PHS rebounds from Page loss to beat No. 2 team in Division 2
The Longhorns entered this baseball season with the potential for greatness.
Versatile baseball player also running track
Participating in one varsity sport is enough for most high school students.
Horns host Round Valley tonight; showdown at Show Low looms Friday
Payson beat host Whiteriver Alchesay 20-0 in softball on Wednesday for its 10th consecutive victory.
More Than a Game
From the first time I walked up the concourse at Tiger Stadium and laid eyes on the vast expanse of green grass in the middle of downtown Detroit, I’ve been in love with baseball parks.
Softball team beats Blue Ridge 7-1
After strong pitching cooled Payson bats in three games last week, the Longhorn aluminum heated up at Lakeside Blue Ridge on Monday.
Payson High’s baseball team started a big week off right with a 13-0 five-inning mercy rout of host Lakeside Blue Ridge on Monday night.
PHS No. 4 in power rankings
Payson High’s baseball team faced a big challenge.
Arissa Paulson fans 17, blasts 2-run HR vs. Cougars; Arianna Paulson then strikes out 17
Top-ranked Payson continued its winning ways on the softball field last week by beating two more highly-ranked opponents.
PHS looks to rebound at Snowflake
Teams always want to win.
The temperature was in the low 40s.
Sophomore fans 14 as PHS hands Winslow first loss to avenge semifinal defeat
The wound had festered for 11 months.
Event a fundraiser for PHS athletics
Payson High School’s athletic department is hosting an evening of entertainment beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 19 at the Payson High School Auditorium. Doors open at 5:45.
PHS hosts No. 12 Winslow today
Payson’s baseball team won the first three games it played in the Goodyear Estrella Foothills Wolves Classic to push its winning streak to seven games.
Longhorn team wins tourney at Roosevelt Lake
Saturday’s event was big.
Top-ranked Horns host No. 2 Winslow today, No. 3 Show Low on Wednesday
Ready for a showdown? How about a couple of them? Well, this is your week.
Payson No. 5 in power rankings
Number 5. That’s where Payson’s baseball team stood in the first Division 3 power rankings released Wednesday.
John Carpino working on his fifth studio CD
John Carpino began playing guitar as a 16-year-old. A year later, he wrote his first song. More than four decades later, he’s still at it.
Payson’s boys and girls varsity soccer teams both struggled this season.
Arissa fans 9 in 3 innings and Arianna goes 4-for-4 with HR, 4 RBIs
It’s a luxury most high school softball coaches don’t have.
PLL to host softball state tourney in July
The 75th anniversary season of Little League International promises to be a big one for Payson Little League.
Payson beats Blue Ridge in baseball section opener
The Longhorns donned their camouflage jerseys on Thursday, but they didn’t exactly blend into the background.
Arianna Paulson practically perfect in no-hitter
The Longhorns are back.
Fishing lines got snagged and tangled.
Longhorns host Co-Ed Relays on Wednesday
Although they compete for the same school, Payson High’s boys and girls track and field teams are really just that, separate teams.
Four strokes separate six PHS golfers
The Payson High School golfers turned in a real team effort to amass its fourth state-qualifying score in five matches this season on March 25 at Chaparral Pines.
Stahl home serves as hotel for night
Surprise Willow Canyon’s softball program only had enough money in the budget for one night in a Payson hotel for this year’s 10th Annual Gracie Haught Classic.
Horns win 7 events at Friendship Games
Payson track and field athletes turned in several standout performances at the Sedona Red Rock Friendship Games on March 19.
More Than a Game
Winslow High has won a lot of softball games in the last several years.
Resurgent baseball team routs Lobos
Now this is more like it.
Defending champs struggle without four starters
Things didn’t exactly go as the Longhorns hoped.
Animal lover helps find dog missing after truck rollover
Michele Bailey doesn’t like bad news. That’s why she rarely watches television news or reads a newspaper.
Snowflake Golf Course is starting to feel like a home course for Payson.
10th annual event boasts 20 teams
Ten years after a tragic accident claimed the life of 3-year-old Gracie Lee Haught, her memory lives on.
Service club throws a party to honor first responders
Payson firefighter Capt. Rick Winton and Payson police officer Sgt. Les Barr were honored recently as Officer and Firefighter of the Year by the Rim Country Rotary Club at its annual banquet.
Payson routs Fountain Hills 14-3
The Paulson sisters largely account for the high expectations for this year’s Payson High softball team.
Baseball team beats champs
Payson entered Tuesday’s baseball game at defending state champion Fountain Hills struggling.
Driver unhurt in single-car crash
A single-vehicle rollover accident shut down both lanes of traffic on northbound Highway 87 north of Rye for about an hour Tuesday afternoon.
More Than a Game
This is my favorite time of year.
More Than a Game
The best week of the year is upon us.
Jonathan Ball has a lot of question marks about this year’s Payson High track and field team. He hopes to find answers before the season gets too old.
Sloppy play dooms PHS vs. SL
This is certainly not what any of us had in mind.
Svir wins at NAU, Chapman 3-time champ at PHS
Danya Svir finished tied for eighth in the high jump in last year’s Division III state meet. Payson High track and field coach Jonathan Ball thinks she has a shot at winning the crown this spring.
Lone senior is a team leader
For all her success on the softball field, one thing is missing for Arianna Paulson: a state championship.
More Than a Game
I enjoy hiking — a day outdoors with spectacular scenery and a sense of adventure, all the while burning calories. Plus, my dogs love it.
After going 1-2 in the Fountain Hills Invitational the previous week, Payson’s baseball team opened at home against Cottonwood Mingus on Thursday looking to shake off a pair of one-run losses.
Payson’s softball team went 6-3 in the 24-team Wickenburg Wrangler Classic held Friday-Saturday.
Sister Arianna Paulson named to second team
Her teammates lovingly call her a beast because of her strength.
The one-vehicle rollover accident that all but closed Highway 260 Monday looked horrific — but one woman and three dogs survived the crash. Paramedics extracted the woman from her smashed truck and rushed her to a Phoenix hospital. The three dogs were ejected from the truck as it rolled — but two survived and one remains missing.
Senior point guard makes second team
An 8-21 season wasn’t what the Longhorns envisioned before the start of the boys basketball season.
Juniors Harpe and Ridley lead way at Snowflake
SNOWFLAKE — Denny Morse has seen a lot in his 16 years as a coach for the Payson High golf team.