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Monticello’s senior laden team entered Friday night’s section final with the experience of two section championships under their belts. But this one was different. Despite the leading roles they played in the first two, they were always playing at least partly for their upperclassmen. This one was for them. And as the game winded down [...]

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For a fourth straight year, the Magic girls basketball team will play in the section final for a chance to go to the state tournament. But earning that opportunity wasn’t easy for the two-time defending section champions, who were tested from start to finish in the section semifinal by a young and hungry Becker Bulldogs [...]

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The Monticello girls basketball team hosted St. Cloud Apollo on March 4th for the opening round of section play. Like a game between the top section seed and a winless eight seed should, it lacked any drama about the winning team. Yet, with the Magic up 40 points at the half, there was drama to [...]

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Last year, St. Michael-Albertville ended Monticello’s multi-year reign as the strongest team in the Mississippi 8. This year, Monticello powered their way right back to the top. The Magic scored 122 points, 14 more than STMA and more than double Rogers and St. Francis, to win the 2014 Mississippi Weight Lifting Meet held at the [...]

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For the Magic wrestling team, less meant more at the 2014 state wrestling tournament. Monticello qualified just five guys for the Class AA State Tournament, after sending eight last season, but with four of the five advancing past the all important first round (compared to two last season) the Magic wrestled more matches at state [...]

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