Winter Blast, hosted by ERBM, offers fun, food and games on Saturday for all ages

MEEKER I Saturday will be a day of free fun and games as the ERBM Recreation & Parks District plays host to Winter Blast for kids and adults featuring a variety of competitions from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Paintbrush Park, 101 Ute Road, which is just opposite the rec center.

Rec. center summer swim team ends season

Eighteen local kids, ages 5-14, joined the Meeker Recreation Center Summer swim team this season and competed in five meets. Members of the team were; front row; Sam Lange and Katelyn Atchley. Middle row; Sena Zellers, Barbara Jex, Addie Joy, Matilda Brown, Jillian Bumguardner, Colby Clatterbaugh and Elijah Deming. Back row; Zagar Brown, Zack Eskelson, Chayton Bumguardner, Liam Deming, Tasos Halandras, Cyros Halandras, Vivian Brown and Wagner Brown. Kolbi Franklin was not pictured.

MEEKER | The ERBM Recreation and Park District sponsored the Meeker Recreation Center (MRC) Summer swim team, which started June 6.

Smith kids sweep jr. golf tourney

Jim Cook Many of the winners of the Meeker junior golf tournament gathered for a group photo. (Front) Braydan Garcia, Connor and Cade Blunt, Dax Sheridan and Trinenden Powell. (Back) Savana May, Barbara Jex, Macy Smith, Addie Joy, Matilda Brown and Jason Smith.

MEEKER I  The Smith siblings from Rifle made a clean sweep of the annual junior golf tournaments in Craig and Meeker this week.

Co-ed softball season underway

bobby gutierrez Softball games are played every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday on the Paintbrush Park ball fields, starting at 6 p.m. The league has 11 teams, including one from Rangely, pictured shaking hands after beating a Meeker team (one Rangely member was overheard saying how much fun beating Meeker teams was).

MEEKER I The 2011 coed softball season kicked off last week and the fields are full. Games will be held Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights with six games most nights. 

ERBM Community Appreciation Day

phmkrec center day

The WRBM Recreation and Park District let the ERBM Recreation and Park District borrow four of their inflatable structures for the annual Community Appreciation Day set up on the courthouse lawn for everyone to enjoy.

Jensen Memorial park rededicated

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MEEKER I ERBM Recreation and Park District board members, staff and members of the Jensen family gathered Sunday, July 24, to rededicate the 57-acre parcel of land formerly known as Dorcas Jensen Memorial Park.

Road to Wellness starts with good nutrition

MEEKER I The focus was on food at the Meeker Rec Center’s first Road to Wellness class of the season. Not on the lunch provided for the class, but on ways to use food – nutrition – to improve health.

Ace Trucking wins coed tourney

Members of the Ace Trucking championship softball team, back from left:  Ron Kelly Crawford, Donald Blazon, Toby Garcia, Chris Blaisdell, Randy Schindler and Trenton Schindler. Front from left: Sonya Garcia, Meredith Deming, Laura Blazon, Winter Gianinetti, Brownyn Schindler and Stephanie Kurth.

MEEKER I It’s hard to win a championship and even harder to defend it but for a second year in a row, but Ace Trucking won the season-ending coed softball tournament … the hard way.

‘Annie’ auditions Tuesday at Meeker Rec

MEEKER I Auditions for “Annie Junior” will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Meeker Recreation Center for first- through ninth-graders. Volunteers are needed to help backstage with hair and makeup, etc.

Meeker No. 2 is No. 1 in Northwest Colorado League

Meeker No. 2 8-10-year-old baseball team. Back row: Coaches Sandy Scherbarth, David Scherbarth and Jason Chism. Middle row: Garrett Frantz, Codee Woodward, Logan Hughes, Zachary Dinwiddie, Josh Dinwiddie, Hunter Gregory and Daylon Nielsen. Front row: CJ Wangnild, Zachary Chism, Chris Scherbarth, Stephen Walsh, Uri Goedert and Estevan Barreno.

MEEKER I By name, they were Meeker 2. But based on wins, they were No. 1. The top-seeded 8-10-year-old team in the Northwest Colorado Baseball League finished the season as champions of their division. Meeker 2 completed the regular season with a 6-2 record to earn the No. 1 seed in the league tournament last […]

Meeker baseball team advances


For the second day of the Craig Parks and Recreation end-of-season 8- to 10-year-old baseball tournament, a No. 1 seed advanced and the No. 4 seed hung on long enough to move on to the quarterfinals. Wednesday featured a match-up between No. 1 Meeker II and No. 9 Rehab Services of Craig, and No. 4 […]


13-18 girls — Cody Pfau 74.55 13-18 boys — Zane Pfau 61.36 19-24 men — Keenan Walter 49.57