Meeker football team wins playoff; Rye here Saturday

MEEKER I The Cowboys defeated the Ellicott Thunder Hawks 44-21 in the first round of the 1A Colorado state football playoffs on Saturday, advancing to the state quarterfinals, where they will host Rye in Starbuck Stadium Saturday at 1 p.m.

Cowboys beat Hotchkiss, to host playoff here Saturday vs. Ellicott

MEEKER I Five years have passed since the Meeker High School football team qualified for post-season play, and a win in their final game of the regular season in Hotchkiss on Friday night would guarantee the Cowboys a playoff berth. The Cowboys left nothing to chance and won 40-7. Now they will host the Ellicott […]

Meeker Cowboys rip Grand Valley 52-0 for Homecoming victory

MEEKER I Disney was the theme for the 2014 Meeker Homecoming festivities, and like most Disney productions, which end happily, so did the football game in Starbuck Stadium, where fans witnessed the Meeker Cowboys shut out the Grand Valley Cardinals 52-0.

Shelton’s 248 yards, strong second half lead to MHS win

MEEKER I Cowboy junior running back T.J. Shelton rushed for 248 yards and three touchdowns against the Bruins in Cedaredge on Friday to help his team come from behind and win the league contest 40-27.

Meeker gridders lose 22-16 to ‘physical’ Paonia team

MEEKER I “The fans got their money’s worth, I believe,” Meeker High School head football coach Shane Phelan said of the game between the Cowboys and the Paonia Eagles in Starbuck Stadium on Friday, which Meeker lost 22-16.

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Meeker junior varsity quarterback Logan Hughes prepares his release as teammate Doak Mantle (32) provides protection in a recent JV game at Starbuck Stadium.

Cowboy gridders drub Leadville, play top team Friday

MEEKER I After a 50-8 defeat of the Leadville Panthers, the Meeker Cowboy football team remains undefeated in five games. However, they will put it on the line Friday in Starbuck Stadium as they host the defending state champion Paonia Eagles.

Cowboys slay the Dragons, advance to No. 3 in Colorado

MEEKER I The Cowboy football team remains undefeated (5-0) after pounding the Holyoke Dragons by a 50-7 score on a neutral field in Denver on Saturday. With the win, Meeker moved up in the Maxpreps rankings to No. 3 in the state.

Phelan’s five touchdown passes lift Cowboys to 52-6 win

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys football team has a bye this week after boosting their record to 3-0 with a crushing 52-6 defeat of the Coal Ridge Titans in New Castle on Friday.

Meeker Cowboys pound the Roaring Fork Rams with 46-0 victory at home

MEEKER I The results were different this year than last, when the Meeker Cowboy football team played the 2A Roaring Fork Rams, as the Meeker Cowboys shut out the Rams, 46-0, in Starbuck Stadium on Friday.

Meeker gridders kick off season with 26-14 win; will play Rams on Friday

MEEKER I The Meeker High School Cowboys opened the football season by defeating the Rye Thunderbolts, 26-14, on Saturday afternoon. Meeker’s defense was solid, shutting out the Thunderbolts for three quarters. Its offense exploded early, scoring all their points in the first half. Meeker will host the 2A Roaring Fork Rams in Starbuck Stadium on […]

Coach’s team captures golf classic; Cowboy gridders play host to Rye

MEEKER I The Meeker High School football team had two-a-days last week, then Saturday it hosted the 10th annual Cowboy Kickoff Classic golf tournament. This Saturday it will host Rye in Starbuck Stadium in the first football game of the season.