Slide Show: Cowboy Shootout


Teams from the region battled in the annual Cowboy Shootout last week in Meeker. Click here for a slide show of some of the action from the game and the fans.

Youth football teams top New Castle

MEEKER I Both of Meeker’s youth football teams won their games last weekend. The third- and fourth-grade team won its game in overtime, 12-6, against New Castle, while the fifth- and sixth-grade team overpowered New Castle 31-0 in its game.

Meeker rolls over Rifle on 18 QB sacks

MEEKER I The fifth- and sixth-grade Meeker Mustangs dominated Rifle on Sunday afternoon, 22-0, sacking the quarterback 18 times.

Mustangs slog past Rifle in wet and cold

MEEKER | Despite last weekend’s wet and cold conditions, the third- and fourth-grade Meeker Mustangs outplayed Rifle, winning 19-6. Doak Mantle scored three touchdowns and an extra point for the Mustangs.

Meeker Mustangs taking Parachute to task


Meeker’s Sheridan Harvey skirts right against Parachute last weekend as the Mustangs swept their opponents. In the fifth- and sixth-grade game, Meeker downed Parachute 27-12, behind the running of Harvey, who rushed for more than 150 yards, scored three times and added a PAT. Quarterback T.J. Shelton also scored on a 98-yard run for the […]

Fourteen teams compete in Cowboy Kickoff Classic

From left, Nate Walsh, his uncle Pat Walsh, Trey Morris and new Meeker school superintendent Doug Pfau shot an 8-under par 60 to win the annual Cowboy Classic golf tournament Saturday at Meeker Golf Course. Fourteen teams played in the event, benefiting the Meeker High School football program.

MEEKER I His team has yet to play a game, but head coach Shane Phelan already knows the score when it comes to community support for the Meeker High School football team.

Meeker two-a-days start Monday

MEEKER I Meeker High School football will start two-a-day practices Monday from 7 to 9 a.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the football field.

Couples Tournament held at Meeker Golf Course


Winners from last weekend’s couples tournament at Meeker Golf Course

ERBM co-ed softball league begins play

MEEKER I The Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District adult co-ed softball season began July 16 with 10 teams and 141 players signed up to play. The standings after week one are as follows:

Rohn team shoots 62 to win tournament

In a close contest, Dennis Rohn’s team won the Xcel Energy tournament Saturday at Meeker Golf Course with a score of 62. Members of the winning team were, from left, Tim and Cindy Nelson, Bill de Vergie and Rohn.

MEEKER I “This event will continue to grow in popularity,” local golf pro Jim Cook said of the Xcel Energy Luau, played last Saturday at Meeker Golf Course. “It’s a really fun event.”

Two-day wrestling clinic in Meeker

MEEKER I Charlie Falck, who was a senior University of Iowa wrestler, and Phil Keddy, who will be a senior for the Hawkeyes, will give a two-day clinic July 22 and 23 at Barone Middle School in Meeker.

Slide Show: 2009 Range Call archery tournament results


MEEKER | Results from the archery tournament are: