Triple crown…

Meeker’s Cole Rogers and Jake Shelton are pictured with the championship trophy the two helped their team win Saturday in a Triple Crown tournament in Longmont.

Meeker Magic defends title

The Meeker Magic finished with an 11-1 record and the league title. Coaches Dave Cole, JaNae Shelton and Jen George.  Playing for the Meeker Magic were (standing) Gracie Bradfield, Kassie Luce “Righty.” Victoria Lasker “Torrie,” Michaela Jones “Big M,” Shelbi Blazon, Megan Shelton “Slugger,” Kristin Luce “Lefty,” (kneeling) Yolanda Carabantes “Yoli,” Makenna Burke “Rock Star,” Savana May, Kaylee Braford “Pee Wee.” COURTESY PHOTO

MEEKER I The Meeker Magic, an 8-10-year-old girls softball team, defended their league title, by winning three games and the league title Saturday last, in Basalt.

Girls softball season begins

MEEKER — “We’re young, but I think we are going to have a really good team this year,” said Janae Shelton, who along with Deb Henderson, will coach the 15-and-under Meeker girls fast-pitch softball team. The team will play its first game tonight in New Castle and will host New Castle Monday, June 9.