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Full moon brings wave of bass, crappie

Rim Country Fishing Report

Good afternoon Rim Country anglers. The full moon that just past has clearly brought another wave of bass and crappie to the shallow waters to spawn.

Pay Low wins Go Girl Volleyball Tournament

Payson didn’t have enough girls for a full team to compete in the Go Girl Volleyball Tournament at Show Low on Saturday, so the Longhorns borrowed some players from the host school and dubbed themselves Pay Low.

Men play poker on golf course

Tim Ernst, Jim Kennedy, Russ Morris and Doyle Hefner raked in the chips during the Payson Men’s Golf Association 4-Man Poker Tournament at Payson Golf Course on Wednesday, April 1.


Registration is open for kids ages 4-5 (by May 15) for Youth T-Ball and ages 6-8 for Coach Pitch baseball through May 15.

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No. 1 with a bullet: Softball team rolling

Horns get rematch with state champs on Tuesday

Attention Winslow residents: a herd of stampeding Longhorns are heading your way.

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Surprising young Longhorns sit atop section

Many people probably wrote Payson High’s young baseball team off after a 2-9 start.

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Diamondbacks donate uniforms

Team gives Payson Little League approximately 250 jerseys

T-shirts are fine, but high-quality button up jerseys are better.

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Miraculous putt sends father-son team to major tourney

Tyler Apps felt the pressure.

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Spring means regular trout stocking returns to Rim Country

Outdoors Under the Rim

Spring is here, the hills are starting to green-up, every plant that has pollen is filling the air, and the Tonto Fish Hatchery has started its weekly stocking of rainbow trout.

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Horns stay hot in final round at Chaparral Pines

Unbeaten for at least 5 years says coach

It all came down to one final shot.

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Track and field coach: ‘He was kind of toying with them’

Moceri wins both distance races to lead Payson boys track team

“He was kind of toying with them.”

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Defense helps Horns snag big win at Blue Ridge

Look beyond the 3-9 overall record and Payson’s baseball team shows promise.

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PHS softball moves to 19-1

Payson’s softball team kept rolling on with a 12-2 win at Lakeside Blue Ridge in the section opener on Thursday, then beat Morenci 8-0 in a non-section contest at home on Saturday.

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Hughes fires 73, Anderson edges Manganiello

Tim Hughes fired a 73 to win the low gross championship at the Payson Men’s Golf Association’s Individual Low Net Tournament on Wednesday, March 25 at Payson Golf Course.

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School bus totaled in crash

Track team, staff escape injury

Sitting forlornly in the transportation parking lot, a mangled activities bus awaits a fate far from Payson Unified School District.