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Buckaroos claim cross country titles
Have you ever seen a smile break through pain?  There were two big grins at the conclusion of the Region 19 Cross Country race on a picture perfect Monticello day in October last Wednesday after Ke...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 358 358 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Buckaroos have first loss of year
The Monticello High School Lady Buckaroos got what they wanted, some tough competition, when they traveled to Kayenta, AZ to participate in Monument Valley Invitational tournament. 
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 370 370 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bucks keep it close in first half but fall to Eagles 35-0
The Duchesne Eagles spoiled the Monticello Buckaroo homecoming game on September 16 with a 35-0 whitewashing of the Bucks. 
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 385 385 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seventh grade heroics
24-20 BYU.  That was the Saturday morning prediction.  Just missed on the score though with that 20-19 lucky Utah win.  But like my dad used to say, “I’d rather be lucky than good.” 
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 390 390 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bucks roll to 35-0 win
The Buckaroos got their first football win of the season Friday night in Monticello, running over the Wayne Badgers, 35-0.  The Bucks, effectively mixing the run and the pass used two sustained dri...
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 381 381 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckaroo football 2016 preview
It was a little cool in Monticello last week. Enough so that SportShorts had to put on a sweater.  Must be getting close to football time, and right on cue, the 2016 edition of Buckaroo Football is...
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
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50 years in the San Juan School District
I remember sitting in a high school class at Monticello High School, an uninterested seventh grader, counting on my fingers the number of years left to graduation and lamenting, as my fingers attes...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 502 502 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckaroo golf and track teams to close seasons
Just one more track meet left, and it’s the big one, the Utah High School State track and field meet at Brigham Young Univeristy in Provo.
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 502 502 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prom, blossoms and the dance of threatened species are signs of Spring
So, you want to know how you can know for certain that Spring is upon us?  Us San Juaners know that the weather isn’t a reliable indicator. 
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 497 497 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parity, schmarity!
Disappointingly, under the smug appellation of  “parity”, the Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) approved a process to create six sports and activities classifications effective in the...
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 493 493 recommendations | email to a friend
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