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Wrestling tournament postponed

Payson restores mat tourney moniker: Tim Van Horn Memorial back

The Tim Van Horn Memorial Wrestling Tournament scheduled for Friday, Jan. 20 and Saturday, Jan. 21 has been postponed because of the expected winter storm. The tournament has been rescheduled as a one-day event on Friday, Jan. 27.

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Ryan Ricke, a standout in all arenas

Watch Ryan Ricke swish a jump shot, drive in for a layup, battle for a rebound or dive for a loose ball and you might think he’s a pretty good basketball player.

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Longhorn boys stun Snowflake, again

Beat Lobos on court after gridiron upset

Denver White hoped the magic Payson performed on the football field translated onto the basketball court.

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Girls basketball vs. Winslow 1-10-17

The Longhorns battled visiting Winslow for three quarters. Unfortunately, the second quarter proved disastrous in a 51-32 loss to the Bulldogs on Jan. 10.

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Nodlinski left his mark on PHS

Throngs of family, friends, former students and athletes turned out Jan. 7 at the John Neumann Parish in Yuma to pay tribute to longtime teacher and coach Terry Nodlinski.

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Longhorns pin D4 power Winslow

Stampede past Bulldogs on senior night

Payson High’s wrestling team opened the 2017 portion of its season with a nod to the past on Thursday night.

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An outdoorsman’s New Year’s resolutions for 2017

Outdoors Under the Rim

Well, 2017 is here and the holiday season was a time of many parties, family gatherings, and food, food, food!

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Sky’s the limit for high-flying star

Young three-sport standout named all-state in volleyball

Savanna White lives in the air. Radar might be the best way to track her. An incredible leaping ability helps the 5-foot-10 Payson High sophomore soar into the rarefied air above the top of the net, which stands 7 feet, 4 1/8 inches above the floor.

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Payson girls basketball team goes 1-3 to close out 2016

Payson’s girls basketball team went 1-3 in the Payson Holiday Classic it hosted on Dec. 30-31. The Class 3A Longhorns lost to Show Low 36-34 and beat 4A Buckeye Youngker 36-25 on Dec. 30 and lost to 2A Sanders Valley 45-21 and 2A Phoenix Country Day 34-22 on Dec. 31.

Payson varsity schedule

Friday, Jan. 6 Girls Basketball - Snowflake, 6 p.m., Boys Basketball - Snowflake, 7:30 p.m.

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Losses lead to new defense for boys basketball team

Denver White began the season with his team running a man-to-man defense. Just like he’s always run.

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Girls’ comeback bid comes up short

Not much went right for Payson’s girls basketball team for the first three quarters on Tuesday night.

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Former PHS standout helps athletes find right college

Former Payson High School wrestling star Larry Wilbanks, one of the finest athletes to ever don a PHS uniform, understands well the difficulties small-town Arizona student-athletes face in finding just the right college fit.

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Good lake fishing now

Rim Country Fishing Report

Recent fishing on Roosevelt and Apache lakes is reported to be good to very good.

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Girls look to rebound in 3A East opener

Offense absent in loss to Fountain Hills

When they take the court at Wilson Dome to open 3A East Region action against Show Low at 6 o’clock tonight, Payson’s girls basketball players hope to start seeing more shots find the basket.