Keith Morris

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The bull rider’s best friend

Offhand courage and broken bones; all in a day’s work

Some people call them rodeo clowns.

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Best friends to continue playing together at Chandler-Gilbert CC

After a fire destroyed her family’s house forcing them to move across town, second-grader Brittanny Proctor had to change schools.

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PHS inducts five greats into inaugural Hall of Fame class

Chaz Davis, Rylee Chapman named PHS Athletes of Year

The spotlight shined brightly on Payson High’s athletic success last week as the school honored its top student-athletes from this school year while enshrining some of the greats of past decades in the Longhorn Athletic Awards and Hall of Fame Banquet at Wilson Dome on Thursday, May 19.

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A rodeo family

Riding in weekend roping

Monty James makes his Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association debut in this week’s Gary Hardt Memorial Spring Rodeo in Payson.

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Petersen top junior cowboy

Denton Petersen spends a lot of his weekends traveling the state to compete in junior rodeos.

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Five Horns honored on all-section baseball team

Ruben Estrada and Taran Sarnowski spent four seasons as key contributors to the Payson High varsity baseball team.

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Eighth-grader makes nationals

A hunt that began in September ended successfully as Talaura Rhyann Frost captured the prize she sought.

Limited number of tickets available for PHS Hall of Fame banquet

Payson High School will induct an inaugural class of five people into its new Hall of Fame at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 19 in an awards banquet and dinner at Wilson Dome on the school’s campus.

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Freshman finishes 17th in state golf tourney

Tough tourney ends challenging season

Rayce Mathews wasn’t intimidated as a freshman competing in the Division 3 state golf tournament. No, the Payson High ninth-grader simply went out and played as he has all season — well.

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Eight Horns earn section honors

Trio make first team; Johnson Coach of Year

In a season which saw Payson reach the Division 3 softball state final for a third consecutive season, the Longhorns went 6-0 in winning a fifth consecutive section title.

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