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Talent, depth and speed could carry boys track team far

It’s not as much the largest turnout he’s seen in his seven years with Payson High’s boys track and field team, but the talent level that has Jonathan Ball excited as the Longhorns prepare for the upcoming season.

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Donors keep sports afloat

High school coaches across the state face a challenge at least as great as getting students ready to compete. They must also raise money to keep the program afloat.

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Pre-spawn bass fishing underway

Rim Country Fishing Report

It's official, Roosevelt Lake pre-spawn bass fishing is underway.

Sports briefs, Feb. 27

Payson Little League has extended the deadline to register boys and girls ages 5-14 for baseball and softball this season.

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Young Longhorns ready to hit the diamond

It’s a drastically different Payson High baseball team that opens the season in the Fountain Hills Invitational on Wednesday.

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Sunflower Scrimmage Baseball at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21

Payson High’s baseball season doesn’t officially begin until the Longhorns participate in the Fountain Hills Invitational beginning on Wednesday. And PHS doesn’t open the home schedule until entertaining Morenci on March 6.

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How appealing: AIA drops PHS football to D4

In the end, it all worked out fine.

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Experienced Horns can’t wait to get back on links

With four starters back from a top-five state finish in 2014, Payson High golf coach Denny Morse can’t wait to get the season started.

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Payson’s top angler back in Classic

Clifford Pirch has been fishing professionally for the past 12 years. He fished the FLW circuit for 10 of those years before moving to the Bassmaster Elite Series. Moving is a relative term since one must qualify and then be invited to fish at the Bassmaster Elite Series level.

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Now’s the time to make sure your boat’s ready for spring

Outdoors Under the Rim

Most hunting seasons have come and gone and spring fishing is right around the corner. If you are an angler and have a boat, it has probably been stored in a garage or under a boat cover for much of the last five months

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Volunteers needed to help save bass

Volunteers are needed to help save the bass in Roosevelt Lake. Help is needed to build fish habitats and set up and pour concrete fish balls on Monday, Feb. 23 and take the molds apart on Wednesday, Feb. 25.

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Men’s Golf Association needs members

The Payson Men’s Golf Association is looking for new members for the upcoming season.

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Longhorn trio wrestle down state medals

Vega takes third, Anderson and Keeney fifth

PRESCOTT VALLEY – Dramatic finishes dominated the day as Payson High’s three Division 3 State Wrestling Tournament qualifiers capped strong seasons with thrilling victories at Prescott Valley Event Center on Thursday and Friday.

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Rise in water level great for fishing on Roosevelt Lake

Rim Country Fishing Report

Water continues to flow into Roosevelt Lake at above normal rates. The Salt River is flowing at 125 percent and the Tonto Creek is at 100 percent of their normal rates. The lake level has risen over four feet in the past three weeks and currently stands at 45 percent full.

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Johnson back to lead PHS softball program

Talk to Curtis Johnson for a few minutes and you realize the man knows softball.

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