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


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.

Lady Cowboys play in “Sweet 16”

The Meeker girls basketball team: coach Deb Henderson, Chanler May, Piper Haney, Kaysyn Chintala, Jordan Brown, Bailey Atwood, Aly Ridings, Kathryn Doll, Aubrey Walsh, Taylor Neilson, Becca de Vergie and Laura Glass, finished second in the Region 4 tournament last weekend.

MEEKER I Friday night at Standley Lake High School in Westminster the Meeker girls defeated the Peyton Panthers to play a 2A state qualifier game on Saturday against the Holyoke Dragons.

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.