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Last Thursday, Monticello hosted Buffalo for a clash between the top two teams in the Mississippi 8 Conference. The Magic left the showdown with mixed feelings. Monticello dominated the majority of the game, looking like the better team and earning better chances from start to finish. But when the buzzer sounded to mark the end [...]

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If the Magic were going to get their season going, it had to happen Friday night. A loss would drop Monti into last place in the section. It would make the prideful team 0-3 at home. And it would ruin Homecoming. Fortunately, Monti had the pieces in place for success. They had a beatable opponent [...]

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The Magic tennis team started the season with some youth and a lot of inexperience. They hit some bumps and took some lumps early. But as the seasons moved along, so have the Magic, improving at seemingly every turn. And following three straight wins,  including winning a three-team triangular this weekend and then topping Mississippi [...]

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Sometimes it’s not just if you win, but how you win. Saturday, the Monticello girls swimming and diving team won the six-team Spring Lake Park Invite despite not having their best day in the pool. And that might just be the best proof yet that the program is back on the rise. Monticello reversed two [...]

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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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