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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 | 17 17 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 | 17 17 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 | 24 24 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 | 61 61 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 | 130 130 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 | 131 131 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 | 132 132 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 | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
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Are there aesthetic experiences awaiting on the hillsides near Monticello?
Every year in May, the Dutch observe National Mill Day, where windmills all over the Netherlands are open to the public. Nearly 2,000 iconic windmills, drainage mills, and corn mills dot the countr...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
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UHSAA considers major realignment
The Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) is currently considering a proposal for realignment that does anything but put Utah high schools in proper order, at least the proposed alignment...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
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