Four Panthers to state

Matt Scoggins The Rangely Panthers qualified four athletes for the 2011 Colorado State Track and Field Championship, starting today in Denver. Sophomore William Scoggins will be running the 3200, senior Marie Morton will be competing both in the shot put and discus, senior Victoria Phelan will be competing in the triple jump and freshmen Andrew Morton will in the high jump. Events begin this Thursday and conclude on Saturday.

The 2011 Panther track season has come to the end for all but four athletes. Rangely will be sending two seniors, one sophomore and one freshman to the state track meet this weekend in Denver.

Slide Show: Cowboy Shootout

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Teams from the region battled in the annual Cowboy Shootout last week in Meeker. Click here for a slide show of some of the action from the game and the fans.

CNCC Basketball Action

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Meeker’s Trey Morris waits to be signaled in to the game during summer action Saturday at Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely.

CNCC Basketball Action

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Coach Mark Skelton of Rangely makes a point to his team during a close game Saturday at CNCC.

Kindler, Atwood coach CHSCA all-star games

MEEKER I Klark Kindler and Christy Atwood coached at the Colorado High School Coaches Association All-Star Games last weekend in Greeley.

Slide Show: Rangely & Meeker Basketball

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RANGELY — Colorado Northwestern Community College was the location for area high school basketball teams to gather June 13. Meeker and Rangely teams were in the mix.

Banquet concludes season for basketball team

MEEKER — The 2008-09 Meeker High School boys basketball season concluded action March 14 when the Colorado State High School Activities Association presented them with the third place state trophy by virtue of their season’s work and final victory of the year over the Ignacio Bobcats in the Massari Arena at CSU-Pueblo.

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.

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.

Meeker boys head to state

MEEKER — The Cowboys will make their second trip to the Colorado State 2A basketball tournament in three years by virtue of their regional victories last weekend over Longmont Christian, 62-53, and Custer County 69-46.