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PHS girls basketball team faces stretch of blockbuster games

As a former three prep sport star and the son of a retired high school coach, Miles Huff understands the importance in high school athletics of day-to-day improvement.

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Chilly lake temperatures require slow presentation for bass, crappie

Rim Country Fishing Report

Roosevelt Lake remains at just under 43 percent full. The water temperature is in the mid 50s and most experienced anglers are using slower presentation techniques since the fish activity becomes more lethargic at these temperatures.

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More Rim Country mountains to climb in 2016

Outdoors Under the Rim

If you haven’t noticed, it is a new year, 2016. Just a few years back, I had a hard time adjusting to the new century 2000 and actually writing the date.

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Number of female hunters on the rise

Outdoors Under the Rim

Most of the big game hunts for 2015 are over and many fond memories were made from successful hunts by local families in the Rim Country. Hunting is not just a “guy thing.”

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Get ready: Tiger trout are coming to town

Soon, rising to the surface at the end of some Arizona anglers’ lines, will be trout with wild and wavy patterns — almost like a tiger.

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Storms may explain mystery of the bass bite

Rim Country Fishing Report

The cold fronts moving through Rim Country are clearly impacting the fishing conditions on Roosevelt Lake.

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Christmas is only a few days away

Outdoors Under the Rim

Are you still struggling with what to get as a gift for family members or your friends?

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Two Longhorn wrestlers go undefeated in tournament

Last week was busy for the Longhorn grapplers as they competed in a three-way event, in Wilson Dome on Wednesday, with matches with Bradshaw Mountain High School and Mohave High School and participated in the Witt Duals hosted by Show Low High School.

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Elk hunters a shot in the arm to Rim Country economy

Outdoors Under the Rim

If you have tried to get on the Beeline on a Thursday or Friday for the last three months and have been slowed by the long line of campers, trailers and motor homes, no doubt you may be wondering, “Where are they going?”

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Payson takes it to the mat

Payson’s small wrestling team got bigger last week.

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Wrestlers go 3-0

Payson’s shorthanded wrestling team went 1-2 in a quadrangular wrestling match at Snowflake on Dec. 2.

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Tough tourney

Payson’s boys basketball team gained valuable experience with five games against competitive teams in the Sedona Red Rock Hoops Classic held Dec. 3-5.

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PHS back in 3A East in latest realignment

Interscholastic Association reverses course on controversial competitive alignments

Just one year after a major realignment that was supposed to last for three years, the Arizona Interscholastic Association has scrapped that plan.

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Youngsters advance in Punt, Pass & Kick

A pair of Payson residents advanced to the third round of the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition.

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Young cowboys, cowgirls starring on rodeo circuit

Several young Rim Country cowgirls and cowboys are off to impressive starts in the Arizona High School Rodeo Association and Arizona Junior High Rodeo Association season.