MEEKER I The lady Cowboy basketball team will open the 2015 season on its home court tonight when they tipoff at 7:30 in the first round of the White River Electric Cowboy Shootout tournament.
MEEKER I “We came up a little short, but it was a darn good season,” Meeker High School girls’ basketball coach Greg Chintala said of a season-ending loss to Cedaredge in the Region 3 championship game.
MEEKER I Since ending the regular season with an 8-4 league record and finishing sixth in the league standings, the Meeker High School girls’ basketball team had to play two must-win games last week to enter the regional tournament. They did what they needed.
MEEKER I Finishing the regular season with a 14-5 record after losing to Plateau Valley 54-52 then beating Hotchkiss 65-36 in the final two games of the regular season, the lady Cowboys finished in fifth place and were the host of a pigtail game against Hayden on Tuesday, which they won 59-38.
MEEKER I The Meeker High School girls’ basketball team won two more games last week, dominating the Vail Christian Saints by a wide 73-41 margin, then pounding the Caprock Academy Eagles 84-9, in a game that saw everyone on the Cowboy roster score.
MEEKER I The Meeker High School girls’ basketball team defeated Hayden 64-44 on Feb. 5, but then lost by 25 in Paonia on Friday.
MEEKER I The Meeker High School girls’ basketball team traveled to Cedaredge, where they met their match against the undefeated Bruins, losing 60-48.
MEEKER I The Meeker girls’ basketball team won two more league games last week, pounding Caprock Academy 70-14, then beat Hotchkiss by 10 on their home court Saturday. Meeker, now 6-2, will host Little Snake River on Friday and Plateau Valley on Saturday.
MEEKER I The Meeker High School girls’ varsity basketball team opened its 2015 portion of the season on their home court, splitting two games, losing to league rival Cedaredge on Friday then beating Paonia on Saturday.
MEEKER I One day before the Christmas break, the Meeker High School girls’ basketball team played the 2A Olathe Pirates on their home court and lost 44-37. Meeker will come back in 2015 and host Cedaredge on Jan. 9, then host Paonia on Saturday, Jan. 10.
MEEKER I For the third year in a row, the Meeker High School girls’ basketball team has won the season-opening White River Electric Cowboy Shootout. The lady Cowboys will be idle this weekend and next play Olathe on Dec. 19.