Disciples win 3 on 3 tourney

MEEKER I The annual Main Street Madness 3-on-3 basketball tournament featured nine teams and produced champions in three divisions.

Youth basketball …

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.

Hoop shots…

The Rio Blanco County middle school boys’ basketball teams met in Meeker last week for their second meeting this season and have one more week before the league tournament in two weeks.

Outstanding competition at Main Street Madness

MEEKER I The first annual Main Street Madness 3-on-3 basketball tournament was a huge success for the Meeker Chamber of Commerce. Nearly 30 teams competed in four divisions.

Overcoming Obstacles

Injuries, vagabond lifestyle shaped Brian Crowe into Cowboys’ team leader

NEW TRADITION: Kindler establishes Meeker as basketball power

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 girls fall in semifinal game and claim fourth

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.

Cowboys take third at state

MEEKER — The Meeker Cowboys boys’ basketball team returned from the Colorado State Tournament last Sunday with the third-place trophy.

Shootout ends boys’ season

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.

Blunt, Meeker girls get title shot

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.

Paonia ends Rangely girls’ season 41-28

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.

Fourth time is the charm as Lady Panthers beat Hayden

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 in the past. “We had […]