RBC I Ten Rio Blanco middle school wrestlers, including eight from Rangely, wrestled in the Western Slope Regional Tournament in Grand Junction. Nine of those 10 wrestlers qualified for the state tournament in Denver.
RBC I Ten Rio Blanco middle school wrestlers, including eight from Rangely, wrestled in the Western Slope Regional Tournament over the weekend in Grand Junction. Nine of those 10 wrestlers qualified for the state tournament in Denver this weekend.
RANGELY I The Rangely wrestling program hosted the Northwestern Colorado Championships on Saturday, and middle school coach Jeff LeBleu, who came out of retirement, was thankful for everyone’s help and support in pulling off a successful tournament.
RANGELY I The Rangely Middle School wrestling team placed several wrestlers within the top four at Oak Creek on Saturday, and the young grapplers will host the Northwest Colorado League Championship tournament on Saturday at the Rangely Junior/Senior High School.
RANGELY I “We have lots to work on still, but the guys wrestled well,” Rangely Middle School wrestling coach Travis Witherell said of the young Panthers’ performance in the annual Carl Ramunno tournament in Steamboat Springs.
RANGELY I The Rangely Middle School Panther wrestling team opened its season in Hayden on Saturday and returned with six placers, including two champions, which was more than half of the Panthers who entered.
RANGELY I Rangely High School’s most recent state wrestling champion will also be its most recent head coach. Travis Witherell, who won an individual Colorado state wrestling title wrestling as a senior for the Panthers in 2010, has been named to take over the Panther grapplers in his first year as head coach.
RANGELY I The Rangely Middle School wrestling team competed in Steamboat Springs on Saturday and returned with several placers, including champion Tytus Coombs.
RBC I Only seven Rangely Middle School boys are out for wrestling this season, but the total includes one of the most outstanding wrestlers in the area.
RANGELY I Four Panther wrestlers are headed to state. Rangely Junior High had four placers — including one first-place finisher — at last week’s regional tournament in Fruita, earning them a trip to the state tourney in Denver.