Former locals return to Rangely to capture first in 27-hole scramble

RANGELY I Terrell Lowry, Josh Mosley, Tyler Dahl and Dustin Kissling returned to Rangely to shoot 19 under par and win the 27-hole, four-person scramble on Saturday at Cedar Ridges Golf Course.

Hughes, Archuleta and two MHS relay teams medal at state meet

MEEKER I Thirteen Meeker High School athletes qualified for and competed in the 2015 Colorado State Track and Field Championships in Denver Thursday through Saturday, and more than three-quarters of them returned with medals.

12 MHS tracksters headed to state championships

MEEKER I A dozen Meeker athletes will compete in the 2015 Colorado Track and Field Championships starting today in Denver at Jefferson County Stadium.

MHS girls’ team smashes school record in the 1,600-meter relay

MEEKER I With one track meet left in the regular season, many Meeker athletes have pre-qualified for the 2015 Colorado State Track and Field Meet, with several on the cusp of qualifying and hoping to do so at Saturday’s meet in Grand Junction.

MHS baseball team takes streak of four wins to weekend district tourney

MEEKER I The Meeker High School Cowboys baseball team will take a four-game winning streak into the district tournament this weekend in Delta, where the champion will advance to the state tournament.

Youth wrestling…

Kai Turner, pictured with his mother, Ann, was an honorary referee. The Turner family and friends all share their time and experience with the Meeker youth each year and it is fun to watch kids like Dillon Hobbs (above) as he pins his opponent with a “Meeker cradle” learning the world’s oldest sport.

“Our community rocks,” Meeker Community Wrestling Club Coach Carl Padilla said after the annual Casey Turner Memorial youth wrestling tournament Saturday at Meeker High School. More than 350 wrestlers, including 62 from Meeker, participated in the tournament, which is an all-volunteer effort. “I’m extremely proud to call Meeker home,” Padilla said. “It’s not an easy […]

Rangely golfers win Meeker scramble

MEEKER I “Everybody watched it snow for an hour, then at 11, we went out and had four hours of sunshine,” Meeker Golf Course manager Scott Bowman said of the weather delay of the three-person scramble held Saturday. “It was awesome.” Nine teams, including two from Rangely, endured the weather to play in two flights, […]

Meeker track team continues its efforts to qualify for state

MEEKER I The regular track season is winding down, and the Meeker track team continues to improve, with the goal of qualifying as many athletes as possible for the 2015 Colorado State Track and Field Championships in Denver in less than three weeks.

Meeker girls first while boys are third at track meet held in Rangely

Meeker High School senior, 2014 Homecoming King and Special Olympian Marcus Archuleta, center, runs the 100-yard dash against his teammates in preparation for the Special Olympics 100-meter dash, which will be run at the 2015 Colorado State Track and Field Championships.

MEEKER I Despite snow, wind and rain in Meeker on Saturday, Meeker High School Cowboy track coach John Strate said, “Both teams had a great day in Rangely,” where the girls won the team title and the boys finished third in a field of eight teams.

Meeker tracksters have busy week

According to Meeker High School track coach John Strate, Jacob Henderson continues to improve his time in the 110-meter hurdles and impressed him after clearing 5-6 in the high jump. “Jake’s high jump was impressive considering it was his first time competing in the event,” Strate said. The Cowboys will compete in Rangely on Saturday.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School Cowboys boys’ and girls’ track teams faced tough competition on Friday at the Coal Ridge Invitational meet, then improved many of their performances the next day in Glenwood Springs.

MHS baseball…

Meeker senior pitcher Matt Frantz started against Hotchkiss in the first game of a doubleheader, in which the Cowboys lost both games. Meeker head coach Jason Browning said, “We play in a tough league, but I thought we competed well.” The Cowboys played in Paonia Tuesday, then they will play in Grand Valley tonight.

Meeker track team battles injuries

MEEKER I One of Meeker’s track stars returned from injury to compete in the annual Frank Woodburn Invitational, another was injured in the same meet and another is expected back this week, when the Cowboys run, jump and throw at Coal Ridge on Friday and in Glenwood Springs on Saturday.