The Precedent

Calloway fights his way for record breaking legacy on varsity

Calloway fights his way for record breaking legacy on varsity

Macie Miller, Sports Editor

February 12, 2019

As a first time Perry wrestler back in 2016, Travis Calloway set the stage for the next four years of his high school wrestling career with a 19 win record on varsity. The wins would only continue to rack up from there, as the 195 pound wrestler continued his career as a Perry Puma. This year Cal...

Underclassmen look to top veteran athletes

Underclassmen look to top veteran athletes

Macie Miller, Sports Editor

December 18, 2018

BOYS: As the wrestlers settle into another season, the team is filled with fresh faces and young athletes looking to top veteran wrestlers in their weight classes. One particular athlete that has caught Johnson’s eye is Ikaika Maldonado. Maldonado has been wrestling at Perry since his freshman year back ...

6A State Championship keys to the game

Grant Sands, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018

Pumas: The Pumas will try to avenge last years 49-42 defeat in the state championship game as they take on the Chandler Wolves Saturday at Arizona State University. In order to raise a banner in the gym, the Pumas will have to stop the ground game of the Wolves. Decarlos Brooks, the Wolves se...

Season starts without key wrestlers due to football

Season starts without key wrestlers due to football

Macie Miller, Sports Editor

November 28, 2018

Coming out of a great 2017-18 season for the Puma Wrestling team, they are ready to get back on the mats and brush up on their skills for the new season. After losing a few very talented and key wrestlers last season, the team is looking to fill their spots with new faces and new talent. There are m...

Junior wrestling trifecta, 2/3 state wins

Junior wrestling trifecta, 2/3 state wins

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff reporter

February 13, 2018

This season the wrestling team has seen a noticeably strong presence from the junior class. While younger classmen are sometimes overlooked, the wrestling program has made sure to develop the younger athletes as they move up each year. The junior class’ strength stems from talented athletes and rigorous...

Puma Duals success, ready for full team

Puma Duals success, ready for full team

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2017

Even though the football team’s run reached its end, some players received no time to rest before being thrown into wrestling. Junior regular Travis Calloway said, “We talk to coach about it (coming into wrestling late) and he is very lenient about understanding dual sport athletes.” As previously...

Pumas “gave it all they had” in state championship game

Pumas “gave it all they had” in state championship game

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017

After advancing father than ever before, the Pumas went off to Tucson on Dec. 2 to take on the Chandler Wolves and came up just short of a state title victory. The Pumas played in what was one of the best games of their season, and ended the game just shy of a touchdown, 42-49. Many of the starting...

Long football season affects winter sports teams

Long football season affects winter sports teams

Victoria Vredevoogd, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2017

The Pumas are proud of how far they have made it in the football play offs and students are excited for the championship game, but has anyone ever thought of how this could affect some of the other winter sports teams? Wrestling, Boys basketball, and even girls soccer is falling short of some player...

Pumas poised for title game since day one

Pumas poised for title game since day one

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2017

Since the first practice of the 2017 season the football team has been working non-stop towards the same objective: the state finals. The Pumas (12-1, 3-1 Premier Region) has never made it farther than they have this year and they could not have a better mindset. Every team begins the year think...

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