Cowboys preparing for upcoming football season

MEEKER I Many members of the Meeker High School football team have been gathering in Starbuck Stadium every Monday and Thursday this summer in preparation of the 2014 season.


Meeker High School football players Willis Begaye, J.C. Henderson, Jake Phelan, T.J. Shelton, Joe Newman, Tristin Pelloni and Raul Lopez were recently honored by Northwest League coaches. Henderson, Phelan and Shelton were named to the All-Conference first team and the others were honorably mentioned for their play.

Cowboys lose final game of the season to Bulldogs

MEEKER I An injured Meeker football team lost their final game of the season in Starbuck Stadium on Friday to the Hotchkiss Bulldogs 28-0, finishing the season with a 5-4 record.

MHS Cowboys lose game and players in Carbondale

MEEKER I The Meeker High School football team lost its third game of the season, 28-0, in Carbondale on Friday. But, more importantly, the team lost players to injury and will now play its final game of the season without several key starters. “We got bit by the injury bug,” Cowboys head coach Shane Phelan […]

Cowboys give state champs a good game, but lose 38-30

MEEKER I Down 24 points to the defending state champion Cedaredge Bruins at one point in the first half of their homecoming game, the Meeker High School Cowboys pulled within one (at 31-30) late in the fourth quarter. However, the home team would not be victorious.

MHS Cowboys suffer first loss of the season

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboy football team suffered its first loss (22-28) of the season in Paonia last Friday but according to their coach, they have to “put Paonia behind them” because the Cowboys are celebrating homecoming this week and hosting the defending state champion Cedaredge Bruins in Starbuck Stadium.

Cowboys impose will on Lake County Panthers

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys high school football team is now 4-0 after shutting out the Lake County Panthers 46-0 in Starbuck Stadium on Friday. The team now faces four tough opponents, starting with the Eagles in Paonia on Friday.

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

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 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.