Cowboys roll to another big win

Meeker quarterback Trevor Matrisciano’s senior season is over after he suffered a knee injury in last week’s game.

Atoafa, Nieslanik have big games as Meeker defeats Fruita JV 50-19 MEEKER I Three Saturday games. Three wins. And not just wins, but dominating wins. Yes, Saturdays have been good to the Cowboys. Or, the Cowboys have been good on Saturdays. Really good.

Cowboys rope Center 43-20

Alema Atoafa rushed for 170 yards, scored four touchdowns, recorded seven tackles and forced and recovered a fumble in Saturday’s 43-20 win against Center. “He had a monster game,” coach Jeff Palmer said of the senior captain. “He did a little bit of everything.”

MEEKER I Game three of this football season was a lot like game one for the Cowboys. They won big. And they shut down the other team in the process. Playing their second Saturday game of the season — they will play their last one this Saturday against the Fruita Monument junior varsity — the […]

Cowboys fall to Monte Vista

Face Center Vikings Saturday MEEKER I The Monte Vista Pirates shook off the five-hour drive and used Meeker miscues to leave town with a 14-10 victory over the hometown Meeker Cowboys last Friday night.

Cowboys run over GJ JV in home opener

Cole Steiner prepared to haul in one of his four catches. Two of those receptions went for touchdowns as Meeker routed Grand Junction High School’s junior varsity 41-24 in Saturday’s season opener.

MEEKER I First game of the season. First-year coach. First varsity experience for many of the starters. First-game jitters? No way. Meeker, which lost six all-conference players from last season’s 8-3 team, showed Saturday the Cowboys still have plenty of firepower.

Stick a fork in Rams, Meeker wins 52-9 over Roaring Fork

Sophomore Toby Casias, who scored Meeker’s final touchdown in the varsity game against Roaring Fork, follows his blockers during a junior varsity game against Hayden on Monday. The Cowboys won, 18-0.

MEEKER I After a loss to the defending 3A state champion Olathe Pirates the previous week, the Meeker Cowboys doubled their wins this season with a resounding defeat of a less-experienced 3A Roaring Fork Rams team.

Pirates scuttle Meeker, 31-14

MEEKER I Non-conference games prepare teams for league competition and the Meeker Cowboys are seeking out the best competition in the area, including the defending 3A state champion Olathe Pirates.

Cowboys entertain Basalt in opener


MEEKER I The Cowboys will open the 2009 season Friday night against the Basalt Longhorns at Starbuck Stadium.

Meeker two-a-days start Monday

MEEKER I Meeker High School football will start two-a-day practices Monday from 7 to 9 a.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the football field.

Cowboys squeak by Tigers

MEEKER — Homecoming activities are always an exciting time for high school students, athletes and communities.

Meeker falls to 1-1 in league

MEEKER — The Meeker Cowboys lost their first Northwest League game last Friday in Starbuck Stadium, falling to Paonia by a 24-8 score. The loss evens the Cowboys’ league record at 1-1 and their season record to 3-3.

Cowboys run over Mustangs

MEEKER — “The first half was like a track meet,” Meeker’s head football coach Shane Phelan said of the league game last Friday in Kremmling against the West Grand Mustangs. “There were touchdowns flying up and down the field on both sides.”

Meeker dominates Mancos

MEEKER — Playing a rare away/home game in Olathe Saturday, the Meeker Cowboys were able to completely dominate the Mancos Bluejays in a game where both teams traveled to a neutral sight.