GLENDALE - Ruben Estrada scored on a 49-yard hook-n-ladder play to break a tie game with 21 seconds left in the first half and Wyatt Chapman ran for a 68-yard touchdown on the first play from scrimmage in the second half and visiting Payson shut out Glendale in the second half to beat the Cardinals 36-22 in football on Friday night.
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.
Jonathan Ball can’t help but be excited by what his girls cross country team did at Saturday’s Fountain Hills Invitational.
COTTONWOOD — Payson’s volleyball team beat Cottonwood Mingus 25-16, 25-9, 25-20 on Tuesday night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Parker rushes for whopping 590 yards
Payson’s football team may have solved one of its most pressing concerns against Parker on Friday night. But another problem overshadowed that positive development.
Kelsee Stonebrink named to All Tournament Team
After falling 3-1 to host Flagstaff Coconino two days earlier, Payson’s volleyball team returned to that school to place third in the prestigious Coconino Invitational on Saturday.
Moving event attracts record participation
The Town of Payson seems to have hit upon something with its End of Summer Madness girls fastpitch softball tournament.
Ed Bossert fired a 63 to edge runner-up Tim Hughes by one stroke and claim the A Flight championship in the Payson Men’s Golf Association Individual Lo Net tournament at Payson Golf Course on Sept. 10.
Clifford Pirch believes his experience fishing Roosevelt Lake and other lakes in Arizona helped prepare him for competing in the U.S. Open on Lake Mead.
Payson falls to 1-2
Parker built a 27-7 lead early in the third quarter and withstood a furious rally by the home team to beat Payson 46-34 in football on Friday night.
Labor Day has come and gone, but don’t think that translates to fewer people visiting Payson this weekend.