Peyton Panthers defeat Cowboys in regional tourney

Meeker seniors Jake Nieslanik and Ryan Wix play defense against Peyton, which after losing to the Panthers, became their final high school basketball game.

MEEKER I The season came to an end last Friday at Standley Lake High School for the Meeker Cowboys boys’ basketball team, after losing to the Peyton Panthers in the semifinal round of the Region 7 basketball tournament.

Lady Cowboys lose two

MEEKER I The weekend wasn’t what the Meeker girls’ basketball team was hoping for. Last Friday, the girls traveled to Paonia to meet the defending state champions. In their previous game, Meeker surprised the Eagles with a hard-hitting full court press to lasso a six point win.

Meeker ladies place third in district tournament

Meeker senior Laura Glass looks for an outlet against Paonia as members of the Meeker student body cheer their team on. Meeker will play Peyton Friday at Standley Lake High School in Westminster in the semifinal round of the state-qualifying regional tournament.

MEEKER I After a breathtaking quarterfinal win against the Soroco Rams last Tuesday in Oak Creek, the Meeker lady hoopsters started the semifinal round of the district tournament in Hayden against the No. 1 seeded Paonia Eagles.

Cowboys win two at district tourney

Meeker senior Ryan Wix, who averaged 19.33 points in the three district tournament games, goes up for a shot against Hayden. The Cowboys finished third in the tournament and will play Peyton, Friday in the semifinal round of the regional tournament.

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys by virtue of the District 5 tournament games, 64-53 victory over West Grand, 48-64 loss to Hayden, 52-46 victory over Rangely, will be headed to the Region 7 Regional games at Standley Lake High School in Westminster where they are set as the No. 3 seed in that region. The […]

Cowboys fall to Eagles, beat Rams

Back from injury, Meeker senior Trevor Matrisciano scored seven points against Paonia.

MEEKER I Usually when you beat a good team in any sport it gets tougher to beat them again the second time you play. The Meeker Cowboy boys’ basketball team found this to be true as they traveled to Paonia for a rematch with the Paonia Eagles.

Lady Cowboys dominate Plateau Valley 74-33

Meeker senior Becca de Vergie puts the pressure on a Plateau Valley player on the baseline. de Vergie and her team towered over the Lady Cowboys from Collbran winning 74-33. Meeker will play in Paonia Friday and host the Soroco Rams Saturday.

MEEKER I Meeker’s Lady Cowboys are gearing up for a repeat defeat of the league’s No. 1 ranked Paonia Eagles. This group has persevered this season with some great teamwork for a 7-2 record. Saturday’s match against the Plateau Valley Cowboys proved their capabilities.

MHS Cowboys post two crucial league victories

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MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys boys’ basketball team upped its winning streak to nine games and improved their record to 11-4 (5-1 conference) with a pair of victories last weekend. Victories over the Debeque Dragons and the Plateau Valley Cowboys have the ‘Pokes in a good league position as they head into the final weeks […]

Cowboys pick up two victories over weekend

Senior Jake Nieslanik pulls down a rebound between two DeBeque defenders last week. The Cowboys will play DeBeque again Friday and will host Plateau Valley Saturday.

RBC I The Meeker Cowboys boys’ basketball team overpowered Debeque with a 76-33 score on Friday and used a strong second half to get by North Park 57-28 on Saturday to run their current winning streak to seven games and a 9-4 overall record.

Cowboys win at home, Vail Mountain

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys boys’ basketball team advanced their record to 7-4 with two wins over the past week. Tuesday, Meeker defeated cross-county rivals, the Rangely Panthers, 62-42. Friday night the Cowboys traveled to Vail to take on the Vail Mountain Gore Rangers, the distance may have been greater but the results were the […]

RBC girls play into overtime

Rangely's Brittany Babineaux makes a free throw with less than a minute to play in overtime against Meeker, helping her team win the first game this season between the Rio Blanco County rivals.

RBC I Both Rio Blanco County girls’ basketball teams came into their Tuesday matchup with two wins from the week before. Rangely played in Oak Creek last Friday and defeated the Soroco Rams 55-43 before taking on Fruita’s JV in Fruita and winning 52-35. Meeker pounded Plateau Valley 61-20 last Friday in Collbran before hosting […]

Cowboys dominate Eagles

Meeker senior Ryan Wix (35) and junior Trey Morris (0) defend a shot against a Paonia Eagle. The Cowboys played tough defense to dominate the Eagles and win the game 55-35. The Cowboys also beat the Rangely Panthers by 20 (62-42) in a contest Tuesday in Meeker.

MHS pours it on in 4th quarter against Plateau Valley MEEKER I It wasn’t the O.K. Corral, but it was a match-up of cowboys vs. cowboys this past weekend as the Meeker Cowboys traveled to Collbran Friday to take on the number five ranked team in 1A, the Plateau Valley Cowboys.

MHS wins one, loses one to open

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys boys’ basketball team opened the 2011 season with a loss and a win over the past weekend. Meeker traveled to Hayden on Friday but ended on the short side of the score with a 60-50 loss. However, the Cowboys evened their league record at 1-1 on Saturday with a 71-55 […]