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Showcase: Ally Perkins

March 24, 2021


Sheridan 2019 varsity volleyball team

Ally Perkins is a junior at Sheridan High School. She is involved in volleyball and track.

The juniors from the 2020 season.

Perkins has been involved in many sports growing up, from softball to basketball. Her favorite sports have always been volleyball and track. Ally is a three year letter man for volleyball, and a three year starter. She has helped lead her team to 3 MVL titles, 3 sectional titles, 3 district titles, and a regional runner up. Aside from school volleyball, Ally plays a major part in her club volleyball team. Ally says that volleyball is: “easily my favorite part of high school. I’ll cherish the friends and memories I’ve made through volleyball forever. Both club and school volleyball have helped me meet some of my best friends.”

Ally is also a three year varsity letter man for track. She lettered her freshman year and qualified for district in high jump. She also ran the 400 and the 4×4 and occasionally the open 2oo. This year Perkins is competing in the 100, 200 and high jump. She says: “the best part about track is being able to hang outwith the people. Everyone just gets along really well and make the environment fun to be apart of.” Perkins along with thousand of other athletes season was canceled last year so she was unable to compete. She says that she is ready for this coming season.

Throughout her years of playing volleyball Ally says that she has learned “what hard work can get you and that the friendships you make are way more important than any title.” Ally has made some of her best fiends through playing volleyball and she would not change it for anything. Since she has ran track she has learned that ” it is okay to just do something for fun”. Running is not for everyone but it is something that Ally says she enjoys. Perkins also says that in track ” some of your best friends might be people you didn’t expect”.



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