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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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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.

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Another shutout!

Sizzle on the mound burnishes Longhorns’ playoff prospects

At 5-foot-6, Hunter Paul is the shortest player on Payson High’s baseball roster.

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Showdown tonight with archrival Show Low

Some of the best and most lasting memories in an already memorable season are sure to be in store today at Payson High as the Longhorns’ juggernaut softball team closes its home schedule.

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Golfers dominate tournament as they gear up for state

With the state tournament just three weeks away, Payson High’s golf team seems ready to compete with the best teams in the state.

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Junior spring turkey hunt a success

Outdoors Under the Rim

When spring comes to the Arizona high country the early morning silence will often be broken by the distinct gobble of the wild turkey.