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Little League All-Star Tournament Scoreboard

Little League All-Star Tournaments 2016 NOTE: We’d like to have as many of the tournament schedules and results involving Payson teams as possible. Please call or text updates for any Little League All-Star Tournament to Keith Morris at (928) 243-4246 or Please to sure to mention your name, what age group the information is about, whether it’s baseball or softball, the date of the game and the score. We’re missing dates and times of games for several tournaments, so we could use any information not listed here. We will keep this scoreboard updated as soon as we receive scores.

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Freshmen show future bright for PHS girls track

Senior Taryn North wins four decathlon events

Everybody associated with Payson High’s track and field team already knew freshmen Meredith Kiekintveld and Savannah White were standout athletes.

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Trio of Payson boys close track season on high note

A trio of Payson High juniors closed the high school track and field season by competing in the Arizona State Championship meets at Mesa Red Mountain High on May 13-14.

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AIA realignment designed to fix disparities

Payson back in 3A East this fall

Message received.

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Cool fishing tips

Rim Country Fishing Report

The Arizona Game and Fish Department Commissioners meeting held in Payson recently was well attended by local outdoor enthusiasts.

Sports briefs

Payson High opens the football season at home against Safford on Aug. 19 in the schedule recently posted at

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Catch & release tips

Outdoors Under the Rim

This past month a new hybrid game fish has been introduced into the local waters of Woods Canyon and Willow Springs Lake, the tiger trout.

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Sweat & Dust

Race brings about 700 to Star Valley

Engines roared.

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Heart attack can’t slow Star Valley resident down

Eleventh Annual Payson Sprint Triathlon a grueling test of endurance, will power


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Manganiello wins PMGA Match Play title

Lou Manganiello defeated Tim Ernst 4 and 3 to win the A Flight championship in the Payson Men’s Golf Association’s Match Play Championship at Payson Golf Course on June 15.

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Dirt bike, ATV race roars into Star Valley

Saturday’s race to take over Houston Trail

Anyone planning on hiking either Houston Trail or the Houston Loop Trail on Saturday should make other plans.

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Cromer steps down as Payson High athletic director

Rich Ormand to replace him; new boys hoops and mat coaches named

Changes abound for the Payson High athletic department.

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Sports Briefs

A Kids Fit Camp designed to promote healthy living and fitness in a fun and encouraging environment is open to those ages 5-13. It will be held at Julia Randall Elementary gym and Green Valley Park. The fee is $35.

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East Verde River offers rewards, challenges for anglers

Life on the Fly

The East Verde River is a great place to try some stream fishing for trout less than 10 minutes from Payson.

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Fishing license sale for father's day

Give him the gift of the great outdoors this year. If you purchase a general fishing license online any time from June 16-19, you’ll get $5 off the regular price. That means an Arizona resident license will cost only $32 and a nonresident license will be $50.