Payson restores mat tourney moniker: Tim Van Horn Memorial back
The Tim Van Horn Memorial Wrestling Tournament scheduled for Friday, Jan. 20 and Saturday, Jan. 21 has been postponed because of the expected winter storm. The tournament has been rescheduled as a one-day event on Friday, Jan. 27.
Watch Ryan Ricke swish a jump shot, drive in for a layup, battle for a rebound or dive for a loose ball and you might think he’s a pretty good basketball player.
Beat Lobos on court after gridiron upset
Denver White hoped the magic Payson performed on the football field translated onto the basketball court.
The Longhorns battled visiting Winslow for three quarters. Unfortunately, the second quarter proved disastrous in a 51-32 loss to the Bulldogs on Jan. 10.
Throngs of family, friends, former students and athletes turned out Jan. 7 at the John Neumann Parish in Yuma to pay tribute to longtime teacher and coach Terry Nodlinski.
Stampede past Bulldogs on senior night
Payson High’s wrestling team opened the 2017 portion of its season with a nod to the past on Thursday night.
Outdoors Under the Rim
Well, 2017 is here and the holiday season was a time of many parties, family gatherings, and food, food, food!
Young three-sport standout named all-state in volleyball
Savanna White lives in the air. Radar might be the best way to track her. An incredible leaping ability helps the 5-foot-10 Payson High sophomore soar into the rarefied air above the top of the net, which stands 7 feet, 4 1/8 inches above the floor.
Payson’s girls basketball team went 1-3 in the Payson Holiday Classic it hosted on Dec. 30-31. The Class 3A Longhorns lost to Show Low 36-34 and beat 4A Buckeye Youngker 36-25 on Dec. 30 and lost to 2A Sanders Valley 45-21 and 2A Phoenix Country Day 34-22 on Dec. 31.
Friday, Jan. 6 Girls Basketball - Snowflake, 6 p.m., Boys Basketball - Snowflake, 7:30 p.m.
Denver White began the season with his team running a man-to-man defense. Just like he’s always run.
Not much went right for Payson’s girls basketball team for the first three quarters on Tuesday night.
Former Payson High School wrestling star Larry Wilbanks, one of the finest athletes to ever don a PHS uniform, understands well the difficulties small-town Arizona student-athletes face in finding just the right college fit.
Rim Country Fishing Report
Recent fishing on Roosevelt and Apache lakes is reported to be good to very good.
Offense absent in loss to Fountain Hills
When they take the court at Wilson Dome to open 3A East Region action against Show Low at 6 o’clock tonight, Payson’s girls basketball players hope to start seeing more shots find the basket.