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Coach Houg: Strong and Motivated

Coach Houg: Strong and Motivated

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2020

It is no secret that with this atrocious medical pandemic sweeping the nation, people are struggling with being out-of-work and quarantined at home. Teaching is perhaps one of the most affected fields at this time as instructors go from seeing their students nearly every day to not at all. One of th...

Keeping Focus: On and off the court

The team shares a moment before a game.

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2020

  When the basketball season first began, they had a few goals to start the season. At the beginning of the season, they were determined to end their season stronger after their unexpected loss to Valley Vista in the playoffs last year. As their long season has started to wind down, how does th...

Cheer going to state, let’s take home the win!

Cheer going to state, let's take home the win!

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

The Pumas are home to many triumphant sports teams, including one that numerous people tend to overlook and discredit as being a sport altogether. The cheer and pom team are once again heading to state with the pom team having qualified at the highest they ever have. Head cheer coach Desiree Houg explains tha...

Hype squad under fire

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

September 26, 2019

Last week the Hype Squad - an unofficial group of students who lead the student section at home athletic events - came under fire for their public protest of the football team’s suspension of more than 30 players. According to multiple sources, approximately 30 varsity football players were suspe...

One Freshman’s ‘Tough Truth’

Freshman Trey Lane leads the Varsity football team out for their first home game.

Kenna Cassey, Social Media director and Copy Editor

August 30, 2019

With the hype squad making a spirit day around him and the football team striving to be as strong as him. Trey Lane, a freshman here at Perry high school with a rare genetic disorder continues to fight everyday.  Trey has Mucopolysaccharidosis VI. This occurs when you are missing an enzyme used to break down suga...

Player Profile: Softball’s Saige Stutz

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019

With a brutal 63-mph right-handed pitch, senior Saige Stutz has been delivering experience and excellence to the varsity softball team since her freshman year. She has contributed to the team’s evolution in the past three years and continues to help the team improve in hopes of a state championshi...

Pumas’ bats hot to begin 2019 campaign

Senior Michael Zinter slides in under the tag against Queen Creek.

Abby Knoblock, Staff reporter

March 4, 2019

For a team who is replacing ten seniors from the class of 2018, this year’s baseball team has showed that they have not skipped a beat. The Pumas, who went 16-13 a year ago and made an early playoff exit at the hands of soon-to-be 6A runners up Mountain Ridge, want another shot of having an excellent...

Girls varsity soccer

Holly Olszak, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2019

The season has been immersed with numerous struggles and difficulties, however, the team continues to overcome these obstacles as they make their way to the state championship. This group is filled with a lot more younger, yet determined players. This unique quality is served as an advantage and ...

Seniors leave 15 open spots on team for 2018-19 season

Senior Pearson Wallace (white) challenging a loose ball against Mesa.

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff reporter

February 13, 2018

An important component to team sports is the leadership of the team. Leadership comes in many forms but one of the most influential is leadership through experience. The boys soccer team was fortunate enough to have a captain this season with four years of varsity experience. Senior Pearson Wallace...

Sports Notebook: varsity cheer rises to nationals

Sports Notebook: varsity cheer rises to nationals

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018

Chase stadium’s freezing temperature heated up when the girls took the mat on Jan. 20 for the AIA state championships. Having an uneasy start of dropping flyer Haley Weisenhofer in the 5 man performance, the girls reconvened later and gave a near flawless routine. Placing for the all girl show cheer was...

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