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Blue Ridge beats Payson to keep Longhorns' 3A East volleyball title celebration on hold

Payson’s volleyball team lost a fierce battle at Lakeside Blue Ridge on Tuesday, Oct. 24.

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Spikers keep rolling

Can wrap up region title tonight

Delaynee Bowman couldn’t contain the tears. Sammi Sokol experienced the same emotions as the two Longhorns played their final volleyball game at Wilson Dome on Thursday night.

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Longhorns swat Yellow Jackets 30-7

Korben White knelt down and pulled up a few blades of grass as he walked off the Payson High football field following a game for the last time.

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Karen Peterson wins 10th straight Club Championship

Karen Peterson retained her crown as the Payson Women’s Golf Association queen by claiming her 10th consecutive PWGA Club Championship at Payson Golf Course. She shot a three-round gross 244 to win the prestigious event held Oct. 3-4 and 11.

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Better do your deer hunting homework

Outdoors Under the Rim

The rifle deer season has begun with many youth hunts just finishing the weeklong pursuit of any antlered deer.

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Longhorns trample Yellow Jackets 30-7 in football

Payson kept its football playoff hopes alive with a 30-7 trampling of visiting Lakeside Blue Ridge on Friday night.

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Little Longhorns hit the mat

A total of 35 kids in the first-eighth grades turned out for the annual Payson Little Longhorn Wrestling Camp held Sept. 26-30. “We focused on fundamentals and technique,” said new Payson High varsity head coach Bryan Burke.

Foursome wins with 188

Mike Anderson, Dan Dorough, Bill Mullins and Chip Yeomans combined to shoot 188 and win the Payson Men’s Golf Association Best Three-Out-Of-Four Tournament at Payson Golf Course on Oct. 7.

Horns host Blue Ridge tonight

More Than a Game

As Payson’s seniors play their final home game against Blue Ridge tonight at 7 o’clock, the formula seems simple enough.

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Who’s No. 1? Horns beat Lobos again

Who’s No. 1? Horns beat Lobos again

Like roller coaster enthusiasts holding their arms up instead of hanging onto the bar for dear life, these Longhorns relish the excitement of a dramatic volleyball game.

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Longhorns spike No. 1 Snowflake again

Payson’s volleyball team beat No. 1 Snowflake for the second time this season to put a stranglehold on the 3A East Region standings and all but wrap up a state tournament berth.

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Longhorn kicker a testament in courage

Kenny Ayres trembled as he put the ball on the tee. But the Payson High senior did a good job of hiding the nerves that overtook him as he prepared to attempt a crucial onside kick his Longhorns desperately needed to recover to have any hope of pulling off a miracle comeback.

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Homecoming heroes: Horns roll 48-19

Rout Winslow to keep playoff hopes alive

The Class 3A state football playoffs don’t start for most teams for another three weeks. They started on Friday for Payson.

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Trout are coming

Life on the Fly

Trout are scheduled to be stocked into Green Valley Lakes during the week of Oct. 17 if projected cool water temperatures and pH levels allow. That is great news for all of us waiting for the trout to return to the lakes.

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Longhorns rout Winslow in homecoming game

Payson’s football team celebrated homecoming by putting a month of frustration behind it with a 48-19 thrashing of No. 6 Winslow on Friday night.