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Top Five moments of the year

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

May 20, 2019


Filed under Double Truck, Entertainment, News, Opinions, Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Double Truck

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


Filed under Sports

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


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 ...

Inaugural sand volleyball season ends earlier than expected

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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...

New beach volleyball team ready for their season

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

The spring season is beginning and there are high hopes for our teams, especially the volleyball teams. The men’s team was state runners up last year and the women’s indoor team is ranked sixth in the state.    This year, however, we have another volleyball team to cheer on, sand volleyball. ...

Boys volleyball returns right where they left off

Boys volleyball returns right where they left off

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The Varsity Men’s Volleyball team is back and better than ever. Returning as state championship finalists, the Pumas are starting the season off with stronger players and a deeper determination to come out on top. Principal Dan Serrano believes Perry Volleyball is the sport to watch. “I think...

New PHS sport set in sand

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

As the population of Perry has grown, so has the number of extracurricular activities and athletic teams. One such example of this growth is the newest addition to the athletic program, a sand volleyball team. According to principal Dan Serrano, “Sand volleyball is an option for schools. It’s on ...

Emma’s Dilemma: This year in sports: farewell class of 2016

Emma’s Dilemma: This year in sports: farewell class of 2016

Emma Fernandez, Editor in Chief

May 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

Dear Class of 2016, You witnessed a great year for athletics in your last year of high school. Girls golf qualified for state for the first time in school history. Boys golf placed fifth at state. Girls cross country placed 16th and boys placed seventh at their state meet. Wrestling, swim and di...

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