RHS Panthers split weekend games with Hayden, Soroco

Rangely senior Cameron Enterline had a momentum-changing breakaway dunk against the Soroco Rams, but the Panthers could not hold off the Rams’ comeback in the second half. Rangely will host Vail Christian on Saturday.

RANGELY I The Rangely High School boys’ basketball team split league games last week and will host another Saturday. The Panthers defeated Hayden, 45-36, in front of a home crowd, but lost 50-43 in Oak Creek to the South Routt County (Soroco) Rams. The Panthers will host Vail Christian on Saturday.

Cowboys host dual meet tourney Saturday

MEEKER I The No. 2-ranked 2A Meeker Cowboys wrestling team will host seven teams Saturday for a dual meet tournament, starting at 9:30 a.m. All the Cowboys got on the mat last week, when they wrestled in Palisade against the host Bulldogs and the Hotchkiss Bulldogs, losing to the former and beating the latter, then […]

Panthers travel for competition

Panther junior Ethan Allred uses a cross face against Bloomfield, N.M., opponent J.D. Robinson in the 160-pound championship match, which Robinson won. Robinson was a New Mexico state consolation champion last year. The Panthers will wrestle in Crowley County this weekend.

RANGELY I The Rangely High School wrestling team has been traveling the state and eastern Utah for unfamiliar competition this season, and that trend will continue this weekend. The Panthers traveled to the southwest corner of the state last weekend and will travel near to the southeast corner this weekend before the regional and state […]

RBC teams undefeated…

Representing the Rangely Middle School eighth-grade team in front are: Haley Elam, Elizabeth McCann, Vanessa Hamilton, Brynn Buckles, Klaire Denny and Katelyn Brown. In the back are: manager Tytus Coombs, coach Jeremy Lohry, manager Dalton Dembowski, Sarah Connor, Korryn Wenzel, Alexis Wiley, Alanna Wiley, Kaylee Mecham and coach Mark Skelton.

Rio Blanco County is well represented in the middle school girls’ basketball league as Rangely’s eighth-grade A-team and Meeker’s Barone Middle School seventh-grade A-team are also undefeated so far this season.

Panthers win two more, prepare for stretch

Rangely junior Colt Allred recorded a double-double against the Plateau Valley Cowboys when he scored 16 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, leading the Panthers to 58-38 victory.

RANGELY I The Panthers boys’ basketball team recorded two more league wins last week and play two more this week as they continue down the home stretch.

Five place in Steamboat

RANGELY I The Rangely Panthers wrestled in the Steamboat Springs Round Robin tournament Saturday and returned with five placers, including one champion.

Cowboys finish third in Paonia, crown 2 champs

MEEKER I The Meeker High School wrestling team finished third in the Screamin’ Eagle tournament Saturday in Paonia, then pinned the Bulldogs seven times to win a dual in Craig on Tuesday. Tonight the Cowboys will wrestle a triangular in Palisade against the host Bulldogs and the Bulldogs from Hotchkiss.

Panthers find success at home tournament

Rangely’s Ethan Allred applies pressure to one of his opponents in the first annual Vern Rose Memorial wrestling tournament, where he finished fourth in the 160-pound bracket.

RANGELY I More than 150 wrestlers from 13 schools competed in the inaugural Vern Rose Memorial wrestling tournament in Rangely on Saturday, and all six varsity Panthers advanced to the championship round. “The tournament was a success,” Rangely head coach Jeff Heinle said.

Rangely Panthers beat West Grand

Senior Andrew Morton (22) drives to the basket as junior Layne Mecham (33) and junior Mitchell Webber (15) look on.

RANGELY I The Rangely Panthers boys’ basketball team defeated the West Grand Mustangs from Kremmling 53-49 at home Friday, and, this Friday, the Panthers will host Plateau Valley then travel to Debeque on Saturday.

Cowboys lose to Eagles, win Vern Rose tournament

The Meeker High School wrestling team was supported by a full gymnasium Friday to watch the No. 2-ranked Cowboys wrestle the defending state champion and No. 1-ranked Paonia Eagles. Meeker lost the dual 51-17 but won the first annual Vern Rose Memorial wrestling tournament in Rangely the next day.

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Middle school girls split games

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The Rangely and Meeker middle schools girls’ basketball teams split games last week in Meeker with the eighth-grade games being won by Rangely and the seventh-grade games by Meeker. The teams from Meeker have played Steamboat, Soroco, Rangely and Craig. The seventh-grade A team is undefeated, as is the eighth-grade

RHS Panthers lose three in a row

RANGELY I The Rangely Panthers boys’ basketball team lost 50-47 to the Paonia Eagles at home last Friday, then lost 57-43 to the Bulldogs in Hotchkiss on Saturday. The Panthers played the Cowboys in Meeker on Tuesday and lost 65-52, now Rangely will host West Grand tonight, starting at 6 p.m.