More Than a Game
The ace pitcher didn’t even glance at the Tanque Verde player dancing off of second base.
Gas up the bus, Payson teams will spend a lot of time on the road in the next three years thanks to the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s new division and section alignment.
Brian Young believes that winning and losing comes second to the overall experience of the athletes.
Outdoors Under the Rim
Spring is officially here, the days are getting longer, early flowers are blooming, and the gobblers have been sounding off in the woods.
The team of Jesse Smith, Jim Kennedy, Bill Davis and Herb Sherman combined to shoot 60 and win the Payson Men’s Golf Association’s season-opening four-man scramble at Payson Golf Course on Wednesday, March 18.
Today is the deadline to register for the Spring Co-Ed Adult Softball League featuring competitive and recreational divisions.
The spring sports schedule for all Payson High varsity teams.
Dominant pitching powers Longhorns to Gracie Haught title
In what they hope is a dress rehearsal for the ultimate celebration at Arizona State University on May 11, gleeful Payson softball players hugged, jumped into each other’s arms and reveled in a tournament championship Saturday night on their home field.
Payson High can boast of plenty of memorable performances in the history of its boys track program. Trevor Clawson added his name to the archives with an outstanding effort on Saturday.
Payson’s baseball team suffered through a tough final week of spring break with a pair of losses. The Longhorns fell 10-1 to a strong Fountain Hills team at home on Tuesday, March 17 and 6-5 at Snowflake on Wednesday.
The weekend of Feb. 20-21 turned into a highly emotional basketball tournament for 17 Special Olympics athletes. For the first year Payson trained a 5 on 5 team.
Gracie Haught Classic scoreboard
Longhorns face tough test in quest for glory
Payson High’s softball team is the favorite in many people’s minds to win the first state championship in program history this season. But the Longhorns will have to get by several other teams with title aspirations of their own if they are to realize their ultimate goal.
Welcome to the big time.
Anilese Hayes took a bit of a skip as she came down on a home plate surrounded by Payson High softball players.