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 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 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.
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.
RANGELY I The Rangely Panthers track teams ended their regular season in Kremmling and they are excited about the upcoming, state-qualifying, regional meet in Grand Junction on Friday and Saturday.
The Rangely youth wrestling team entered 45 wrestlers in the Casey Turner Memorial in Meeker on Saturday, and more than 20 placed in the top four, including six champions.
“It was super windy, which made it so most times and distances, even if very good, were considered wind-aided and will not count for state rankings,” Rangely High School track coach Cody Brunton said of the weather conditions and results for his team in the Clint Wells Invitational Track Meet in Craig on Friday.
The Meeker High School boys’ and girls’ track teams traveled to Craig for the Clint Wells Invitational Track Meet on Friday and returned with mixed results.