The Precedent

Healthy Diet Proves Runners Success

Kalany Rosado, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, Sports

The track team meets for practice Monday through Friday right  after a long day at school from 2:30-4:30.these athletes are training long hours through rain or shine. The Perry team is committed to growing and getting stronger and faster with every practice.  On 2/27 3:30pm there first dual will take p...

OUR TAKE on distance runners

OUR TAKE on distance runners

Kenna Cassey, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Sports

With track starting around the corner and the successful cross country team’s season coming to an end, I have noticed how underrated long distance runners are. They are always running, mile after mile, to prepare for their next race. They train long hours, running around campus before the sun rise...

Behind Varsity Track

Behind Varsity Track

Nicholas Sterling Ashcroft, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2016


Filed under Features

Do any of us really know the track team, the names and faces of the record setters in our Perry Nation who sprint and run at numerous track meetings throughout the season. Well today, you will know who is behind our varsity track team; know who is setting all of our records of accomplishment. ...

Girls and boys track continue to surpass expectations

Karson Hentges, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016


Filed under Sports

Last year, expectations were set high for track and field’s 2015-16 season; the women’s 4x100 team continued to improve, and both the men and women’s team would welcome returning talent as well as fresh faces in the following year. As the rest of the Pumas have been sitting back and watching this...

Track and field 2016 season begins

Track and field 2016 season begins

Karson Hentges, Staff Reporter

February 29, 2016


Filed under Sports

Runners, take your marks. Set! The shrill ringing of the gun fires into a warm, dry Arizona atmosphere, the smell of sulfur lingering behind. The first heat, muscular and determined, race down a stretch of 100 meters of orange rubber. For a mere 12 seconds, they are free. With the slightest misalignmen...

Track & Field season preview

Karson Hentges, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2016


Filed under Sports

As the middle of third quarter for students rolls around, so does the track and field season for boys and girls. The last two years on the men’s team have yielded the losses of many great athletes, most notably Terren Blanchard in 2014 who ran an impressive 100m dash time of 10.94 seconds, and Bra...

Track Wrap-Up

Devlin Clark, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

Track did outstanding this season. On the boys team, Seniors Brandon Rule, Jay Burch, Asante Dickson, Austin Nightingale, Thomas Richardson, Alex O'dell, Felix Drake, and Cole Crippen qualified for state. Junior Cade Burks, finished 2nd in the state for the 800 meters. On the girls team, at the state...

Our Take

Devlin Clark, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2014


Filed under Sports

Why does football get more attention than any other sport on campus? They have a homecoming game, a spirit week, and a massive following from the student body. Wrestling, soccer, and basketball do not get a dance for any of their specific games, nor does baseball, volleyball, or track in the spring....

Track gears up for the 2013-2014 season

Haley Brown, Staff Writer

February 10, 2014


Filed under Sports

After a record shattering season, the Perry men's track team has high expectations for the upcoming 2014 season. Five records were broken and three of those record holders are returning this spring. Sophomore Cade Burks has the 800 meter record by 5 seconds and has made a name for himself as one of ...

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