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Monticello senior Avery Shumway hurls the ball to the plate in a recent game. Though the Lady Buckaroos haven’t mustered a win yet in their comeback season, they’re battling hard, gaining varsity experience, and having fun together.  Anna Fredericks photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor Unbelievably the Monticello High School baseball and softball teams finally played some games on their home fields this past week. The snow was finally gone and crews were able to get the fields ready for action in time for four games between the two teams. Sadly,...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor After a tough weekend April 14-15 that saw the San Juan High School softball team lose six straight games, the Lady Broncos bounced back resoundingly over the course of the next week to win five in a row at home. First, on Monday, April 17 they closed out their season...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The Monticello High School track and field team scored 32 combined points to finish ninth at the Eastern Utah Championship in Price this past Friday, April 21. The boys team collected 18 points to finish in ninth and the girls scored 14, coming home in tenth. Robert...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School track and field team scored a combined 91.5 points to finish fifth at the Eastern Utah Championship in Price on Friday, April 21. The boys team earned 59.5 of those points, coming home fourth in their division. The girls added 32 points, which...
The 2023 Monticello High School boys golf team played their most recent round at the Carbon Country Club in Price, UT on Thursday, April 20. The match was hampered by terrible weather but the Buckaroos still performed well. They are excited to return home to finally play at the Hideout following a...
San Juan sophomore shortstop Talon Mendoza strokes a hit against Monticello on April 11. It was part of an 18-hit outburst for the Broncos, who won the game 25-7 then beat the Buckaroos again three days later 11-0. Senior Easton Young is behind the plate for the Buckaroos. San Juan improved to 10-3 on the year, ranked 3rd in the 2A RPI standings. Monticello dropped to 1-8 with the losses. Richard Kaer photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor In a strange twist due to ongoing schedule changes the San Juan and Monticello high school baseball teams played just two games this past week, both against each other. Game one, originally scheduled to be played in Monticello on Tuesday, April 11, was moved to...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The Monticello High School girls and boys golf teams both lead the 1A Region 23 standings over Pinnacle Academy midway through the regular season. The boys, led by Darrin Westcott, are ahead of the Panthers by 116 strokes on average (377-493). Westcott shot identical...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The Monticello High School track and field team traveled to Roosevelt, UT this past Friday, April 14 to compete in the Strata Invitational, garnering a number of solid performances. The Buckaroo girls scored 18 points to finish tenth at the event while the boys scored...
San Juan junior midfielder Edward Lyman (#10) corrals the ball against South Sevier on April 14 as teammates Daniel Brown (#17), Adam Nez (#11), RJ Dalley (#14), Bradley Duke (#20), and Cohen Lyman (#9) cover on the play. The Broncos suffered a loss to the Rams, but bounced back to beat Millard on April 15, registering the most wins in a season for the San Juan boys soccer program since it began in 2019.  Chris Hart photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor With a 2-1 win at home over Millard this past Saturday, April 15 the San Juan High School boys soccer team moved to 3-5 on the season. That doesn’t appear very significant in the whole scheme of things except that for the Broncos it’s the most wins they’ve had in a...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School boys track team scored 55 points to earn fifth place at the Strata Invitational in Roosevelt, UT this past Friday, April 14. The girls scored 21 points to finish ninth and combined the teams had 76 points and came home sixth. Though nobody...

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