Fundraiser set for Meeker Wrestling Club

MEEKER | Wendll’s Wondrous Wiener Wagon and Watt’s Ranch Market will host “Plates for Non-Profits” on Jan. 17 with proceeds benefitting Meeker Community Wrestling Club.

Fundraiser set for Meeker Community Wrestling Club

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboy wrestling team will host Grand Valley tonight in the first home meet of the season. The Cowboys will host the defending state champion Paonia Eagles Jan. 17 and Wendll’s Wondrous Wiener Wagon and Watt’s Ranch Market will host “Plates for Non-Profits,” with proceeds benefiting the Meeker Community Wrestling Club, with […]

Youngsters play hoops for local charities

“The Four AmiBros,” pictured bottom left, included Brennan Ibach, Elijah Deming, Jake Shelton and Cole Rogers.

MEEKER I Ten teams ranging from third- to eighth-grade participated in the fourth annual Hoops for Charity three-on-three basketball tournament Monday, benefiting local charities.

Panthers beat Rattlers for third time

It was RHS junior Colt Allred’s turn to step up and lead the Panthers to victory, which he did, scoring 20 points against the Little Snake River Rattlers.

RANGELY I For a third time this season, the Rangely Panthers boys’ basketball team has played and beaten the Little Snake Rattlers, most recently, a 59-48 home victory to start the new year. The Panthers now enter a tough four-game stretch, both at home and away, against league opponents.

Holiday hoops…


“It’s great to be back in the gym,” Meeker High School girls’ basketball coach Greg Chintala said Monday.

Panthers wrestle in two states before Christmas break

The Rangely Panthers wrestling team competed in Utah and eastern Colorado before the Christmas break to wrestle unfamiliar opponents and hope to take its success into 2014. Pictured at the 51st annual Bob Smith Invitational in Wray are, in front, Heath Peters, volunteer assistant coach Shad Peters, Lucas Heinle, Ryan Barlow and Ethan Allred. In back, Nych DeLeon, Ryan Wilczek and Caleb Lawson. The Panthers finished fourth as a team.

RANGELY I The Rangely Panthers wrestling team first traveled west to Altamont, Utah, for two dual meets before turning around and heading east across Colorado to wrestle Wray in a dual, before competing in the Bob Smith Invitational on Saturday.

Cowboys win West Grand Tournament, again

The Meeker Cowboy wrestling team, above, defending its team title at the West Grand Mustang tournament in Kremmling, dominated the competition and returned with 10 top-four placers, included four champions and the tournament’s outstanding wrestler. Wrestling for the Cowboys this season are: Sheridan Harvey and Calvin Shepherd, holding the championship plaque, with Tristin Pelloni, Josh Cochran, Dillan Frantz and Devon Pontine, also with one knee down. In back are: volunteer assistant coach Carl Padilla, Anthony Watt, T.J. Shelton, Jake Henderson, Nick Burri, Casey Turner, Willis Begaye, assistant coach Barney LeBlanc, behind, and Chase Rule. Not pictured are Cody Nielsen, Kylloe Goedert and Tyler Ilgen.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School wrestling team traveled to Kremmling to compete in a bracketed tournament Saturday and returned with five champions, the outstanding wrestler and the team championship plaque.

Panthers end 2013 with 2 wins

RANGELY I The Rangely Panthers boys’ basketball team ended the 2013 part of the basketball season with two wins, and they are looking forward to the stretch in 2014.

RHS Panthers place six in Oak Creek

RANGELY I The Rangely Panthers wrestling team traveled to Oak Creek to compete in the South Routt County (Soroco) Invitational Tournament and six of the grapplers placed in the top four.

MHS Cowboys finish fourth in Delta

MEEKER I “We’re improving,” is what Meeker High School wrestling coach J.C. Watt wants his patented answer to be when asked how his team performed.

Panthers win WREA Cowboy Shootout tournament

The Rangely Panther boys basketball team started slow but finished as champions in the 2013 WREA Cowboy Shootout. The championship team consisted in back Daniel Connor (manager), Chris Hejl (asst. coach), Troy Allred, Layne Mecham, Kelton Elam, Cameron Enterline, Fredy Ruiz, Connor Phelan, Eric Hejl (head coach) and Cody Brunton (asst. coach). In front, Kobe Broome (manager), Andrew Morton, Mitchell Webber and Kaulan Brady.

RANGELY I Some have said, “It’s not how you start, but how you finish.” The Rangely boys’ basketball team started slowly in the first round of the 2013 White River Electric Association Cowboy Shootout but came together as a team to beat the host in the championship game.

WREA Shootout…

boy's shootout bracket 2013

The Meeker boys’ basketball team opened the season in Olathe on Tuesday with a 53-34 win and will host Caprock in the first round of the 2013 WREA Cowboy Shootout at 7:30 p.m. today. The Rangely Panthers are also in the eight-team bracket and will play Moffat County in the