Sports

San Juan High School golfers enjoy a round at the beautiful Hideout Golf Course in Monticello on August 15. As the team nears the midpoint of their regular season they are fourth in the Region 15 standings.  Jolly Bayles photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School golf team has three Region 15 matches under their belts and they’ll be halfway through their regular season by the time you read this story. They played their fourth match on Tuesday, August 29 at the Palisade Golf Course in Sterling, UT. The...
The Hideout Golf Club in Monticello is set to host a tournament on September 2 that will honor the remarkable community effort that originally brought golf to San Juan County. The Founders Golf Tournament is sponsored by the San Juan Record and Redrock 92 Radio and is a fundraising event for the...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The Monticello and San Juan high school volleyball teams both hit the road for separate tournaments this past weekend, August 25-26, with each team playing six matches in just two days. For Monticello it was the Nephi Swarm Invitational hosted by Juab High School, and...
by Haley Burton Contributing Writer It was a hot and humid day in Cedar City at the Southern Utah University (SUU) Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, August 19. The terrain of the SUU course was a drastic change from the Boggy Draw trails the team raced on in the mountainous hills of Colorado...
San Juan cross country runners conquered the Spanish Fork Sports Park course at the UIAAA Invitational on August 26, setting a number of season and career highs along the way. Pictured here: (left to right) Toby Ward, Austin Pincock Holly Walker photo
by Jessica Walker Contributing Writer The annual Utah Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (UIAAA) Cross Country Invitational in Spanish Fork is usually a favorite among runners and it’s easy to see why. Grassy and flat with lots of competition from 1A-6A schools, the Spanish Fork...
San Juan runners Ada Lyman, and Brinley Jones. Holly Walker photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor San Juan Cross Country Head Coach Holly Walker, who is now in her tenth season, recently answered a number of questions I sent via email. Her passion for the sport and her athletes is obvious and she had quite a lot to say. Here is our conversation: Rhett Sifford: ...
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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