Edwards: Third straight Rangely title

RANGELY I For the third year in a row and a fourth time overall, Clark Edwards has won the Men’s Club Championship at Cedar Ridges Golf Course in Rangely. Thirty-five golfers competed in three flights, with a gross and net champion in each flight.

J.C. Watt wins Meeker Men’s Club golf title for third straight year

Irv Griffin, left, had a good weekend of golf at the Meeker Men’s Club Championship as he captured first place in the second flight, but he also turned in the first sub-par score of his life. J.C. Watt, right, also had another good tournament over the two days of the tournament, having won the championship flight for the third straight year.

MEEKER I “The camaraderie is what made it,” Meeker Men’s Club President Larin Crase said about the reason so many enjoyed men’s club in Meeker this summer. “Everyone showed up and we had a shotgun start each Wednesday, instead of everyone playing at different times during the day,” he said.

Rangely and Meeker fall sports teams open play this weekend

RBC I The Rangely High School golf team already has two tournaments under its belt and the rest of the athletes from Rio Blanco County will see live action this week, starting today.

Coryell team claims victory at Cowboy Classic golf tourney

The defending champions of the annual Cowboy Kickoff Classic golf tournament all gave credit to the golf cart for their inspiration to defend their title. The champions were Jim Abshire (holding granddaughter Hadley), Matt Dupire, Andy Coryell (holding son Casey) and Eben Abshire (with son Westley).

MEEKER I “We were excited for everybody who came out to support our football team,” Meeker High School head football coach Shane Phelan said after the annual Cowboy Kickoff Classic golf tournament.

Rangely gridders begin practice; team will be young, experienced

RANGELY I “It’s way too early to tell, but everyone has bought in,” Rangely head football coach Paul Fortunato said during his first night of practice on Monday.

The champions…

Ace Trucking capped off an undefeated coed softball season with a team title in the season-ending tournament Tuesday night at Paintbrush Park. Ace Trucking entered the tournament as the No. 1 seed and defeated No. 2 seeded New Creation Church in the championship. Pictured are: Emerson and Meredith Deming; Shiloh, Sawyer and Jody May; Ivy Coryell; Bailey Atwood; Brian Merrifield; Ron Kelly Crawford; Donald and Winter Blazon; and Obie Deming. Finley Deming, Clay Randall and Jake Blazon are in front with the trophy.

More than 20 compete in triathlon

The 2015 ERBM Recreation and Park District Road Rash ‘n Splash Kids Triathlon took place Aug. 4 with more than 20 kids participating, including several from Craig, where they swam, biked and ran, competing in four different age division. Front row, from left: Madison Mendenhall, Addison Knowles, Alexis Neton (Craig), Hudson Jones (Craig), Patrick Neton (Craig), Reed Goedert, Finley Deming and Montey Franklin. Back row, from left: Hadley Franklin, Savannah Mendenhall, Hailey Knowles, Megan Neton (Craig), Alexa Neton (Craig), Colby Clatterbaugh, Elijah Deming, Zagar Brown, Brendan Clatterbaugh and Reese Clatterbaugh. Not pictured are Rayna VonRoenn, Carter Strate and Molly Neton.

MEEKER I More than 20 kids completed the annual Road Rash ‘n Splash Kids’ Triathlon, sponsored by the ERBM Recreation and Park District. Boys and girls were divided into four age divisions, then swam, biked and ran different distances, depending on their age.

Volleyball fundraiser…

Members of the Meeker High School volleyball team held a 2-on-2 grass volleyball tournament on Saturday, then served lunch at Meeker Golf Course for the Meeker Couples Golf Tournament. The girls did both as fundraiser events.

Meeker Golf Course hosts 30 couples; out-of-towners prevail

MEEKER I “It was the biggest couples tournament we have had in five or six years,” Meeker Golf Course manager Scott Bowman said about the annual tournament. “We had a great turnout, especially from out-of-town folks.”

Co-ed softball…

Donald Blazon, who plays for Ace Trucking in the Meeker Co-ed Softball League, sponsored by the ERBM Recreation and Parks District, takes a swing during a recent game at Paintbrush Park. Ace Trucking will enter the annual tournament, which starts Monday, as the No. 1 seed. The championship game will be played on Tuesday at Paintbrush Park.

20 teams in Couples Classic Golf Tourney; Rangely rules 2nd flight

RANGELY I The annual Couples Classic Golf Tournament was played at Cedar Ridges Golf Course on Saturday and Sunday, and the two-day event featured 20 teams from across the Western Slope and eastern Utah that were divided into two flights.

More than 20 Meeker football players compete in 7-on-7 tourney

A group of Meeker teen football players got together over the weekend to play, in this case, seven against seven in order to get a little practice in as the school year is rapidly approaching. The players are utilizing Starbuck Stadium at Meeker High School for their practice.

MEEKER I More than 20 Meeker kids were at Starbuck Stadium on Monday evening, running pass patterns as the sun was setting. “We’ve been having a good turnout all summer,” Meeker head football coach Shane Phelan said from mid field, watching mostly high school but some middle school kids play.