Meeker cagers win one game at state, lose two; Cowboys are No. 6

Meeker head basketball coach Klark Kindler, pictured above during a timeout, will graduate eight seniors from his team but he will have a good nucleus to build from, including juniors Ty Dunham and Jake Smith, along with freshmen Doak Mantle and Logan Hughes, all with varsity and now state experience.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team wrapped up a successful season in Pueblo with weekend play at the Class 2A State Basketball Tournament, where they ended up No. 6 in the state.

Meeker boys win regionals, headed to state as No. 5 seed

The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team won both of its games over the weekend at the regional tournament in Grand Junction, and the Cowboy cagers emerged as regional champions and will play in the state tournament this weekend in Denver. Meeker was selected as the No. 5 seed by the state tournament seeding committee and will open their tournament play at 10:15 a.m. today against Simla. The Cowboys go into today’s contest with a season record of 22-1.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boy’s basketball team won the regional tournament, earning them a trip to the 2015 2A State Basketball Tournament, which starts today.

Meeker cagers win two more

Meeker High School cheerleaders worked with elementary kids last week and the group performed a dance during halftime of a recent high school basketball game.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team won two more games over the weekend, beating Caprock Academy on Friday and Vail Christian on Saturday.

Rangely girls set for last league game

RANGELY I The Rangley High School girls’ basketball team is preparing for a big weekend as members prepare to play SoRoCo on Thursday then play Caprock Academy at home Friday for the last league game.

RHS girls beat Hotchkiss, fall to Cedaredge

RANGELY I The Rangely High School girls’ basketball team picked up a win on Saturday, beating Hotchkiss, 38-24. Coach Quinton Kent said, “We knew coming into this game that we needed to win to keep our playoff hopes alive, and I was pleased with the way our girls responded.”

MHS boys’ undefeated streak ends with loss in Paonia

MEEKER I Thoughts of an undefeated basketball season by the Meeker High School boys’ basketball team ended Saturday with a defeat by the Paonia Eagles, making for a split over the weekend as the boys had defeated Hayden by a wide margin.

Meeker boys’ basketball 14-0 with wins over Rangely and Cedaredge

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team won both games over the weekend, but it took battling back against Rangely in the final quarter to get the win on Friday.

Panther girl cagers fall twice

RANGELY I The Rangely High School girls’ basketball team played two good games over the weekend and nearly beat a tough Plateau Valley team Saturday.

Rangely girls’ basketball team defeats Hotchkiss, Caprock and gains confidence

RANGELY I The Rangely High School girls’ basketball team came away with two wins during the weekend and they also gained a great deal of confidence.

Meeker boys’ basketball team wins two more, remains unbeaten

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team continued on a roll over the weekend as the Cowboys added two more wins to their unbeaten streak.

Rangely girls drop pair of games

RANGELY I The Rangely High School girls’ basketball team played Paonia Friday night and suffered from a lack of aggression from the opening minutes.

Meeker boys continue unbeaten over weekend, to face Snake River

At right is Meeker’s Joe Newman. The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team remained undefeated with a resounding 63-16 defeat of Caprock Academy last Friday. They followed that win with another 57-39 win over Hotchkiss on Saturday. This weekend the boys will play host to Snake River at home on Friday night, and they are off on Saturday.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team continued their undefeated season with two league wins this past weekend.