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The Deseret News named their 2019 All-state volleyball teams on December 10. The teams are chosen based on coaches’ votes. Here, we highlight the players from San Juan County who were honored.   3A First Team Ta’ssi Su’esu’e San Juan Senior Outside Hitter – 329 Kills (led team), 272 Digs, 66 Blocks...
The Monticello Buckaroo wrestlers kicked off their new season in grand fashion December 6-7, bringing home the championship trophy from the Moab Invitational for the fourth year in a row.   The team earned 345.5 points on their way to the title, out-pacing second place Carbon by just 5.5 points and...
On Tuesday, November 26 the Monticello High School girls basketball team hosted the Grand County Lady Red Devils in a pre-season, inter-county tilt. In front of a large early season crowd, the Lady Bucks jumped out to a quick lead, doubling up Grand 12-6 in the first quarter. The girls held the...
“It’s the people who shop at home who really make a business.”  That’s what Randy Butler, owner of Randy’s Auto, told me earlier this year in an interview – and it’s true. Locals who shop at home can make or break a business. Our little, local economy will thrive if we all shop at home a little...
Two suspects are in the San Juan County Jail facing a combined 12 felony charges and multiple misdemeanors following a high-speed chase between Monticello and Blanding involving four law enforcement agencies on Thursday, October 24. The case began when Monticello Police Officer Kory Dunn received a...
The classic heartwarming story of George Bailey is brought to life this week as the Monticello High School drama department presents “It’s A Wonderful Life.” The two-act play will begin at 7:30 p.m. November 20-22 at the high school auditorium. “It’s a Wonderful Life” is based on the film by Frank...
Shanna Black is a new insurance agent at Farm Bureau Financial Services. She has worked alongside Wyatt Holyoak since July after earning her insurance license.  Many may know Black from her recent position at Monticello Elementary School. In fact, Black was recognized this year as a top employee...
When the Utah High School Activities Association’s 2A Volleyball Rating Percentage Index standings came out on Friday, October 25, Monticello found themselves ranked 8th. It meant that the team would enjoy a first-round bye in the state tournament and would play Layton Christian, who swept Utah...
On a perfect fall day at Sugarhouse Park on Wednesday, October 23 the Monticello High School cross country teams toed the line for a shot at glory in the boys and girls 2A State Championship races. Having transitioned to the 2A classification this season, the Monticello teams ran against mainly...
It’s a long bus ride to Rich High School in Randolph, UT – ten hours from Monticello to be exact. And the shortest route takes you into Wyoming before returning to Utah. For that reason, the Monticello Buckaroo football team loaded multiple buses at noon on Wednesday for their 4 p.m. game at Rich...

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