MHS qualifies 3 for state

First-year coach Sheri Kehr stands with team members Krissie Harmon, Lindsey Patterson, Sydney Boes and Bailey Mantle. (Back row) Willis Begaye Jake Boesch and Lathrop Huges. Harmon, Boesch and Hughes all qualified for the state meet this Saturday in Denver.

MEEKER I First-year cross country coach Sheri Kehr, qualified three of her runners for the 2A Colorado State Cross County Championships to be held in Aurora this Saturday.

Panthers harriers finish 2nd at Rifle

William Scoggins of Rangely and Jake Boesch of Meeker lead the way for their teams, leaving a lot of runners looking at their heels as they finished in third and fourth place respectively at the Rifle Cross Country Invitational. The two have had good seasons thus far and are making 2A coaches all over Colorado take a second look at the runners from Rio Blanco County. Currently, the two have recorded the fifth and sixth fastest times in 2A this year and both are looking forward to the opportunity to qualify for state at the regional championships this Wednesday in Delta. Photo by MATT SCOGGINS

RANGELY I The Panther boys’ cross country team received some extra notice on (the premier news source for Colorado high school runners) this week after finishing in second place at the Rifle Cross Country Invitational.

X-country team in top 10

MHS junior Lathrop Hughes continues to improve as a third-year cross country runner and currently has the 28th best time in the 2A classification.

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys cross country team has quietly been moving up the 2A division ranks and is now considered a top 10 team under the strong running of sophomore Jake Boesch and junior Lathrop Hughes.

Scoggins takes 17th at state

RANGELY I Rangely’s Wil-liam Scoggins finished 17th at the state cross country meet, but he was hoping for better. “It’s pretty disappointing as both William and Devin (Williams) were sick,” Matt Scoggins said.

Runners hit muddy course

Members of the Meeker cross country team at regionals, from left, Joe McPhail, Lathrop Hughes, Willis Begaye and coach Kris Casey. Front from left, Krissie Harman and Bailey Mantle.

MEEKER I We had a long drive to Cortez for the regional meet, it was quite muddy, but no rain on the day of the race and it was an awesome cross country course. The course was a nice single track cross country course with lots of small hills in various places, along with one […]

Rifle Cross Country Invitational:

Held Thursday, Oct. 14: Rangely results Boys varsity Rangely boys placed 7th William Scoggins 8th 18:19.31 Devin Williams 37th 20:12.05 Justin Prosser 44th 20:34.16 Tanner Nielsen 52nd 21:11.57 Dale Nielsen 65th 21:56.49 Conner Phelan 69th 22:15.65 Cameron Enterline 78th 24:46.02 Girls varsity Rosalise Coombs 54 28.19.53 • • • • • Meeker results Boys varsity […]

Chris Severy Cross Country Invitational:

Held Saturday, Oct. 9 in Aspen: Rangely results Boys varsity William Scoggins 19:47.1 14th Devin Williams 21:50.8 54th Blake Wanstedt 21:59.4 56th

Anna Banana Memorial Wildcat Invitational:

Held Saturday, Oct. 2 at Fruita: Rangely results Boys varsity William Scoggins 19th 17:27

County runners compete at Grand Junction Invite

RBC I The Rangely and Meeker cross country teams competed last Friday at the Grand Junction Cross Country Invitational, along with 15 other schools. There were 173 boy runners. Rangely boys’ team placed 10th. Here are the individual finishes for the Panthers: William Scoggins, 10th, 17:51 (He was the first 2A runner); Blake Wanstedt, 69th, […]

Rangely boys place fifth at Basalt

RANGELY I The Rangely Panthers’ cross country team traveled to Basalt last Saturday for the Longhorn Invitational. The Rangely boys finished in fifth place. Rosalise Coombs, the Panther’s only female runner, is sidelined with a knee injury.

MHS cross country team opens in Delta

MEEKER I Four Cowboys ran in Delta last Friday to open the cross country season for Meeker High School, with two varsity and two junior varsity runners.

X-country runners continue to improve

Meeker’s boys’ cross country runners had a good showing last week at Grand Junction.

MEEKER I All four male runners on Meeker’s cross country team recorded their best times of the season last Friday in Grand Junction. Rangely freshman William Scoggins was again the first Cowboy to cross the line, finishing the 3.1-mile course in under 20 minutes for a second time this season. Scoggins’ time was 19:42, his […]