Sports

It’s not unusual in high school sports for a team to lose all its starters to graduation one year and face a rebuilding season the next. That’s precisely the situation the San Juan High School boys basketball team finds themselves in this year. A brand new group of Broncos will hit the court when...
Utah high school gyms and event venues are going to be significantly less crowded in the 2020-21 winter season due to COVID-19 as just a handful of spectators will be allowed to attend events. As a result of the attendance restrictions, fans may be upset that they will not be able to support their...
This week, we asked Monticello High School girls basketball coach Marcia Shumway the same questions we asked boys coach Josh Keyes last week. Both coaches were gracious enough to answer these pesky questions and we thank them for their time and candor. Q: Understanding this is your first year...
The 2020-21 Utah high school winter sports and activities season officially commenced on Tuesday, November 24 after being delayed several weeks by Governor Herbert’s COVID-19 mandates. Teams are now able to hold tryouts and practices. However, starting November 30, all participants in school...
San Juan County resident Keyshawn Whitehorse placed second in the Professional Bull Riding World Finals and ended the season ranked seventh in the world after a great weekend in Arlington, TX. The local rider scored three 90-point rides over the weekend. Scores in the PBR go as high as 100,...
Keyshawn Whitehorse has pretty much always known what he was going to do when he grew up. The San Juan County resident first remembers watching Professional Bull Riding on TV with his dad when he was five-years-old. That day, Keyshawn told his dad that was what he wanted to do, and he’s been...
Due to a new COVID-19 mandate issued by Utah Governor Gary Herbert this past weekend, winter sports and activities at high schools in San Juan County are on hold for at least two weeks. San Juan and Monticello high schools were both scheduled to begin basketball tryouts this week, wrestling teams...
Until the announcement by Utah Governor Gary Herbert on Sunday, November 8 that all high school extracurricular activities would be postponed for two weeks due to COVID-19, the basketball seasons for the Monticello boys and girls were officially to commence this week under the guidance of two new...
When the San Juan Broncos cruised into Nephi on Friday afternoon, October 30, they were looking to advance to the state semifinals for the first time in four seasons and do it by upsetting the number one team in the state. From the opening kickoff it was clear the Broncos had their hands full with...
Like a pall hanging over everything in our world today, COVID-19 and all that comes with the disease is certainly a dark cloud hanging over Utah high school sports in 2020 and it appears that it will for some time to come. Many, including us, thought way back in the spring that the coronavirus...

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