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Sports Notebook: Tennis reaches all time high

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

This season, both boys and girls tennis continued to show how formidable they can be. Both teams had outstanding seasons with each qualifying for the state playoffs. Junior McKenzie Jones said, “Last year we were there but I think this year we really pushed it to the top and both teams made it a...

Tennis goes to state for team, doubles, individuals

Tennis goes to state for team, doubles, individuals

Mia Irvin and Mallory Melanson

April 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

For seniors Cole McClure and Slade Yeager, the end of high school tennis is on the horizon. All divisions including team, doubles, and individuals have been chasing that coveted banner all season long and it is finally time to compete for it. Seeds 1 and 2, McClure and Yeager, are competing towards a...

Tennis teams made up of diverse personalities; multiseason chemistry

Tennis teams made up of diverse personalities; multiseason chemistry

Mallory Melanson, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018


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Every sport requires teamwork and a good connection between the players and that is exactly what both girls and boys tennis has. Although both teams may have a special bond with each other in completely different ways, they both perform to the best of their abilities. The biggest part of the boys...

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 determinati...

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


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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...

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