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Cori Barnett more than a three-sport star

Honor student excels at juggling busy schedule

Cori Barnett remembers getting cut from her seventh-grade basketball team.

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Young wrestlers look to improve

Young wrestling teams that forfeit five of the 14 weight classes don’t spend a lot of time dwelling on dual results.

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Fish Green Valley Lake

Outdoors Under the Rim

The winter months tend to put a halt to most angling within the state of Arizona, especially for rainbow trout. Well, the exception is Green Valley Lake right here within the city limits of Payson.

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Strong boys soccer season nets several honors

Ten Horns recognized on all-state, section teams

Although it was a team mentality that keyed one of the best seasons in program history, many of the cogs in Payson High’s boys soccer machine have been singled out for recognition.

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Two boys basketball home games this week

Payson’s varsity boys basketball team closed the 2014 portion of its schedule with a 76-40 win over Globe on Dec. 22 in a game played at US Airways Center, home of the Phoenix Suns.

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January is archery deer and javelina season

Outdoors Under the Rim

January in Arizona is the month-long archery deer season for many units within the state.

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Stonebrink made sure his players got recognized

More Than a Game

Coaching high school student-athletes is a challenge that offers few financial rewards for the countless hours required to field a competitive team.

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PHS girls keep busy over break

Play six games in nine days

Payson’s girls basketball team took this week off after playing six games in nine days to close the 2014 portion of the schedule. The Longhorns return to action on Tuesday, Jan. 6 at Goodyear Estrella Foothills.

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Reaching state final makes softball team year’s top sports story

From runners to rodeos, Rim Country saw its share of athletic highlights in 2014. The performance by Payson High’s varsity softball team ranks at the top of the list.

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Big changes for Horton Creek

Outdoors Under the Rim

One of my favorite spots to spend an hour or two with a fishing rod in hand is Horton Creek. It is nestled under the Mogollon Rim just a canyon to the east of Tonto Creek with about three miles of fishable trout waters.

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200-pounder hooked in Green Valley Lake

What’s the biggest finned creature in Green Valley Park’s big lake?

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Gila County Anglers Roundtable is meeting goals

Six months ago, a group of concerned Gila County anglers began working to do something about the declining fishing conditions at Roosevelt Lake.

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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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Mogollon rallies past Payson

Big 4th quarter helps D4 Mustangs upset Longhorns

Payson’s boys basketball team needed a win in its home opener against Heber Mogollon on Monday night.

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Longhorns rout Mustangs 54-25 in girls basketball

It didn’t take the Longhorns long to get rolling on Monday night.