Rim Country Fishing Report
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is now accepting online applications for the 2017 spring hunt permit tags for turkey, javelina, bison and bear.
Many young cowboys and cowgirls converged on Payson Event Center last weekend to begin a new season of high school and junior high rodeo.
The Longhorns finally played their first home girls soccer game on Tuesday, welcoming Chino Valley to Rumsey Park.
Payson High’s volleyball team hosts the 10-team Payson Invitational today and Saturday.
Larry Smith won the battle of the Smiths, shooting a net score of 62.9 to beat runner-up Jesse Smith (65.5) to claim the A Flight title in the Payson Men’s Golf Association Individual Low Net Tournament at Payson Golf Course on Wednesday, Sept. 14.
Paradise Nails won the Town of Payson Sand Volleyball Tournament at Rumsey Park on Aug. 27. Paradise Nails went 4-0 in the five-team tournament to earn the No. 1 seed for bracket play, then went 3-0 to claim the title.
Give mighty Elks all they can handle
A potent running game and stingy defense turned Payson’s football season around. On Friday, those strengths nearly powered the Longhorns to one of the biggest wins in eight years.
Two Arizona Diamondbacks legends are coming to Payson. Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Randy Johnson and World Series hero Luis Gonzalez will take part in a ceremony dedicating the Kiwanis East and West Baseball Fields at Rumsey Park in their honor at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7.
Payson, which was 0-4 in power points games this season (0-8 all games) heading into Saturday’s game at Show Low, doesn’t return home until 4 p.m. on Sept. 28 against Snowflake.
Payson High School Sports Schedule September 10-24, 2016
The Village is so quiet — I can even sit on my front porch without hearing those loud toys running up and down Johnson.
Another Week in the Creek
Christopher Creek woke up to a thunderstorm last Monday morning foreshadowing perhaps the end of a strange monsoon. Early next week may be the last of it.
Payson's football team battled mighty Eagar Round Valley to the bitter end but came up on the short end of a 20-13 score on Friday night.
Begin challenging month tonight vs. Round Valley
It all starts tonight. Sure, the high school football season kicked off for Payson four weeks ago, but a 2-2 record really hasn’t taught us anything about the Longhorns.
Former Payson High star Britney Armstrong (Owens) came home on Tuesday night. But the first-year Camp Verde head volleyball coach put her past loyalty to the Longhorns behind her and was focused on doing everything she could to defeat Payson.