Cowboys drop two against state’s best

MEEKER I Wet spring weather canceled one game for the Cowboys last week and they were forced to play the state’s No. 1 team on a neutral field because of poor field conditions at home. The Cowboys, currently 5-9, are playing for a district playoff berth and a win Saturday against the Bruins from Cedaredge […]

Rangely Little League…

Rangely Little League coach Jerry LeBleu pats one of his players on the head after he hit a triple and was batted in by a teammate. Rangely’s team of eight-, nine- and 10-year-old players was in Meeker recently to play ball in Meeker’s Paintbrush Park.

Meeker Cowboy baseball team wins a pair; JV still unbeaten

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboy varsity baseball team won two games last week, including a comeback win against Grand Valley in front of a home crowd.

Meeker’s track team performs well at GWS

MEEKER I Although the recent weather has not been ideal for track meets, it won’t keep the Cowboys off the track, as they competed in Glenwood Springs on Saturday and will compete in Coal Ridge on Friday, then Rangely on Saturday.

Meeker baseball team victorious at home but falls prey on road

MEEKER I The Meeker varsity and junior varsity baseball teams have played several games the past two weeks, including two at home and two against the No. 1-ranked team in the state, with another tough doubleheader scheduled for Friday in Hotchkiss.

Nine Meeker wrestlers capture gold in Hayden

MEEKER I Thirty-five youth wrestlers from the Meeker Community Wrestling Club competed in Hayden on Saturday and 31 placed in the top four. Champions of their bracket were Kaden Ridgeway, Dillon Hobbs, Brendan Clatterbaugh, Cade Blunt, Judd Harvey, Noah LeBlanc, Ty Goedert, Kelton Turner and Dax Sheridan.

Meeker tracksters shine bright at Woodburn meet

MEEKER I The weather for the Frank Woodburn Invitational track meet, held in Stocker Stadium on Saturday was not so good, but, according to Meeker head coach John Strate, the competition was, which included 17 schools from all five size classifications.

35 members of Meeker Community Wrestling Club place at Craig meet

MEEKER I Winning a high school team state championship has created a lot of excitement in the Meeker wrestling program. The middle school season was just completed and the youth programs in the northwest corner of the state have started. More than 90 youth wrestlers are in the Meeker Community Wrestling Club this year and […]

Nine county middle school wrestlers qualify for state

RBC I Ten Rio Blanco middle school wrestlers, including eight from Rangely, wrestled in the Western Slope Regional Tournament in Grand Junction. Nine of those 10 wrestlers qualified for the state tournament in Denver.

Pelloni places fifth at state wrestling

RBC I Nine wrestlers from Rio Blanco County qualified and wrestled in the Colorado Middle School State Wrestling Championships last weekend in Denver and one returned with a medal. Barone Middle School eighth-grader Tevin Pelloni, who finished fifth, was the county’s lone placer.

MHS tracksters do well at Cedaredge, prepare for meet at G.J.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School track team performed well in Cedaredge last Saturday and is preparing to compete in the Frank Woodburn Invitational this Saturday at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction.

Middle school wrestlers to state

RBC I Ten Rio Blanco middle school wrestlers, including eight from Rangely, wrestled in the Western Slope Regional Tournament over the weekend in Grand Junction. Nine of those 10 wrestlers qualified for the state tournament in Denver this weekend.