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Special Olympics enjoys its own March tournament

Tuscon hosted the Special Olympics State Basketball competition recently.

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Chapman rushing off to Colorado Mesa

Speedy Longhorn tailback taking it to next level

He raced 60 yards for a touchdown the first time he ran the football in a varsity game.

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Aubrielle Paulson wins strikeout showdown

Filling in for older sister, sophomore fans 15 to beat last year’s state strikeout champion

It was supposed to be a showdown between two of the top players in the state from last season.

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Longhorn 9 put heartbreak behind them, roll into section opener

Host Blue Ridge today in $5 carne asada fundraiser

A Payson High baseball team reeling from three consecutive heartbreaking defeats righted the ship with three big victories last week.

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Newland, Wong made lasting impact on outdoor fraternity

Outdoors Under the Rim

In the last month, two life-long outdoorsmen passed away that made a lasting impact on the fishing and hunting fraternity in the Rim Country.

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Hughes wins men’s golf tourney

Tim Hughes shot a 65.7 to win the A Flight crown in the Payson Men’s Golf Association Individual Low Net Tournament on March 30 at Payson Golf Course.

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Horns stampede to 7 titles on Mogollon track

Payson High track and field athletes turned in several impressive performances at the Mogollon Early Season Meet in Heber on Friday, March 25.

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Baseball finally fun again for Longhorns

Put tough losses behind them with rout of Red Rock

Jake Beeler peered into the home dugout with a big smile.

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Coach: Golf team ‘very close’

McGuire leads way with his best round

Payson High’s golf team returned from an 18-day spring break layoff to compete against host Camp Verde and Sedona Red Rock at Verde Santa Fe Golf Course on Tuesday, March 29.

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PHS rolls over Copper Canyon

Softball team pounds out a dozen hits

Rust wasn’t a factor.

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Several archers likely headed to nationals

It appears a good sized contingent of Pine Strawberry School archery team members will be advancing to the national tournament but the names will not be known for at least another week to give coaches, who have been on spring break, the time needed to check qualifying scores and other criteria.

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Heartbreak kids — Horns come up short again

Camp Verde hands Payson third one-run loss

Some losses hurt worse than others.

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Team selling D-backs tickets again

The Arizona Diamondbacks open the season with a seven-game homestand beginning Monday night at 6:40 against the Colorado Rockies.

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Larry Smith’s 75 wins men’s golf title

Larry Smith fired a 75 to win the low gross title in the Payson Men’s Golf Association Low Net-One Low Gross Tournament on Wednesday, March 23 at Payson Golf Course.

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Let’s go fishing

Outdoors Under the Rim

The rifles and archery equipment from the hunting seasons have probably been stored in the closet not to be used again until early fall. It’s time to head to your favorite lake or stream and try out that new fishing equipment or your favorite rod and reel.