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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 | 545 545 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 | 545 545 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 | 505 505 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 | 542 542 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 | 542 542 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 | 538 538 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 | 518 518 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 | 539 539 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 | 560 560 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 | 527 527 recommendations | email to a friend
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