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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 | 211 211 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 | 251 251 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 | 302 302 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 | 312 312 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 | 306 306 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 | 304 304 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 | 302 302 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 | 306 306 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckaroos are eighth at state basketball tourney
The Monticello Buckaroo boys basketball team went 2-2 at the 1A state tournament to finish in eighth place in the annual basketball fest.  Victories over the Tintic Miners and the Duchesne Eagles w...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 303 303 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckaroos move on to 1A tournament this week
With the advent of the 2016 Leap Year, and the reckoning of February 29 as the once-every-four-years birthday for a puny plateful of patience people, the Monticello Buckaroos boys basketball team h...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 301 301 recommendations | email to a friend
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