While quite a few folks gathered along Main Street in Meeker on Wednesday morning to send off the Meeker High School boys’ basketball team to the state tournament in Pueblo over the weekend, Reagan Clatterbaugh demonstrated her own excitement by covering herself in MHS pompons at the intersection of Sixth and Main streets and cheering on the team as they left town.

Meeker cagers win one game at state, lose two; Cowboys are No. 6

Meeker head basketball coach Klark Kindler, pictured above during a timeout, will graduate eight seniors from his team but he will have a good nucleus to build from, including juniors Ty Dunham and Jake Smith, along with freshmen Doak Mantle and Logan Hughes, all with varsity and now state experience.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team wrapped up a successful season in Pueblo with weekend play at the Class 2A State Basketball Tournament, where they ended up No. 6 in the state.

Meeker boys win regionals, headed to state as No. 5 seed

The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team won both of its games over the weekend at the regional tournament in Grand Junction, and the Cowboy cagers emerged as regional champions and will play in the state tournament this weekend in Denver. Meeker was selected as the No. 5 seed by the state tournament seeding committee and will open their tournament play at 10:15 a.m. today against Simla. The Cowboys go into today’s contest with a season record of 22-1.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boy’s basketball team won the regional tournament, earning them a trip to the 2015 2A State Basketball Tournament, which starts today.

State bound…

The MHS boys open play today at 10:15 a.m. for the first round of the 2015 2A State Basketball Tournament in Pueblo as the No. 5 seed in the state. Their opponent this morning is the No 4 seeded Simla team, which MHS head coach Klark Kindler calls “long and athletic,” adding that his Cowboys are “ready for anyone.”

Meeker boys still on roll: Win district, still No. 1 seed for regionals

The regional champion Meeker High School boys won both regional games over the weekend and advance to the district finals Friday at 7:30 p.m. against District 3, No. 3 seed Ridgeway at Grand Junction Central High School. Meeker’s winning team members are: back row from left: head coach Klark Kindler, Tony Collins, Matt Frantz, Jake Smith, Ty Dunham, Joe Newman, Levi Dinwiddie, Logan Hughes and Jake Phelan. Middle row, from left to right: Doak Mantle, Kash Atwood, Raul Lopez and Cade Rowlett. Front row is manager Madison Kindler. Not pictured are coaches Pat Ibach and Matt Dupire.

MEEKER I The wins just keep piling up, and with two wins at the district tournament over the weekend, the Meeker High School boys carry the No. 1 District 5 seed into the regional tournament this weekend, two games from being headed to the Colorado Class C State Basketball Tournament in Denver.

MHS cagers win last two regular season games, earn top district seed

Meeker’s Cade Rowlett gets set up for two of the 20 points he scored over the weekend in the last two regular season games for the Cowboys. Meeker topped Colbran 55-36 on Friday and Hotchkiss by 62-44 on Saturday, ending the regular season with an 18-1 record. With the wins, Meeker takes the No. 1 seed into the district tournament this weekend, where they will play their first game on Friday against Soroco at 7:30 p.m. in Cedaredge.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team swept through their last two regular league games Friday and Saturday, and they bring the No. 1 seed into the district tournament, which begins Friday.

Meeker cagers win two more

Meeker High School cheerleaders worked with elementary kids last week and the group performed a dance during halftime of a recent high school basketball game.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team won two more games over the weekend, beating Caprock Academy on Friday and Vail Christian on Saturday.

MHS boys’ undefeated streak ends with loss in Paonia

MEEKER I Thoughts of an undefeated basketball season by the Meeker High School boys’ basketball team ended Saturday with a defeat by the Paonia Eagles, making for a split over the weekend as the boys had defeated Hayden by a wide margin.

Meeker boys’ basketball 14-0 with wins over Rangely and Cedaredge

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team won both games over the weekend, but it took battling back against Rangely in the final quarter to get the win on Friday.


Cowboy senior Raul Lopez dribbles underneath a Plateau Valley defender in a game which Meeker won 60-42. The Cowboys remain undefeated 12-0 after a game against Rio Blanco County foe Rangely. The Panthers led for the first three quarters but the Cowboys came back in the fourth and won 42-36.

Meeker boys’ basketball team wins two more, remains unbeaten

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team continued on a roll over the weekend as the Cowboys added two more wins to their unbeaten streak.

Meeker boys continue unbeaten over weekend, to face Snake River

At right is Meeker’s Joe Newman. The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team remained undefeated with a resounding 63-16 defeat of Caprock Academy last Friday. They followed that win with another 57-39 win over Hotchkiss on Saturday. This weekend the boys will play host to Snake River at home on Friday night, and they are off on Saturday.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team continued their undefeated season with two league wins this past weekend.