Edwards, Rohn, Cox capture Rangely Open golf flights

RANGELY I Clark Edwards shot a three-under-par 69 to win the championship flight of the Rangely Open, a stroke-play tournament held Saturday at Cedar Ridges Golf Course, where 35 golfers played in three competitive flights. Edwards beat Vernal’s Rafe Johnston by three shots and Kendall Goodwin by five to win the 18-hole tournament sponsored by […]

Bicycling for Habitat…

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This flag-bearing bicyclist was one of 32 young adults peddling across the country from South Carolina to California, stopping every four or five days to do a building project such as Habitat for Humanity.

Trio wins 27-hole, 4-person scramble

RANGELY I “It was a long and hot day,” Chris Hejl, the manager of Cedar Ridges Golf Course in Rangely said of the temperature Saturday when the 27-hole, four-person scramble was played.

Two-time District Champions…

The Colorado River Valley All-stars, which includes four girls from Meeker, three from Rangely and three from New Castle, won the District 1 championship for a second year in a row and will represent the western slope in the state tournament in Denver. Pictured with the championship banner are: Coach Andy Shaffer, Sidney Shaffer, Sierra Williams, Coach Kelly Brown, Micheala Jones, Kaitlyn Jackson, Jasmine Patterson, Kassidee Brown, McKenzie Diaz, Taylor Dodds, Kara Morgan, Katelyn Brown and Coach Rick Dodds.

RBC I For the second year in a row, the Colorado River Valley 14-Under All-stars won the 14-and-under District 1 Fast Pitch Softball Championships in Grand Junction, allowing them to advance to the state tournament Saturday in Denver.

Castaldo wins Meeker’s Lischke tournament

Bill deVergie could only watch as Bobby Castaldo shot a two-under par 66 on Sunday to win the Lischke tournament by 10 strokes.

MEEKER I “I’m just thankful to be able to play the game,” the ever-optimistic Bobby Castaldo said after winning the championship flight of the annual Lischke Memorial, a two-day, 36-hole, stroke-play golf tournament at the Meeker Golf Course last weekend.

Walkathon raises $25,000 for new MHS track

Leota Cook, at 90 years of life, was the oldest supporter on the track for the Save Our Track Walk-a-thon on July 5. She was sponsored by all 11 of her great-grandkids, including McKelivie Cook Lay, the youngest walker at just 1 year old.

MEEKER I The “Save Our Track Walk-A-Thon, held July 5 in Meeker in an effort to raise funds to repair the running track at Meeker High School “Was very successful,” according to Meeker organizer Debbie Cook.

Scoggins earns three-peat finish in Run For Your Life 5K

Austin Russell, who will be a sophomore next year at Meeker High School, finished fourth overall.

MEEKER I Former Rangely High School graduate William Scoggins added a little time but also added another title, making him the annual Run For Your Life 5K champion for a third year in a row.

Rio Blanco Cup returns to Meeker in annual tournament

All teasing aside, Rangely brought 30 golfers to Meeker, set up camp on site and everyone enjoyed a great weekend of golf.

RBC I “It was by far the closest cup we’ve had to date,” Robby Elam, captain for the Rangely team said. The “cup” Elam spoke of is the Rio Blanco County Cup, a traveling trophy which is displayed in the clubhouse of the winning team of a match-play formatted tournament played between golfers from Meeker […]

Save Our Track Walk-A-Thon July 5

MEEKER I “You don’t have to walk for four hours in the hot July sun,” Debbie Cook, organizer of the Save Our Track Walk-a-thon, said.

Meeker Golf Course busy, hosts RBC Cup this weekend

The coveted traveling Rio Blanco County Cup, currently on display in Cedar Ridges’ clubhouse in Rangely, will be played for this weekend in Meeker.

RBC I The Meeker Golf Course was the site of two benefit tournaments last weekend and will host players from Rangely’s Cedar Ridges Golf Course this weekend for the eighth annual Rio Blanco County Cup.

Playoff needed to determine winner

RANGELY I Nine teams competed in the annual Elks Scramble golf tournament at Cedar Ridge Golf Course on Saturday, yet the competition was so close a playoff was needed to determine the winner. The local team prevailed.

Brown, Collins win 2-man best ball golf tournament

MEEKER I For the past 21 years, Erik Brown and Lex Collins have teamed up to play in the annual Two-man Best Ball golf tournament at the Meeker Golf Course. Every year they have finished in the money, but they have never had the best gross score in the championship flight, until this year.