MEEKER I For the first time in Barone Middle School history, the sixth-graders were allowed to wrestle on the team, and two finished as champions in the final school-sponsored tournament of the season Saturday in Meeker.
MEEKER I One week earlier, teammates Aly Ridings and Sydney Hughes were helping their basketball team win a third-place trophy at state. This past Saturday, they were helping their team to a fifth-place finish in the Hotchkiss Invitational track meet.
RANGELY I Many youth wrestlers from Rangely have already wrestled in two tournaments, with 20 traveling to Vernal, Utah, two weeks ago for a pre-season tournament and several more competing in the Little Warrior tournament on Saturday in Grand Junction.
The Meeker High School girls’ basketball team ended its season on a winning note with a 62-56 victory against Peyton in the consolation championship of the 2014 2A Colorado State Basketball Championships held in Pueblo.
MEEKER I Because of other extracurricular activities, a smaller number of Barone Middle School wrestlers competed in Oak Creek but several placed in the top four and the team finished fourth.
The Meeker boys’ varsity basketball team was led by seniors Dylan Mobley and Jeremy Musgrave to a regional championship and was one of the state Class 2A “Elite Eight” teams, playing in the 2014 Colorado State Basketball Championships.
RANGELY I The Rangely Middle School wrestling team competed in Steamboat Springs on Saturday and returned with several placers, including champion Tytus Coombs.
MEEKER I One week after the Meeker High School wrestlers ended their season competing in the Colorado State Wrestling Championships, the Barone Middle School Cowboys were opening theirs in Gypsum, wrestling more than 50 matches.
RBC I Only seven Rangely Middle School boys are out for wrestling this season, but the total includes one of the most outstanding wrestlers in the area.