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David Boyle News Director The Monticello football team concluded their season on October 22 in a playoff loss to eventual 1A finalists Layton Christian. The Bucks end the season with a 2-8 record with wins coming against Grand County and Whitehorse. They opened the year with a 20-17 road win over...
It’s tradition at Monticello High School for the mothers of the runners to decorate the bus for the state trip. This year there were several motivational quotes. One stuck out to the teams more than the rest. “Fear has two meanings: forget everything and run or face everything and rise.” Both...
San Juan High School entered the 2021 2A Utah State Football Tournament ranked #1 in the state and enjoyed a bye in the first round. When Millard trounced South Sevier 40-14 on October 22, the Broncos were officially set to face the #8 Eagles in the state quarterfinals in Blanding, looking to...
It’s pretty impressive that the 2021 Monument Valley volleyball team finished in eighth place in Utah 1A volleyball, considering they didn’t even have a team on the court in 2020. Their result at the 1A state tournament at Utah Valley University this past weekend is the best among southeastern Utah...
Filled with nerves as they prepared to run the biggest race of the season, the Bronco harriers descended on the course at the Rose Park Athletic Complex. The 5K course was physically one of the easiest of the season. It’s a fairly flat grass course, but against so much competition the mental...
The 2021 Whitehorse volleyball team was “thankful to be back on the court playing a sport we love,” according to first-year head coach Joni Dickson. She directed the team to a 4-11 record this season. Three of the Raider four wins came in the last eight games of the year, including a four-set win...
Competing on a fairly flat 5K course doesn’t sound too difficult for most seasoned runners. But that changes when you factor in the added difficulty and pressure of that course being the state meet, a race each cross country runner has been training for months to compete in. Whitehorse and Monument...
The Lady Buckaroos finished their 2021 season without placing at the state 1A playoffs in Orem, UT. The Bucks beat their first opponent, Wendover, in four sets on Friday but dropped their match with Piute in four sets. Starting the consolation round on Saturday, the Bucks were defeated by Tabiona...
by Jessica Walker Contributing Writer Thursday, October 21 brought an action-packed day for the San Juan cross country teams. Traveling over five hours to attend the 2A Region 19 Championships in Mt. Carmel, UT at the Thunderbird Golf Course, the Broncos raced in impressive fashion from start to...
by Haley Burton Contributing Writer The 1A Region 23 cross country championship meet was one for the record books. The Monticello boys ran an impressive race with eight of their runners finishing in the top 11 spots. The distance between all four scoring members of the team was 53 seconds. Jesse...

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