Slide Show: Cowboy Shootout

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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

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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

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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

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MEEKER | Results from the archery tournament are: