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Special Olympians’ joy shines despite early end to state meet

Dinner, dance keep athletes smiling

Payson athletes competed in the swimming and bocce Special Olympics State Meet.

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Harding’s ace highlights men’s golf tourney

Richard Harding sank a hole-in-one on the fifth hole at Payson Golf Course on Wednesday, Oct. 28.

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Payson football team makes state playoffs

Payson lost 48-0 at No. 2 Show Low in football on Friday but still wound up making the state playoffs.

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Longhorns fall 48-0 at Show Low, await football playoff fate

Rhett Ricedorff threw four touchdown passes and Show Low’s defense kept visiting Payson off the scoreboard as the Cougars beat the Longhorns 48-0 in football on Friday night.

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Playoffs on the line tonight

Gridders face another big test in finale at No. 2 Show Low

After ending 34 years of frustration at Lakeside Blue Ridge earlier this year, Payson’s football team has an opportunity to make an even bigger statement tonight.

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Longhorn spikers keep battling

Payson’s volleyball team battled visiting Holbrook tooth and nail on Tuesday night at Wilson Dome.

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Peterson claims ninth straight Club Championship

Karen Peterson still reigns as queen of the Payson Women’s Golf Association.

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Family teams up for a successful antelope hunt

Outdoors Under the Rim

The Arizona big game hunting seasons are well underway with the archery and rifle antelope hunts throughout the state having been completed.

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When a win really isn’t a win

More Than a Game

Winning is still a good thing, right?

Smith wins in men’s golf

Jessie Smith shot a net 65 to win the A Flight crown in the Payson Men’s Golf Association’s Individual Low Net Tournament at Payson Golf Course on Oct. 21.

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Tribe helping schools

Chaz Davis didn’t step on another player’s foot and nobody stepped on his.

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Longhorns trample Sand Devils 48-8

Win all but wraps up playoff berth

One of Payson’s biggest problems during Friday night’s 48-8 football blowout of visiting Page was trying to figure out where to find legal jerseys for a couple of non-running backs to play in the offensive backfield.

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Boys soccer team wins finale, but just misses state

Eight seniors found themselves in the spotlight as Payson’s boys soccer team wrapped up the season with a 5-0 win over St. Michael on Oct. 19 at Rumsey Park.

Men and women team up for Buck and Doe golf event

The Payson Men’s Golf Association and the Payson Women’s Golf Association teamed up for their annual Buck and Doe Tournament at Payson Golf Course on Oct. 16.

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Longhorns fall in football rankings

Payson High’s football team won last week. And the Longhorns (6-3) dropped from No. 13 in last week’s Division 4 power rankings to No. 14 in this week’s rankings, which were released today.