Outdoors Under the Rim
The months of waiting have come and gone since the closing of archery deer season on the last day of January.
Monday, Aug. 24 is the deadline to register for a three-person co-ed sand volleyball tournament for those ages 16 and over scheduled for 8 a.m. on Aug. 29.
The Bassmaster Elite anglers are fishing the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland where Rim Country Elite angler Clifford Pirch has a lot on the line. Clifford again made the day two cut and started out (Aug. 14) in 18th place. In addition, Clifford is in seventh place for the Bassmaster Toyota Angler of the Year race.
The Longhorns appear ready for the season opener. Four Longhorns scored two touchdowns apiece as Payson exploded for nine scores and the defense smothered the Cowboys in a controlled scrimmage on the road Friday night at Camp Verde.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has awarded nearly $75,000 in grant funding for local sportsmen’s organizations to provide public, hands-on, mentored projects focused on the retention of new hunters and anglers.
Payson was transformed into Arizona State North last week as the Sun Devils’ football team converged on Rim Country for its annual five-day stay at Camp Tontozona a few miles east of Payson.
They carried the legend off the field one final time on Saturday. The man who spearheaded the building of Camp Tontozona as a preseason football camp and began the tradition of bringing Arizona State teams to that glorious place tucked away in the pines just east of Payson for 19 years beginning in 1960, walked onto the field to speak to this year’s players following the Maroon and Gold Scrimmage that ends Camp T.
Games, music, face painting and food all helped make Friday night’s ASU Football Pep Rally at Green Valley Park a success.
A roundup of recreational activities.
Jessie Smith fired a 148 to edge Tim Ernst for the Payson Men’s Golf Association Club Championship on Aug. 5 and 12 at Payson Golf Course.
Four Longhorns scored two touchdowns apiece as Payson exploded for nine scores and the defense smothered the Cowboys in an unofficial rout in a football scrimmage on the road Friday night at Camp Verde.
Devin Lucien figured he’d get a frosty reception from his new Sun Devil teammates.
Outdoors Under the Rim
On The Road Again.
Monday, Aug. 24 is the deadline to register for a 3-person co-ed sand volleyball tournament for those ages 16 and over scheduled for 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29.
Fans enjoy play in Payson
Most fans coming to Camp Tontozona to watch Arizona State’s football team during their five-day stay each summer wait for the final day — which is tomorrow.