Sports

by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School boys track and field team scored 90.5 points to finish second in the Region 15 Championships this past Tuesday, May 7 at North Sevier High School in Salina. Their performance came in just 15 points shy of the region champion North Summit score...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The Monticello High School track and field team hopped in team buses this past Friday, May 3 and headed 170 miles north to Price where Carbon High School was hosting the 2024 Dino Tracks meet. With 34 schools in attendance and 658 athletes competing the action was...
By Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School girls golf team played four matches over the course of the past month, culminating with their most recent round at the Round Valley Golf Course in Morgan, UT which decided the Region 15 Championship. The Lady Broncos finished fifth in that...
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan and Monticello softball teams endured road trips for just one game each this past Saturday, May 4 to open the 2024 2A Utah State Tournament. The games ended with opposite results for the two rivals. Seventh-ranked San Juan was in Duchesne to face #10...
By Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The Monticello High School girls golf team concluded a convincing regular season in defense of their 2023 Utah State Championship with another Region 19 title at the Hideout Golf Course on Monday, May 6. It’s the fourth-straight region championship for the girls team...
San Juan junior Branten Bethea gets a hit against North Sevier in Blanding April 30. The Broncos won their 2A state tournament opener against Monticello on May 4 but suffered a loss to Beaver in the second round. The team hosted Parowan on Tuesday, May 7 in one-loss play. With a win the team would continue play in the one-loss bracket needing six more wins to capture the title as the tourney shifts to Orem on May 9.  Richard Kaer photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The 2024 2A Utah State Baseball Tournament got underway this past Saturday, May 4 with #5 San Juan and #12 Monticello both relegated to long road trips to Beaver. By virtue of earning the #3 seed in the tournament the Beavers earned the privilege of hosting a four-...
It was a very busy regular season finale for the 2024 San Juan High School track and field team at the Dino Tracks meet at Carbon High School in Price and the BYU Invitational this past Friday and Saturday, May 3-4. The Bronco boys finished second at the Dino Tracks, scoring 67.5 points to come up...
Monticello High School students show off the hardware after their succesful run at the Utah State Drama meet. Courtesy photo
by Sally Jack Contributing writer Under the direction of Paige Freestone and assistant Cheryl Wheeler, Monticello High School drama took a number of top honors at the 2024 State 1-A Drama Meet on March 29 and 30 in Kanab, Utah. Nine schools competed in One-Act plays at the State competition, but...
Monticello pitcher Jackson Keyes tags out a Dove Creek runner attempting to score on April 26 in Monticello. In addition to his pitching and defensive play, Keyes hit his third home run of the season in the game to help his team to an exciting 15-14 win over the Bulldogs. The Buckaroos closed out their regular season against North Summit on April 30 and will begin the 2A state tournament on the road this Saturday, May 4.  Anna Fredericks photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor It was another barnburner when the Monticello and Dove Creek baseball teams squared off for a showdown between local rivals on Friday, April 26 on the MHS baseball diamond. The Bulldogs drew first blood with a two-run top of the first, but Monticello answered with a...
Members of the team include: (top row, left to right) Keilan Hutchins, Trace Bilbao, Remy Whatcott, Baylor Nielson, Cash Palmer, Nache Young, Jagger Nieves, Jake Ivins, Parker Snyder, Branten Bethea, Cooper Palmer, Brody Bilbao, Jonas Jeppesen, Talon Mendoza, Miken Keith, Trai Bass. Middle: Mythias Benally, Jaiten Knight, Derrick White, Nash Jones. Bottom: Easton Knight, Grady Lacy, Brandt Bingham, Corbin Middleton, Cutler Baker, Jayce Raisor, and Trey Bradford.  Brooke Pehrson photo
by Rhett Sifford Sports Editor The San Juan High School baseball team suffered a tough 12-3 loss to the Grand County Red Devils in a key 2A East matchup in Blanding on Friday, April 26. The loss snapped a four-game Bronco winning streak and allowed the Red Devils to jump ahead of San Juan in the 2A...

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