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Seventh grade heroics
24-20 BYU.  That was the Saturday morning prediction.  Just missed on the score though with that 20-19 lucky Utah win.  But like my dad used to say, “I’d rather be lucky than good.” 
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bucks roll to 35-0 win
The Buckaroos got their first football win of the season Friday night in Monticello, running over the Wayne Badgers, 35-0.  The Bucks, effectively mixing the run and the pass used two sustained dri...
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckaroo football 2016 preview
It was a little cool in Monticello last week. Enough so that SportShorts had to put on a sweater.  Must be getting close to football time, and right on cue, the 2016 edition of Buckaroo Football is...
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
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50 years in the San Juan School District
I remember sitting in a high school class at Monticello High School, an uninterested seventh grader, counting on my fingers the number of years left to graduation and lamenting, as my fingers attes...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 335 335 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckaroo golf and track teams to close seasons
Just one more track meet left, and it’s the big one, the Utah High School State track and field meet at Brigham Young Univeristy in Provo.
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 335 335 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prom, blossoms and the dance of threatened species are signs of Spring
So, you want to know how you can know for certain that Spring is upon us?  Us San Juaners know that the weather isn’t a reliable indicator. 
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 328 328 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parity, schmarity!
Disappointingly, under the smug appellation of  “parity”, the Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) approved a process to create six sports and activities classifications effective in the...
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 327 327 recommendations | email to a friend
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Are there aesthetic experiences awaiting on the hillsides near Monticello?
Every year in May, the Dutch observe National Mill Day, where windmills all over the Netherlands are open to the public. Nearly 2,000 iconic windmills, drainage mills, and corn mills dot the countr...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 326 326 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 328 328 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 | 326 326 recommendations | email to a friend
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