A win for the lady Cowboys vs. rival lady Panthers

MEEKER I The lady Cowboys faced off against the Rangely Panthers Saturday, Jan. 21 for an important victory against their county rivals which has kept them on the “teams to watch” list for Colorado Preps Network.

Cowboys pick up two wins, improve record to 10-1

Cowboy senior Cooper Smith broke away after a turnover against the Panthers last Saturday and slam dunked the ball. Smith led the Cowboys with 21 points in Rangely and scored 23 the night before in Meeker against Vail Mountain. The Cowboys will be on the road this weekend, playing in DeBeque Friday and North Park Saturday.

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys improved on their season record this past weekend with a pair of wins over the Vail Mountain Gore Rangers and cross county rivals the Rangely Panthers.

Lady Cowboys split the weekend on home court

The Sangre de Cristo Thunderbirds and Lady Center Vikings traveled to Meeker last week from the San Luis Valley to play the lady Cowboys. Meeker lost to the Thunderbirds but beat the Vikings Saturday last. Assistant coach Mike Dinwiddie awaits the announcement of varsity players Sydney Hughes, Kaitlyn Dinwiddie, Deena Norell, Aly Ridings, Piper Haney, Kacey Collins, Taylor Neilson, Kathryn Doll, Kaysyn Chintala, Aubrey Walsh and head coach Greg Chintala.

MEEKER I The Sangre De Cristo Thunderbirds showed up in Meeker to play some defense and the lady Cowboys answered with their own defensive demonstration.

Cowboys start season in Aspen with two wins

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys mens’ basketball team started the 2011-12 campaign in grand fashion this past weekend, picking up two wins in the Aspen tournament.

Lady Cowboys earn third

MEEKER I After three nights of games, Meeker’s girls’ basketball team came out with a handy win against the 4A Palisade Bulldogs.

MHS Cowboys

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The Meeker boys’ basketball team during conditioning, scrimmaged against Coal Ridge Tuesday and will open the season in Aspen this weekend.

Lady Cowboys host WREA Shootout

Meeker seniors Kathryn Doll and Aubrey Walsh will lead the lady Cowboys when they open the season on their home court tonight against Crested Butte in the WREA Cowboy Shootout.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School girls’ basketball team will open the season tonight in the White River Electric Association Cowboy Shootout under a new, yet familiar head coach.

USA Junior Nationals …

Team Colorado

Trey Morris, a senior at Meeker High School, was invited to play basketball at the International Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio in July. He was one of ten players invited from Colorado to attend the USA Junior Nationals week long tournament.

Main Street Madness tourney

MEEKER I Current and “older” basketball players and basketball fans: the Meeker Chamber of Commerce is hosting the first annual Main Street Madness three-on-three basketball tournament (formerly hosted by the Meeker boys’ basketball teams).

Panthers host tournament

The Meeker girls’ team won all six of their games.

By bobby gutierrez RBC I Boys and girls, varsity and JV basketball teams from Meeker and Rangely and several other towns, gathered in Rangely for a round-robin tournament last weekend.

2011 seniors top faculty

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MEEKER I The annual alumni/faculty/ senior basketball games played last weekend raised money for the Meeker High School basketball programs.

Junior National hopefuls

Trey Morris (Meeker), Caleb Templeton (Rangely), Kaylyn Edwards (Meeker) and Brittany Babineaux (Rangely) were invited to play in the USA Junior Nationals All-State High School Basketball Competition, held last weekend in Denver.

­ Four Rio Blanco County basketball players played in the prestigious USA Junior Nationals All-State High School Basketball Competition last weekend in Denver.