Payson’s strong football season ended last weekend. But the accolades are now starting to roll in for a Longhorns team that proved capable of competing with some of the best teams in the state.
Three Payson residents won their divisions in the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Sectional Competition at Rumsey Park on Saturday, Nov. 12.
The presidential election results will have an impact on many outdoor recreation activities right here in Arizona.
The Black Team beat the White Team 12-11 in the Payson Men’s Golf Association Black & White Tournament on Nov. 9 at Payson Golf Course.
A season that couldn’t have started much worse couldn’t have ended much better.
It’s November and fall big game hunting is in full swing with numerous deer and elk seasons currently in progress.
The Rim Country Middle School wrestling team went 5-0 in winning the nine-team Mount Elden Middle School Tournament in Flagstaff on Saturday, Nov. 12. Ayden Ormand, Jesse Powers, Salvador Sorto, Dexter Waterman, Deion Zamora and Adrian Zeferino went 5-0 to lead the way for RCMS.
Denton Petersen wins steer wrestling buckle Payson High senior Denton Petersen continued his strong rodeo season with another standout effort last weekend.
PHOENIX — Some managed to hold back the tears. Others simply couldn’t. Playoff losses hurt.
A week after the No. 15 Longhorns shocked the state by upsetting No. 2 Snowflake, Payson’s underdog football team bowed out of the Class 3A State Tournament with a 31-13 quarterfinal loss at No. 7 Phoenix Northwest Christian on Saturday night.
Trey Glasscock and Korben White looked at each other, with four years of hard work and sacrifice resting on the next play -- a do-or-die stand against one of the best teams in the state.
Payson’s Kyra Ball finished 32nd in a field of 204 runners in the AIA Division 3 Cross Country Girls State Championship at Cave Creek Golf Course on Saturday. The junior finished the 3.1-mile course in 20 minutes and 44 seconds.
Wrestling spaghetti fundraiser. A Payson Wrestling spaghetti dinner to support the Payson High wrestling program is set for 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at the Payson Elementary School cafeteria, located at 500 E. Rancho Road.
Rim Country Fishing Report
The big news among Rim Country anglers is the decreased amount of water being taken out of Roosevelt Lake to meet downstream demands.
PHOENIX — Just qualifying for the 16-team Class 3A state tournament made this a successful season for Payson’s young volleyball team.