Cowboys shut out Del Norte early

RANGELY I The Meeker Cowboys football team made quick work of Del Norte in Olathe on Saturday, beating the Tigers 42-0, keeping them undefeated in their first four games.

MHS Cowboys win third in a row

MEEKER I Just like the Denver Broncos, lightning delayed the first home game for the Meeker Cowboys. However, instead of a delay at the start, lightning delayed the second half for Meeker, although both teams went on to win.

Cowboys beat Grand Valley; host Coal Ridge on Friday

Cowboy senior J.C. Henderson following his blockers.

MEEKER I For a second week in a row, the Meeker Cowboys football team has played a larger school on the road and returned with victories, the most recent an exciting 32-29 victory over the 2A Grand Valley Cardinals.

Cowboys win preseason opener against Central JV 55-22

Meeker junior Tristin Pelloni caught two touchdown passes from quarterback Jake Phelan and intercepted one on defense against the Central Warriors in Grand Junction.

MEEKER I After two weeks of two-a-day practices, the Meeker Cowboys played another team for the first time Friday in Grand Junction, then returned home to host the annual Cowboy Kickoff Classic golf tournament after a big win.

Cowboys kick off season Friday in GJ

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboy football team has a new and familiar coach, and will open its season Friday in Grand Junction, then host the annual Kickoff Classic golf tournament Saturday at Meeker Golf Course.

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.

On the gridiron …

Incoming senior Dylan Mobley throws a pass during a recent off-season workout in Starbuck Stadium.

All-conference football …

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Meeker High School football players J.C. Henderson, Jake Phelan, Scott Smith, Fernando Olivas, J.R. Crawford and Joe Newman were all recently honored by the Western Slope League.

Meeker drops final game to Hotchkiss, 34-12

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys dropped their final conference game to Hotchkiss, 34-12. The Black and Gold played the Bulldogs fairly even except for two long runs by the ace Hotchkiss running back, who bolted for 60 and 93 touchdown runs during the contest.

Cowboys beat Rams, 34-9

Meeker freshman T.J. Shelton follows teammate Sebastian Clarke against Roaring Fork. Shelton led the Cowboys with 188 yards rushing, helping his team defeat the Rams 34-9 and set a school record with 541 total offensive yards. Meeker will play their final game of the regular season Friday in Hotchkiss.

MEEKER I The Cowboy defense rose up and stopped the Roaring Fork attack to put the Black and Gold in position to register a conference victory against the largest enrollment team in Class A.

JV Cowboys override Coal Ridge

MEEKER I Manned by 15 JV players, the Cowboys beat Coal Ridge’s JV, 34-6.

Cowboys lose tough one to Cedaredge

MEEKER I In the most physical game of the year, the Cowboys came out on the short end against Cedaredge. Cedaredge is enjoying one of its best seasons with their drop in classification to Class A.