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The Precedent

Returning swim and dive team increasing competition in new season

Hannah Knight, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

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,...

Perry cashes in with Nike sponsorship deal

Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

The athletic department has announced that for the 2017-2018 school year, it will be a Nike school. Being a Nike school means that Perry is recognized by Nike, and all of the sports are required to wear Nike uniforms. Principal Dan Serrano said, “to be a Nike school is kind of a big deal, it a...

Freshman swimmer breaks multiple PHS records

Freshman swimmer breaks multiple PHS records

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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’

Teams loaded with ‘strong swimmers and divers’

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

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...

Emma’s Dilemma: This year in sports: farewell class of 2016

Emma’s Dilemma: This year in sports: farewell class of 2016

Emma Fernandez, Editor in Chief

May 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

Dear Class of 2016, You witnessed a great year for athletics in your last year of high school. Girls golf qualified for state for the first time in school history. Boys golf placed fifth at state. Girls cross country placed 16th and boys placed seventh at their state meet. Wrestling, swim and di...

Swim and Dive personal accomplisments and team goals achieved

Swim and Dive personal accomplisments and team goals achieved

Nikki Soto, Staff reporter

November 30, 2015


Filed under Sports

The swim and dive season ended strongly, girls winning 106-77, and the boys winning 122-61 at their last meet against Basha. The team was able to maintain a winning record, and swimmers from both the boys and girls side qualified for state. Principal Dan Serrano attended many meets and was very pleased ...

Perry sports 4: Fall Sports recap 2015

Joran Polacio, PS4

November 19, 2015


Filed under Multimedia

Perry’s Television Productions class’ fourth installment of the PS4 Sports show where the voice of PHS Joran Polacio and Kyle Davidson cover Puma athletics from top to bottom.

Perry’s Best

Perry’s Best

Mia Irvin, Devlin Clark, Ellie Wendt, Ryan Zolin, and Rebecca Hoffmann

May 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

Our sports writers have collaborated to select the best players from each sport on campus. While no team sport is won or lost based on any individual, “Perry’s Best” highlights student-athletes who were not only great at their sport, but also on campus and in the classroom. Jenna Reynolds: Badmint...

Is Title IX still in effect?

Is Title IX still in effect?

Ellie Wendt and Mia Irvin

December 11, 2014


Filed under Opinions

Even though we seem to go to a school where male and female athletes appear to have the same opportunities when it comes to sports, it is simply not equal. Sports like badminton have been added to schools to help “equalize” the ratio of girls to boy sports. To help keep the balance between...

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