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The Magic baseball team expected to contend for a Mississippi 8 championship this year. They are. They expected to do it on the strength of their pitching and fielding. That, they maybe aren’t. Instead, Monticello continued to ride their hot bats Tuesday, beating Buffalo 15-11 after the Bison erased an early 10-2 Magic lead. “I [...]

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The Monticello girls lacrosse team knew the transition to the Minnesota State High School League wouldn’t be easy. They just didn’t know it would be quite this hard. “It’s been a little more difficult than we thought it would be,” said Coach Emily Sherlock. “It’s a lot harder than I think we expected,” echoed Missy [...]

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On a hitters day at the ball park Tuesday afternoon, the Magic softball team hit the ball around pretty good. North Branch just hit it a little bit better. Bret Hulett had two home runs, part of a four hit game, for Monticello, but with a stiff breeze blowing to the outfield, North Branch countered [...]

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With two of their best athletes competing at the Hamline Elite Meet Friday, the Magic still found themselves near the top of the scoreboard at their home invite, thanks in large part to two other standouts. While Sam Johnson and Matt Grathwohl represented the Magic well at Hamline, Jake Olson and Andrew Mergen helped lead [...]

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With the sun shining down on a rare beautiful day the girls track and field team made sure to take advantage of being outside Friday afternoon, as they cruised to a first place finish at the Monticello Invite. “I was very pleased,” said Coach Kim Nygaard. The Magic scored 154.5 points to win the seven-team [...]

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