Men's team wins best 3-of-4 tourney

The foursome of Mike Anderson, Dan Dorough, Bill Mullins and Chip Yeomans shot 188 to win the Payson Men’s Golf Association Best Three Out of Four Tournament at Payson Golf Course on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

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Women retain Red & White title

The Red and White Rumble between 12 members of the Payson Women’s Golf Association and a dozen members the Payson Men’s Golf Association ended in a draw at Payson Golf Course.

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Longhorns stampede to top of 3A East

Shock No. 1 Snowflake; host Holbrook tonight

Coaches look for measuring sticks throughout the season to get an idea of just how their team stacks up against elite competition. Snowflake qualifies as elite competition.

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Breakthrough: Girls notch 1st two wins

Zoom in past the 0-4 record and the situation comes into sharp focus. Zero goals scored and 25 surrendered. Yes, it’s been a difficult season for Payson’s girls soccer team.

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Heartbreak Horns

Payson gives No. 1 Snowflake a scare

SNOWFLAKE — The Longhorns walked off the Snowflake High football field on Friday night angry. Angry that they once again had to watch the other team celebrate a heart-stopping victory.

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Baseball legend Randy Johnson dedicates the field named for him in Payson's Rumsey Park

Baseball legend Randy Johnson looked out on the Payson crowd of approximately 250 people sitting underneath a huge awning and then turned his gaze to a group of kids on the ground in front of them.

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Payson pushes another state power to the final minute

Payson recovered an onside kick in the closing minutes to give itself another shot to stun a state power on Friday night.

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Muddy motor fun at Payson off road grand prix

A quad rider maneuvers his way through a mud pit on a rainy Sunday afternoon during the inaugural Arizona Offroad Promotions Payson Grand Prix last Saturday and Sunday at Payson Event Center.

Can’t sneak up on Lobos

Just how good is Payson High’s football team? If all you had to do was look at the record, the answer would be easy. Two wins and four losses? Well, not very good, obviously. But hold on a minute my friend. It’s not so simple.

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Still battling

Payson’s Daniel Cluff (10) battles Snowflake’s Mason Willis for the ball in the Lobos’ 4-0 win over the Longhorns at Rumsey Park on Sept. 28.

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Soccer British Style

A girl enjoys a game during the British Soccer Camp held Aug. 22-26 at Rumsey Park. The annual camp for ages 3-16 is sponsored by the Payson Parks & Recreation Department.

Tim Ernst fires 69 to win men’s golf tourney

Tim Ernst fired a 2-under-par 69 to win the low gross crown in the Payson Men’s Golf Association Individual Low Gross-Low Net Tournament at Payson Golf Course on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

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Special swimmers

Rim Country athletes competed in the Special Olympics Area Swim Meet at Cottonwood Community Pool recently.

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Big Unit, Gonzo here today

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 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7.

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Fall offers great trout fishing

Outdoors Under the Rim

The early October fall-like weather has been a welcome change after summer. I would not store that fishing equipment just yet because the months of October and November can be some of the very best trout fishing on many of the Arizona high mountain lakes.