Paradise Nails won the Town of Payson Sand Volleyball Tournament at Rumsey Park on Aug. 27. Paradise Nails went 4-0 in the five-team tournament to earn the No. 1 seed for bracket play, then went 3-0 to claim the title.
Give mighty Elks all they can handle
A potent running game and stingy defense turned Payson’s football season around. On Friday, those strengths nearly powered the Longhorns to one of the biggest wins in eight years.
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 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7.
Payson, which was 0-4 in power points games this season (0-8 all games) heading into Saturday’s game at Show Low, doesn’t return home until 4 p.m. on Sept. 28 against Snowflake.
Payson High School Sports Schedule September 10-24, 2016
The Village is so quiet — I can even sit on my front porch without hearing those loud toys running up and down Johnson.
Another Week in the Creek
Christopher Creek woke up to a thunderstorm last Monday morning foreshadowing perhaps the end of a strange monsoon. Early next week may be the last of it.
Payson's football team battled mighty Eagar Round Valley to the bitter end but came up on the short end of a 20-13 score on Friday night.
Begin challenging month tonight vs. Round Valley
It all starts tonight. Sure, the high school football season kicked off for Payson four weeks ago, but a 2-2 record really hasn’t taught us anything about the Longhorns.
Former Payson High star Britney Armstrong (Owens) came home on Tuesday night. But the first-year Camp Verde head volleyball coach put her past loyalty to the Longhorns behind her and was focused on doing everything she could to defeat Payson.
The Longhorns beat Camp Verde Tuesday. Payson’s Savanna White’s spike (above), as Abby Schreur (9) and Sammi Sokol look on, contributed to the victory.
Payson runs over Coconino for 2nd straight victory
FLAGSTAFF — A week after slamming on the breaks and starting to turn the car around, the Longhorns finished their u-turn and stepped on the gas pedal heading the other way at Coconino High here Friday night.
Jack Koon loved helping kids and wildlife. He also loved golf.
Rim Country Fishing Report
As fall begins to set in on Rim Country the changes can be seen and heard in both wildlife and aquatic species.
Cloee Beeler dives for a ball in the Longhorns’ match against Fountain Hills on Aug. 30.