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The Monticello girls soccer team may be a long shot to come out of Section 5A this fall, but they are expected to play deep into the tournament. As the third seed in a top-heavy section, Monticello cruised as a heavy favorite in Tuesday’s opening round and will now take on Big Lake, a team [...]

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If you attended Monticello’s last two football games, it’s likely that things started to feel familiar quite quickly in Big Lake on Friday night. A week after using stout defense, a dominating line and an explosive ground game to top Buffalo 35-3, Monticello did the exact same thing in Big Lake. The Magic again scored [...]

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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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