The Payson High School varsity winter sports schedule by date.
Interscholastic Association reverses course on controversial competitive alignments
Just one year after a major realignment that was supposed to last for three years, the Arizona Interscholastic Association has scrapped that plan.
Payson’s boys basketball team gained valuable experience with five games against competitive teams in the Sedona Red Rock Hoops Classic held Dec. 3-5.
Payson’s small wrestling team got bigger last week.
Several young Rim Country cowgirls and cowboys are off to impressive starts in the Arizona High School Rodeo Association and Arizona Junior High Rodeo Association season.
A difficult schedule makes getting off to a good start a challenge for teams.
Snowflake girls edge Horns 55-53
Rylee Chapman and Kylee O’Donald did all they could to help Payson’s girls basketball team on Tuesday night.
Boys and girls open home schedule tonight
The Arizona Interscholastic Association realignment has made it a radically different schedule this season.
GOODYEAR — Payson opened the girls basketball season by going 2-2 in the 16-team Goodyear Desert Edge Scorpion Shootout on Friday and Saturday.
Star Valley business offers full automotive services
Andrew and Leah Harris dreamed of owning their own automotive service business.
Expect to see a lot of new faces on the court for Payson High’s varsity girls basketball team this season.
Horns go 3-0 despite forfeiting at half the weights
Payson opened the wrestling season in grand fashion at Wilson Dome on Monday.
When my editor assigned me to write an outdoor story, I thought, on what?
When Terry Gould inherited money after his brother, Roy, died, he wanted to do something positive with some of it.
Herrera, 19, edges 62-year-old for title; Schouten wins another women’s crown
Spencer Herrera wasn’t planning on competing in the 15th Annual Payson Turkey Trot 5-Kilomoter Run on Saturday morning.
The trophy case is full of evidence of past greatness.
When Payson High needed an athletic director a few years ago, Don Heizer stepped in and did the job.
Athletic shoes that fit well are one of the most important items an athlete needs to compete.
PHOENIX — Just qualifying for the Division 3 cross country state meet was the Longhorns’ goal this season.
PHOENIX — If Payson played soccer in the winter like most schools in the state, who knows what Gerardo Moceri might have accomplished as a cross country runner.
TUCSON — A campaign many had anticipated with visions of glory ended in disappointment in the Tucson desert on Saturday night.
It’s always interesting to see how football teams accustomed to thriving in one division do when moved into a larger division.
More Than a Game
With no shot at making the state tournament, it was all about pride for Payson’s volleyball team in the season finale against Page on Thursday night at Wilson Dome.
Lose 48-0 at Show Low; play at Tucson Pusch Ridge on Saturday
Players and coaches shouted their approval when the word Payson appeared on the projector screen showing the bracket for the Division 4 state football playoffs Saturday morning.
Payson’s girls cross country team faced a big challenge this year.
Karen Peterson still reigns as queen of the Payson Women’s Golf Association.
Gridders face another big test in finale at No. 2 Show Low
After ending 34 years of frustration at Lakeside Blue Ridge earlier this year, Payson’s football team has an opportunity to make an even bigger statement tonight.
More Than a Game
Winning is still a good thing, right?
Chaz Davis didn’t step on another player’s foot and nobody stepped on his.
Eight seniors found themselves in the spotlight as Payson’s boys soccer team wrapped up the season with a 5-0 win over St. Michael on Oct. 19 at Rumsey Park.
Win all but wraps up playoff berth
One of Payson’s biggest problems during Friday night’s 48-8 football blowout of visiting Page was trying to figure out where to find legal jerseys for a couple of non-running backs to play in the offensive backfield.
Payson High’s football team won last week. And the Longhorns (6-3) dropped from No. 13 in last week’s Division 4 power rankings to No. 14 in this week’s rankings, which were released today.
Faltering Payson hosts Page tonight at 7
He broke through the hole and was gone.
It can be difficult for a coach to put much of a positive spin on a 3-0 volleyball loss.
Payson High’s football team dropped just one spot in the Division 4 power rankings after last week’s 49-7 loss to No. 3 Snowflake.
Snowflake wins 6th straight vs. PHS
SNOWFLAKE – We can only imagine.
For the first month of the season, Sara Novack kept stats and cheered on her Payson High volleyball teammates.
The Longhorns face their biggest test of the football season at Snowflake tonight against an unbeaten team that’s dominated them the past several years.
Senior captain Kevin Price is reaping the benefits of his dedication to improving as a cross country runner this season.
A trio of strong runners has led the way for Payson’s girls cross country team this season.
Mitchell McGuire lived a golfer’s dream.
Payson 5-2 after 27-16 setback
Next man up.
Payson’s football team fell to visiting Winslow 27-16 on Friday night.
High-flying Payson hosts Winslow
With the glow of last week’s monumental victory at Lakeside Blue Ridge still shining brightly and another huge Section 1 battle looming in Snowflake next week, tonight’s home game against Winslow presents a big challenge for Payson’s football team.
More Than a Game
An explosive offense has produced plenty of points for Payson’s football team in recent years — but a porous defense has always foiled their playoff chances.
For some reason, Payson’s varsity volleyball team plays better on the road.
Payson posts first win in Lakeside since 1981
LAKESIDE – Payson’s banged up football team walked into the lion’s den on Friday night.
More Than a Game
I’d heard Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame kicker Nick Lowery was attending last week’s football game between Payson and host Flagstaff.