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Sports medicine team oversees cowboy safety at Payson Rodeo

Anyway you figure, it hurts to be a rodeo cowboy.

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Fans pack Payson for 130th rodeo

“It was one hell of a rodeo,” Payson Rodeo Boss Bill Arm­strong said of the 130th staging of the World’s Oldest Continuous Rodeo. “We broke all kinds of records. If they missed it, they missed a good one.”

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Devils hope Camp T kicks off championship season

Kush speech, ‘controlled’ scrimmage highlight annual Rim Country visit

Arizona State’s football players spent last week doing many of the same things they did the previous week.

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Trout fishing good to excellent on Rim Lakes

Rim Country Fishing Report

Good morning, Rim Country anglers. Starting off this week is an update on our Payson bass fishing pro Clifford Pirch, who finished in 20th place at the Bassmaster Elite Series held Aug. 7-10 on the Delaware River.

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Szakal edges Lindsey in Aug. 6 PMGA action

Frank Szakal edged Terry Lindsey to claim the A Flight championship in the Payson Men’s Golf Association Individual Lo-Net Tournament at Payson Golf Course on Aug. 6. Both golfers shot 66 with Szakal winning on a tiebreaker.

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Frank Kush speaks to Sun Devils

Former head coach Frank Kush spoke to ASU players at Camp Tontozona on Friday, Aug. 15.

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Team supports ASU player

At least a dozen reporters crowded together trying to get their microphones and digital voice recorders near enough to hear Arizona State football player Chip Sarafin make history.

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Westerman ready to take his place on ASU line

Auburn transfer slated to start at left guard

Christian Westerman wants to get back to playing football.

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Elk viewing workshop Saturday

It’s that time of year in northern Arizona to take advantage of the chance to hear the bugle of an amazing bull elk during the annual elk viewing workshop hosted by the Arizona Game and Fish Department and Mormon Lake Lodge.

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Will a trout stream run through it?

Outdoors Under the Rim

A trout stream in the city limits of Payson is certainly thinking “outside of the box” when it comes to ideas that make our community even more appealing as a destination.

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Neon spikers win PHS alumni tourney

If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it.

Sports News and Notes, Aug. 15

The Zane Grey Shrine Club of Payson will host a scramble golf tournament at Payson Golf Course on Friday, Aug. 15.

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Return to Camp T ... sort of

Sun Devils return to deep Tontozona roots

Any trip to Camp Tontozona to cheer the Arizona State University football team during its annual preseason training camp wouldn’t be complete without pausing to shake the hand of the gray-haired, 85-year-old man sitting on the sidelines scrutinizing every second of on-the-field action.

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Rodeo celebration starts Thursday

The 130th Annual World’s Oldest Continuous Rodeo is Thursday, Aug. 14, Friday, Aug. 15 and Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Payson Event Center arena just south of town.

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Rain forces ASU to move practice from Camp T to Rumsey Park

An overnight storm dampened fields, but not enthusiasm as Arizona State University kicked off a week of practices here in Rim Country.