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Boys doubles prepares for state tennis tournament

Boys doubles prepares for state tennis tournament

Lauryn Zachary, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

The tennis team has been relentlessly preparing to dominate their competition at the state tournament on Apr. 25. They have repeatedly shown their talent at numerous tournaments this season and are excited to prove it at state this year. What really makes both the teams successful is their determinat...

Tennis puts up another successful season

Sam Nabaty, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

Boys: Perry boys tennis playoff season ended April 26. The Pumas were ranked the highest they ever have been in Perry history at 14th seed. The Pumas took 4 players to play at the individual state championships. “Perry has never had 4 players advance to the championships before,” says head coac...

Sports brief: tennis update

Sports brief: tennis update

Sam Nabaty, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016


Filed under Sports

Boys: As this season comes to an end, Perry Boys tennis begins to look into the upcoming rounds of playoffs. Brennan Sciascia and Kyle Vance, Perry’s number one doubles team, have high hopes for finishing off this season. The two have had a very successful season, both as a duo, and individually....

Postseason hopes for tennis teams

Postseason hopes for tennis teams

Sam Nabaty, Staff reporter

March 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

Head coach Thomas Lennox has high hopes for the coming season. He looks forward to this year’s team which is "the strongest team in Perry history." With a team of 16 players, six will be returning as varsity players, four of which are seniors. Last season was very successful for the Pumas. "We finished ...

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...

State playoffs leave Perry tennis anticipating next season

State playoffs leave Perry tennis anticipating next season

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

With the best finish in Perry tennis history, boys tennis proved themselves as a contender in state playoffs.To say the team finished their season strong would be an understatement. The team strived all year to meet the massive goal; a state championship. Their dedication finally paid off when Juniors...

Yeager helps team, Shibel go fight win

Yeager helps team, Shibel go fight win

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

Perseverance, a trait many athletes desire but rarely play out. However this is not the case for junior tennis player Jordan Yeager. Yeager currently plays on Perry’s varsity team and is looking forward to a tennis scholarship. Of course this success did not come easily, or suddenly. Yeager was first...

Boys and girls tennis finish with productive seasons

Mike McGilton, Staff Writer

May 20, 2014


Filed under Sports

The 2014 boys and girls tennis seasons are in the books. Both teams had a solid year, proving tough enough to compete with the best teams. The boy’s team was led by junior Austin Stradling and junior Samuel Lin while the girls were led by junior Taylor Shin and sophomore Allie Schibel. The boys...

Girl’s Tennis Crushes Competition

Girl’s Tennis Crushes Competition

Jolene Cooperrider, Writer

April 28, 2014


Filed under Sports

In a close tennis game parents and friends cheer from the stands as the match’s scores reveal themselves. The Puma’s slammed Casa Grande 8-1 and followed up with a win over Mesquite 6-3. The girls, thanks to their coach Keith Castillo, have ran their competition into the ground. “We did really ...

Lack of locker rooms creates a mess for student athletes

Ryne Edmondson, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014


Filed under Opinions

Imagine that you are an athlete and you need to change for practice. The logical idea would be to go into one of the locker rooms and change there, right? Unfortunately, that’s not a possibility Perry’s campus due to a shortage of locker rooms, especially for sports that require large equipment. Sports...

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