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.

Cowboys nipped by Paonia at homecoming 21-20

Referee Mike Bullen leads Meeker High School senior captains Nate Walsh, J.R. Crawford, Fernando Olivas, (Austin Brown behind Olivas) Adrian Shoyer, Alex Smith, Tala Atoafa and Scott Smith, out for the coin flip before the 2012 homecoming game against the Paonia Eagles. The grandstands at Starbuck Stadium later cheered on the Cowboys in an exciting game they fought hard to win, yet lost by one point. Meeker will play in Cedaredge this Friday.

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys drove 87 yards on their last drive to narrow the score down to 21-20.They went for the 2-point conversion and the win, but came up short. The long drive took nine minutes and 17 seconds off the fourth quarter clock.

Cowboys drop Lake County 21-6 on the road

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys dropped the Lake County team in Leadville Friday night. The score was 21-6 at half time and the second half both defenses took over.

Meeker’s JV edged out by Sailors

MEEKER I The Black and Gold JV were defeated by the margin of a field goal, losing to Steamboat Springs 28-31.

MHS Cowboys knocked off by Del Norte 22-36

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys fell to Del Norte on a warm Saturday afternoon. Fumbles again had strong effect on the outcome of the game.

Meeker JV outlasts Moffat County Bulldogs 28-20

MEEKER I Moffat County took the opening kick-off and drove to the Meeker 25 yard line before being stopped. On the Cowboys’ first play Jake Phelan ran 75 yards for a TD on an option play. The try for two points was good and Meeker led 8-0.

Cowboys lose to 2A Coal Ridge Titans

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys dropped a road game last Friday night to the Coal Ridge Titans, 20-39. The Cowboys played well at times, on both sides of the ball, but fumbles and special team play sealed their fate.

MHS Cowboys taken down by Grand Valley Cardinals

MEEKER I The 2012 Meeker Cowboys took a hit Friday night, both by the score (6-49) and the injury bug. The visiting Grand Valley Cardinals allowed the ‘Boys an opening touchdown drive and then shut down the Meeker 11 from the end zone the rest of the night.