Homecoming events under way at MHS

MEEKER I Homecoming activities are happening all week at Meeker High School. Events started Monday and culminate in a volleyball match and Homecoming dance Saturday.

Alice in Wonderland…

Also taking part in the 2013 Meeker High School homecoming parade was a float that contained the cast of “Alice in Wonderland,” a play that is being sponsored by the ERBM Recreation District in Meeker.

MHS Homecoming 2013

The senior class float carried out the theme of “Las Vegas Style” for the homecoming parade on Friday afternoon down Main Street. Running the roulette wheel, from left to right, were Taylor Neilson, John Mac Sheridan and Mariah Jensen while Deena Norell walked alongside.

Parade watching…

Meeker High School senior Taylor Rodgers looks intently as the Meeker High School homecoming parade participants passing by on Friday afternoon along Main Street in front of the Rio Blanco County Courthouse.

New tradition…

In a new ceremony during halftime of Friday night’s homecoming football came against Cedaredge, the new “Flaming M” was set afire after being wrapped with donated sheets from Tuesday’s Toga Day activities at Meeker High School.

Viva Las Vegas…

Members of the 2013 Meeker High School homecoming royalty are, from left: freshman Sheridan Harvey, freshman Maggie Phelan, junior homecoming queen Sydney Hughes, senior homecoming king Justin Giao, senior Emily Kohls and junior Joe Newman. The royalty was named during halftime of the Meeker-Cedaredge boys’ football game on Friday.

Meeker goes “Las Vegas Style” for 2013 homecoming

MEEKER I Homecoming week started Monday for the students at Meeker High School, but the action picks up Friday and Saturday with a parade, an undefeated football team, a bonfire and the annual homecoming dance. The MHS Student Council chose “Las Vegas Style” as the theme of the event this year, and bright lights, playing […]

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.

MHS homecoming …

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Meeker High School juniors Dylan Mobley and Mariah Jensen were crowned king and queen for the 2012 homecoming. Seniors Anne George and Scott Smith were first attendants and Jeremy Musgrave and Linda Olivas were second attendants.

Homecoming 2012 …

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Everyone is invited to the Meeker Homecoming parade at 2 p.m. Friday, following a barbecue on the courthouse lawn to benefit the MHS athletic department starting at 11:30 a.m. Meeker will host the Paonia Eagles in volleyball and football Friday night.

Cowboys fumble homecoming game vs. Lake County

Meeker’s Sebastian Clarke (24), Aaron Cochran (4), kicker Kevin Eli and Jake Phelan (11) and the rest of the Cowboys will kickoff in Paonia this Friday at 7 p.m. Photo by Dale Dunbar

RBC I Meeker found a new way to put the ball on the ground Friday night and lost their homecoming game 6-24. In a game that was close up until the middle of the fourth quarter, the Black and Gold again came up short.

Slide Show: MHS Homecoming Festivities


MEEKER | The parade, the game, the court, the fun. Homecoming has something for everyone. Click here for the slide show.