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Friday, May 15 is the deadline to sign up for the Town of Payson’s T-Ball and Coach Pitch Baseball and Softball Leagues.

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Heartbreaking defeat

Injuries cripple Longhorns in championship

TEMPE – She’s flesh and blood after all. Most of it heart.

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Paulson’s heroics cap storybook comeback

Star blasts 2 HRs, including walk-off in 8th, to send Longhorns to final

PHOENIX – The star wiped away the tears and stepped to the plate.

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Paulson pitches Horns past Lobos

Payson wins quarterfinal despite managing just 4 hits against Snowflake

PHOENIX – The formula for success Payson’s top-seeded softball team has followed all season didn’t exactly come together as usual in the Longhorns’ Division 3 state quarterfinal game against No. 9 Snowflake on Friday night at the Rose Mofford Complex in Phoenix.

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Clawson, Hancock both finish third at state meet

Payson boys place seventh

Jonathan Ball thought his Payson High boys track team had the potential to win its first team state championship in nine seasons this spring.

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Horns watch lead and title hopes vanish

SURPRISE – The Longhorns have walked the tightrope all season.

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PHS football team relies on community to take the field

Head coach of the Payson High School football team, Jake Swartwood, said the team is responsible for coming up with the funds for footballs, helmets, weight room equipment, and uniforms and 60 percent of the coaches’ stipends.

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Miracle finish lifts Longhorns into title game

PHOENIX – The star wiped away the tears and stepped to the plate. Although the pain was great, it would hurt less if she could somehow summon the strength to come through once again and lift her team to victory.

Payson High baseball team falls in dramatic fashion

SURPRISE – The Longhorns have walked the tightrope all season. Along the way they’ve enjoyed thrilling victories and endured gut-wrenching defeats. In a season filled with monumental challenges, they nearly slayed their biggest giant on Friday. Instead, they suffered one final heartbreak.

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Longhorns beat Snowflake to reach softball semifinals

PHOENIX – Now it gets interesting. Three rounds into the Division 3 softball state tournament Payson’s mighty Longhorns face arch-rival Winslow in the semifinals at 10 a.m. Saturday at Rose Mofford Softball Complex in Phoenix with revenge on their minds and a state championship in their sights.

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Boys track team dashes into state tournament

Eleven Payson athletes qualify in 14 of events

The Longhorns refused to give up when injuries threatened to sideline Payson High’s boys track season.

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Longhorns finished season No. 2 in section

Payson’s baseball team closed the regular season with a 14-0 five-inning win at Globe on Wednesday to finish second in the Division 3 Section 5 standings.

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Baseball team wants to be upsetting

As the Longhorns walked by the Tucson Amphitheater baseball team upon entering Surprise Sports Complex on Saturday, they heard a Panthers player remark, “I wish we were playing Payson.”

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Joyful slaughter

27th straight win puts Payson in quarterfinals tonight at 7 in Phoenix

PHOENIX — The pressure’s been building for months.