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Longhorns spike top-ranked lobos

Payson volleyball head coach Desirae Burris and her players jump for joy after the Longhorns close out a win over No. 1-ranked Snowflake at Wilson Dome on Thursday, Sept. 29. See Friday’s Roundup for the story.

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Payson nearly pulls off stunning football upset over Show Low

Ryan Ricke threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Angel Jacquez with 17.5 seconds remaining on Friday night to put Payson’s football team in position to tie third-ranked Show Low.

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Cougars a stiff test

3A East opener tonight at home

For decades the old Class 3A East Region ranked as the best small school football league in the state.

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Spikers jump into 3A East play

Payson’s volleyball team opened its 3A East schedule with a 3-0 win at Show Low on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

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Longhorns try to find offense

A 4-0 loss to visiting Camp Verde on Sept. 22 left Payson’s girls soccer team 0-4 in power points games.

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Women stay busy on links

Ed Bossert and Debbie Nichols beat Sharon and Gary Vaplon in the final round on Sept. 13 to win the Mac Trophy in the summer-long knockout co-ed better ball tournament.

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Grand Prix roars into Payson this weekend

Roaring engines, soaring dust and sprints to the finish line.

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Pirch qualifies for Bassmaster Classic again

Payson’s favorite hometown pro angler, Clifford Pirch, is headed for the Super Bowl of bass fishing.

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Sixty-one nets golf title

Lou Manganiello enjoyed a big day at Payson Golf Course on Wednesday, Sept. 21.

Time changed for Diamondbacks event

The start time for the Arizona Diamondbacks dedication of the two Kiwanis Fields at Rumsey Park has been changed to 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7.

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Payson vs. Show Low could be a real David and Goliath story

More Than a Game

When a scrawny shepherd boy in a loincloth faces off against a mighty giant clad in armor, nobody’s going to bet on the kid.

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Fourth Fire on the Rim race best yet

Organizers, racers praise mountain bike event

The 2016 Fire on the Rim Mountain Bike Race will go down as the finest in the four-year history of the event.

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Bass fishing on Roosevelt Lake looking very good if you like small fry

Rim Country Fishing Report

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is now accepting online applications for the 2017 spring hunt permit tags for turkey, javelina, bison and bear.

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Young rodeo stars gallop into new season

Many young cowboys and cowgirls converged on Payson Event Center last weekend to begin a new season of high school and junior high rodeo.

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The Longhorns played their first home girls soccer game on Tuesday

Welcome home

The Longhorns finally played their first home girls soccer game on Tuesday, welcoming Chino Valley to Rumsey Park.