Meeker Cowboys rip Grand Valley 52-0 for Homecoming victory

Freshman quarterback Logan Hughes held the snap for senior Raul Lopez who kicked an extra point after the two connected on a 44-yard pass for a touchdown. Lopez caught two passes, both went for touchdowns. The first, on the first play of the game, was thrown by starting quarterback Jake Phelan, who helped his team earn a 38-0 lead in the second quarter before handing off the snaps to his younger cousin Hughes.

MEEKER I Disney was the theme for the 2014 Meeker Homecoming festivities, and like most Disney productions, which end happily, so did the football game in Starbuck Stadium, where fans witnessed the Meeker Cowboys shut out the Grand Valley Cardinals 52-0.

Playing backwards in Meeker golf tournament doesn’t hurt Watt, Theos

The nine-hole Meeker Golf Course, which is played backwards in the annual Frostbite tournament, was in great condition for the final tournament of the season.

MEEKER I The Frostbite 2014, which is the final golf tournament of the season, was held Saturday at the Meeker Golf Course and followed by the annual membership dinner/meeting.

Rangely gridders fall, have bye week

It was a tough night for the Rangely Panthers as they lost 50-6 to Norwood on Friday night. However, it was a good night for Rangely’s Kiki Ruiz, carrying the ball above, who gained 98 of Rangely’s 127 total yards in the defeat. The Panthers have a bye week this weekend, affording the team some time to recover from injuries.

RANGELY I The Norwood Mavericks remained undefeated in eight games after defeating the Rangely High School Panther football team on Yeager Field by a 50-6 score on Friday.

Shelton’s 248 yards, strong second half lead to MHS win

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MEEKER I Cowboy junior running back T.J. Shelton rushed for 248 yards and three touchdowns against the Bruins in Cedaredge on Friday to help his team come from behind and win the league contest 40-27.

RHS Panthers lose Homecoming football game to Soroco Rams

It was a tough tackle administered by Rangely’s Luis Contreras, No. 24, as he puts a good hit on the Soroco runner on Friday night as part of Rangely’s Homecoming events. Unfortunately, the Rams spoiled the Panthers’ Homecoming by a 18-10 margin, and injuries continue to plague Rangely.

RANGELY I The Rangely High School Panthers lost their second football game of the season and more players to injury in the 2014 Homecoming game on Yeager Field on Friday.

Meeker gridders lose 22-16 to ‘physical’ Paonia team

The Cowboys lost 22-16 but not for lack of effort, including running back T.J. Shelton flying across the goal line and out of the end zone backwards.

MEEKER I “The fans got their money’s worth, I believe,” Meeker High School head football coach Shane Phelan said of the game between the Cowboys and the Paonia Eagles in Starbuck Stadium on Friday, which Meeker lost 22-16.

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Meeker junior varsity quarterback Logan Hughes prepares his release as teammate Doak Mantle (32) provides protection in a recent JV game at Starbuck Stadium.

Cowboy gridders drub Leadville, play top team Friday

MEEKER I After a 50-8 defeat of the Leadville Panthers, the Meeker Cowboy football team remains undefeated in five games. However, they will put it on the line Friday in Starbuck Stadium as they host the defending state champion Paonia Eagles.

Rangely football team wins first league test in OT; Brady injured

RANGELY I The Rangely Panthers won their first league game of the season in Hayden, but the team lost one of its leaders for the season.

RHS gridders lose to No. 1 team

RANGELY I The Rangely High School Panthers traveled to the Front Range of Colorado only to be handed their first gridiron loss of the season by the current No. 1-rated eight-man team in the state.

Cowboys slay the Dragons, advance to No. 3 in Colorado

MEEKER I The Cowboy football team remains undefeated (5-0) after pounding the Holyoke Dragons by a 50-7 score on a neutral field in Denver on Saturday. With the win, Meeker moved up in the Maxpreps rankings to No. 3 in the state.

RHS alum, former Meeker coach joins hall of fame

Turner played offensive guard on the team, which won the 1964 Liberty Bowl. The Army veteran also played in the Freedom Bowl and was also inducted into the Colorado High School Coaches Hall of Fame.

RBC I Rangely High School alum and former Meeker teacher/coach Bill Turner, along with his former University of Utah teammates, winners of the 1964 Liberty Bowl, were recently inducted into the university’s Hall of Fame.