, leaving most of the nearly four thousand people who call Perry home hu...

Junior wrestling trifecta, 2/3 state wins

Junior wrestling trifecta, 2/3 state wins

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff reporter

February 13, 2018

This season the wrestling team has seen a noticeably strong presence from the junior class. While younger classmen are sometimes overlooked, the wrestling program has made sure to develop the younger athletes as they move up each year. The junior class’ strength stems from talented athletes and rigorous...

Sports Notebook: varsity cheer rises to nationals

Sports Notebook: varsity cheer rises to nationals

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018

Chase stadium’s freezing temperature heated up when the girls took the mat on Jan. 20 for the AIA state championships. Having an uneasy start of dropping flyer Haley Weisenhofer in the 5 man performance, the girls reconvened later and gave a near flawless routine. Placing for the all girl show cheer was...

Puma Football Creating a Winning Culture

Puma Football Creating a Winning Culture

CJ Jamerson, Writer

December 18, 2017

After a series of forgetful seasons, this year's Puma Football team is making a name for themselves and sculpting a winning culture for years to come. Although the Pumas (12-2, 3-1 Premier) couldn’t come away with a win in this year’s state game, the impact it will have on future seasons is imme...

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