MHS football: The end of the beginning

Meeker High School football seniors Collin Cochran, Aaron Pena, Cooper Smith, Reno Roybal, Ethan Overton, Lani Matai and Charlie Scherbarth were honored at the recently held football banquet for their leadership, dedication and camaraderie with the fans. Head coach Ron Dupree said he always heard compliments about the well-mannered team when on the road and was quoted as saying, “This is a great way to gauge the parents and the community.”

MEEKER I The 2011 football season has come to an end, but the building process continues.

2011 MHS football season comes to an end

Meeker High School senior football players Collin Cochran, Aaron Pena, Ethan Overton, Cooper Smith, Charles Scherbarth, Reno Roybal, pictured with their coach Ron Dupree, and their parents were acknowledged before their final high school career game against the Hotchkiss Bulldogs.

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys ended their season on a down note with a loss to the No. 2 rated team in the state. For the fourth year in a row, Hotchkiss beat the ‘boys handily.

Meeker loses 6-14 in last junior varsity game

MEEKER I Complete stats are unavailable for this game. Jake Phelan, a freshman, ran a 23-yard TD run for the Cowboys score.

Meeker fumbles to Hayden 27-39

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys led most of the game, only to have their lead chipped away going into the fourth quarter. Fumbles raised their ugly head once again to stalk the Black ‘n’ Gold.  The two Cowboy fumbles and one interception stopped the team in a game that had more than 800 yards total […]

Cowboys pummel Panthers 26-0

Cowboy football coach Ron Dupree was thankful for his new kicker, senior Cooper Smith. Most of Smith’s kickoffs were for touchbacks and he kicked two field goals (one for 38 yards and another for 42 yards).

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys won their second game of the year with a victory over one of their oldest rivals Friday night.

Cowboys take it on the chin 0-34

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys dropped a conference game 0-34 to Paonia. It was a game of much contrast.

Cowboys fumble homecoming game vs. Lake County

Meeker’s Sebastian Clarke (24), Aaron Cochran (4), kicker Kevin Eli and Jake Phelan (11) and the rest of the Cowboys will kickoff in Paonia this Friday at 7 p.m. Photo by Dale Dunbar

RBC I Meeker found a new way to put the ball on the ground Friday night and lost their homecoming game 6-24. In a game that was close up until the middle of the fourth quarter, the Black and Gold again came up short.

Cowboys race past Fruita JV, 40-21

The Meeker Cowboys used a total team effort to subdue Friday’s opponent.

Cowboys fall to Mustangs, 6-36

j.c. watt Meeker junior quarterback Nate Walsh drops back to pass in a loss last Saturday in Monte Vista to the Mustangs. Walsh completed 13 of 22 passing attempts for a 158 yards. The Cowboys will play Center this Saturday on Olathe’s neutral field, with the kickoff scheduled for 1 p.m.

MEEKER I The Cowboys are getting off to a slow start in 2011. The team, with only five seniors, seems to improve on some parts of the game each week, but has slipped in others.

RBC football teams open seasons on the road

RBC I Rio Blanco County’s two high school football teams were at Grand Valley High School last Saturday for scrimmages against each other, Cedaredge and the hosting Cardinals.

Classic benefits MHS team

bobby gutierrez Norbert Boes stands next to Meeker High School’s new football coach Ron Dupree. Boes teamed up with Dr. James Jex and Gary Stewart to win the annual Kickoff Classic golf scramble at the Meeker Golf Course with a six-under par 62. Football practice started Monday, Aug. 15.

MEEKER I Ron Dupree, Meeker High School’s new football coach, does not play golf but he learned some things about the game after hosting the annual Kickoff Classic golf scramble last Saturday at the Meeker Golf Course.

Cowboys hire new coach

MEEKER I Ron Dupree will take the helm of the Meeker High School football team this fall and the veteran football coach already has a list of all the boys registered in the school with their years, the heights and weights of many, how fast they can run 20 and 40 yards and how many […]