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San Juan senior tight end and middle linebacker Trace Bennett rises from the abyss, mightily displaying that his Broncos are ready to kick off the 2023 high school football season this Friday, August 11 against the Layton Christian Eagles. This season the Broncos, who return most of their 2022 roster, are aiming to become the first team in the current 2A classification to win three straight state football championships. It would also be the first football three-peat in San Juan school history if they can ac
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor If the expectations for the San Juan High School football team were high in 2022, they’re higher as the team gets set to kick off the 2023 campaign. If the target on the Broncos’ backs was big in 2022, it’s even bigger in 2023. Every team will be gunning to stop San...
17-year-old Wyatt Toney dominated the annual Hideout Amateur Saturday and Sunday, July 29-30 in Monticello. The young golfer from Moab shot a 4-under-par-68 on day one and finished with a 72-stroke round to dominate the field of 180 golfers and win by 12 strokes. Toney also won the Moab Amateur in 2022.  Jeff Simon photo
by Jeff Simon Hideout Golf Club PGA Professional It was a win for the ages. Well, it was a win at least for the younger ages. Wyatt Toney, a 17-year-old from Moab, convincingly claimed the championship at the Hideout Amateur on Sunday, July 30. His even-par round of 72 on Sunday, which was preceded...
Members of the Ranlife Mortgage team pose for a championship photo after winning their third-straight title at the  annual Pioneer Day Blue Mountain Invitational Fastpitch Softball Tournament. Ranlife Mortgage beat Page Brake 21-12 in the championship game in the early-morning hours of Sunday, July 23.  Courtesy photo
Ranlife Mortgage beat Page Brake 21-12 to win their third straight championship at the Blue Mountain Invitational Fastpitch Softball Tournament July 23. Both teams hail from Herriman, UT and both have been prolific in the tournament over the last two decades. Nine teams hit the Monticello...
The annual Pioneer Day 5K in Monticello on July 22 provided some good competition, both for local and visiting athletes alike. Jagger Zlotoff, who’s a First Team All-American for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs cross country team, won the event when he completed the course in 16:44. His...
by Jeff Simon Hideout Golf Club PGA Professional It’s tournament week at the Hideout Golf Club with the annual Hideout Shootout and Amateur hitting the course Friday through Sunday, July 28-30. The shootout will feature close to 60 teams in an 18-hole, best-ball event on Friday. The 36-hole...
A golf tournament to honor the pioneers of golf in San Juan County will be held during Labor Day weekend at the Hideout Golf Club in Monticello. The Founders Tournament is sponsored by the San Juan Record and Redrock92. Play will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 2 with a traditional 4-Man...
For the third year, The San Juan Record, Redrock92, sjrnews.com, and Picture It Palmer are joining forces to bring high school football to San Juan County. Friday Night Lights begins on August 11 when the San Juan Broncos travel to Layton to take on the 2022 1A State Champion Layton Christian...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor Two of the four high school football teams in San Juan County will begin the season ranked #1 in their respective classifications in the annual Deseret News preseason coaches’ poll. It comes as no surprise that the two-time defending 2A State Champion San Juan Broncos...
The War Ponies beat out five teams to win the 6-8 division of the Mini Madness softball tournament during Blanding Independence Day celebrations. They’re pictured here displaying their championship medals. Members of the team include: (top row, left to right) Coach Khatira Keith, Miken Keith, Jaidein Istenes, Tyus Spotted Elk, Kelian Hutchins, Staley Dandy, Ian Mark, Coach Khatira Keith, Coach Alicia Hatathle. Bottom: Kheirra Keith, Octie John, Khimya Fullwood, Colee Crofts, Caydence Joe, & Daveigh Mitchell
Sport contest results from the 2023 Blanding Independence Day celebration
San Juan High School cross country standout Edward Lyman paced the annual Blanding Independence Day 5K field for an overall victory on July 4 with a time of 17:40. Lyman was two minutes shy of the course record set by Jacob Francis in 2022 and finished 1:10 ahead of his closest competitor, his own...

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