Tim Ernst fired a 145 for 36 holes to win the Payson Men’s Golf Association Club Championship at Payson Golf Course on Aug. 17. The two-week major tournament started on Aug. 10.
No riders able to last eight seconds
The name Milk Man doesn’t do him justice. The prized Salt River Rodeo Co. bull could just as easily be called Demon Beast, Terror Train or Big Bully.
Paradise Nails dominated in the sand courts in Rumsey Park this year. The team sponsored by that business went 22-2 in the regular season to earn the top seed for the Payson 4 vs. 4 Co-Ed Sand Volleyball Postseason Tournament.
Red of nose, baggy of pants, Donnie Landis struck a pose in the midst of the Saturday performance of the World’s Oldest Continuous Rodeo.
Snags big fish of tournament
Fishing in the shadows of the White House and Lincoln Memorial might intimidate some, but not Payson pro Clifford Pirch.
Starting the season a week early in order to get a week off prior to the 3A East Region opener against mighty Show Low seemed like a good idea weeks ago.
Rim Country Fishing Report
Congratulations to two of our local professional Bassmaster Elite anglers. Both Clifford Pirch and Brett Hite finished in the top 12 on the Potomac River event recently.
Cowgirls raced around barrels, cowboys roped calves, wrestled steers and tried to stay on wild broncos and bulls for eight seconds and youngsters held on for dear life as they got a taste of rodeo life on the backs of sheep and steers.
Where My Pitches At beat Wanna Play to win the Payson Parks & Rec Women’s Slowpitch Softball League Tournament Championship at Rumsey Park on Monday, Aug. 15.
Payson High opened the football season on a sour note, losing 38-8 to visiting Safford on Friday.
Payson kicks off the high school football season at home against Safford tonight at 7 o’clock.
Jake Swartwood has learned to limit his practices to certain portions of the Payson High football field.
Sharon Vaplon and Terry Lindsay enjoyed winning last year so much they figured why stop now.
Get out to the Payson Event Center to see some barrel racing this morning. Starting at 8 a.m., Friday, Aug. 19 a number of barrel racing contestants will be in “slack” competition.
After losing in the round of 32 in the London Games four years earlier, former Payson resident Brady Ellison worked hard to reach the medal stand in this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio, Brazil.