Boys Basketball Live Tonight!

Submitted by megan.russell on Wed, 12/06/2023 - 13:35

Support the boys basketball team against Pleasant Grove tonight (Wednesday, December 6) via live stream at 7 pm.

Good luck, Lions!

Cross Country: Footlocker West Regional Race

Submitted by megan.russell on Tue, 12/05/2023 - 14:01

Cross Country took 15 runners to California for the Footlocker West Regional races in December this year. Each race had hundreds of runners from all over the Western USA.

All of the runners ran well, representing Payson High with pride!

  • Halle Nielson took 35 in the 9th grade girls race.
  • Reagan McKenna finished in 29th in the Senior girls race.
  • Ethan Kimmel finished in 20th place in the Senior Boys race.
  • Joaquin Cardenas finished just outside of the medals in the Sophomore Boys race.


Congrats team!

Cheer Team Took 1st Place!

Submitted by megan.russell on Mon, 12/04/2023 - 14:35

Congrats to our cheer team! On Saturday, December 2, they took FIRST PLACE at the USA Regionals.

Coach Marilyn Morgan said, "We are so excited because I took a risk and entered us in the most advanced division, so winning first feels really good going into our UHSAA Region and State and then USA nationals!"

We're proud of  you, Lions!

Athlete of the Week

Submitted by megan.russell on Fri, 11/03/2023 - 13:28

This week's Athletes of the Week are recognized by the Payson/Santaquin Area Business Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Mountain View Hospital and Mountain Star Healthcare. 

Female Athlete

Presley Ryan - Volleyball. The volleyball team hosted a state playoff game, and this is the 1st time this has happened in PHS history. Presley finished her senior year leading the Lions in all that she does both on and off the court. This year she has 271 kills, 36 blocks, 44 aces, 157 digs, and 21 assists all while maintaining a 4.0 GPA.

Male Athlete

Volleyball Victory!

Submitted by megan.russell on Wed, 10/25/2023 - 08:12

Saturday, October 21st marks the first time since 2007 that Payson has hosted or won the first round in State!

Payson's varsity volleyball is ranked #13 in 4A and #55 in the state (Last year we ended up #81 in state - amazing growth!)

Catch the game against Sky View on Wednesday, October 25th at 4 PM and 7 PM at UVU or through the KSL live stream.

Cross Country: Qualified for State!

Submitted by megan.russell on Wed, 10/18/2023 - 09:52

Congratulations to the Cross Country teams this year.

Both boys and girls qualified for the finals of the State Cross Country meet. The boys were led by Ethan Kimmel, Joaquin Cardenas, Ryan Rowley, Kason Huntington, Jackson Marvin, Spencer King, and Jaxon Dalley. The girls were led by Reagan Mckenna, Halle Nielson, Abbie Johnson, Bailey Watson, Tori Rasmussen, Lily Potter, and Annie Christensen.

Also Ryan Rowley and Max Shirts represent Payson and the cross country team as Academic All-State recipients

Our New Head Girls Tennis Coach: Jeremy Barber

Submitted by david.rockwood on Thu, 04/14/2022 - 08:19

Payson High School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Coach Jeremy Barber as our new head coach of the Girls Tennis Team. Our previous head coach, Coach Kris McDougal, has resigned in order to focus on her retirement pursuits. And we are very grateful for her dedicated service to our school and community.