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Monticello senior Tommy Sheeran (13) goes up for a shot against Whitehorse on January 13. Sheeran not only scored 14 points in the Buckaroos’ one-point win, but pulled down 29 rebounds, which is third-most in Utah boys history.  Anna Fredericks photo
by David Boyle News Director The Monticello High School boys basketball teams hosted Whitehorse in Region 23 play on January 13 resulting in a one-point thriller. It also saw a record-setting performance from Monticello’s Tommy Sheeran. Sheeran finished the game with 29 rebounds which is third-most...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor Coming into their matchup with the San Juan girls basketball team on Tuesday, January 10 the Grand County girls had won 11 games and lost just two. They are playing an independent schedule this season, but that record was good enough to place them in the top three of...
by David Boyle News Director The Monticello and Whitehorse girls basketball teams faced off in region play on January 13 in Monticello. The lady Raiders earned a 62-34 victory to improve to 2-0 in region play. The Raiders were led in scoring by Lamyia Benally who finished with 15 points, with...
by Anna Fredericks Contributing Writer It was a busy week for the Monticello High School wrestlers, who traveled to three different cities and culminated the week with a championship team trophy at the Norwood Invitational on Saturday, January 14. The Buckaroos started the week off Wednesday,...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School boys basketball team entered the new year with a 4-9 record. Since then it’s been tough sledding for the Broncos with one win and four losses as Region 19 play has gotten underway. San Juan’s region is without doubt the toughest in the state...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The busy past week for the San Juan High School wrestling team began not with a team trip but an individual trip. On Tuesday, January 10 Bronco senior Callen Burke traveled to Utah Valley University in Orem to represent the 1A and 2A classifications at 285 pounds in...
by David Boyle News Director Monument Valley boys and girls teams opened region play by hosting the Green River Pirates on January 10. The Cougars defeated the Pirates 68-31 with 11 Monument Valley players scoring in the game. The Cougars were led in scoring by Raemi Nez who finished the game with...
Navajo Mountain takes on Monticello in a junior varsity contest on January 6. It’s the first time the Jaguars have fielded a basketball team in six seasons.  Staff photo
by David Boyle News Director For the first time in years, Navajo Mountain High Jaguars are fielding a boys basketball team. The return of the team represents an exciting development for the rural San Juan County community. Navajo Mountain High Athletic Director Chelsea Graymountain is coaching the...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School wrestling team opened 2023 with a home dual against the rival Grand County Red Devils on Thursday, January 5. It was the first of two home duals scheduled this season. The Broncos dominated in a 59-12 win in front of their home fans, winning...
Whitehorse senior center Shelby Vasku takes the ball out of danger in Blanding on January 3. The Raiders beat San Juan 58-56 in the game to split their season series with the Broncos. Whitehorse will host Pinnacle this Friday, January 20.  Richard Kaer photo
by David Boyle News Director The Whitehorse High School basketball teams went 3-0 last week including two close wins for the Raiders over familiar foes. The Lady Raiders opened the week in Blanding taking on the San Juan Broncos on January 3. Whitehorse fell behind 36-31 at halftime, but got back...

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