MEEKER I For the first time in four years, there is a new Meeker Men’s Club champion, a title that now belongs to Lex Collins. And Peggy Back is the 2016 Meeker Women’s Club champion.
MEEKER I The Meeker High School football team was the host of the annual Cowboy Kickoff Classic golf tournament, and the Cowboys will open the season Friday on the road in Ault against the Highland Huskies.
MEEKER I Many Meeker football players have been lifting weights, playing catch and attending camps this summer, in preparation of the upcoming high school season.
MEEKER I Only once in the 12-year history of playing the Rio Blanco County Cup, has the home golf team given the “Cup” to the visiting team, and this was not the year either.
MEEKER I White River Electric Association’s annual golf tournament filled the Meeker Golf Course on Friday, followed by the annual two-day, two-man best-ball tournament, and this weekend Meeker will host the annual Rio Blanco County Cup, which is currently on display in Rangely.
MEEKER I The annual Ladies’ Deerfly Golf Tournament did not have a large field but the competition was tough, especially in the second flight, where local golfers Hallie Blunt and Sally Lou Shults won the title.
MEEKER I The 32nd annual White River Golf Tournament is now signing up players for the two-day event, slated for June 16-17 at Meeker Golf Course.
MEEKER I The field was not but the competition was in the annual two-man scramble golf tournament held at the Meeker Golf Course last week.
MEEKER I The new golf course manager, Becky Ridings, keeps it in the family, taking over for her brother Scott Bowman, who managed the course last year.
MEEKER I It was a cold and windy Saturday in Meeker, but that didn’t keep more than 20 people off of the golf course to play in the first tournament of the season, a three-person, 27-hole scramble.
MEEKER I “The camaraderie is what made it,” Meeker Men’s Club President Larin Crase said about the reason so many enjoyed men’s club in Meeker this summer. “Everyone showed up and we had a shotgun start each Wednesday, instead of everyone playing at different times during the day,” he said.
MEEKER I “We were excited for everybody who came out to support our football team,” Meeker High School head football coach Shane Phelan said after the annual Cowboy Kickoff Classic golf tournament.