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Paradise Nails wins Payson Sand Volleyball Tournament

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.

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Horns display heart of champions in loss

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.

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Big Unit, Gonzo to be in Payson on Oct. 7

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.

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Tough start for boys soccer

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

Payson High School Sports Schedule September 10-24, 2016

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Village quiets with new season

The Village

The Village is so quiet — I can even sit on my front porch without hearing those loud toys running up and down Johnson.

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Signs of changing seasons making a subtle show

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.

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Payson battles to bitter end in 20-13 loss against Round Valley

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.

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Three-game stretch will test Longhorns

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.

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Longhorns star returns home — on the wrong side

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.

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Longhorns win two in a row

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.

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Longhorns stomp Panthers 34-14

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.

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Golf tourney fundraiser renamed to honor late MSA president Jack Koon

Jack Koon loved helping kids and wildlife. He also loved golf.

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Weather transition noticed

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.

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Cloee Beeler dives for a ball in Longhorns' match against Fountain Hills

Cloee Beeler dives for a ball in the Longhorns’ match against Fountain Hills on Aug. 30.