Clark Edwards repeats his win in Rangely men’s golf championship

RANGELY I Thirty-three golfers, including two from the eastern town of Rio Blanco County, played in the annual Rangely Men’s Club Championship, and defending champion Clark Edwards not only defended his title, he dominated the championship flight.

Meeker Cowboys hold golf play but getting ready for football

MEEKER I The Meeker High School football team was the host of the annual Cowboy Kickoff Classic golf tournament, and the Cowboys will open the season Friday on the road in Ault against the Highland Huskies.

County high school sports begin

RBC I Rangely High School students were back in the classroom on Aug. 15 while Meeker students started Monday. Practice of fall sports officially started Aug. 15, and three days later, Rangely’s golf team was already competing.

Coed softball league crowns new champion

Team Ripped Shorts are the 2016 champions of the ERBM Recreation & Park District Adult Coed Softball Tournament held in Meeker on Aug. 13. Team ERBM was second and Team New Creation Church of Meeker was third. Pictured left to right are champs: Greg Chintala, Bill deVergie, Amanda Jessop, Kathy deVergie, Troy Browning, Jessica Browning, Brady Jensen, Samantha Wilson, Brandon Gorney, Matt Gregory and Kris Casey.

MEEKER I After two months of scheduled games and a double-elimination tournament, a new champion was crowned in the 2016 Coed Softball league, sponsored by the ERBM Recreation and Parks District. Six teams started the 2016 Coed Softball season and three finished the tournament.

Cowboy Kickoff Classic golf tournament slated for Aug. 20

More than 25 Meeker High School students attended the Cowboy team camp, which started last Monday before two-a-days start this Monday. Meeker head coach Shane Phelan would like to invite supporters to play in the annual Cowboy Kickoff Classic golf tournament Aug. 20, a four-person scramble, benefiting the MHS football program. Call the Meeker Golf Course at 878-5642 to register.

MEEKER I Many Meeker football players have been lifting weights, playing catch and attending camps this summer, in preparation of the upcoming high school season.

Rangely couples fare well in classic

RANGELY I Nineteen couples from the Western Slope of Colorado and eastern Utah played in the annual Couples Classic golf tournament at Cedar Ridges Golf Course during the weekend, and after two days of competition, it was the hometown couples taking the majority of the top spots. Couples from Rifle, Glenwood Springs, Steamboat Springs, Rangely […]

Softball tournament underway…

The opening round of the 2016 Coed Softball Tournament was played Monday night at Paintbrush Park, and the champion will be determined Saturday. Ace Trucking, the defending champions, enter the tournament undefeated in the field of six teams. Games will start at 9:30 a.m. Saturday with the championship game scheduled to start at 1 p.m.

Free football clinic set Tuesday

Several middle school and high school football players have been gathering this summer at Barone Middle School’s practice field to throw the ball around and give younger kids an opportunity to play alongside older kids like incoming senior Sheridan Harvey, pictured throwing a pass.

MEEKER I Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation & Park District will host the Meeker High School Football Clinic on Tuesday at the Barone Middle School practice field.

Rangely’s 8-to-10 baseball team avenges loss, wins championship

RANGELY I Rangely’s 8-9-10-year-old baseball team, sponsored by the Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Parks District, finished the regular season with one defeat, which it later avenged, and went on to win the league championship last week in Rifle.

Highway 64 closed…

State road crews working on a rock scaling project on Colorado Highway 64 at milepoint 26 closed the highway to traffic the evening of July 20 and during the day on July 21 due to concerns about the stability of a large slab of rock (split is visible above). During the closure, motorists were encouraged to utilize alternate routes Colorado Highway 13 or Colorado Highway 139, known as Douglas Pass.

Largest field ever for Rangely Open golf play; Vernal golfer tops field

RBC I Cedar Ridges Golf Course has been a busy place and will continue to be for the next two weeks as the 27-hole, two-man tournament will be played this weekend, followed by the Couples Classic.

Marquez, Bullen, Sansteds win Rangely scramble golf tournament

There were 44 golfers playing in a 27-hole four-person team scramble Saturday on Cedar Ridges Golf Course in Rangely, seen above. Marty Marquez, Bubba Bullen and Luke and Mark Sanstead recorded the winning score with an 86. The Rangely course will be busy playing host to tournaments for the next three weeks, beginning with the Rangely Open this weekend, then a 27-hole two-man tournament on July 30 and the Couples Classic on Aug. 6-7.

RANGELY I Forty-four golfers played in the annual 27-hole scramble at Cedar Ridges Golf Course last Saturday. The four-person team from Grand Junction took top honors.