As a result of Skylar Thacker’s exceptional performance in the sectional competition in Grand Junction, Colo., Thacker qualified for the 2012 NFL Punt, Pass and Kick Denver Broncos Team Championship competition. Skylar traveled to Denver last weekend to compete at the Broncos training facility, where she took fourth place in the girls’ 10-11 age division. She then was able to attend the Denver Broncos versus Tampa Bay Buccaneer game last Sunday. During halftime Thacker and the other winners were announced and they were able to throw a pass. Thacker was most excited to go to the Broncos game and watch her favorite team play.
Six kids from Meeker participated in the Regional Punt, Pass and Kick competition in Grand Junction on Sunday including Tanner Ridgeway, Hayden Shults, Bella Gianinetti, Connor Blunt, Marin Shults and Ellie Haussig.
RANGELY — Last Sunday, several of Rangely’s own traveled to Grand Junction to test their football skills against youngsters from all over western Colorado in the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition.