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Eleven Meeker wrestlers competed in the Paonia Summer Duals, and many wrestled more than 12 matches during the two-day event, which featured 4A and 5A teams from Colorado along with teams from Nebraska, Arizona and New Mexico.

BMS wrestlers finish 2nd in home tourney

Barone Middle School wrestlers Ridge Williams, James Amick, Trapper McGruder, Miguel Lopez (holding trophy), Christopher Strate, Tucker Slaugh, Dalyon Nielsen, Luis Villalpando and Jake Shelton finished second as a team in the final school sponsored tournament. McGruder, Slaugh and Neilsen all won gold medals. Because of spring break and some wrestling in Grand Junction, not all BMS wrestlers are pictured.

MEEKER I For the first time in Barone Middle School history, the sixth-graders were allowed to wrestle on the team, and two finished as champions in the final school-sponsored tournament of the season Saturday in Meeker.

BMS wrestlers host tournament Saturday

MEEKER I Because of other extracurricular activities, a smaller number of Barone Middle School wrestlers competed in Oak Creek but several placed in the top four and the team finished fourth.

Cowboys finish fourth in Steamboat

Henderson and his teammates defeated the Ramsl as well as the Rangely Panthers in a triangular meet on Tuesday. All three teams will be in Oak Creek on  Saturday for a tournament, and Meeker will host the final tournament of the season March 22.

MEEKER I “It was a pretty tough tournament up there,” Barone Middle School wrestling coach Lee Overton said of the competition at the annual Carl Ramunno Memorial Tournament in Steamboat Springs.

BMS wrestlers open season in Gypsum

MEEKER I One week after the Meeker High School wrestlers ended their season competing in the Colorado State Wrestling Championships, the Barone Middle School Cowboys were opening theirs in Gypsum, wrestling more than 50 matches.

Letter to the Editor: Disappointed in BMS wrestling coverage

Dear Editor: It is with great disappointment that the Herald Times would leave a young child out of a very important and honoring milestone in his life. There was an article in the April 4 edition regarding the young men who represented Barone Middle School at state wrestling. Every child was mentioned but one! That […]

Turner places 5th at state

Clay Anderson, left, and Daylon Nielsen, right, talk with sixth-grader Tannen Kennedy before wrestling at the recent Barone Middle School tournament. Anderson was incorrectly identified using his brother’s name in last week’s issue of the Herald Times, which also listed him as a seventh-grader and that neither wrestler placed. Anderson is an eighth grader who placed fifth in the tournament and Nielsen finished in fourth place.

MEEKER I Seven Barone Middle School wrestlers traveled to Denver on Friday and Saturday for the Middle School State Tournament, held at the Western Stock Show events center Friday and Saturday. Each wrestler was placed in a 64-man bracket with a double elimination format. The tournament was loaded with extremely talented kids with no limitation […]

BMS wrestlers qualify for state tourney

MEEKER I A dozen members of the Barone Middle School wrestling team competed in the annual regional wrestling tournament on Saturday in Fruita, with eight members qualifying for the state tournament this weekend in Denver.

BMS wrestlers finish 2nd in Oak Creek

MEEKER I Barone Middle School finished in second place last Saturday in Oak Creek as a team and crowned four individual champions.

BMS opens season with three wins

MEEKER I “They wrestled great for not having very many practices in,” Barone Middle School head wrestling coach Lee Overton said about his team’s first performance of the season. “We just have one week of routine practice.”

Small town makes a big impression at state tourney

The middle school state wrestling championships (in affiliation with the Rocky Mountain Nationals) was held last Friday and Saturday in Denver. The event featured athletes from all over the state and from schools of all sizes.

BMS wrestlers qualify 14 for state tourney

MEEKER I Twenty-two Barone Middle School wrestlers used their first day of spring break last Saturday to wrestle in the state qualifying regional tournament in Fruita. Fourteen of them placed in the top eight, qualifying them to wrestle in Denver this weekend.