The Precedent

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Kalli Fama Q&A, her senior plan

Kalli Fama talking with head coach Stephanie Carrasco.

Nadine Loureiro, Editor in Chief

September 26, 2019

Another year goes by in the pool, filled with new swimmers and recognized veterans. Senior Kalli Fama returns for her fourth year in varsity, taking on a different route and preparing for her future. With the experience that built up over the rigorous practices, Fama’s experience benefits those in...

SWIM PREVIEW: Girls looking to add firepower while boys looking for newcomers to step up

2019 swim preview.

Nadine Loureiro, Editor in Chief

August 30, 2019

The 2019-20 swim team has two very different narratives this fall. On one hand, the boys’ have a lot of holes in their lineup left to a talented senior class who graduated last spring. Head coach Stephanie Carrasco returns only three swimmers from last year’s state team: senior Justin Tassinari,...

Returning swim and dive team increasing competition in new season

Hannah Knight, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2017

Last fall the swim team left the Arizona State Championship with the boy’s placing 9th and the girl’s team, 11th. This year, swim is aiming even higher. The team remains undefeated in the 2017-18 season. On Sept. 21, the Pumas beat the Corona del Sol Aztecs, 221-150. Sophomore Kalli Fama,...

Swim & Dive wraps up rewarding season

24 swimmers and divers went to state on November 5

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016

Going to state championships is a daunting task for any extracurricular school program, from marching band to theatre. This is not the case for swim coach Stephanie Carrasco, however.  On November 5, she brought with her twenty four swimmers and divers to the state championships at Skyline High School. There, ...

Freshman swimmer breaks multiple PHS records

Freshman Kalli Fama has broken five school records in her time at Perry.

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2016

Kalli Fama is blowing it out of the water. Records, that is. Freshman Fama has already broken five school records: the 50 Free, 100 Backstroke, 400 Free Relay, the 200 Individual Medley, and the 100 Free. Two of these records- the 50 and 100 Free- have stood since 2009. “She is a great swimmer in a...

Teams loaded with ‘strong swimmers and divers’

Kaylie Jackson (12) practices her dives at one of the 2016 Perry High School diving practices.

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2016

Last year, the Perry Swim and Dive team enjoyed a rewarding season, with the boys’ record running high at 122-61 along with the girls’ record of 106-77. “It was amazing, it was really a team effort. We have a lot of good swimmers,” says junior Tai Combs, member of the Swim team. Combs participates...

Sky’s out thighs out

Student Jordan Keller shows off his shorts.

Kendall MacGregor, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2015

As the Arizona weather remains scalding hot, the shorts remain short. Although this does not only apply to the female gender. The popularization of the male “short-shorts” has made a comeback since they reached their height of popularity in the eighties. With companies such as Chubbies, which has ...

Swimmer Richardson places second in state

Senior Raevin Richardson competes in the breaststroke at the state swim meet. Richardson placed second in state in the race.

Mia Irvin, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2014

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...

Experienced returners means high expectations for swim

Mia Irvin, Staff Writer

August 28, 2014

With a new season, new faces are beginning to surface in the Perry pool along with the familiar faces. Coach Stephanie Carrasco has high expectations for the upcoming  swim season, from both the returning swimmers, and the incoming swimmers.  “This year we are expecting more, to make it to state.” Veteran...

Clubs prepare for Relay for Life

Kevin Chadwick, Writer

March 7, 2014

With cancer a growing problem around the world many people look to support fundraisers for this tragedy. Key Club is preparing for their annual Relay for Life event on May 2-3. The relay is an event to support families affected by cancer and with Coach Todd Rodgers’ fight with cancer, the event im...

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Stephanie Carrasco