Middle school county rivalry alive

RBC I The middle school football teams from Meeker and Rangely completed their seasons on a morning that felt like football season.

BMS football, volleyball teams are winners

RBC | Both Barone Middle School football teams won big last week, with the A team winning 50-6 and the B team 46-0. Meanwhile, the Rangely seventh- and eighth-graders combined for a 27-6 win over Vernal, Utah.

No opponent means no game, but a win for MHS

MEEKER I The Cowboys won a game without even suiting up. And it was against a school that apparently is no longer, well, a school. Meeker called off its game last Friday against New Direction Academy of Aurora after repeated attempts to contact the online school proved unsuccessful.

Panthers get first win of season over GJ jr. varsity


RANGELY I Tim Galloway learned something about his football team. They won’t quit. Even though the Panthers lost their first three games, and they were behind Friday against Grand Junction High School’s junior varsity, they didn’t fold. “There wasn’t any panic,” said first-year coach Galloway. “The kids were like, OK, let’s get this done and […]

County’s junior high FB teams play it close

Meeker’s Justin Giao and other Cowboy captains shake hands with their Rangely counterparts before the beginning of Saturday’s A-team game. Meeker prevailed over its county rival, 14-12.

RANGELY I In Saturday’s football games between the county’s two junior high schools, Meeker came out on top both times. But the home-team Rangely Panthers didn’t go down without putting up a fight, especially in the eighth-grade game. In the opener, Meeker’s B team (seventh-graders) won 24-0, while in the A game (eighth-graders), the Cowboys […]

Slide Show: Panthers fall to Central


RANGELY | Rangely dominated Grand Junction Central’s junior varsity in the first half and went into the intermission with a 14-0 lead.

Meeker Cowboys mark season’s end at annual banquet

MEEKER — The Meeker High School football team officially concluded its 2008 season with at the annual banquet hosted by the parents. Approximately 100 people attended.

Cowboys lasso Panthers

RBC — The Rio Blanco county championship is annually one of the best games of the year for both Meeker and Rangely. This year the Meeker Cowboys scored seven touchdowns and two two-point conversions while holding the host Panthers to just seven points to win the game 46-7.