Bucks open region play
Is January nearly half over already? And it hasn’t snowed in three weeks? And the weather has been perfect for hiking the canyons of San Juan? And we still have the January thaw to come? We need th...
Four storybook sports stories in 2011
Part of growing up for most sports fans includes backyard games where one always imagines oneself making the game winning shot or hitting the game winning home run or catching the touchdown pass th...
One for the record books
I expected this week’s Sportshorts to be all about the double state championships in football won by local high schools, Monticello and San Juan, last Saturday, but football ended at least one week...
Bucks claim 1A state volleyball title
Playing with abandon, glee, and wonderful teamwork, the Lady Bucks blocked, frustrated and systematically dismantled the vaunted Rich Rebels to capture their third state volleyball championship for...
Local runners claim cross country honors
This time of year, deer season, Bucks don’t often run in packs, except, of course, for the Monticello High School boys cross country team, who took pack running to the extreme last week, easily win...
Bucks, Broncs win again
Monticello and San Juan high schools continued their winning football ways Friday night, the Buckaroos in a wild, high scoring affair 64-40 win over Diamond Ranch Academy of Hurricane and the Bronc...
State tennis title for Broncos
Melanie Pugh, Bailey Meyer, and Juanita Royer won the first ever state championships in girls tennis for the San Juan Broncos on October 1 at the Liberty Park Tennis Courts in Salt Lake City.