Banquet concludes season for basketball team

MEEKER — The 2008-09 Meeker High School boys basketball season concluded action March 14 when the Colorado State High School Activities Association presented them with the third place state trophy by virtue of their season’s work and final victory of the year over the Ignacio Bobcats in the Massari Arena at CSU-Pueblo.

Weather challenges Meeker at Glenwood

MEEKER — The Meeker Cowboy track team traveled to Glenwood Springs last Saturday to compete in the Demon Invitational.

Meeker peewees host Casey Turner Memorial Tournament Saturday

MEEKER — Eight young Cowboys from Meeker won the Rangely Youth Wrestling tournament last Saturday and 15 others placed in the top four. After a one-year hiatus, Meeker will again host the Casey Turner Memorial tournament, this Saturday, featuring more than 250 K-6 wrestlers from the Western Slope and eastern Utah.

Four BMS wrestlers qualify for state tourney

MEEKER — Four Barone Middle School wrestlers competed in the second annual regional tournament last Saturday in Grand Junction and all four qualified for the middle school state tournament this weekend in Denver.

Cowboys compete at Panther Invite

MEEKER — After a snowy week of little practice and kids gone on spring break the MHS track team traveled across the county to take part in Rangely’s Panther Invitational.

Meeker’s Joe LeBlanc places fifth at NCAA championships

MEEKER — It is the highest level of collegiate wrestling in the United States — the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division I — and Meeker’s Joe LeBlanc became an All-American with a fifth-place finish in the 184-pound division at the NCAA Division I Championships, held last weekend in St. Louis.

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.