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 […]

Lady Cowboys split games

MEEKER I The Lady Cowboys opened the 2011 part of the season with a new coach and two games on the road last weekend, losing the first in Hayden before winning in Vail. Meeker will play in Collbran Friday and host Paonia Saturday afternoon.

RBC high school sports get under way

RBC I The Meeker High School wrestling team will open the 2011 portion of the season tonight at home, with a dual against Coal Ridge, starting at 6 p.m., while the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will wait until Friday before taking the court.

Henderson named girls’ head coach

Deb Henderson was named the head coach for the Meeker girls' basketball team by the Meeker School Board Tuesday and will take her team on the road this weekend for league games in Hayden and Vail.

MEEKER I The Meeker Board of Education accepted the resignation of girls’ basketball coach Neil Joy at a special meeting Dec. 29 and named Deb Henderson the new coach at its regular board meeting Jan. 4.

Lady Cowboys take two on road trip

MEEKER I The head basketball coach for the Lady Cowboys was still on administrative leave when the team bus left Meeker last Friday for the south-central part of the state for two non-league games.

Cowboys win home opener

Meeker boys' basketball head coach Klark Kindler and his daughter Madison, watch the team warm up.

Meeker takes fourth in Cowboy Shootout MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboy boys varsity basketball squad started out strong on Thursday night in their quest for a “three-peat” of the championship of the annual White River Electric Cowboy Shootout. Meeker opened with a convincing win over the Shining Mountain Waldorf School of Boulder but lost the […]

Lady Cowboys win pair, take fifth in Cowboy Shootout

Each year, attending coaches select an all-tournament team for the White River Electric Cowboy Shootout. The 2010 WREA Cowboy Shootout all-tourney team was; Rangely’s Victoria Phelan, Delanie VeDepo and Erin Koehler, of Hayden, Amelia Sunik of Grand Valley, Palisade’s Olevia Schafer and Kendra Barnes. Amber Farr of Cedaredge is not pictured. Phelan was voted the tournament MVP and Sunik won the three-point contest.

MEEKER I New girls’ basketball coach Neil Joy did not win his first game but he said it was “the most exciting.” The Lady Cowboys lost in the first round but won their next two games and finished fifth in the annual White River Electric Cowboy Shootout.