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Volunteers needed to help save bass

Volunteers are needed to help save the bass in Roosevelt Lake. Help is needed to build fish habitats and set up and pour concrete fish balls on Monday, Feb. 23 and take the molds apart on Wednesday, Feb. 25.

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Men’s Golf Association needs members

The Payson Men’s Golf Association is looking for new members for the upcoming season.

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Longhorn trio wrestle down state medals

Vega takes third, Anderson and Keeney fifth

PRESCOTT VALLEY – Dramatic finishes dominated the day as Payson High’s three Division 3 State Wrestling Tournament qualifiers capped strong seasons with thrilling victories at Prescott Valley Event Center on Thursday and Friday.

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Rise in water level great for fishing on Roosevelt Lake

Rim Country Fishing Report

Water continues to flow into Roosevelt Lake at above normal rates. The Salt River is flowing at 125 percent and the Tonto Creek is at 100 percent of their normal rates. The lake level has risen over four feet in the past three weeks and currently stands at 45 percent full.

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Johnson back to lead PHS softball program

Talk to Curtis Johnson for a few minutes and you realize the man knows softball.

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Is 2015 finally the Year of the Longhorn?

More Than a Game

It all started Monday.

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Varsity basketball team buys uniforms for 8th-graders

Wildly successful raffle makes it all possible

A year ago, Payson High assistant boys basketball coach Randy Herrera had an idea to help raise needed funds for the high school boys basketball program, as well as the school’s bass club, which he heads.

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Bass biting at Roosevelt Lake

Rim Country Fishing Report

Good morning, Rim Country anglers. What a difference a week can make.

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Little League signup ends Feb. 28

Registration for Payson Little League ends on Feb. 28. Parents may sign up boys (baseball) and girls (softball) ages 5-14 at Big 5 Sports Goods from 5 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 27 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 28.

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PMGA needs new members

The Payson Men’s Golf Association is looking for new members for the upcoming season.

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Winning team reels in 22.98 pounds of bass on Apache Lake

Let’s Talk Fishin’s fourth tournament of the season held on Jan. 24 at Apache Lake started off under windy conditions, but it turned into a nice day to be on the water as 27 of the 30 participating teams brought fish to the scales.

Take note: Antelope, elk hunting permits due tonight

It is that time of year again.

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Young rodeo stars shine in Cottonwood mud

Despite dealing with a lot of mud, young Rim Country rodeo stars enjoyed another strong performance at the Arizona High School Rodeo Association and Arizona Junior High Rodeo Association event in Cottonwood on Jan. 31-Feb. 1.

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Trio of grapplers qualify for state

Three Payson High wrestlers qualified for the Division 3 state tournament by placing among the top four wrestlers at their weight class at Saturday’s Section 1 tournament in Winslow.

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Lil' Longhorns take center stage

As good as the Payson High varsity cheerleaders are — and they finished eighth in the state this year in show cheer, while the pom line finished fifth — they were overshadowed at halftime of the boys varsity basketball game against Goodyear Estrella Foothills on Jan. 6.