Sports

by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The Monument Valley High School track and field team got their season underway in Price on March 25 at the Carbon High School Invitational. The Cougars took six boys to compete in the event and though they didn’t qualify for a team score, they still got some solid...
The Monticello High School baseball team is going to need to invest in some snow shoes, These recent images of the respective fields of play clearly illustrate the challenges facing local teams this spring. It’s not likely Monticello teams will have a home game for many weeks. In the opening weeks of the season, many baseball and softball games have been moved to different locations, postponed, cancelled altogether. Staff photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor With all the snow that has fallen in Monticello this winter and remains on the Monticello High School baseball field, it has been impossible for the Buckaroo varsity baseball team to get any on-field practice in the weeks leading up to the start of the season....
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School track and field team traveled to Price for their second meet of the season on Saturday, March 18. The Farm Bureau Invitational, hosted by Carbon High School, featured 15 teams. The boys stole the show for the Broncos with Brigham Nielson and...
Alyah Blackwater MONUMENT VALLEY - senior 1A girls basketball first team 13.7 points per game
Nine high school student-athletes representing San Juan County were named to All-State teams for the 2022-23 winter sports season that recently came to a close. The Deseret News released its list of girls and boys basketball honorees March 22 and 23 based exclusively on coaches’ votes from a list...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The Monticello High School golf team opened the 2023 season with a trip to Moab on Tuesday, March 21 for a wet, windy, and cold match versus Region 23 opponent Green River. Buckaroo Head Coach Nathan Chamberlain reports that the team played well despite not having any...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School boys soccer team’s season is underway, but it didn’t happen without some extra effort. Their season opener, initially scheduled for March 6 against Parowan, was postponed due to a snow-covered field. In the first official game of the season...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor It has been a long time since a softball team took the field for Monticello High School. In fact it was May 7, 2010, almost 13 years ago to be exact. That weekend the Lady Buckaroos lost to Beaver in the opening round of the 2010 state tournament, but battled back to...
Former Monticello resident Jalen Bradford earned spots on two elite cheer club teams in Draper, UT and is currently competing for world honors.  Courtesy photo
by Jill Pearson Staff Writer As a friend of his mom’s on Facebook, I became curious about former Monticello resident Jalen Bradford and how he has been excelling at Cheer since attending Westlake High school in Utah County. His ambition couldn’t be stopped so he tried out for MAC’s All-Star Cheer...
By Rhett Sifford Sports Editor It still doesn’t look a whole lot like spring in San Juan County, but when the high school track and field season gets underway, you have to concede that it is in fact spring. That’s just what happened this past weekend when the Monticello and San Juan teams headed to...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School baseball team opened the 2023 season with a busy trip to Mesquite, NV to play in the annual Cactus Classic this past Thursday through Saturday, March 9-11. The Broncos opened with a beatdown of 5A Bonneville 18-7 in three innings on Friday....

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