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Swim team celebrates new successes

Andrew Haggerty, Reporter

December 13, 2019

The Perry Meridian swim team’s season is picking up momentum, having already competed six times and springing back into competition Mon., Dec. 16. Although they undergo an intense schedule, practicing Monday through Saturday e...

Teverbaugh joins track teams, looks toward future seasons

Andrew Haggerty, Reporter

December 12, 2019

This spring, the Perry Meridian track team will undergo a coaching change, as social studies teacher and girls head track coach Ryan Teverbaugh will become the head coach for both programs.  The overall goal is to develop ...

Girls soccer reflects on season growth

Jaelyn Reynolds, Page Editor

December 12, 2019

The girls’ soccer team started its 5-10 season in the weights room and at summer training, getting in on the boys’ practices as well. Their 5 wins, 3 more than the previous year, placed them third in the Mid-State Conferen...

New flag football team unites students

Alejandra Aguilar, News Reporter

December 12, 2019

At Perry, all students are given the opportunity to play a sport without any barriers of entry. Recently added this year is the Unified Flag Football Team, establishing a new form of play for special needs students.   “It wa...

Cross country runners advance to semi-state

Lucas Ferdinand-McDonald, Page Editor

December 12, 2019

“Pick it up. I’ve got to catch the guy in front of me.”  Senior Oslwaldo Gil-Ceja’s inner monologue is in overdrive as he attempts to make his first semi-state appearance for cross-country.  Gil-Ceja explains that...

Kelsi Miller breaks weights records

Danae Suarez, Reporter

December 12, 2019

Since her freshman year, senior athlete Kelsi Miller has become involved in a variety of sports at Perry Meridian, participating in softball, track and cross country and serving as manager for both the wrestling and football ...

Athletic director shines out of the spotlight

Krissy Brzycki, Page Editor

November 22, 2019

Upon first entering athletic director Doug Schornick’s office, visitors are greeted with the presence of a large beehive sitting upon his cabinets. As the head of the athletic department, he has a variety of jobs that consume his time,  ...

Girls basketball opens seasons with renewed focus

Danae Suarez, Reporter

November 22, 2019

Sometimes, less is more.  While only 18 players comprise this year’s girls basketball team, coaches and players remain optimistic about the changes they envision for the team’s culture.  “We are putting more of an e...

Student athletes receive hard-earning scholarship

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza and Lucas Ferdinand-McDonald

November 22, 2019

Junior Jayden Taylor has been playing basketball since he was five years old.  Now, the colleges he watched as a youngster have come calling for him.   Taylor has verbally committed to play at Butler University on a ful...

New season means new changes for wrestling

Diana Pyle, Co Managing Editor

November 22, 2019

The PMHS wrestling program has been one of the most successful sports at the school, with continued team success and numerous individual accolades. . With all the hype and prestige that comes with being a wrestler, more students...

Henninger resigns as football coach

Andrew Haggerty, Reporter

November 22, 2019

At the end of the 2019 football season, head coach Matthew Henninger officially resigned.  The job isn’t easy. The head coach needs to be on-call at all times, requiring extensive personal sacrifice throughout the year. ...