Sports Shorts
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 | 10 10 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 | 11 11 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 | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer baseball leagues finish season
The Dodgers and the Red Sox from Monticello concluded a competitive summer with respective trips to Pinto league state tournaments. The Dodgers, coached by Steve Draper, finished in third place in ...
Jul 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local connections to Beijing Olympics
Todd Wells, who hails from Durango CO, has qualified for his second Olympics. Wells, a professional mountain bike and cyclocross racer, was a member of the 2004 USA Olympic team and competed in Ath...
Jul 16, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beijing-bound Olympian track star has a local connection
San Juan County is laying claim to its first-ever Olympian, after Lindsay Anderson qualified for the first ever Olympic women’s 3000 meter steeple chase in 2008 Beijing Olympics in China by finishi...
Jul 09, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big win for Dodgers in tourney
“Did you see that change-up I threw?” inquired the pitcher. “Yes, but I didn’t call it,” deadpanned the manager. Nope, I’m not quoting Major League baseball, but youth baseball right here in San Ju...
Jul 02, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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To the Wasatch and back
The Back is back, the Wasatch Back Ragnar Relay that is, and more locals participated this year than last.
Jun 25, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer sports are heating up, even if the weather isn’t cooperating
In the summer time when the weather is hot,,,,,not. Even though weather might not seem appropriate yet, summer sports are blazing away in Blanding and Monticello. With baseball and softball leagues...
Jun 11, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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