Sports

by David Boyle News Director The Whitehorse High School football team defeated Monument Valley 74-28 in the second iteration of the Battle of the Drum this season on October 12. Both teams showed great effort and talent at their last regular season game ahead of the 8-player football playoffs. The...
Buckaroo Robert Morrison strips an Altamont runner of the football and causes a fumble during the October 12 Monticello victory over Altamont.  Other Buckaroos involved in the play include Nic Lundell (70), Easton Young (1), and Landon Ewert (left).  On the play, Young recovered the fumble.  Anna Fredericks photo
by David Boyle News Director The Monticello football team defeated the Altamont Longhorns 50-0 in the final regular season game of the year on October 12.  The win improved Monticello’s record to 6-3 and set up the Buckaroos with the #3 seed in the Utah 8-player postseason bracket. Monticello will...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School boys golf team closed out their season at the 2022 2A Utah State Golf Championship on October 5 at the Mountain View Golf Course in West Jordan. The team shot a 470 in the first round and was unable to make the cut to advance to Day 2. Jett...
by Jessica Walker Contributing Writer Preparing for their region meet in just two weeks, the San Juan High School cross country team traveled to Mt. Carmel Junction, UT for the Kanab Invitational against all of their region foes. The meet also served as a preview of the region course at the...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor High school volleyball teams are winding down their regular seasons and looking ahead to state tournaments in the coming weeks. This past week the San Juan Broncos did most of the work, playing five games in as many days. Most of those matches occurred at the Sevier...
by Jessica Walker Contributing Writer The Monument Valley cross country team cut out the travel this week to compete at home in the their own Mustang Invitational. Runners enjoyed the cooler weather and spectacular views. Deleana Yellowman was the first female Cougar across the finish line, earning...
Bronco running back Zack Conway hurdles a Beaver defender during Friday’s 35-27 victory. Chris Hart photo.
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor During the San Juan High School football team’s state title run in 2021, two games were more highly-anticipated than the others – their matchups with the Beaver Beavers. In the first, on Beaver’s home field, the Broncos snapped a 34-game Beaver winning streak. In the...
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by David Boyle News Director The Monticello Buckaroos football team picked up a victory in Montezuma Creek over the Whitehorse Raiders on Friday, October 7. The two teams combined for 116 points with a final score of 74-42 improving the Monticello record to 5-3 on the year while the Raiders fell to...
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by David Boyle News Director The Monticello Buckaroos football team picked up a victory in Montezuma Creek over the Whitehorse Raiders on Friday, October 7. The two teams combined for 116 points with a final score of 74-42 improving the Monticello record to 5-3 on the year while the Raiders fell to...
San Juan wide receiver Collin Baker streaks to the end zone for a touchdown against Delta on September 30 as teammate Jerzy Nieves celebrates. Baker returned from injury to play in the first game of his senior year, catching five passes for 73 yards and two touchdowns to help the Broncos to a 58-8 win over the Rabbits in the Broncos’ muddy homecoming game. Richard Kaer photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor Folks in San Juan County never complain when it rains. This past Friday night, right in the middle of a bunch of homecoming football games in the Four Corners area, it did just that. And, at least in Blanding where the Delta Rabbits were trying to spoil the San Juan...

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