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Abrupt Ending: After promising start, top-ranked PHS comes up short in 6A title game

Abrupt Ending: After promising start, top-ranked PHS comes up short in 6A title game

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

The tension was boiling and the student section was excited with intense school spirit for the much anticipated volleyball state championships against Basha High School. There was so much anxiety but also excitement in hopes for a great game and a win. “We felt like we had a game plan and we had...

Girls’ Volleyball Season coming to an end

Girls’ Volleyball Season coming to an end

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

The Pumas have made great progress this season as they took on many challenging teams throughout the region. This season, the volleyball team had an overall score of 31-3-1 and is ranked first in the state. With five seniors leading the team this year and younger players proving their abilities, they m...

Makayla Long: New And Driven

Makayla Long: New And Driven

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2019

  Junior Makayla Long recently made the one thousand mile move to the desert from Oregon. Her family made the move to be closer to her mom’s hometown; as well as seeing her extended family and brothers, who are out here for college,  there was also something special about being a student a...

PREVIEW: volleyball team young & experienced

PREVIEW: volleyball team young & experienced

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Varsity volleyball is back and ready to jump into a new season with new opportunities. The Perry volleyball team record for 2018 was overall (32-4-1). Girls’ Junior Varsity was also very talented last year, they went undefeated (17-0).  Varsity volleyball had a very successful year last year but s...

Top Five moments of the year

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

May 20, 2019

With the end of a school year, people all over the country are reflecting on what happened over the past ten months. This is normal, but the 2018-19 school year has been anything but. It has been a year of triumphs and tragedies, leaving most of the nearly four thousand people who call Perry home hu...

Pros and cons of club and high school sports

Pros and cons of club and high school sports

Cameron Martin, Double Truck Editor

December 18, 2017

The Precedent: How can students benefit from being on a school team, rather than a club team? Athletics Director Jennifer Burks: The benefits to being on a school team is it is tied with the education of the whole student. That’s why it is called education athletics. Part of that is that they are l...

Volleyball: Perry concludes record-breaking year

Volleyball: Perry concludes record-breaking year

Staff Reports and India Buckner

November 13, 2017

With head coach Fred Mann at the helm of the volleyball program since 2013, the Pumas have continued to enjoy success on the court. The 2017 season was Mann’s most successful yet. The largest senior class in the Mann-era, seven seniors helped the Pumas set team records for wins (36), kills (1484),...

Four years strong, girls strike for state

Four years strong, girls strike for state

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017

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 ...

Inaugural sand volleyball season ends earlier than expected

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017

This year, Perry approved sand volleyball as a sanctioned Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) sport instead of a club. This means that the sand volleyball team competed with other high schools as well as received a state ranking instead of just playing for fun. Despite the lack of sand courts on campus c...

Men’s volleyball flies to the top of the rankings

Men’s volleyball flies to the top of the rankings

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2017

With 32 games under their belt, men’s volleyball players is fighting to maintain their fourth-in-state ranking. Their record so far is 23-10-4, with only two games left before the playoffs begin. Although the Pumas are not doing as well as they hoped, they are still confident in their abilities to...

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