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PHS football team drops to No. 16 in power rankings

The playoffs are on the line at 7 p.m. Friday at Payson High School as the Longhorns host Show Low in the final football game of the regular season

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All-out effort, a tearful finish

Girls soccer team learns vital lessons from a difficult season

It wasn’t a heartbreaking loss that ended their season, but some girls who resolved not to cry, lost that battle on Thursday night at Rumsey Park.

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PHS spikers look to close strong, earn state tournament berth

Longhorns beat Cortez, host Moon Valley tonight

Payson’s volleyball team kept its bid for a Division 3 state tournament berth alive with a 25-11, 25-8, 25-23 win over visiting Cortez on Thursday.

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Yellow Jackets sting Longhorns in football

After Snowflake rolled over them in a first-place Section 5 showdown a week earlier, Payson’s football team needed to bounce back at Lakeside Blue Ridge on Friday to keep possession of second place in the section, keep alive its hope of a first-round home playoff game, and retain some of the positive momentum from a four-game winning streak dashed by the Lobos.

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Pollock takes low gross title

Don Pollock won the A Flight championship in the Payson Men’s Golf Association’s Low Net Tournament on Oct. 22 at Payson Golf Course, topping runner-up Terry Lindsey and Tim Ernst, who finished third.

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Payson athletes shine at statewide meet in Surprise

Local Special Olympics team excels again

Sixty-one Special Olympics athletes, coaches and chaperons from Payson descended on the town of Surprise last week for a riotous statewide swim meet and bocce tournament.

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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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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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