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Stonebrink recognized in volleyball

Setter Kelsee Stonebrink was recognized for a strong season as coaches named the junior to the seven-member First Team of the Arizona Interscholastic Association Division 3 All-Section 4 Volleyball Team.

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White lauded in football

Moving from the junior varsity to the varsity football team represents an eye-opening experience for most young high school student athletes.

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Cold temperatures adversely affecting bass fishing

Rim Country Fishing Report

Good morning Rim Country anglers. I encourage all Rim Country readers to go to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service website and read the final environmental impact statement related to the release of Mexican gray wolves into Arizona and New Mexico.

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8-year-old wins all around cowgirl saddle

3rd-grader bests girls up to age 18 in pole bending

The Hall family had packed up their truck, loaded their four horses in the trailer and began their drive home.

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Balance-testing app aids trainers in assessing possible concussions

PHOENIX ­­– Each season, football players at Desert Edge High School in Goodyear have to hold three different stances for 30 seconds with their eyes closed and their hands on their hips.

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Sounds of the woods

Outdoors Under the Rim

Over this past month, I have spent many hours in the woods observing a variety of big game animals which inhabit the Rim Country.

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Graduates of youth hunter education course to receive blaze orange caps

Youth participants in the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s hunter education program will receive a blaze orange (“hunter orange”) cap when they graduate, thanks to a $9,700 grant from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF). The grant will provide 2,475 caps for the program this year.


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Win Cash in the Payson Roundup's Pigskin Payoff Football Contest!

Circle one winner for each of the games listed in the Payson Roundup Pigskin Payoff Entry Form. In the tie-breaker space, write your prediction for the final score of that game. Fill in your name and phone number at the bottom, cut out this page and deposit your entry in the contest box at the Payson Roundup office, 708 N. Beeline Highway, by 5 p.m. Friday.

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PHS boys committed to competing

Defense, athleticism, teamwork key hopes

Joe Sanchez enters his fourth season as Payson High’s varsity boys basketball coach with an understanding that setting your sights too high usually results in failure. So he’s not speaking about how many wins he expects from this year’s team, or a state tournament berth.

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Standout debut nets Ashby plenty of honors

Freshman makes all-conference team; named Rookie of Year

Simmons College women’s volleyball player Emmee Ashby was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year and also a First Team All-Conference selection after a standout freshman campaign for the Winchester, Mass. school.

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Look for warmer water when bass fishing

Rim Country Fishing Report

Good morning Rim Country anglers.

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Defense, rebounding key to season

PHS opens today in Goodyear tourney

Some nights the offense just isn’t clicking.

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Rose rides off with two titles

Hall also wins

Young Rim Country cowboys and cowgirls enjoyed another strong showing as the Arizona High School Rodeo Association and Arizona Junior High Rodeo Association held their November 15-16 rodeo in Buckeye.

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Plenty to be thankful for in Rim Country

Outdoors Under the Rim

The Thanksgiving weekend is often a time for our family gathering, with an abundance of great food, plenty of football games on TV, and so many stories that seem to focus on the outdoors in the Rim Country.

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Win Cash in the Payson Roundup's Pigskin Payoff Football Contest!

Circle one winner for each of the games listed in the Payson Roundup Pigskin Payoff Entry Form. In the tie-breaker space, write your prediction for the final score of that game. Fill in your name and phone number at the bottom, cut out this page and deposit your entry in the contest box at the Payson Roundup office, 708 N. Beeline Highway, by 5 p.m. Friday.