MEEKER I The Meeker High School softball season is well underway and the lady Cowboys have shown that they are meant to be with the varsity teams, despite having an extremely tough schedule. The Meeker girls had their first home game last weekend. Rifle came to town with a very competitive, experienced 4A ball club.
RANGELY I The Rangely High School volleyball team beat Hotchkiss handily Friday night with a balanced offensive effort led by Katelyn Brown with seven kills, Katye Allred had six, Sarah Connor had five, Lindzey Thacker added four and Kassidy Brannan finished with two kills.
RANGELY I The Rangely High School volleyball team started its season off on the right foot with two wins over the weekend, defeating Caprock Academy and Hayden.
MEEKER I Following the annual Range Call Parade on Saturday the annual Ranch Rodeo will begin with a calcutta at 1:30 p.m. at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds.
MEEKER I “The Pageant” in Meeker during the Fourth of July weekend kicked off in 1938. There are participants who have participated for 50 years and now second and third generations are taking over the roles of their predecessors.
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 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 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 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.
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.”
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 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.