Sports Shorts
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 | 327 327 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 | 326 326 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 | 324 324 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 | 326 326 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 | 324 324 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 | 337 337 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 | 316 316 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 | 321 321 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckaroos fall to Rebel in quarterfinals
The Monticello Buckaroos’ football season ended on a low note as well, as they all do except for the state champion, when they fell in frosty Randolph, Utah to the Rich Rebels in the 1A quarterfina...
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 313 313 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tyler Bird claims top prize
Tyler Bird is your 1A Utah High School State Cross Country Champion!  The Bucks fell short in their bid for five straight team championships, taking third in the annual race at Sugar House Park, bu...
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 319 319 recommendations | email to a friend
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