Lady Cowboys split the weekend

MEEKER I After a close overtime game, the Panthers came out fighting as Meeker met them on their home court Friday night. Both teams sprang into action with full court presses.

Cowboys split final regular games

bobby gutierrez Meeker senior Jake Nieslanik takes a shot over a West Grand defender Tuesday in a must-win pigtail game. The Cowboys beat the Mustangs 64-53 to advance to the semifinals of the District 5 tournament in Hayden. Meeker finished the season as the No. 4 seed and will play No. 1 Hayden, Friday at 7:30 p.m.

MEEKER I The challenge of playing the same team twice in the regular season with only the second game counting toward league standings bit the Cowboys over the weekend.

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.

Meeker girls fall in semifinal game and claim fourth

MEEKER — It wasn’t the finish the Meeker girls’ basketball team had hoped for, but their coach was still pleased with her team’s accomplishment.

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.

Blunt, Meeker girls get title shot

MEEKER — Of all the trophies in Meeker High School’s trophy cases, only one is the coveted gold ball, earned by the 1995 girls’ basketball team.

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.

Lady Cowboys finish runners-up in district

MEEKER — For the first time in several years, Meeker High School was the site of the district basketball tournament, where four girls’ and four boys’ teams played for a district title and seeds in the upcoming regional tournaments, which all eight teams will advance to.

Cowboys win district tourney

MEEKER — For the second time in three years, the Meeker High School boys’ basketball team has won the District 5 tournament.

Cowboys lasso three wins

MEEKER — The Meeker Cowboy varsity basketball team picked up three big wins over the past week and weekend.

Meeker girls win another pair

MEEKER — The Lady Cowboy basketball team won two more games last week, including a league game against Vail Christian at home last Saturday. Meeker also hosted Hayden Tuesday, in a non-league game and will play in Colbran Friday, before hosting South Routt County (Soroco) this Saturday.