The Precedent

Player Profile: Softball’s Saige Stutz

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

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

Pumas’ bats hot to begin 2019 campaign

Abby Knoblock, Staff reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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

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

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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...

Security changes for football game of the season

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Another game is racing forward as many people prepare to travel two hours down to the University of Arizona to watch the game of a lifetime. Some aspects will be different at this game compared to previous games. Perry is sending several buses down to the game for the students. Principal Dan Serrano...

Four years strong, girls strike for state

Four years strong, girls strike for state

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The athletes at Perry all have an intenseness about them, especially the passionate girl volleyball players. They are an intimidating group ranking number four in the state and number fifty-ninth in the country. Why is it these girls make their opponents feel so overwhelmed? Is it the genius coaching ...

Girls Soccer on to semis after late winner

Girls Soccer on to semis after late winner

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Perry girls soccer regular season officially ended on Jan. 24 with a 0-0 tie against Hamilton, ranked number four in the state, earning a playoff berth. The team made it through to the semifinals, ranking them number six in the state and number seventeen in the country. “We gave them the keys to the car,” sai...

Winter Sports preview: girls soccer

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

Two years ago the varsity girls soccer team lost to Desert Mountain preventing them from becoming the state champions. Last year was a repeat, but this year the team hopes to change that. They plan to beat Desert Mountain at their first game on Dec. 1. Losing that game last season has pushed the...

Football’s battle for Val Vista

Football’s battle for Val Vista

Kylie Vacala, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

Hearing the names Perry and Basha in a single sentence already causes tension but adding the word football makes both schools heated for what is known as the battle of Val Vista. With the football team having a record of 8-1 compared to Basha’s 3-6 record, the pumas are expecting their first win a...

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