RBC baseball teams play doubleheader in Meeker

Meeker High School students Devon Pontine, Robby Jensen, Brady Bland and John Mac Sheridan watched the game from the comfort of a recliner and a couch in the back of a truck and may watch again tonight as the Cowboys host Grand Valley.

RBC I The two Rio Blanco County high school baseball teams met in Meeker one week ago today for a doubleheader. Rangely returned west with two more victories.

Batter up…

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Because of windy weather, Meeker senior Dylan Mobley and his teammates practiced inside Monday in preparation for Saturday’s doubleheader in Paonia against the Eagles. Meeker lost a pair of games to the Bulldogs in Hotchkiss on Saturday.

RHS Panthers beat MHS Cowboys in doubleheader

Leading the Panthers this season are seniors Enterline, Ryan Wilczek and Lucas Heinle.

RBC I “The games against Meeker were as I expected; they were both a battle,” Rangely head baseball coach Paul Fortunato said about the doubleheader Saturday at home against the Cowboys. “Both team played extremely hard and let it out on the field.”

MHS ends season at RHS

MEEKER I The two Rio Blanco County baseball teams battled for the fifth and final time of the 2013 baseball season on Saturday, with Rangely the victor.

RBC boys of summer play Saturday in Rangely…

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The Rangely Panthers celebrate after beating the Hotchkiss Bulldogs 7-6 in the first game of a doubleheader Friday. Senior Chad Bolding is pictured getting a hit for his team. The Panthers finished third behind second-place Hotchkiss and first-place Paonia in the league standings and will host the Meeker Cowboys in

MHS drops two to Bulldogs

MEEKER I The planned home baseball game in Meeker was moved to the middle ground between Meeker and Hotchkiss and played in Grand Junction on April 20.

Panthers take out Cowboys, twice

The second doubleheader between Rio Blanco County’s two high school baseball teams was supposed to be played in Meeker, but, because of a wet field, the games were played in Rangely on Saturday, when the Panthers won both as they did in the first doubleheader. Playing for the Panthers this year are, in back, coach Gary Denny, coach West Torsell, Chad Bolding, Gabe Garcia, Cameron Enterline, Bryson Palacios, Layne Mecham, Jimmie Sherman, Tobie Gasper, Josh Bolding, coach Jeremy Lohry and coach Paul Fortunato. In front, Fredy Ruiz, Manny Madrid, Kelton Elam, Kiki Ruiz, Jessy Powell and Kaulan Brady.

RBC I On Saturday, the Meeker baseball team played what was supposed to be the first home games of the season against the Rangley Panthers, but the games were moved to Rangley after the Meeker fields were subject to rain and snow.

Cowboys drop DH to Paonia Eagles

MEEKER I This past weekend the Meeker Cowboys’ baseball team took to the road for the last away games of the regular season – taking on the Paonia Eagles in a doubleheader.

MHS baseball team loses twin bill

Meeker seniors Nate Walsh, Ben Fitzgibbons, Alex Smith, Adrian Shroyer and Scott Smith will lead the Cowboy baseball team in a doubleheader Saturday in Paonia.

MEEKER I Over the weekend, the Meeker Cowboys’ baseball team made the four-hour venture to Hotchkiss for a doubleheader, only to be turned away in both games.

Cowboys, Panthers face off on the diamond Saturday

The Meeker High School baseball team split a double header with the Panthers last Saturday in Rangely and will travel to Hotchkiss this Saturday for a double header against the Bulldogs. Playing last Saturday in Rangely (kneeling) Matthew Devore, Abrahan Gaeta, Tanner Matrisciano, Kenny Kohls, Scott and Alex Smith and Chevy Mohr. (Standing) Head coach Jason Browning, Calvin Shepherd, Cade Rowlett, Wyatt Rowlett, Ben Fitzgibbons, Matt Frantz, Bradi Bland, Jake Smith, Jeremy Musgrave, Dylan Mobley, Tony Collins, Nate Walsh and assistant coach Jeff Musgrave.

MEEKER I As a kickoff to Spring Break, a doubleheader between both Rio Blanco County teams took place this past Saturday.

MHS baseball season begins

MEEKER I As the temperature rises and the snow begins to melt, spring has started to show its face here in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.

Batter up…


Rangely Panther ace pitcher Kody Denny struck out many batters to give his team a 14-0 win over the Cowboys in the first game of a doubleheader, which ended Meeker’s season.