Cowboys pound Lake County in homecoming game, 45-14

MEEKER I “It was a nice homecoming,” Meeker High School alumni and head football coach Shane Phelan said of the homecoming football game against the Lake County Panthers, which Meeker won 45-14 inside Starbuck Stadium. The Cowboys travel to Paonia to play the two-time defending state champion Eagles on Friday in the second league game […]

Cowboy football wins big, 52-14

MEEKER I After a long bus trip for both teams, the Meeker Cowboys and the Holyoke Dragons met in Golden on a neutral field, and the Cowboys beat the Dragons, 52-14.

Cowboys defeat Titans 36-6 in first home game

MEEKER I It was the first home game of the season, which turned into the first win of the season for the Meeker High School football team, as they defeated the 2A Coal Ridge Titans 36-6 in Starbuck Stadium on Sept. 11.

Meeker Cowboys lose close test to Roaring Fork; Titans next

MEEKER I For the second week in a row, the Meeker High School football team has led in both games after the first half but has been unable to score in the second half. Unfortunately, the MHS Cowboys are currently 0-2 with hopes of getting their first win Friday when they host the Coal Ridge […]

Meeker gridders lose non-league opener to Rye by one point, 17-16

MEEKER I The Meeker High School football team opened the season in southeastern Colorado, and although the Cowboys lost 17-16 to the Rye Thunderbolts in a non-league contest, the coaching staff is excited about the team’s potential. The Cowboys will play closer to home Friday but will be on the road once again as they […]

Rangely and Meeker fall sports teams open play this weekend

RBC I The Rangely High School golf team already has two tournaments under its belt and the rest of the athletes from Rio Blanco County will see live action this week, starting today.

Coryell team claims victory at Cowboy Classic golf tourney

MEEKER I “We were excited for everybody who came out to support our football team,” Meeker High School head football coach Shane Phelan said after the annual Cowboy Kickoff Classic golf tournament.

More than 20 Meeker football players compete in 7-on-7 tourney

MEEKER I More than 20 Meeker kids were at Starbuck Stadium on Monday evening, running pass patterns as the sun was setting. “We’ve been having a good turnout all summer,” Meeker head football coach Shane Phelan said from mid field, watching mostly high school but some middle school kids play.

Three Meeker gridders named to 1A Colorado all-state grid teams

MEEKER I Three Meeker High School Cowboy football players were recently honored by the Colorado High School Activities Association, being named to the 1A Colorado all-state teams, including two selected to the first team.

Post-season play ends one game early as MHS gridders fall short vs. Buena Vista

MEEKER I Five years had passed since the Meeker Cowboys qualified for the 1A Colorado state football playoffs. While there this year, they won two games before ending their season in Buena Vista, losing in the semifinals to the Demons 48-18.

Cowboys throttle Rye, advance to state semi-finals in Buena Vista

MEEKER I “We were awfully excited about the way we started,” Meeker head football coach Shane Phelan said after his Cowboys jumped out to a 28-0 first half lead in the Colorado 1A state playoffs against the Rye Thunderbolts in a filled to overflowing Starbuck Stadium Saturday.

MHS freshmen host barbecue

MEEKER I The freshman class at Meeker High School will host a fundraiser tailgate barbecue at 11 a.m. Saturday in the north parking lot of MHS.