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Monticello’s magical season ends with loss to Holy Angels

By: Jared Hines With a chance to close out the season with two more games, the Magic traveled to Concordia University-St. Paul for a matchup vs. Holy Angels. Playing in the consolation semifinal of the Class 3A State Tournament, the Magic were looking to extend their season one more day with a win over the

Monticello battles hard, fall to Austin in Class 3A Quarterfinals

By: Jared Hines It was a sea of red at Williams Arena as the communities of Monticello and Austin flooded the home of the Gophers for a Class 3A Quarterfinal battle. The Magic hung around for much of the first half, backed behind a huge presence from the student section and the community as a

Monticello Girls Soccer works hard to help others!

This week, members of the Monticello girls soccer team got together in the offseason not to work on their soccer skills but to help others in need. With supplies given to them by local community member Stacey Krats, the girls were able to design meal bags for Open Arms of Minnesota. Open Arms of Minnesota

IMPORTANT: Fan Bus and Ticket information for Wednesday’s State Basketball Game!

Monticello High School will be selling tickets and t-shirts TONIGHT (Monday) from 5 p.m-7 p.m on Main Street at MHS. Adult Tickets: $16 Student Tickets: $10 Fan Bus for HIGH SCHOOL students: $5 T-Shirts: $10 Checks can be made out to MHS. Tickets are good for all the games on Wednesday. Monticello Middle School students

Magic pull another one out of the hat, earn 10th state tournament appearance!

By: Jared Hines Above the main doors of the Monticello High School fieldhouse hang the banners of all the Magic sports teams and the success they’ve had over the years. Sitting right between boys swimming and wrestling is the boys’ basketball banner, showing and celebrating the nine different seasons that Monticello has advanced to the

Monticello Boys Basketball advances to Section 5AAA Final!

The Monticello boys basketball team advanced to the Section 5AAA Final tonight after defeating Willmar 66-59. The Magic got out to a 10-0 start vs. Willmar in the win with two 3-point shots by Austin Wetter and baskets by Austin Puppe and Blake Thompson. The lead went from five to ten for most of the

Monticello DECA Competes at State Competition!

Congrats to DECA for a successful state competition. 9 Monticello students represented MHS along with over 2000 competitors from around the state. Eileen Mavencamp, Myranda Turner and Amelia Warmka all made it to the final round in their group event and placed 8th. Myranda and Eileen also qualified to compete in individual events in the

District Art Show coming to Pinewood Elementary on March 19th!

With March being Art Month, ISD 882 will be hosting their annual District Art Show on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019. The art show will take place between 5-7 p.m. at Pinewood Elementary Media Center. ISD 882 students–from Kindergarten to 12th grade–will have their art displayed that evening for the community to view. This is a community

Ava Emmerich and Garrett Holmes honored as MHS nominees for Triple “A” Award

By: Clay Sawatzke The Minnesota State High School League Triple “A” Award was created to recognize and honor high school seniors who have excelled in the classroom, on the athletic field, and in the fine arts. It’s possible they had people just like Garrett Holmes and Ava Emmerich in mind when they created the award.

Monticello boys swimming and diving team competes at MSHSL State tournament!

The Monticello boys swimming and diving team completed their season over the weekend with seven total swimmers/divers reaching the MSHSL State tournament as an individual or part of a relay team. Below is a summary of how each of the swimmers/teams did at state! 200-yard Medley Relay (VanHoorik, Olson, Branson, McCalla): The boys took 16th