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These boys are hooked on fishing

Outdoors Under the Rim

Springtime weather, a couple of young boys, and a great bass lake is all it takes to make fond memories for a lifetime.

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Green Valley spawns furious action

Life on the Fly

Do you want some great fun on a fly rod? Now is the time to try for crappies at the Green Valley Lakes. Even if you are new to fly fishing, for the next two weeks you should be able to have some great action casting from shore for these panfish.

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Stunning upset

Underrated softball team plays for title in Valley tonight

A young team everyone once counted out stands on the doorstep of history.

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Longhorns stun No. 1 Cibola to reach state final again

PHOENIX - Payson stunned No. 1 Yuma Cibola 1-0 in the Division 3 state semifinals at Rose Mofford Softball Complex on Saturday morning to reach the state championship game for the third straight season.

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Softball team to face No. 1 Cibola Saturday morning

PHOENIX - Payson jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in a 6-3 win over Snowflake in the Division 3 state softball quarterfinals on Friday night.

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Longhorns move toward championship

PHOENIX — A Payson High softball team that started the season just hoping to make the playoffs now wants to win it all.

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Throwers power boys into state track meet

It all comes down to this.

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Girls look to finish track season on high note

Ninth-graders aren’t supposed to enter a track and field state meet as serious title contenders.

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Goodman leads PHS golfers with career-best 36-hole score

Bryce Goodman enjoyed the best 36-hole tournament score of his career according to coach Randy Mathews, to lead Payson High’s golf team to a ninth-place standing among the top teams in the state in the High Desert Invitational at the site of the upcoming Division 3 state tournament on April 29-30.

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Larry Smith wins title

Larry Smith shot 61.1 to win the Payson Men’s Golf Association A Flight title in the Mixed Bag Front 9 Only at Payson Golf Course on April 27.

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Longhorns reach softball state quarterfinals

Payson High's softball team beat Bullhead City Mohave 3-1 in the second round of the Division 3 state tournament at Rose Mofford Softball Complex in Phoenix on Thursday afternoon to advance to the quarterfinals.

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Longhorns fight back to keep season alive

A team that’s come agonizingly close to a state championship each of the last two years appeared headed for an early exit to this year’s tournament with a stunning upset loss.

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Horns battle to bitter end against No. 1 Alhambra

SURPRISE — They played with the heart of a champion.

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North to play two sports at Oglethorpe

After competing in volleyball and track the last four years at Payson High, Taryn North will continue in both sports at the collegiate level.

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Softball team rallies to avoid upset in playoff opener

Payson’s No. 5-seeded softball team avoided a stunning upset by rallying for a thrilling 6-5 win over No. 28 Yuma Kofa in the opening round of the Division 3 state tournament in Payson on Saturday morning.