Dallin Macnab, Chase Elmer claim championships
CAMP VERDE – Payson continued its strong start to the wrestling season by going 5-0 at the Camp Verde Duals on Friday and Saturday. The Longhorns improved to 7-0 on the young season.
Pin Winslow, Show Low at home
Payson opened the wrestling season by beating both Winslow and Show Low at Wilson Dome on Wednesday.
It’s a big week for Payson’s boys basketball team.
PHS extracurricular programs must be self-sufficient in the fall
After years of scrambling to raise money to support extracurricular programs, the struggle will likely get worse next year.
Shared endurance training strengthens longtime friendships
Todd Poer woke up at 3 a.m. and drove from his home in Payson to Willow Springs Lake.
Longhorn seniors also recognized in Arizona Republic
Emmee Ashby and Mckenzie Creighton were keys to Payson’s strong volleyball season. And the seniors have been recognized for their contributions to the Longhorns’ 26-14-6 campaign.
The Rim Country Middle School volleyball teams enjoyed strong seasons this year. The seventh-graders went 8-2.
A WON BASS Arizona tournament is set for Saturday at Roosevelt Lake.
The third annual “Let’s Talk Fishin’” Outdoorsman’s Yard Sale is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 14 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Payson Senior Center, located at 514. W. Main St.
Longhorns opening Thursday with lots of new players
With just one starter back from last year’s 10-17 team, this year’s Payson High varsity basketball team is inexperienced.
Coach says tourney performance better than record indicates
A 1-3 record certainly isn’t anything to brag about. But when all three losses come against bigger schools and the roster is down to eight players, including two junior varsity girls brought along for depth, it’s not so bad.
With just three seniors, four juniors and nobody to send onto the mat at three weight classes, Payson High enters the wrestling season with challenges.
Gerardo Moceri, Maizy Hall win
Gerardo Moceri considered wearing shorts when he woke up Saturday morning. He went with long pants, instead.
Prep player’s death shines harsh light on head blows in many sports
Jared Varner wasn’t sure where he was. The Payson High senior was dazed as he staggered to his feet. His mind was cloudy after the violent collision he’d just experienced.
Charlie Thompson wasn’t sure what to expect from this year’s Tonto Rim Sports Club Turkey Shoot at Jim Jones Range south of Payson.