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RCMS kids gallop to strong start

A trio of Rim Country Middle School students stood tall in the saddle when the dust settled after the first event of the Arizona Junior High Rodeo Association at Payson Event Center on Saturday and Sunday.

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Girls positive about changes this season

Payson girls varsity soccer coach Trae Dunman likes his players’ attitudes.

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PHS beats Mogollon in volleyball

HEBER – Payson beat host Mogollon 25-12, 25-13, 25-13 in volleyball on Tuesday.

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Longhorns look to deny Morgan milestone win

More Than a Game

Most football coaches start their careers with humble goals, like posting a winning record. Maybe they even ponder eventually experiencing a championship or two.

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Longhorns blank Cards in 2nd half

Chapman rushes for 238 yards; Estrada scores three TDs

GLENDALE – The Longhorns found themselves in an offensive shoot-out halfway through their football game at Glendale on Friday night.

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Boys kick off soccer season on high note

Already equaled 2013 win total

It took Payson’s boys soccer team less than two weeks to match last season’s win total.

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Spikers beat Wolves 3-0

Payson’s volleyball team beat host Fountain Hills 25-20, 26-24, 25-12 on Thursday.

Storm cancels golf

A thunderstorm prevented the Payson Women’s Golf Association from hosting the Payson Niners (the women’s 9-hole group that plays each Thursday) in a Monkey Ball Tournament on Sept. 9 at Payson Golf Course.

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Win Cash in the Payson Roundup's Pigskin Payoff Football Contest!

Circle one winner for each of the games listed in the Payson Roundup Pigskin Payoff Entry Form. In the tie-breaker space, write your prediction for the final score of that game. Fill in your name and phone number at the bottom, cut out this page and deposit your entry in the contest box at the Payson Roundup office, 708 N. Beeline Highway, by 5 p.m. Friday.

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Senior stars in football, then medals in race

Davis impresses in first cross country event

Matt Davis checked the clock in the football locker room — 10 p.m. Plenty of time to take a quick shower, dress, get to the 5th Quarter program at Beeline Bowl for some postgame food and fun and catch a few winks before the alarm clock woke him up at 3:30 a.m. he thought.

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Payson girls impress in Fountain Hills race

Jonathan Ball can’t help but be excited by what his girls cross country team did at Saturday’s Fountain Hills Invitational.

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Strong passing, hitting helps PHS spike Mingus 3-0

COTTONWOOD — Payson’s volleyball team beat Cottonwood Mingus 25-16, 25-9, 25-20 on Tuesday night.

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AHSRA, AJHRA openers this weekend in Payson

Young cowboys and cowgirls converge on Rim Country this weekend as the Arizona High School Rodeo Association and the Arizona Junior High School Rodeo Association kick off their seasons at the Payson Event Center.

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Horns look to shore up defense

More Than A Game

Just a month into the schedule it may be stretching things to call tonight’s football game at Glendale a must-win situation for Payson High.

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Pine mountain bike race sets record

The Fourth Annual Fire on the Rim Mountain Bike Race was “bigger and better than ever” just as event co-chairs Janet Brandt and Katie Calderon promised during an April 5 community meeting.