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Monticello's Zac Thayn pulls down a long pass from quarterback JD McDonald in the 4th quarter of last weeks game. Anna Fredericks photo
The Monticello Buckaroo football team fell to the Rich Rebels on Friday, August 25 in an early season matchup between two of the top eight-player football teams in the State of Utah. In a close and well-played game, Rich scored in the fourth quarter to secure a 15-6 victory over the Monticello in...
San Juan receiver Javin Montella (#22) carries the ball upfield against Bayfield defenders on August 25 with some blocking help from Jared Burke (#67) and Jake Ivins (#3). The Broncos dominated the Wolverines for a 61-0 win.  Richard Kaer photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor he San Juan High School football team cruised to their state-leading 28th win in a row and moved to 3-0 on the season with a 61-0 beatdown of Bayfield on Friday, August 25. The game was the first of only three the Broncos will play in front of their home crowd during...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School football team won their state-leading 27th game in a row and moved to 2-0 on the 2023 season with a 40-6 victory over the Juan Diego Soaring Eagle on Friday, August 18 in Draper. The win moves the Broncos into a three-way tie for the 12th-...
The sun sets over the stunning vista of the Monument Valley High School football field as the Cougars and Whitehorse Raiders face each other in the first Battle of the Drum of the 2023-24 season. Whitehorse won the game 40-6 to recapture the Drum, but a fun time was had by all.  Photo courtesy Donald Mose
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The Monument Valley High School football team opened their season on Friday, August 18 with a tough 40-6 loss to the Whitehorse Raiders at home. It was the first Battle of the Drum of the season. Recently second-year head coach Brad Upshaw shared his thoughts on the...
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THIS WEEK'S GAME WILL BE VIDEO STREAMED ONLINE AT: STREAMUTAH.LIVE by David Boyle News Director The Monticello Buckaroos opened the 2023 eight-player football season with a convincing win over St. Joseph in Ogden on Friday, August 18. In the Jayhawks’ first ever football contest the Buckaroos...
by Haley Burton Contributing Writer I don’t know about you, but August came around much too quickly this year. August is hectic at our house. It’s usually spent searching Amazon or myriad online stores for school clothes, figuring how to send back clothes that didn’t fit, and making a last-minute...
San Juan's Abe Lyman (left) and Noah Begay (right) run at the Boggy Draw Race in Dolores
by Jessica Walker Contributing Writer A lot has changed for the San Juan High School girls cross country team. Gone are top varsity contributors Saylor Perkins and Leah Castellon, but the team has welcomed six new freshmen. Five of those girls finished the Boggy Draw Bear Chase in Dolores, CO this...
Monticello Buckaroo football players open their season with an “Orange v Black” scrimmage. Anna Fredericks photo
The Monticello High School football season starts August 18 at 3:30 p.m. against St. Joseph Catholic High School in Ogden. The game will be broadcast on Red Rock 92.7 FM and PictureItPalmer.com. David Boyle spoke with head coach Reed Anderson. The full interview is available on RedRock92.com as the...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor When the dust finally settled on the 2022 high school cross country season the Monticello Buckaroos had accomplished something they hadn’t in nine seasons. Both the boys and girls teams brought home state trophies – runners-up trophies to be exact. Though they hoped...
San Juan senior running back Zack Conway drives the ball downfield against Layton Christian in Ogden August 11. Conway collected 212 yards rushing with two TDs and 112 yards receiving with another TD in the Broncos’ 66-43 win. Tayia Bennett photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School football team opened the 2023 season against Layton Christian this past Friday, August 11 riding a state-high 25-game winning streak and defending its second-straight 2A state title. Season-opening games are always unique, with both teams...

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