Meeker’s third- and fourth-grade girls’ basketball team may be small in numbers but they are big in heart. For most of the girls this is their first taste of a traveling basketball league and they are rising to the challenge. Halfway through their season they have been able to achieve a 4-0 record.
Injuries, vagabond lifestyle shaped Brian Crowe into Cowboys’ team leader
MEEKER — Eleven years ago, when Klark Kindler took over as basketball coach at Meeker, the school didn’t have much of a tradition in basketball. Things sure have changed.
MEEKER — It wasn’t the finish the Meeker girls’ basketball team had hoped for, but their coach was still pleased with her team’s accomplishment.
MEEKER — The Meeker Cowboys boys’ basketball team returned from the Colorado State Tournament last Sunday with the third-place trophy.
RANGELY — The Panthers saved their best for last. Unfortunately, it wasn’t quite good enough. In a double-overtime barnburner, Rangely fell to Custer County 83-80 last Friday at the 2A regional tournament in Grand Junction.
MEEKER — Of all the trophies in Meeker High School’s trophy cases, only one is the coveted gold ball, earned by the 1995 girls’ basketball team.
Lady Panthers one game short of state tourney RANGELY — Coach Jimmie Mergleman was hoping her Lady Panthers would get another crack at Paonia, which beat Rangely in the district tournament.
RANGELY — After a disappointing first game at last weekend’s district tournament in Meeker, the Lady Panthers more than made up for it in their second game. Rangely finished third in the two-day tournament with a 47-36 victory last Saturday over Hayden, a team the Lady Panthers had struggled against
MEEKER — For the first time in several years, Meeker High School was the site of the district basketball tournament, where four girls’ and four boys’ teams played for a district title and seeds in the upcoming regional tournaments, which all eight teams will advance to.