Turner submits resignation as Meeker High activities director

MEEKER — Coley Turner decided he’s ready to move outdoors. Turner, Meeker High School’s activities director and physical education teacher, submitted his resignation at a school board meeting March 3.

BMS wrestlers go 1-2

MEEKER — Fourteen wrestlers are out for the Barone Middle School team and several opened the season last Saturday in Craig. “We have a few experienced wrestlers and some that have never seen a meet before,” BMS head coach Adam Hoatson said. The young Meeker Cowboys defeated Steamboat Springs to

Lady Cowboys finish runners-up in district

MEEKER — For the first time in several years, Meeker High School was the site of the district basketball tournament, where four girls’ and four boys’ teams played for a district title and seeds in the upcoming regional tournaments, which all eight teams will advance to.

Cowboys win district tourney

MEEKER — For the second time in three years, the Meeker High School boys’ basketball team has won the District 5 tournament.

Here’s Rio Blanco County … by the numbers

County Assessor Renae Neilson knows her numbers. Speaking at an meeting last month of Rio Blanco County Democrats, Neilson, who, by the way, is a Republican, recited figures mostly off the top of her head, with very few notes.

Cowboys open district with win

MEEKER — The Cowboys started the district basketball tournament in convincing style last Saturday with a lopsided 88-35 victory over the West Grand Mustangs in Meeker for the first round of the playoffs.

Meeker hosts Dist. 5 tourney this weekend

MEEKER — Rangely’s girls’ basketball team will play Paonia at 3:30 p.m. Friday in the 2A District 5 tournament at Meeker High School.

Cowboys end disappointing season at state

MEEKER — “It was pretty sad,” Meeker High School wrestling coach Joe Gutierrez said of the 2009 Colorado State Wrestling Championships. Two senior Cowboys qualified for the big show but only one match was won between the two.

Lady Cowboys whip Plateau Valley 64-43 in first round

MEEKER — The Meeker girls’ basketball team ended the season for the Lady Cowboys from Plateau Valley last Saturday in the first round of the district tournament and will now host the final four teams this Friday and Saturday.

MHS enters districts at 18-1

MEEKER — The Cowboys concluded the regular season last Saturday with only one blemish on its record.

Meeker’s Doll, Moody qualify for state tourney

MEEKER — Six of eight varsity wrestlers placed in the top six at the regional tournament but only Cowboy seniors Jared Doll and Matt Moody qualified for the 2009 Colorado State Wrestling Championships, also know as the “big show,” which features all classifications. The big show is held at the Pepsi Center in downtown Denver […]

Meeker wrestlers head to regional tournament

MEEKER — Parents and other wrestling fans were part of a large crowd at the Cowboys’ final regular season dual meet last Friday against Coal Ridge.