Meeker Cowboys come out on top of RBC rivalry

Meeker’s Bruno Juarez jumps on junior Matt Frantz, who was the starting and winning pitcher for the Cowboys, with nine strikeouts against the Rangely Panthers. It was the Cowboys’ first and only league win this season, a pigtail game that will advance them to the district tournament to play Dolores on Friday in Cortez.

RBC I The Meeker High School baseball team finished the regular season with a 0-12 league record, and the Rangely High School team finished with a 4-8 league record, its four wins coming from beating its Rio Blanco County rival in two doubleheaders.

Youth Panthers wrestle in tourney

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.

Panthers compete in windy conditions

“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.

Cowboys do well in windy Craig meet

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.

Collins, Ducey and Walsh dominate season opener

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Meeker’s Bryce Ducey chips onto the No. 9 green as his teammates, Pat Walsh and Lex Collins, prepare to do the same in the three-person scramble the trio dominated, winning with an 11-under par 57, despite windy conditions.

Lex Collins, Bryce Ducey and Pat Walsh dominated the competition in the first tournament of the golf season on a cold and windy Meeker Golf Course on Saturday to win the three-person scramble by six strokes.

‘Tis the season to golf…

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Rangely golfers Shelby Hayes, Jon Fischer, Ryan Huitt and Alex Halcomb didn’t finish in the money but were the best dressed foursome on the Cedar Ridges Golf Course for the first tournament of the season, a scramble fundraiser for the CNCC softball team.

Hometown boys win Panther Invitational, again

The Rangely boys’ high school track team won the Panther Invitational track meet for a third year in a row. Competing on Yeager Field in back are juniors; James Scoggins, Colt Allred, Mitchell Webber, with senior Connor Phelan on his sholders. In the middle are, Coach Boydstun, freshman Corrine Coombs and Antoinette Doris, seniors Aimee Hogan, Tessa Slagle, Rebecca Gillard, Andrew Morton, junior Marshal Way, freshman Savannah Nielsen, junior Zach Glasgow, sophomore Daniel Connor, Coach Kahler and Coach Brunton. Bottom row; Chance Sheppard, sophomore, freshmen Braxton Bishop, Anthony Martin, Troy Allred, Korey Hood, Ethan Allred (sophomore), and Macenzie Webber.

RANGELY I For the third year in a row, the Rangely boys’ track and field team has won the annual Panther Invitational, held on Yeager Field.

Rangely hosts middle school track meet Saturday

RANGELY I The Rangely Junior High School track team took 31 athletes to Craig for a meet Saturday, their second meet of the season. According to the coaches, the cool weather made for good performances and many of the athletes set personal bests in at least one of their events. Rangely will host a middle […]

MCWC hosts tournament

MEEKER I The Meeker Community Wrestling Club’s youth team will host the Casey Turner Memorial Tournament on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. More than 60 wrestlers are out for the team this season; more than 35 wrestled in Rifle and most are expected to wrestle in Meeker on Saturday.

Rio Blanco County Softball…

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The Rio Blanco County American Legion, 16-under girls’ fast pitch softball team, competes in the Colorado River Valley Little League and is currently undefeated in three games.

Meeker girls rack up 197.5 points

Meeker senior Aly Ridings led her team to a first place finish with first place finishes of her own in the 100-meter hurdles, long jump and triple jump in Rangely last Saturday. Meeker will compete in Craig on Friday.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School girls’ track team dominated the Panther Invitational track Meeker in Rangely with 197.5 points and the Meeker boys’ team finished second behind the host team.

Meeker youth wrestlers crown 9 champs in Craig

MEEKER I With several of their teammates competing in Destination Imagination or baseball, 33 Meeker Community Wrestling Club youth members wrestled in Craig last week and many will wrestle in Rifle on Saturday.