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UHSAA considers major realignment
The Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) is currently considering a proposal for realignment that does anything but put Utah high schools in proper order, at least the proposed alignment...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckaroos are eighth at state basketball tourney
The Monticello Buckaroo boys basketball team went 2-2 at the 1A state tournament to finish in eighth place in the annual basketball fest.  Victories over the Tintic Miners and the Duchesne Eagles w...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckaroos move on to 1A tournament this week
With the advent of the 2016 Leap Year, and the reckoning of February 29 as the once-every-four-years birthday for a puny plateful of patience people, the Monticello Buckaroos boys basketball team h...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Bucks have great tourney run
The Monticello Lady Bucks did something last week that no girls team at MHS has done in over 20 years, beating the Rich Lady Rebels basketball team and thereby reaching the semifinals of a state gi...
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big Buck win, keyed at free throw line
Free throw: An unhindered basketball shot from the foul line; given to penalize the other team for committing a foul. Also known as a charity shot, charity throw, charity toss, foul shot, penalty f...
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
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Multiplicity of meandering mortals
Have you noticed the multiplicity of mortals meandering the newly groomed ski trails at Dalton Springs this winter?  Those hardy folks armed with snowshoes and skis have found a winter playground t...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckaroo boys win 2 of 3 at 1A Preview
“They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they’d make up their minds.” – Wilt Chamberlain
Dec 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rodeo matches mascots
SportShorts has always had a fascination with mascots, as evidenced by the favorite fictional Workin’ LaVerkins.  Isn’t it interesting that Monticello and San Juan High schools are the Buckaroos an...
Nov 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
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More Out of the Blues?
SportShorts, over the years, has written about the positive sports exploits of many a Monticello High School athlete and coach.  The late Mike Adams, whom SS named as the best football athlete ever...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Bucks claim silver trophy
It’s November, the fall weather turns frosty, tangerine, topaz, and tomato-colored leaves fall, Monticello plays for another volleyball state championship, football fans bundle up.  That’s a lot to...
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
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