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Diamond star now queen of links

Peterson claims 8th straight Club Championship

Karen Peterson’s introduction to golf was such a calamity in her mind that she walked off the course in embarrassment before finishing her first hole.

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Girls stepping up to challenge, running well

Greenleaf hopes to return for next week’s sectional

When a hip injury sidelined Abby Greenleaf, the Longhorns lost their top runner. The junior has missed about a month with the injury and it’s unclear if she’ll make it back for the Div. 3 Section 3 meet on Oct. 31 in Gilbert.

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PHS spikers teetering on edge of playoffs

Payson’s Longhorns find themselves teetering on the edge of the Division 3 state volleyball tournament picture.

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Playoffs in air for gridders

More Than A Game

The high school football playoffs don’t begin until Nov. 8, but the Longhorns find themselves in the middle of an extended dress rehearsal.

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Smith, Eggen win best ball

Larry Smith and Stan Eggen combined to fire a net score of 50 to win the A Flight in the Payson Men’s Golf Association Two-Man Best Ball Tournament by four strokes over Tim Ernst and Don Pollock (54) at Payson Golf Course on Oct. 15.

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Payson drops out of ACS rankings

Last week's loss to Snowflake knocked Payson out of the Arizona Comparison System Division 4 Prep Football Rankings. However, the Longhorns (5-3) remain No. 10 in the Division 4 Power Rankings that seed the 16-team state tournament entering Friday's game at Lakeside Blue Ridge (4-4).

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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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Longhorns ranked No. 1 in boys soccer

Look to avenge only loss Thursday

The surging Longhorn boys soccer team gets another shot at its arch rival this week in a showdown with plenty on the line.

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Swartwood: ‘This is a bump in the road. We will get better’

Snowflake rolls over Payson 65-27

Late in Friday’s football game against visiting Snowflake, Longhorns’ quarterback Chaz Davis and tailback Wyatt Chapman were standing on the sidelines watching Payson’s defense try to slow down the Lobos’ offense.

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Payson anglers dominate

Area fishermen win all 3 divisions

It was a warm fall day as the anglers from the Let’s Talk Fishin’ Tournaments took to the water on Oct. 11 at Roosevelt Lake.

Bucks, Does swing it at PGC

Mary Smith Rutter and Dave Rutter teamed up to shoot a net 63 and win the Married Couples Flight in the annual Buck and Doe Tournament hosted by the Payson Men’s Golf Association at Payson Golf Course on Wednesday. Sharon and Gary Vapon finished second with 65 and Debbie and Steve Vincent also shot 65 to place third.

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Lobos roll over Longhorns 65-27

Payson entered Friday night’s football game against visiting Snowflake tied with the Lobos for first place in the Division 4 Section 5 standings.

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Scoreboard shoot-out!

Expect Longhorns, Lobos to light it up in tonight’s Section 5 showdown

As the great Neil Young wrote, tonight’s the night.

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Jacobo speaks universal language of soccer

Spanish-speaking senior a goal-scoring machine for Longhorns

Life isn’t easy for Javier Jacobo, until he steps onto the soccer field, that is.

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PHS boys beat No. 5 Holbrook

Payson’s No. 2-ranked boys soccer team found itself trailing for the second consecutive game when No. 5 Holbrook slipped a goal into the net in the first five minutes of Tuesday night’s game at Rumsey Park.