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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 ...

Tennis and soccer bounce back after setbacks

Andrew Haggerty, News Reporter

November 18, 2019

The boys varsity tennis team has had a solid season this year with senior Sajin Smith and junior Blake Deaton leading them at number one and number two singles. Even so, at the Mid-State conference tournament the team secure...

Volleyball beats Southport, celebrates seniors

Alejandra Aguilar, News Reporter

November 18, 2019

The girls volleyball team won Monday’s home non-conference game against rival Southport by a score of 3-1.  Despite dropping the third game 23-25,  the Lady Falcons quickly stepped up their game.  And the team’s ...

Finding a healthy balance: Falcon athletes juggle sports and sleep

Diana Pyle, Co Managing Editor

November 18, 2019

For any athlete, health is a top priority. Staying in shape, eating healthy and getting enough sleep are all key components to maintaining good health. However, for many student-athletes, hours of rest are few and far between...

IHSAA rules limit student athlete participation

Andrew Haggerty, Reporter

October 25, 2019

By rule, the  Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) prohibits student-athletes from participating in competitions outside school-sponsored events. Rule 15 of the 2018-2019 IHSAA’s bylaws states, “Participati...

Rising temperatures exhaust PMHS athletes

Lucas Ferdinand-McDonald, Page Editor

October 25, 2019

The hot days of August could have PMHS players facing heats of over eighty degrees for hours every day of practice, and they have had to face the consequences that come along with the weather. The heat has been forced many PMHS students ...

Early senior night doesn’t affect boys’ soccer spirit

Krissy Brzycki, Page Editor

October 25, 2019

The boys soccer team kicked off their season on August 22 with a 7-0 victory over Decatur Central.   The team also used the occasion for its senior night, which is typically held in late September. One of the biggest reasons ...

Unified Athletes recognized by Special Olympics

Danny Billheimer, Reporter

October 25, 2019

This year, Special Olympics North America honors Perry Meridian High School with National Banner recognition for its  inclusivity in activities for students with and without exceptional needs.  The unified sports teams at PMHS have been d...

Football feeling optimistic despite setbacks

Gabriel Beasley, Page Editor

October 25, 2019

Optimism has carried some Falcon football players through their early games this season. Lawrence North, now ranked eighth in class 6A, handed a tough 0-55 loss to the Falcons in their first game of the season. The Falcons ...

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