MHS baseball…

Four Meeker High School baseball players were honored by the Northwest League for their play this season. From left, sophomore Logan Hughes, junior Ty Gibson and sophomore Doak Mantle were named to the first-team all-conference team, and Cowboy senior Nick Burri was honorably mentioned.

MHS baseballers second in district

The Meeker Cowboy baseball team won its first postseason game in several years, a 9-2 victory against the Dolores Bears in Cortez on Friday, advancing them to the district championship game against the No. 1-ranked Paonia Eagles, which they lost. Meeker finished the season with an 8-12 record. Pictured in the back row, from left, are: assistant coach Donald Blazon, volunteer coach Matt Frantz, Logan Hughes, Cooper Meszaros, Nick Burri, Ty Gibson, Trapper Merrifield, Eli Newman, Uri Goedert, Garrett Frantz, Coach Brian Merrifield. Front row, from left, are: team managers Briar Meszaros and Taylor Dodds, Doak Mantle, Hunter Garcia, Eli Hanks, Lou Villalpando, CJ Wangnild.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School Cowboy baseball team ended its season in Cortez on Saturday in the district tournament, beating Dolores in the first round, then losing to the state’s No. 1 ranked Paonia Eagles in the championship game.

MHS baseball No. 3 at districts

MEEKER I The Meeker High School Cowboys high school baseball team finished the regular season with a 7-11 record, and they will now play in the district tournament.

ERBM to host baseball, softball clinic

MEEKER I The Meeker High School Softball and Baseball Clinic will occur on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Paintbrush Park Ball Fields for boys and girls in kindergarten through eighth grade and are free.

Cowboys drop two against state’s best

MEEKER I Wet spring weather canceled one game for the Cowboys last week and they were forced to play the state’s No. 1 team on a neutral field because of poor field conditions at home. The Cowboys, currently 5-9, are playing for a district playoff berth and a win Saturday against the Bruins from Cedaredge […]

Cowboys drop two against state’s best

Cowboy center fielder Doak Mantle is pictured catching a fly ball for an out against the No. 1 ranked Paonia Eagles last Saturday. The doubleheader, which Meeker lost, was scheduled to be played in Meeker but was moved to Rifle because of poor field conditions. The Cowboys played Rangely on Tuesday and will host Cedaredge Saturday in a doubleheader at Paintbrush Park, starting at 11 a.m. weather permitting.

MEEKER I Wet spring weather canceled one game for the Cowboys last week and they were forced to play the state’s No. 1 team on a neutral field because of poor field conditions at home. The Cowboys, currently 5-9, are playing for a district playoff berth and a win Saturday against the Bruins from Cedaredge […]

Meeker Cowboy baseball team wins a pair; JV still unbeaten

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Between rain and snow storms, baseball games have been played on the Paintbrush Park fields this month in Meeker, including the Little League teams from Meeker and Rangely.

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboy varsity baseball team won two games last week, including a comeback win against Grand Valley in front of a home crowd.

Meeker baseball team victorious at home but falls prey on road

With Meeker shortstop Hunter Garcia backing him up, second-baseman Trapper Merrifield caught the throw from catcher Ty Gibson and prepares to put the tag on a Roaring Fork baserunner. The Cowboys beat the Rams 14-4 in the first home game of the season played in Paintbrush Park on April 7. The Cowboys’ next home game is April 21, against the Grand Valley Cardinals.

MEEKER I The Meeker varsity and junior varsity baseball teams have played several games the past two weeks, including two at home and two against the No. 1-ranked team in the state, with another tough doubleheader scheduled for Friday in Hotchkiss.

Cowboys drop doubleheader

The Meeker High School Cowboy baseball team is led by lone senior Nick Burri, who is pictured holding a Hotchkiss runner on first base. The Cowboys lost a doubleheader in Hotchkiss and, weather permitting, they will host Cedaredge at Paintbrush Park on Saturday.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ baseball team lost a doubleheader in Hotchkiss on Saturday, and, if the weather cooperates, the Cowboys look to rebound as they will host the Cedaredge Bruins on Saturday at Paintbrush Park. The first Cowboy test will start at 11 a.m.

MHS Baseball…

The Meeker High School baseball team ended its season in the 2015 District tournament after a 6-2 loss to the Ignacio Bobcats. “We played well, we just never could get the bats going,” head coach Jason Browning said. “I’m proud of the season we had (6-13). We keep taking steps in the right direction. We competed well both in our league and outside of it.” Team members in the front row are: Ty Gibson, Doak Mantle, Cooper Meszaros, Noah Eichman, Trapper Merrifield, Uri Goedert, Hunter Garcia, Sheridan Harvey, Garrett Frantz and Cody Nielsen. In the back row are: manager Paige Jones, coach Brian Merrifield, Matt Frantz, Eli Newman, Kash Atwood, Nick Burri, Logan Hughes, Jake Nielsen, Cade Rowlett, Tony Collins and coach Jason Browning.

MHS baseball team takes streak of four wins to weekend district tourney

MEEKER I The Meeker High School Cowboys baseball team will take a four-game winning streak into the district tournament this weekend in Delta, where the champion will advance to the state tournament.

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Meeker senior pitcher Matt Frantz started against Hotchkiss in the first game of a doubleheader, in which the Cowboys lost both games. Meeker head coach Jason Browning said, “We play in a tough league, but I thought we competed well.” The Cowboys played in Paonia Tuesday, then they will play in Grand Valley tonight.