B team district champions

The Barone Middle School eighth grade girls’ basketball B team finished off their season on Feb. 14 by winning their B team district championships. They first defeated Craig by a lopsided 40-8 score over Craig and then dominated Rangely 35-13. Team members are: standing, from left to right: Coach Jamie Rogers, Ellie Anderson, Abbi Rosendahl, Mikayla Cardile, Allison Moon, Allie Willey, Tori Lasker and Savana May. Kneeling, from left to right are: Briar Meszaros, manager Abbi Moon, Michaela Jones, Kylee Bradford and Lila Klinglesmith.

BMS girls’ basketball…

Barone Middle School seventh-grade girls’ coach Tom Knowles talks with his team during a recent game. The young lady Cowboys will host the annual league tournament at the high school featuring both A- and B-team brackets, starting at 9 a.m. Saturday. Both of the A-teams are the No. 1 seeds and both will play at noon, the eighth grade against Steamboat Springs and the seventh against Rangely. Both B-teams will play at 9 a.m. Rangely’s eighth-grade B-team will play Craig at 11 a.m.

Headed to the basket…

Barone Middle School eighth-grader Grace Bradfield dribbles down the basketball court during a game against the Glenwood Springs Demons, which BMS won 39-20. The Barone girls are still undefeated on the season after beating Craig Middle School by a 17-8 score on Saturday morning. Meeker will play host to the annual league tournament on Feb. 14.

BMS Girls’ Basketball…

The future of Meeker High School’s girls’ basketball program looks bright with the great play of eighth-graders: In the back row are Ellie Anderson, Allison Moon, Tori Lasker, Kenzie Turner, Krissie Luce, Megan Shelton, Kassie Luce, Ezzy Torres, Allie Willey, Michaela Jones and coach Jamie Rogers. In front are: Savana May, Lila Klinglesmith, Mikayla Cardile, Briar Meszaros, Kylee Bradford, Gracie Bradfield and manager Abbi Moon.

Tournament time…

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The Barone Middle School girls’ basketball teams hosted Steamboat Springs last weekend at the Meeker Elementary School in the final games of their regular season. Rangely will host the seventh- and eighth-grade girls’ basketball tournament Saturday with league teams coming from Meeker, Craig and Steamboat Springs.

RBC teams undefeated…

Representing the Rangely Middle School eighth-grade team in front are: Haley Elam, Elizabeth McCann, Vanessa Hamilton, Brynn Buckles, Klaire Denny and Katelyn Brown. In the back are: manager Tytus Coombs, coach Jeremy Lohry, manager Dalton Dembowski, Sarah Connor, Korryn Wenzel, Alexis Wiley, Alanna Wiley, Kaylee Mecham and coach Mark Skelton.

Rio Blanco County is well represented in the middle school girls’ basketball league as Rangely’s eighth-grade A-team and Meeker’s Barone Middle School seventh-grade A-team are also undefeated so far this season.

Middle school girls split games

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The Rangely and Meeker middle schools girls’ basketball teams split games last week in Meeker with the eighth-grade games being won by Rangely and the seventh-grade games by Meeker. The teams from Meeker have played Steamboat, Soroco, Rangely and Craig. The seventh-grade A team is undefeated, as is the eighth-grade team from Rangely.

BMS, RMS girls open season at home

RBC I Middle school basketball girls in Meeker and Rangely will open their seasons at home Saturday.

Meeker sixth-graders win basketball tournament

The Meeker sixth-grade girls’ basketball team won the league championship last weekend in Glenwood Springs and are pictured with their championship T-shirts. The young Lady Cowboys used tough defense to beat teams from larger towns including Craig, Olathe, Montrose and Grand Junction in the championship game. Playing on the championship team (front) were Kenzie Turner, Megan Shelton and Lily Klinglesmith; (standing) Kirsten Brown, Kassie Luce, Tori Lasker, Krissie Luce and Ellie Anderson.

MEEKER I The sixth- and eighth-grade girls’ basketball teams from Meeker competed in the annual Glenwood Springs basketball tournament Saturday and Sunday. The sixth-graders were crowned champions.

BMS girls play hard

MEEKER I The middle school games in Meeker were filled with excitement the last two weekends. Beginning with the seventh grade B team Feb. 2 in Meeker’s win over the girls from Craig.

Rangely, Meeker middle school girls each win two

The Rangely Middle School girls’ basketball teams played in Meeker last Saturday and will host Steamboat Springs this Saturday. The Rangely seventh-grade A team is currently undefeated. Playing for the eighth-grade team are (back) Mikayla Filfred, Lyndzey Thacker, Mckenzie Webber, Katye Allred and coach Whitney Torsell. (Front) Bridgette Rhea, Sydney Shaffer, Corinne Coombs, Cierra Wilson and Antoinette Dorris.

RANGELY I The Rangely and Meeker middle school basketball teams provided great games over the weekend with each team winning two.

BMS girls split home games against Steamboat Springs

The Barone Middle School girls’ basketball teams will host Craig this Saturday starting at 9 a.m. Playing for the seventh-grade team are (front) Kascia Cochran, Carissa Smith, Abbey Morgan, Taylor Dodds, Riley Pertile and Alicia Aviles. (Back) Coach Tom Knowles, Lauren Urista, Brittney Adams, Jamine Patterson, Elissa Quinteros, Maddie Kummer, Avery Watt, Sierra Williams and Macy Collins.

MEEKER I The Barone Middle School girls’ basketball teams split home games over the weekend, hosting Steamboat Springs Saturday morning for seventh and eighth grade A and B games.