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by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor It was quite an achievement for three Whitehorse High School wrestlers this past weekend – making it to the 1A Utah State Tournament for the first time in their careers. Not only did they compete at the Sevier Valley Center in Richfield, they performed very solidly....
Bronco grappler Callen Burke pinned his way through the state tournament to win the 2A 215 title. Tayia Bennett photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School wrestling team came home fifth in the state in 2A with 106 points after a grueling two-day tournament at the Sevier Valley Center in Richfield February 4-5. It’s a pretty impressive accomplishment for a team that entered the tourney as the #23...
Treydon Harris turns his opponent for near-fall points. Harris won the 1A 106 title in a 10-0 major decision. Anna Fredericks photo
by Anna Fredericks Contributing Writer Wrestling is a tough sport. To succeed in wrestling, you need a combination of physical power, speed, technical skill, discipline, mental toughness, and endurance. There are no breaks, no bench, no timeouts to strategize, no one on the mat but the wrestler and...
Monticello senior Jessi Slack fights for position under the basket against Monument Valley junior Alyah Blackwater in the Monticello High School gym on February 8. The Lady Cougars won the rivalry matchup 62-33. Robin Garner photo
The Monument Valley girls basketball team clinched a Region 23 title with a clean 8-0 sweep in region play, while the Whitehorse Raiders boys basketball team clinched a share of the Region 23 title, with a possibility to clinch the division on Tuesday, Feb 15 against Pinnacle after the press...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School girls basketball team is heading into the final week of their regular season with just one game remaining on the schedule – at home against Kanab this Friday, February 11. The Lady Broncos will definitely have their hands full. The Lady...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor Monticello, San Juan, and Whitehorse high schools will send a combined 33 wrestlers to the Sevier Valley Center in Richfield this weekend for 1A and 2A Utah state tournaments. The tournaments will run Friday and Saturday, February 11-12 and local teams are hoping to...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School boys basketball team looked like themselves this past weekend on their home court. South Sevier paid a visit to Blanding on Friday, February 4 and Beaver was in town on Saturday for a couple 2A Region 19 matchups. The Broncos took care of...
By David Boyle The Monument Valley girls and Monticello boys basketball went 2-0 in region play last week while picking up wins over Pinnacle and Green River. The Lady Cougars earned their first win of the week 40-11 over Pinnacle on February 4. The Cougars were led in scoring by Alyah Blackwater,...
The Monument Valley boys and girls teams went 2-0 last week with both teams getting wins over Navajo Pine and Pinnacle Academy. Basketball action began on January 25 in Navajo NM, where the Cougars took it to the Warriors. In the girls contest, the Cougars earned a 57-28 victory by dominating from...
The San Juan High School boys basketball team took a four-game winning streak into their lengthy road trip to Enterprise and Parowan on January 28 and 29. The Broncos had also won six of their last seven games and were in first place in the 2A RPI standings heading into their rematch with the #2...

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