Following the April 3 Monticello Times story on former Magic athletes who have gone on to college success, we received several submissions about additional athletes that fit the criteria. They are presented here. Jake Schmitz – University of Minnesota Morris Schmitz, a junior, plays baseball for the University of Minnesota Morris. Last season Schmitz, a [...]

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The Monticello girls golf team didn’t start the year amidst the best conditions. They officially started the season Monday, hosting a 14-team invite at the Monticello Country Club on a blustery spring day where temperatures peaked in the mid-30s, barely above the strength of the wind gusts. They also started it, and will continue it, [...]

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The start of any new season can bring anxiety to a coach. But a first year coach’s first game, after just one practice outside, could give just a little extra reason to be anxious. “When you only practice outside once, you’re a little concerned,” said Coach Cole Deibele. “You don’t know what to expect.” But [...]

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With just a few days of indoor practice under their belt this season, the Magic tennis team stepped outside for just the second time this season on Tuesday, to play their first match of the year. Becker made for unfriendly opening guests. The Bulldogs came to Monticello and dispatched of the Magic, 7-0. Monticello got [...]

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With all but one key player, a graduated senior, back from last year’s squad, softball coach Mary Libbesmeier entered this season hoping the team could build off of and grow from last year. So far, so good. The Magic scored in every frame of their five-inning season-opening 11-3 victory over St. Cloud Tech at the [...]

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