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Smash Sisters clobber the ball

“Home runs are actually mistakes,” said Payson High softball coach Curtis Johnson.

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Longhorns clinch 3rd section title

Payson beat host Globe 17-0 in six innings on Wednesday to wrap up the best regular season in program history and a third consecutive section championship.

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Depth powers golf team to finish as runners-up

Just eight weeks ago Clayton White, Bryce Goodman and Matthew Myer weren’t anywhere to be seen during Payson High varsity golf matches.

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Meet the winningest Longhorns softball team ever

Senior outfielder Cori Barnett.

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Softball State Tournament Schedule

Division 3 Softball State Championship schedule

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It’s all on the line

One dream rises from the ashes of frustration and denial.

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AGAINST ALL ODDS

Young team’s roller coaster season careens into the playoffs

Maybe it’s better this way.

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Rookie pitchers save season

At 2-9, Payson’s young baseball team seemed destined for a season of struggle when sophomore Ryan Ricke took the mound in Lakeside against a 9-2 Blue Ridge squad.

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Softball team smashes Payson’s season-win record

The Longhorns made history on Tuesday, beating host Fountain Hills 18-0 for their 30th softball win of the season, breaking the school record of 29 victories set in 2013 and matched last season.

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Longhorns’ links star hot despite tournament chill

Dean Harpe appears ready for his final high school state golf tournament.

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Fishing festival reels ’em in

Both kids and adults converged on Green Valley Park to take advantage of the Ninth Annual Rim Country Optimist Club Kids Fishing Festival on April 18.

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Payson clinches section title

Team focused on state championship

The Longhorns made history by wrapping up their second straight section softball championship on Friday night.

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The school of hard knocks for Longhorns

Like a teenager coming of age in some tribal ritual, Payson’s young baseball players have walked the gauntlet of the toughest schedule in Division 3.

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Friends for life

More Than a Game

Like the glue in a model airplane, four seniors hold together Payson’s mighty softball team.

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Golfers wage battle

Tim Ernst and Ken Althoff shot a 59 to win the Payson Men’s Golf Association 2-Man Best Ball A Flight crown by one stroke at Payson Golf Course on Wednesday, April 22.