Rangely gets prepared for mat regionals

RANGELY I The Rangely High School Panther wrestlers finished the regular season competing in the Meeker Duals, and they will enter nine wrestlers in the state-qualifying regional tournament, which starts Friday at Palisade High School. Although the Rangely Panthers did not win a dual match, their coach is still proud of his team and is […]

Meeker matmen win local dual, preparing for regional tourney

Meeker junior Ty Gibson gets his arm raised in victory for the first time ever Saturday at the Meeker Duals and now he, along with his teammates, will enter the state-qualifying regional tournament this Friday, starting at 1 p.m., on the Colorado Mesa University campus in Grand Junction.

MEEKER I During the regular season, the Meeker High School wrestling team has always sought out the best competition to prepare them for the 2A regional and state tournaments, and this season was no different, as the Cowboys wrestled in the CMU Duals, the Warrior Classic, the Tournament of Champions and the Meeker Duals, which […]

Cribbage champ…

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After a one year hiatus, the ERBM Recreation and Parks District sponsored the Benefit Cribbage tournament and 15 players gathered at Mountain Valley Bank to play, with proceeds benefiting HopeWest. ERBM representatives Katie Day and Maddie Arnold (right) present 2016 champion Jeri Gilchrist with a cribbage board made by MHS student Trapper Merrifield, from a […]

MHS wrestlers win, to play host

MEEKER I The Cowboy wrestling team made a long trip to Buena Vista on Jan. 28 for a dual meet with the 2A Demons, and they returned home victorious.

Meeker girls fall to top teams

MEEKER I The Meeker High School girls’ basketball team lost last weekend to the top two teams in the league which are also two of the top 2A teams in the state.

Meeker’s boys’ basketball team wins two contests

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team continues to get the job done as they won two more games over the weekend, defeating Little Snake River on Thursday night and Plateau Valley on Saturday. The team traveled to Baggs, Wyo., Thursday knowing the Little Snake River High School Rattlers were going to be […]

Lady Cowboys find ‘edge’

MEEKER I After a 30-point loss in Wyoming on Friday, the Meeker High School girls’ basketball team found their “competitive edge” and beat Plateau Valley in Collbran on Saturday.

Cowboys place 10 in Screamin’ Eagles mat tourney, three are champs

MEEKER I “We are still improving,” Cowboy wrestling coach J.C. Watt said after his team wrestled in the competitive Screamin’ Eagle tournament in Paonia on Saturday, less than one month before the 2016 Colorado State Wrestling Championships.

Panthers get preview of regional mat tourney

Rangely senior Jessy Powell scores back points during a match in the Screamin’ Eagle wrestling tournament held in Paonia. Powell recorded a pin in the 145-pound bracket, and Panther coach Travis Witherell named him the team’s “Athlete of the Week.”

RANGELY I Competing in the Screamin’ Eagle wrestling tournament in Paonia last Saturday, the Rangely High School wrestlers got a preview of the regional tournament.

Barone basketball…

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Barone Middle School eighth-grader Makenna Burke leads the pack down the court during a game between the two Rio Blanco County middle school teams. Barone Middle School’s A-team beat Rangely but Rangely Middle School’s seventh grade team came out on top of the young Cowboy team.

Rangely’s grapplers improving; four of eight wrestlers place at tourney

RANGELY I The annual Vern Rose Memorial Wrestling Tournament was held in Rangely on Saturday and RHS Panther coach Travis Witherell was pleased with his team’s continued improvement.

Cowboy wrestlers win Rangely’s tourney, to face top state teams

Meeker Cowboy senior Dillon Frantz uses a turk to score back points against a Coal Ridge opponent during the Vern Rose Memorial tournament in Rangely on Friday. Frantz pinned four of his five opponents and won the 195-pound bracket. Frantz and eight other Cowboys won individual titles, easily giving Meeker the team title. Meeker will wrestle in the Screaming Eagle tournament in Paonia on Saturday, which will feature five of the top six rated teams in 2A.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School wrestling Cowboys easily won the Vern Rose Memorial Wrestling Tournament in Rangely on Saturday, and this week the squad will wrestle in the Screaming Eagle Wrestling Tournament in Paonia, which will feature five of the top six 2A teams in Colorado.