Keith Morris

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Batters might as well be swinging toothpicks against Arissa

More Than a Game

The ace pitcher didn’t even glance at the Tanque Verde player dancing off of second base.

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Realignment has PHS teams facing several long trips

Gas up the bus, Payson teams will spend a lot of time on the road in the next three years thanks to the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s new division and section alignment.

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Longhorns hard ball team facing hard times

Payson’s baseball team suffered through a tough final week of spring break with a pair of losses. The Longhorns fell 10-1 to a strong Fountain Hills team at home on Tuesday, March 17 and 6-5 at Snowflake on Wednesday.

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Triumphant dress rehearsal for playoff glory

Dominant pitching powers Longhorns to Gracie Haught title

In what they hope is a dress rehearsal for the ultimate celebration at Arizona State University on May 11, gleeful Payson softball players hugged, jumped into each other’s arms and reveled in a tournament championship Saturday night on their home field.

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Payson runner joins elite company at prestigious invitational

Payson High can boast of plenty of memorable performances in the history of its boys track program. Trevor Clawson added his name to the archives with an outstanding effort on Saturday.

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Gracie Haught Classic Scoreboard

Gracie Haught Classic scoreboard

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Longhorns stomp Fountain Hills 17-0

Welcome to the big time.

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Best of the best converge on Payson

Longhorns face tough test in quest for glory

Payson High’s softball team is the favorite in many people’s minds to win the first state championship in program history this season. But the Longhorns will have to get by several other teams with title aspirations of their own if they are to realize their ultimate goal.

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Newcomer fits right in

Anilese Hayes took a bit of a skip as she came down on a home plate surrounded by Payson High softball players.

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Payson track teams quick off the starting blocks

Only one Division 3 team finished in front of Payson’s boys track and field team in Saturday’s 21-team Scottsdale Horizon Husky Invitational, which featured some of the largest schools in the state.

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