Eskelson, Lange qualify for state championship

MEEKER I Freshman Julia Eskelson and senior Caleb Lange will represent Meeker High School in the 2013 Colorado State Cross Country Championships in Colorado Springs on Saturday.


Several Rio Blanco County cross country runners from Rangely and Meeker are pictured at the start of a recent race in Rifle. The varsity teams will compete in the state-qualifying regional meet Saturday in Delta at Confluence Park, with the boys’ race starting at 12:30 p.m. and the girls race to follow.

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Results were not available for the Aspen cross country meet on Saturday but several runners from Meeker and Rangely competed, including Rio Blanco County’s best: seniors Caleb Lange of Meeker and Tanner Nielsen of Rangely.

MHS runs well in Anna Banana meet

Freshman Julia Eskelson was the only female runner to represent her school in the girls’ race and she broke the 21-minute mark at the Anna Banana Invitational meet in Fruita, finishing the race in 29th place.

MEEKER I Fruita Monument High School’s reputation for having one of the fastest courses in the state was proven correct for several Meeker High School cross country runners in the annual Anna Banana Invitational on Saturday.

Lange wins x-country meet at Moffat County

MEEKER I Cowboy senior Caleb Lange won the annual Moffat County High School Invitational cross country meet on Saturday in Craig, and Meeker freshman Julia Eskelson placed 10th. The Cowboys will run in Fruita in the Anna Banana Invitational on Saturday.

Cowboys run in Grand Jct.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School cross country team traveled to Grand Junction again for the Grand Junction High School Tiger Invitational meet Friday and they made improvements.

10 Cowboys run in Delta

MEEKER I Ten Meeker High School students opened the cross country season before opening a book in the 2013/2014 school year.

MHS x-country teams run Friday in Delta

MEEKER I The Meeker High School cross country program has several new faces, including its coach, and they will all be in Delta to open the season Friday.

RBC high school golf starts today

Calvin Shepherd, who will be a senior at Meeker High School, will play golf on Rangely’s high school team for a second year. Shepherd and his teammates opened the season today at Battlement Mesa.

RBC I The 2013-14 school year has not started yet, but high school golfers in Rio Blanco County started practice Monday and play in their first tournament today in Battlement Mesa. Practice for football, volleyball and cross county officially starts Monday.

Hughes, Boesch compete at state cross country

Meeker senior Lathrop Hughes and junior Jake Boesch both qualified and competed in the 2012 2A Colorado State Cross Country Championship meet in Colorado Springs last Saturday.

MEEKER I Cowboy senior Lathrop Hughes ran his final high school cross country race in Colorado Springs last Saturday in the 2A Colorado State Cross Country Championships held at Norris-Penrose Event Center, along with teammate Jake Boesch, a junior.

MHS harriers head to state

MEEKER I Hard work, tenacity and simply a love for running have taken both Lathrop Hughes and Jake Boesch to this high point in their career on the Meeker cross country team. Regionals were held last Wednesday at the Confluence Park in Delta. Meeker brought a five-man team and the only female runner to the […]

MHS X-country team competes in Anna Banana

MEEKER I The Cowboys headed down to Grand Junction to run along the Colorado River at the Anna Banana Memorial Wildcat Invitational this past weekend, competing with 23 other teams from both the sides of the state.