Sports Shorts
Winds are blowing on the field
“The wind always blows in Monticello” - so goes the first line of an early 1900s book about the history of the Forest Service in San Juan County.
Oct 15, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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A host of big homecoming wins
“It felt like Monticello football on Friday night,” whooped Buckaroo head coach JC Hall, after the Bucks totally surprised the number three ranked Duchesne Eagles 21-12, in a homecoming match.
Oct 08, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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View from the top in Alaska
Alaska!, where everyone’s first born is named Palin. I predict that throughout football land, “Palin” will soon become the new “Paxton”, a sturdy innovative football name for the rising generation.
Oct 01, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan improves to 5-0 with win
The San Juan Bronco football team continued their magical undefeated football season with a hard fought 14-0 blanking of league rival Richfield on Friday night in Richfield.
Sep 24, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Broncos claim 39-6 win over Bucks
“Bigger, stronger, faster, and more of em.” That was the sentiment of most Monticello fans concerning the San Juan football team last Friday night after the Broncos blasted the Buckaroos, 39-6.
Sep 10, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fall sports seasons begin with a bang
We always told our kids when they were teenagers, “There is always safety in numbers.” The San Juan Broncos were elated on August 22 in Kanab that the winning number was a safety, with a 22-19 win ...
Aug 27, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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On cusp of ‘08 football season
Unbelievably, the 2008 Utah high school football season opens this Friday night. Interest and enthusiasm is high in both Blanding and Monticello, as the Broncos open at Kanab while the Buckaroos la...
Aug 20, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sudden, staggering, devastating
With the sudden, staggering, and devastating loss of Blanding residents Kim Acton, Brian Bayles, and Eric Johnson last Friday outside Monticello, we all struggle to come to grips.
Aug 13, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Final steps in Olympic preparations
Former Vice President Spiro Agnew once said of his futile attempts to improve his golf game, “I know I can do better; it’s just that I never have.” Unfortunately for many of us, including myself, t...
Aug 06, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big 4 sports at Pioneer Day and nine days to Olympics
With a resurgent Big Four tractor providing motivation, the Pioneer Day celebration crowned many champions last Saturday, including the other Big Four: softball, basketball, golf, and running.
Jul 30, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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