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These four runners are neck-and-neck as they tear up the track at the Blue Mountain Invitational track meet on April 13 in Monticello. From left to right Josiah LaPalmer, Zack Conway, Tavon Black, and Ammon Jackman ultimately finished within .42 of each other in second through fifth places in the 100-meter dash.  Richard Kaer photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School track and field team scored 383.5 combined points to win the Blue Mountain Invitational in Monticello this past Saturday, April 13. The host Buckaroos were second with 296.5 points. Grand County was third, scoring 279 points. North Sevier took...
Noah Olsen returns a shot at a recent meet in Blanding. The San Juan tennis team is still looking for their first meet win of the season, but they're improving each week and won a couple of matches against Gunnison on April 11. The Broncos are heading to Vernal April 19-20 for the Uintah Invitational.  Richard Kaer photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School boys tennis team has battled hard in their first three meets of the season. The team is still looking for their first win but they are improving steadily and did win two matches in their most recent meet with Gunnison on Thursday, April 11....
Monticello is now 1-7 on the year, ranked 12th in the 2A RPI. Members of the team include: (top row, left to right) Coach Nick Felix, Coach Ryan Young, Tyson Wheeler, Jackson Keyes, Mason Atwood, Zac Thayn, Cruise Shumway, Tristan Burtenshaw, Triston Felix, Coach Baylr Eldredge, Head Coach Josh Keyes. Bottom: Manager Hailey Murdock, Cache Young, Canyon Christensen, Kooper Nielson, Peyton Hatathley, Arturo Gutierrez, McKay Nielson, and Jaeden Camacho. Courtesy photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The Monticello High School baseball team got their second overall win and first official win of the season in Dove Creek Tuesday, April 9. The Bucks opened the game with a five-run first inning and led for the entirety of the game to win 14-4. The Bulldogs answered...
Shimequa Hudson  1A Girls Second Team Monument Valley Senior Guard/Forward 11.2 points per game
Nine high school basketball players representing San Juan County were named to All-State basketball teams for the 2023-24 winter sports season that recently came to a close. The Deseret News released its list of girls and boys basketball honorees on March 26 and 27 based exclusively on coaches’...
Lyric Phillips 1A BOYS FIRST TEAM Whitehorse Senior Guard 672 points, 26.9 ppg, 130 threes 14 threes in a game, 55 pts in a game 74 pts at state, 24.7 ppg at state
Nine high school basketball players representing San Juan County were named to All-State basketball teams for the 2023-24 winter sports season that recently came to a close. The Deseret News released its list of girls and boys basketball honorees on March 26 and 27 based exclusively on coaches’...
San Juan's Synessa Atcitty arrives safely at third base as Monticello's Jocelyne Francom fields the throw and Gracey Bylilly backs up the play. The Lady Broncos took the win and are now 6-3 on the season, ranked fourth in the 2A standings. Richard Kaer photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School softball team bounced back from a tough doubleheader sweep to Duchesne on March 29 with three easy wins over Monticello and North Sevier this past week. On Tuesday, April 2 the Lady Broncos welcomed their local rivals to town for a 2A Central...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School baseball team continued to roll in the past week with three road wins, one over Montezuma-Cortez and a doubleheader sweep at Gunnison Valley. The Broncos are riding a nine-game winning streak, they’re 10-4 on the season, and they were ranked...
Monticello catcher Arturo Gutierrez makes a play at the plate against a Duchesne runner on March 29. The freshman leads the Buckaroos with 40 putouts. At the plate he's 5-for12 on the season with 2 RBIs and seven runs scored. Unfortunately Monticello suffered a doubleheader sweep to the Eagles in this matchup.  Anna Fredericks photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The Monticello High School baseball team got their first win of the season 22-3 over Dolores on Tuesday, March 26. The Bears are technically fielding a “JV” team in 2024. They are prohibited from participating in varsity competition by Colorado State rule after not...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor Coming off one of the biggest wins in program history, an upset win over Gunnison Valley on March 21, the San Juan High School boys soccer team endured a tough past week with two region matches at home. The Broncos were unable to net any goals in a 4-0 loss to Beaver...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School softball team split games over the past couple weeks with a doubleheader sweep of Piute on March 22 and doubleheader losses to Duchesne on March 29. Through the first three weeks of the season the Lady Broncos are an even 3-3 overall. Their 1-...

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