Sports

Turning the ball over five times would make it difficult to beat the most average of high school football teams. Friday night, it made it impossible for Monticello to compete with one of the best. Hosting St.  Michael-Albertville, one of the top teams in the Mississippi 8 Conference and in the area, Monticello continually put [...]

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With an early season record of 6-2, one wouldn’t think the Magic volleyball team has had to face much adversity thus far. But the nature of volleyball is that each set brings adversity. In rally scoring, rallies are guaranteed. Good runs will come and bad runs will happen. And typically the team that reacts best [...]

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The Magic girls cross country program officially started a new chapter last Thursday, running their first meet without a Seidenkranz sister in eight years. It was a pretty good first page. Monti totaled 76 points, finished third out of 12 teams at their home invite. St. Michael-Albertville won the meet with 45 points and Marshall [...]

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For the Magic boys cross country team, a relatively inexperienced outfit, the first meet was about one thing and one thing only. “It was just kind of a get our feet wet type of a meet,” said Coach Dave Wik. “We didn’t really have any expectations going in.” The Magic had expected, however, to get [...]

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Friday night, Monticello went to North Branch and found exactly what they were looking for. In need of a remedy, a confidence boost and a good time, the Magic were cured by a strong defensive effort and a record-setting rushing attack that led to a 35-18 victory over the Vikings, evening Monticello’s record at 1-1. [...]

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