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The approval of more than $800,000 worth of improvements and new construction at the elementary school parking lots highlighted Monday's meeting of the Perry Community School District Board of Education. Members Marjean Gries, Jim Lutmer, Kenia Alarcon and Kyle Baxter...
Congratulations to four Bluejay and three Jayette players for earning Raccoon River All-Conference honors. The Perry boys won the RRC title outright with an 11-3 mark, earning Ned Menke Coach of the Year accolades. Bluejay guards Shammond Ivory and Will Whiton...
The first group of preps I followed will be approaching their 25th class reunion soon. In the intervening years I have attended, covered and photographed so many games, matches, meets, tournaments, events, etc. that I dare not even try...
JOHNSTON -- "We made some plays and they made some plays and in the end we just ran out of time." So spoke Perry head coach Ned Menke after his Bluejays fell to DC-G, 73-70, in overtime in their Class...
JOHNSTON -- The excitement will be at fever pitch Monday when Perry (18-5) meets old rival Dallas Center-Grimes (19-4) in the Class 3A Substate 7 Final, as a trip to the state tournament will be on the line. Playing at...
AMES -- Given new life, Perry made sure their season would continue by rallying for a 68-63 overtime win against Gilbert in their Class 3A District 14 Final Thursday. Gilbert's Wes Greder missed a pair of foul shots with .6...
AMES -- When the boys basketball teams from Perry (17-5) and Gilbert (20-3) meet Thursday at 7 p.m. in Ames the Class 3A District 13 title will be on the line. A win would move the victor into a Monday...

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You may recall that just a few weeks ago Jackie Robinson West Little League of Chicago was forced to vacate their regional and U.S. championships after an investigation revealed their coach and district superintendent intentionally used as many as...
By Jeff Webster ThePerryNews Sports Perry will try to make it three-in-a-row over Boone when the two Raccoon River Conference rivals meet Monday in a Class 3A District 14 Semifinal at Gilbert. The Bluejays and Toreadors will begin play at 6:30 p.m....
By Jeff Webster ThePerryNews Sports Visiting Winterset survived a 23-5 deficit after one quarter of play to rally past Perry, 63-58, in a girls Class 4A Region 7 Semifinal Saturday. The Jayettes (15-8) came out blazing and led, 19-2, after a 17-0...