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Who’s No. 1? Horns beat Lobos again

Who’s No. 1? Horns beat Lobos again

Like roller coaster enthusiasts holding their arms up instead of hanging onto the bar for dear life, these Longhorns relish the excitement of a dramatic volleyball game.

Horns host Blue Ridge tonight

More Than a Game

As Payson’s seniors play their final home game against Blue Ridge tonight at 7 o’clock, the formula seems simple enough.

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Longhorn kicker a testament in courage

Kenny Ayres trembled as he put the ball on the tee. But the Payson High senior did a good job of hiding the nerves that overtook him as he prepared to attempt a crucial onside kick his Longhorns desperately needed to recover to have any hope of pulling off a miracle comeback.

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Homecoming heroes: Horns roll 48-19

Rout Winslow to keep playoff hopes alive

The Class 3A state football playoffs don’t start for most teams for another three weeks. They started on Friday for Payson.

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Longhorns rout Winslow in homecoming game

Payson’s football team celebrated homecoming by putting a month of frustration behind it with a 48-19 thrashing of No. 6 Winslow on Friday night.

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Spikers killing it heading into rematch

When Payson’s volleyball team shocked top-ranked Snowflake on Sept. 29, it certainly qualified as an upset. It won’t be quite as shocking if the young Longhorns do it again.

It's all on the line now

More Than A Game

They’re 2-5, but nobody wants to play them. That’s because this Payson High football team scares opponents.

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Senior moment: Horns notch 1st win

As four seniors said goodbye to Rumsey Park on Saturday afternoon, the future of Payson High boys soccer said hello. Freshman Hayden Gibson clinched his fists and yelled “Yeeeeesssss” after banging the ball past the St. Michael goalkeeper at short range to break a scoreless tie with 31 minutes remaining to lift the Longhorns to their first victory of the season in their final home game.

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Breakthrough: Girls notch 1st two wins

Zoom in past the 0-4 record and the situation comes into sharp focus. Zero goals scored and 25 surrendered. Yes, it’s been a difficult season for Payson’s girls soccer team.

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Longhorns stampede to top of 3A East

Shock No. 1 Snowflake; host Holbrook tonight

Coaches look for measuring sticks throughout the season to get an idea of just how their team stacks up against elite competition. Snowflake qualifies as elite competition.

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