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PHS back in 3A East in latest realignment

Interscholastic Association reverses course on controversial competitive alignments

Just one year after a major realignment that was supposed to last for three years, the Arizona Interscholastic Association has scrapped that plan.

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Youngsters advance in Punt, Pass & Kick

A pair of Payson residents advanced to the third round of the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition.

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Young cowboys, cowgirls starring on rodeo circuit

Several young Rim Country cowgirls and cowboys are off to impressive starts in the Arizona High School Rodeo Association and Arizona Junior High Rodeo Association season.

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Life Jacket Exchange Program proves popular

The Arizona Game and Fish Department swapped approximately 800 old and tattered life jackets with new ones during life jacket exchange events at area lakes this past summer.

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Crappie fishing on Roosevelt Lake best we’ve seen in years

Rim Country Fishing Report

The latest fishing news for Rim Country anglers is the return of a major bass fishing circuit to Roosevelt Lake next spring.

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Gutsy effort comes up short in thriller

Snowflake girls edge Horns 55-53

Rylee Chapman and Kylee O’Donald did all they could to help Payson’s girls basketball team on Tuesday night.

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Longhorn boys 0-2 after pair of tough games

A difficult schedule makes getting off to a good start a challenge for teams.

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Cool temps draw hunters to shotgun quail and dove seasons

Outdoors Under the Rim

The big game seasons are drawing to a close for 2015 but there are still opportunities to be in the field in pursuit of game.

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Spring tag results available

PHOENIX – The wait is over for hopeful hunters who applied for a 2016 spring hunt permit-tag.

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Experience, talented big men fuel boys’ hopes

Boys and girls open home schedule tonight

The Arizona Interscholastic Associ­ation realignment has made it a radically different schedule this season.

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Girls gain valuable experience in tourney

GOODYEAR — Payson opened the girls basketball season by going 2-2 in the 16-team Goodyear Desert Edge Scorpion Shootout on Friday and Saturday.

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Bass fishing conditions on Roosevelt Lake keep improving

Rim Country Fishing Report

For anglers fishing Roosevelt Lake, be sure to adhere to the waterfowl goose closure areas that went into effect Nov. 15. The buoys are up and well marked at the Bermuda Flats and Goose Flats areas of the lake. There is a map of the closure areas on the AZGFD website. These closures will be in place until Feb. 15.

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Shorthanded grapplers start season strong

Horns go 3-0 despite forfeiting at half the weights

Payson opened the wrestling season in grand fashion at Wilson Dome on Monday.

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Plenty of talent, but not much depth for girls hoops

Expect to see a lot of new faces on the court for Payson High’s varsity girls basketball team this season.

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Bass anglers enjoy perfect day on Roosevelt

In a recent Let’s Talk Fishin’ Bass Tournament on Roosevelt Lake, the 26 teams were granted a picture-perfect day to fish and caught a total of 105 bass weighing in a total of over 175 pounds.