Keith Morris

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Longhorn boys stun Snowflake, again

Beat Lobos on court after gridiron upset

Denver White hoped the magic Payson performed on the football field translated onto the basketball court.

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Girls basketball vs. Winslow 1-10-17

The Longhorns battled visiting Winslow for three quarters. Unfortunately, the second quarter proved disastrous in a 51-32 loss to the Bulldogs on Jan. 10.

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Ryan Ricke, a standout in all arenas

Watch Ryan Ricke swish a jump shot, drive in for a layup, battle for a rebound or dive for a loose ball and you might think he’s a pretty good basketball player.

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Longhorns pin D4 power Winslow

Stampede past Bulldogs on senior night

Payson High’s wrestling team opened the 2017 portion of its season with a nod to the past on Thursday night.

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Payson girls basketball team goes 1-3 to close out 2016

Payson’s girls basketball team went 1-3 in the Payson Holiday Classic it hosted on Dec. 30-31. The Class 3A Longhorns lost to Show Low 36-34 and beat 4A Buckeye Youngker 36-25 on Dec. 30 and lost to 2A Sanders Valley 45-21 and 2A Phoenix Country Day 34-22 on Dec. 31.

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Sky’s the limit for high-flying star

Young three-sport standout named all-state in volleyball

Savanna White lives in the air. Radar might be the best way to track her. An incredible leaping ability helps the 5-foot-10 Payson High sophomore soar into the rarefied air above the top of the net, which stands 7 feet, 4 1/8 inches above the floor.

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He’s gambling on a dream

When the construction business stalled several years ago, Michael Flanary moved to the Valley to find work.

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Girls’ comeback bid comes up short

Not much went right for Payson’s girls basketball team for the first three quarters on Tuesday night.

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Losses lead to new defense for boys basketball team

Denver White began the season with his team running a man-to-man defense. Just like he’s always run.

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Woes continue for Payson boys

Jake Swartwood choked up at the Payson Football Awards Banquet as he spoke about his conversation with Trey Glasscock, one of the team’s best players.

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