RBC high school golf starts today

RBC I The 2013-14 school year has not started yet, but high school golfers in Rio Blanco County started practice Monday and play in their first tournament today in Battlement Mesa. Practice for football, volleyball and cross county officially starts Monday.

On the gridiron …

Incoming senior Dylan Mobley throws a pass during a recent off-season workout in Starbuck Stadium.

All-conference football …

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 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

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.