Sizzle on the mound burnishes Longhorns’ playoff prospects
At 5-foot-6, Hunter Paul is the shortest player on Payson High’s baseball roster.
Some of the best and most lasting memories in an already memorable season are sure to be in store today at Payson High as the Longhorns’ juggernaut softball team closes its home schedule.
With the state tournament just three weeks away, Payson High’s golf team seems ready to compete with the best teams in the state.
Outdoors Under the Rim
When spring comes to the Arizona high country the early morning silence will often be broken by the distinct gobble of the wild turkey.
Don Pollock fired a 74 to win the low gross championship in the Payson Men’s Golf Association’s Individual Lo Net Tournament on April 15 at Payson Golf Course.
The curtain falls on the home schedule for the greatest show in softball this week
More Than a Game
Jodi Taylor looked to her left and found Curtis Johnson in the third base dugout. She studied his hand carefully as the Payson High varsity softball coach flashed the freshman catcher the signals for the pitch he wanted and the location he wanted it in.
Win a no-hitter, lose a heartbreaker
Brian Young liked what he saw from Jake Beeler on the mound in his two recent starts.
Jordan Speith not only helped his own career by winning the Masters, several local golfers were riding his coat tails.
Hunter Paul knew he needed a good performance when Brian Johnson handed him the baseball Monday night.
The Yellow Jackets didn’t give Arissa Paulson a chance to swing the bat the first time the teams met.
Accident ends dream of repeating as state D3 100-meter champion
Wyatt Chapman had just returned to action in a big way after a hamstring injury. At the Blue Ridge Invitational on April 10, the defending Division 3 state champion in the 100 meters participated in his first meet since suffering the injury on March 14.
Payson won seven boys events to place third in the seven-team Fountain Hills Monday Night Madness on Monday night. The Longhorns also took third in the girls meet.
Outdoors Under the Rim
The month of April on the high mountain lakes of Arizona can produce more trophy size trout than any other time of the year.
Matt Davis and Spencer Herrera usually wear uniforms while starring as student-athletes for Payson High.