Washburns named as grand marshals

Mary and Mike Washburn were the grand marshals of the parade.

MEEKER I The kids of Meeker High School (MHS) chose Mary and Mike Washburn to be their Homecoming parade grand marshals last week out of respect and honor for the tireless help the two have given Meeker youth through the years.

Homecoming weeks end Saturday

RBC I Meeker and Rangely high school Homecoming Week activities are well underway with the respective Homecoming dances on Saturday night culminating the week’s events.

MHS Homecoming fun begins Monday

Meeker High School Homecoming activity representatives pile on for a big “Go-Cowboys” Week, which begins Monday. From left to right are: Maggie Phelan in volleyball; Delenn Mobley for cheerleading; Chase Rule for football; Madeline Amack for the marching band; Sierra Williams in softball; and Julia Eskelson for cross-country.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School Student Council is in charge of Homecoming Week, which begins Monday, and, according to MHS Head Girl Madeline Amack, co-president of the council, big plans are in the works. The theme for the whole week is “Sci-Fi!”

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.