Meeker girls win three of three games

MEEKER I The Meeker High School girls’ basketball team played three games last week and won all three, including two on the road.

Meeker girls lose in conference cage opener against Cedaredge Bruins

MEEKER I The Meeker High School girls’ basketball team opened the 2016 portion of the season on the road, and will play three games this week, including a home game Friday against Caprock Academy.

MHS boys lose league basketball opener to Cedaredge Bruins 60-45

MEEKER I The Meeker High boys’ basketball team began its regular league play against a very tough Cedaredge team.

Rangely and Meeker’s high school teams back in action this week

The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team is practicingafter returning from Christmas break and will put their 5-0 record on the line in their first league game Friday in Cedaredge against the Bruins. The Rangely Panthers will host Cedaredge on Saturday after playing in Collbran on Friday.

MEEKER I Winter sports teams in Rio Blanco County will start the 2016 portion of their schedules tonight, when the Meeker Cowboy wrestling team hosts two teams, while Rangely’s wrestling team and the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will take to the courts starting on Friday.

Meeker cagers 5-0 after 53-39 victory over Olathe Pirates

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team stretched their season-opening winning streak to five games this year with a game on Dec. 18 on the road in Olathe. Meeker went in against the 3A team and did not seem intimidated.

Cowboys 4.0

Doak Mantle had a hot hand against Olathe and led the Meeker High School boys’ basketball team to a 53-39 victory with a team-leading 23 points. The 4-0 Cowboy cagers will play their next game against a tough Cedaridge team after the holiday break, when the Meeker team will open conference play.

Meeker girls’ basketball team falls in contest against Olathe Pirates

MEEKER I “The game was closer than the final score,” Meeker girls’ basketball coach Greg Chintala said of the 42-29 loss to the Pirates in Olathe on Friday.

Meeker boys open cage season with sweep of Cowboy Shootout

Meeker Cowboy Kash Atwood lets fly with the ball for a basket on Friday night against Soroco (South Routt County) during the second round of the White River Electric Association’s annual Cowboy Shootout. Meeker went on to defeat the Rams and then win the tournament in the finals on Saturday afternoon. Atwood, the only senior on the Cowboy varsity, led all scorers in the tournament with a total of 46 points.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team began its season play by winning the White River Electric Association Cowboy Shootout at home on Saturday. The Cowboys began their successful weekend on Thursday against the Moffat County junior varsity (Moffat County is a 4A school). Moffat County had no answer for Eli Newman, who […]

MHS girls No. 2 at Cowboy Shootout; despite injury Pertile is MVP

Six girls basketball players were named Saturday to the White River Electric Association’s Cowboy Shootout All-Tournament Team. From left to right are all-tournament team members: Reese Pertile of Meeker, Maggie Phelan of Meeker, Katelyn Brown of Rangely, Dakota Bruner of Soroco, Briana Peterson of Soroco and Kiselya Plewe of Cortez.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School girls’ basketball team advanced to the championship game of the White River Electric Cowboy Shootout, then, when the tournament’s MVP was injured early in the title game, the home team lost to Cortez.

MHS basketball season…

sptphmkgirls bball practice

Practice for winter sports officially started Nov. 12, but because so many of the boys just finished playing, only the girls’ basketball team had everyone out for practice. The girls will open the season with the annual White River Electric Cowboy Shootout, which starts Dec. 3, and the boys will host the same tournament the […]

Cagers, grapplers of Meeker, Rangely getting back in action

RBC I Winter sports for Rio Blanco County high schools will begin the 2015 portion of their winter sports schedules tonight with wrestling and home court basketball action in Meeker and Rangely on Friday.

Meeker boys’ basketball team wins WREA Cowboy Shootout

The Meeker Cowboys defended their White River Electric Cowboy Shootout team title when they defeated the Mancos Blue Jays in the championship game Saturday on their home court. The championship team included Jake Phelan (15), Matt Frantz, Cade Rowlett, Jake Smith, assistant manager Madison Kindler, Kash Atwood, Ty Dunham, Raul Lopez, Joe Newman, Tony Collins, Levi Dinwiddie and Logan Hughes. Dunham and Lopez were named to the all-tournament team and Lopez was named the tournament’s MVP.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team kicked off its season off with a bang, winning the White River Electric Cowboy Shootout at home.