Casey Turner Memorial…

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Ann Turner sat in the stands surrounded by family and friends during the annual Casey Turner Memorial youth wrestling tournament, which she said marked 40 years to the day her 12-year-old son died in an accident. More than 370 wrestlers participated, five directly related to the tournament’s namesake, including his youngest wrestling relative, 5-year-old Bryant […]

Cowboys drop two against state’s best

MEEKER I Wet spring weather canceled one game for the Cowboys last week and they were forced to play the state’s No. 1 team on a neutral field because of poor field conditions at home. The Cowboys, currently 5-9, are playing for a district playoff berth and a win Saturday against the Bruins from Cedaredge […]

Russell wins 800-meter run at Craig meet

MEEKER I The Cowboys’ track and field teams traveled to Craig last Friday to competed in the annual Clint Wells Invitational meet and both the boys’ and girls’ teams did well, as did several individuals, including junior Austin Russell. With two weeks left before the 2016 Colorado State Track and Field Championships, several relay teams, […]

Golfers able to brave the cold for tourney

Taylor Walters, pictured with her dad Roger and Rick Peterson of Rifle, played in Meeker last Saturday in cold and windy conditions and they were still able to tie Bryce Ducey, Pat Walsh and Todd Gibson for first place in the 27-hole scramble.

MEEKER I It was a cold and windy Saturday in Meeker, but that didn’t keep more than 20 people off of the golf course to play in the first tournament of the season, a three-person, 27-hole scramble.

Cowboys drop two against state’s best

Cowboy center fielder Doak Mantle is pictured catching a fly ball for an out against the No. 1 ranked Paonia Eagles last Saturday. The doubleheader, which Meeker lost, was scheduled to be played in Meeker but was moved to Rifle because of poor field conditions. The Cowboys played Rangely on Tuesday and will host Cedaredge Saturday in a doubleheader at Paintbrush Park, starting at 11 a.m. weather permitting.

MEEKER I Wet spring weather canceled one game for the Cowboys last week and they were forced to play the state’s No. 1 team on a neutral field because of poor field conditions at home. The Cowboys, currently 5-9, are playing for a district playoff berth and a win Saturday against the Bruins from Cedaredge […]

Rangely Little League…

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Rangely Little League coach Jerry LeBleu pats one of his players on the head after he hit a triple and was batted in by a teammate. Rangely’s team of eight-, nine- and 10-year-old players was in Meeker recently to play ball in Meeker’s Paintbrush Park.

Meeker Cowboy baseball team wins a pair; JV still unbeaten

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Between rain and snow storms, baseball games have been played on the Paintbrush Park fields this month in Meeker, including the Little League teams from Meeker and Rangely.

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboy varsity baseball team won two games last week, including a comeback win against Grand Valley in front of a home crowd.

Meeker’s track team performs well at GWS

MEEKER I Although the recent weather has not been ideal for track meets, it won’t keep the Cowboys off the track, as they competed in Glenwood Springs on Saturday and will compete in Coal Ridge on Friday, then Rangely on Saturday.

Meeker baseball team victorious at home but falls prey on road

With Meeker shortstop Hunter Garcia backing him up, second-baseman Trapper Merrifield caught the throw from catcher Ty Gibson and prepares to put the tag on a Roaring Fork baserunner. The Cowboys beat the Rams 14-4 in the first home game of the season played in Paintbrush Park on April 7. The Cowboys’ next home game is April 21, against the Grand Valley Cardinals.

MEEKER I The Meeker varsity and junior varsity baseball teams have played several games the past two weeks, including two at home and two against the No. 1-ranked team in the state, with another tough doubleheader scheduled for Friday in Hotchkiss.

Nine Meeker wrestlers capture gold in Hayden

MEEKER I Thirty-five youth wrestlers from the Meeker Community Wrestling Club competed in Hayden on Saturday and 31 placed in the top four. Champions of their bracket were Kaden Ridgeway, Dillon Hobbs, Brendan Clatterbaugh, Cade Blunt, Judd Harvey, Noah LeBlanc, Ty Goedert, Kelton Turner and Dax Sheridan.

Meeker tracksters shine bright at Woodburn meet

MEEKER I The weather for the Frank Woodburn Invitational track meet, held in Stocker Stadium on Saturday was not so good, but, according to Meeker head coach John Strate, the competition was, which included 17 schools from all five size classifications.

35 members of Meeker Community Wrestling Club place at Craig meet

MEEKER I Winning a high school team state championship has created a lot of excitement in the Meeker wrestling program. The middle school season was just completed and the youth programs in the northwest corner of the state have started. More than 90 youth wrestlers are in the Meeker Community Wrestling Club this year and […]