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by Anna Fredericks Contributing Writer The Monticello Buckaroo wrestlers were back in action this past week following the winter break. They traveled to Aztec to take on the Tigers on Friday, January 6 before heading to Pagosa Springs, CO for the Rocky Mountain Invitational Saturday, January 7. The...
Callen Burke works over an opponent at the Manti Holiday Classic on December 17. The undefeated San Juan senior has been selected to wrestle in the Ross Brunson Utah High School All-Star Duals in Orem January 10.  Tayia Bennett photo
San Juan High School senior Callen Burke will wrestle in the 23rd annual Ross Brunson Utah High School All-Star Duals on Tuesday, January 10. Burke was selected to wrestle at 285 pounds and will represent the 1A and 2A classifications in the annual event at the UCCU Center at Utah Valley University...
San Juan senior Collin Baker goes to the hole against Grand County defenders on December 14. The Broncos built a large lead in the first half before the Red Devils stormed back to make it close in the second. San Juan held on for an 88-80 win.  Baker scored 14 points in the game. Fellow senior Garrett Young led the team with 20.  Chris Hart photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor During the two weeks from December 19 to December 30 that were supposed to provide time off for the Christmas break, local high school basketball teams played no less than 21 games on the hardwood. Monument Valley Girls The Monument Valley girls had the best run with...
The 2022-23 Monticello High School cheer team worked hard through the fall to prepare for their first competition of the season at the Winter Cheer Classic at Mountain Ridge High School in Herriman, Utah during the first week of December. The girls competed against Altamont and Manila, winning in...
8-PLAYER FIRST TEAM NICHOLAS LUNDELL Monticello Senior OL/DL 24 Tackles, 1 Sack, 1 Rushing Touchdown
8-PLAYER FIRST TEAM NICHOLAS LUNDELL Monticello Senior OL/DL 24 Tackles, 1 Sack, 1 Rushing Touchdown Head Coach Reed Anderson: “Nic has come a long way since first playing football as a freshman. He learned to use his size to his advantage and help the team. He even became a vocal leader later in...
An astounding 22 high school student athletes representing San Juan County were named to All-State football teams for the 2022 fall sports season that recently came to a close. The Deseret News released its list of football honorees on Wednesday, December 14 based exclusively on coaches’ votes from...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) finalized realigned regions for competition on Thursday, December 15, with changes to take effect this coming fall and remain in effect through the 2024-25 school year. In the changes that affect San Juan County...
By David Boyle News Director The Monticello girls basketball team opened the week with their first win of the year on December 13, defeating Dolores on the road 44-25. The Lady Buckaroos built a 27-5 halftime lead with stellar defense including using a press for the first time this year against...
By Anna Fredericks Contributing writer The Monticello Buckaroo wrestlers saw some good action on the mats this past week, hosting a home meet with Nucla and Dolores December 13 then wrestling in eight duals at the Manti Holiday Classic December 16-17. In their pool at Manti, the Buckaroos won duals...
San Juan senior Serina Yanito (#10) goes to the hole against Monticello December 8 in Blanding. Bronco teammates Kaeah Howard (#11) and Paige Bitsoie (#3) look on as Buckaroo Kaymee Freestone (#21) provides defense. San Juan won the first meeting between the longtime rivals 69-31. Richard Kaer photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School girls basketball team got their first two wins of the season and improved to 2-2 on the year this past week with games against local rivals. On Tuesday, December 6 the Broncos topped Whitehorse 57-49 at home, then traveled to Monticello on...

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