Ethan Allred lone Panther wrestler headed to state

RANGELY I Only one member of the Rangely High School Panther wrestling team, senior Ethan Allred, qualified for the 2015 Colorado State Wrestling Championships in Denver, starting today in the Pepsi Center.

Nine Meeker wrestlers qualify for state wrestling championships

Meeker’s two-time defending state champion T.J. Shelton won the 170-pound bracket in the Region 1 tournament held at Colorado Mesa University last weekend in Grand Junction. Shelton defeated Rangely senior Ethan Allred in the championship match. Allred will also be wrestling for a third time in the Colorado State Wrestling Championships, which start today at 3 p.m. at the Pepsi Center in downtown Denver.

MEEKER I Nine Meeker High School wrestlers qualified for the “Big Show,” the 2015 Colorado State Wrestling Championships, where all classifications of state high school wrestlers gather to compete in the Pepsi Center in downtown Denver, starting today.

BMS girls’ basketball…

Barone Middle School seventh-grade girls’ coach Tom Knowles talks with his team during a recent game. The young lady Cowboys will host the annual league tournament at the high school featuring both A- and B-team brackets, starting at 9 a.m. Saturday. Both of the A-teams are the No. 1 seeds and both will play at noon, the eighth grade against Steamboat Springs and the seventh against Rangely. Both B-teams will play at 9 a.m. Rangely’s eighth-grade B-team will play Craig at 11 a.m.

Panther grapplers set for regionals

RANGELY I With only four wrestlers, the Rangely High School Panther wrestling team did not win any duals at the Meeker dual meet tournament last Saturday but they gained valuable mat experience that they will use this weekend in the state-qualifying regional tournament.

Cowboy wrestlers host and win tournament, head to regionals

The Meeker High School wrestling team, currently ranked No. 3 in 2A by On the Mat Rankings, hosted and won the team title of the annual Meeker dual meet tournament, the final action of the regular season. The Cowboys will wrestle in the state-qualifying Region 1 tournament at Colorado Mesa University, starting Friday at 1 p.m. Wrestling for the Cowboys this season are, in front, Hunter Garcia, Tristin Pelloni, Caleb Bradford, Garrett Frantz and Chase Rule. Back row: Kylloe Goedert, Devon Pontine, Christopher Strate, Cody Nielsen, manager Alicia Watt, Casey Turner, Sheridan Harvey, Tyler Ilgen, Nick Burri, Jacob Henderson, Anthony Watt, Jacob Pelloni and T.J. Shelton.

MEEKER I Currently ranked No. 3 in 2A by On the Mat Rankings, the Meeker High School wrestling team was the host for the annual Meeker dual meet tournament, where they won five duals to win the team title. The MHS Cowboys will wrestle at Colorado Mesa University in the Region 1 tournament starting Friday […]

Rangely High School boys’ basketball team loses to Cedaredge, Hotchkiss; hosts Paonia Friday

RANGELY I The Rangely High School boys’ basketball team lost games to Cedaredge and Hotchkiss over the weekend, but first-year coach Jeremy Cantrell is still pleased with his team’s effort.

Lady Cowboys split two games

MEEKER I The Meeker High School girls’ basketball team defeated Hayden 64-44 on Feb. 5, but then lost by 25 in Paonia on Friday.

Headed to the basket…

Barone Middle School eighth-grader Grace Bradfield dribbles down the basketball court during a game against the Glenwood Springs Demons, which BMS won 39-20. The Barone girls are still undefeated on the season after beating Craig Middle School by a 17-8 score on Saturday morning. Meeker will play host to the annual league tournament on Feb. 14.

RHS boys’ basketball team splits with Baggs, Plateau Valley teams

RANGELY I The Rangely High School boys’ basketball team lost 60-44 to the Little Snake Rattlers but came back and defeated the Plateau Valley Cowboys 48-30 in front of a home crowd.

Meeker girls fall prey, 60-48, to undefeated Cedaredge Bruins

MEEKER I The Meeker High School girls’ basketball team traveled to Cedaredge, where they met their match against the undefeated Bruins, losing 60-48.

Meeker wrestlers win three of four, to host Meeker Invitational

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ wrestling team competed in four dual matches last week, hosting Palisade and Hayden, then traveling to Moffat County to wrestle the Bulldogs and Delta Panthers, both 3A teams. The Cowboys lost only to Delta.

Rangely grapplers do well in Ignacio; Meeker tourney looms

Ethan Allred, a 170-pound wrestler for Rangely High School, grapples with an opposing wrestler on the road in Ignacio over the weekend. Allred won two dual matches by forfeit and won all four of his Butch Melton Invitational Tournament matches by pinning each of his opponents.

RANGELY I Only three Rangely wrestlers traveled to Ignacio, in the southwest corner of Colorado, and, according to coach Jeff Heinle, all gained valuable experience for the upcoming regional tournament.