Meeker Community Wrestling Club…

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The Meeker Community Wrestling Club recently completed its youth wrestling program, posing for a group photo.

MHS All-Conference…

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Three Meeker High School Cowboy baseball players were honored by the Western Slope League: senior Tanner Matriciano, junior Matt Frantz and freshman Hunter Garcia.

RHS Panthers bring home state track medals

Rangely seniors Andrew Morton, Aimee Hogan, Connor Phelan and Colt Allred all qualified for the state tournament.

RANGELY I The Rangely High School Panthers qualified three seniors and a junior for the 2014 Colorado State Track and Field Championships in Denver and returned home with several medals, personal bests, two new school records and a seventh-place team finish for the boys.

Cowboys break school records at state track and field

Meeker’s TJ Shelton (above) broke the MHS 100-meter dash record, sprinting to a 11.1 finish in the prelims and a second place finish in the finals.

MEEKER I “Overall, we had a great season and a solid state meet,” Meeker High School track coach John Strate said. “We saw four school records broken this season and three of them were at the state meet.

Memorial to be nominated for governor’s award

The veterans memorial on the courthouse square in Meeker is to be nominated for a governor's award for the best use of public space.

Season ends for Meeker, excited about the future

The Meeker High School baseball team (above) lost 3-2 to the Dolores Bears in the first round of the 2A state playoffs in Cortez, but everyone is excited about the future of Cowboy baseball. Playing for the Cowboys in the front row are Matt Devore, Cody Stickler, Kenny Kohls, Chevy Mohr, Dillan Frantz and Hunter Garcia. In the back row are: head coach Jason Browning, Bruno Juarez, Tony Collins, Jake Smith, Tanner Matriciano, Dylan Mobley, Matt Frantz and assistant coach Brian Merrifield.

MEEKER I For the first time in several years, the Meeker Cowboy baseball team advanced to post-season play. And although the Dolores Bears ended the Cowboys’ season with a 3-2 win in Cortez in the first round of the 2A state playoffs, Meeker coaches are excited about the future.

Four Panthers qualify for state track and field meet

Rangely senior Connor Phelan, pictured racing on his hometown track, is only .4 seconds off the 400-meter school record, and he will get another chance to break that mark at the 2014 Colorado State Track and Field Championships, which start today in Denver.

RANGELY I The Rangely High School Panther track team qualified four athletes for the 2014 Colorado State Track and Field Championships, which start today in Jefferson County Stadium in Denver.

Cowboy sprinters fastest in west; relays break school records

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MEEKER I T.J. Shelton and Halle Ahrens were the fastest 2A sprinters on the Western Slope and they will now, along with 20 of their teammates, compete in the 2014 Colorado State Track and Field Championships, with all five divisions running, jumping and throwing in Jefferson County Stadium in Denver, starting today.

Meeker wrestlers crown five champions

MEEKER I “We had a long season and continued to improve each week and wrestle tough; I am very proud of all of our kids,” Meeker Community Wrestling Club coach Carl Padilla said of the youth wrestling team.

Rangely wrestlers end season strong in Parachute

RANGELY I Twenty-eight youth wrestlers from Rangely competed in the final tournament of the season in Parachute on Saturday, and more than half placed in the top four of their brackets, including three champions.

Local golfers win Bernie’s Tourney

RANGELY I Cedar Ridges Golf Course in Rangely was the site of the annual Bernie’s Tourney, a four-person scramble, featuring 10 teams, with players from Rangely, Grand Junction and Vernal, Utah.

Girls win meet, relay sets school record

Cowboy senior Jeremy Musgrave cleared 6 feet in the high jump and triple jumped 40-9 in Kremmling. He will try to solidify his trip to the Colorado State Track and Field Championships in his first year out for the sport.

MEEKER I In the final meet of the regular season in Kremmling, the Meeker High School girls’ team won the Joe Shields Invitational in a field of 13 teams, and the 4×400-meter relay team broke a school record.