Gary Vaplon and Mike McKee fired a net score of 58.9 to win the Payson Men’s Golf Association Two-Man Scramble at Payson Golf Course on Aug. 31.
Judy McFall and Debbie Nichols teamed up to shoot an 84 and claim the A Flight championship in the Payson Women’s Golf Association Chapman Tournament on Aug. 30.
It’s messy. It’s muddy. And most participants ask themselves if they’re crazy for even signing up.
After dropping the opening set in heartbreaking fashion, Payson’s volleyball team teetered on the verge of going down 0-2 to visiting Fountain Hills.
Cameron Ross splashes down at the end of a carry at Queen Creek Casteel on Aug. 26. Because of the early holiday deadline, Friday’s game at Fountain Hills is not covered in this edition of the Roundup. Please visit www.payson.com for the story and pick up a copy of the Sept. 9 Roundup for additional coverage of the team.
Good teams capitalize on the other team’s mistakes. Payson High played like a very good team Friday night in Fountain Hills.
Payson beat host Fountain Hills for its first football win of the season in Friday night.
Payson opened the boys soccer season with an 11-0 loss at home to Camp Verde at Rumsey Park on Tuesday afternoon. But wins and losses don’t really matter this season.
Just fielding a full team of five scoring runners has been a challenge for Payson boys cross country coach Jonathan Ball the last several years.
The graduation of two of their top runners from the last several seasons leaves Payson High’s girls cross country team searching for contributors this fall.
Tim Ernst enjoyed a big day in the Payson Men’s Golf Association on Aug. 24. He was closest to the pin on both the fifth (1 foot, 9 inches) and eighth (15-2) holes en route to firing a round of 76 to claim the low gross title in the PMGA’s Individual Low Net Tournament at Payson Golf Course.
The Town of Payson Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department was awarded the "Outstanding Event of the Year" Award in the State of Arizona by the AzTEC Committee sponsored by APS for the 2016 Mogollon Monster Mudda 5k Mud Run.
Payson officials will travel to Litchfield Park Thursday, Sept. 1 to learn if the Mogollon Monster Mudda mud run will be named an Outstanding Event of the Year.
Casteel tops Payson 27-14
QUEEN CREEK – The estimated 2,500 fans that attended Friday night’s historical game at Casteel High will long remember that their football team beat Payson.
Outdoors Under the Rim
Dove hunting season, which is the first of the fall shotgun seasons, opens Thursday and will end at sundown on Sept. 15.