Way back when, Arizona State University’s football team started holding its preseason practices at Camp Tontozona near Christopher Creek to escape the demands of technology — including television, telephones and the endless distractions likely to keep the team from bonding and focusing.
As much as last year’s Mountain Bike National Championship meant to Cypress Gorry, this year’s crown may be even more special to the 2012 Payson High graduate.
The coach who turned Payson into “The Wrestling Capital of Small Town America” has been inducted into the inaugural Payson High School Hall of Fame.
Playing good golf wasn’t enough in Payson Men’s Golf Association action last week. Winning the PMGA Open also required a little luck.
Life on the Fly
Occasionally, my grandsons decide that they want to keep a couple trout to eat, and I suspect to show off their catch to grandma too.
Bryan Burke, 25, named wrestling coach, varsity football assistant
A standout from the Longhorns’ glorious football past now begins his quest to return Payson High’s wrestling program to its glory days.
Payson kicks off the high school football season four weeks from Friday at home against Safford.
When you’re closest to the pin on two different holes you probably enjoyed a good round of golf.
R.C. LaHaye might be the youngest member of the 2016 Payson High School Hall of Fame, but one check of his sterling credentials reveals he’s more than qualified to be included in the inaugural hall.
Karen Peterson shot a two-day score of 155 to win the gross championship and Jan Burns carded 134 to win the net championship in the Payson Women’s Golf Association’s Medallion Tournament on June 29 at Payson Golf Course.
More Than a Game
When two sides with open minds seek a solution, anything is possible.
Town defends decision that forced tournament to leave
Hope turned to disappointment last week when Payson Little League officials said they got booted from Rumsey Park to make way for another scheduled tournament.
Stan Eggen was closest to the pin on two different holes en route to posting a net score of 64 in winning the A Flight in the Payson Men’s Golf Association’s Individual Low Net Tournament at Payson Golf Course on July 6.
Rim Country Fishing Report
The USDA and the Forest Service will be accepting input on the proposed Four Forest Restoration Initiative during public meetings on July 14th at the Frontier Conference Room in Show Low and July 21 at the Julia Randall Elementary School in Payson. Both meetings will be 6-8 p.m.
Playing field upgrades paying off for Payson
Lights, camera, action.