Hughes, Shelton win events in Frank Woodburn meet

event she finished third in, won the triple jump in the Frank Woodburn Invitational meet and was eighth in the 300-meter hurdles.

MEEKER I “We had a great day in Grand Junction,” Meeker track coach John Strate said of his team’s performance in the competitive Frank Woodburn Invitational track meet held in Stocker Stadium, which featured 18 teams, most 3A, 4A and 5A teams.

Panthers starting to hit stride

Rangely senior Aimee Hogan ran the 100-meter in 14.34, the 200-meter in 29.52 and the 400-meter in 1:04.33, all personal best times, at the Frank Woodburn Invitational Track Meet at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction.

RANGELY | Rangely senior Aimee Hogan ran the 100-meter in 14.34, the 200-meter in 29.52 and the 400-meter in 1:04.33, all personal best times, at the Frank Woodburn Invitational Track Meet at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction.[/caption]RANGELY I After a “bit of a slow start” due to post-season basketball play and spring break, Rangely track […]

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Because of windy weather, Meeker senior Dylan Mobley and his teammates practiced inside Monday in preparation for Saturday’s doubleheader in Paonia against the Eagles. Meeker lost a pair of games to the Bulldogs in Hotchkiss on Saturday.

Meeker youth grapplers travel to Rangely to compete

Meeker youth wrestler Coy Richardson was one of 42 members of the Meeker Community Wrestling Club to compete in the youth wrestling tournament in Rangely on Saturday. 
More than 20 Meeker wrestlers placed in the top four in their divisions, and many will compete in Hayden on Saturday.

MEEKER I The Meeker Community Wrestling Club has 67 kids out for youth wrestling this season, and 42 members wrestled in the first tournament of the season in Rangely on the first day of spring break.

Meeker Golf Course opens under new management

Meeker Golf Course opened for the 2014 season on Tuesday, and Chris Arnold (second from right) is the new director of facilities and operations. He is pictured with his youngest son, Austin, and his wife, Natalia. Arnold’s brother, Dave (right), will run the pro shop, which has undergone changes and features new inventory. Chippers will again operate the bar and grill located in the clubhouse.

MEEKER I The Meeker Golf Course will be under new management this season as long-time golf pro Jim Cook retired at the end of last season. Chris Arnold’s official title is director of facilities and operations and he is excited about the opportunity.

RHS Panthers beat MHS Cowboys in doubleheader

Leading the Panthers this season are seniors Enterline, Ryan Wilczek and Lucas Heinle.

RBC I “The games against Meeker were as I expected; they were both a battle,” Rangely head baseball coach Paul Fortunato said about the doubleheader Saturday at home against the Cowboys. “Both team played extremely hard and let it out on the field.”

BMS wrestlers finish 2nd in home tourney

Barone Middle School wrestlers Ridge Williams, James Amick, Trapper McGruder, Miguel Lopez (holding trophy), Christopher Strate, Tucker Slaugh, Dalyon Nielsen, Luis Villalpando and Jake Shelton finished second as a team in the final school sponsored tournament. McGruder, Slaugh and Neilsen all won gold medals. Because of spring break and some wrestling in Grand Junction, not all BMS wrestlers are pictured.

MEEKER I For the first time in Barone Middle School history, the sixth-graders were allowed to wrestle on the team, and two finished as champions in the final school-sponsored tournament of the season Saturday in Meeker.

Basketball players jump right into track

MEEKER I One week earlier, teammates Aly Ridings and Sydney Hughes were helping their basketball team win a third-place trophy at state. This past Saturday, they were helping their team to a fifth-place finish in the Hotchkiss Invitational track meet.

Rangely youth wrestlers get started with 2014 season

RANGELY I Many youth wrestlers from Rangely have already wrestled in two tournaments, with 20 traveling to Vernal, Utah, two weeks ago for a pre-season tournament and several more competing in the Little Warrior tournament on Saturday in Grand Junction.

MHS girls’ basketball 2014

The Meeker High School girls’ basketball team ended its season on a winning note with a 62-56 victory against Peyton in the consolation championship of the 2014 2A Colorado State Basketball Championships held in Pueblo.

BMS wrestlers host tournament Saturday

MEEKER I Because of other extracurricular activities, a smaller number of Barone Middle School wrestlers competed in Oak Creek but several placed in the top four and the team finished fourth.

MHS boys’ basketball 2014

The Meeker boys’ varsity basketball team was led by seniors Dylan Mobley and Jeremy Musgrave to a regional championship and was one of the state Class 2A “Elite Eight” teams, playing in the 2014 Colorado State Basketball Championships.