Meeker track, field OK’d; work set for spring

MEEKER I The Meeker Board of Education gave its approval Tuesday night to Hellas Construction Inc. of Austin, Texas, as general contractor for the district’s track and field project.

12 MHS tracksters headed to state championships

MEEKER I A dozen Meeker athletes will compete in the 2015 Colorado Track and Field Championships starting today in Denver at Jefferson County Stadium.

Meeker track team continues its efforts to qualify for state

MEEKER I The regular track season is winding down, and the Meeker track team continues to improve, with the goal of qualifying as many athletes as possible for the 2015 Colorado State Track and Field Championships in Denver in less than three weeks.

Meeker girls first while boys are third at track meet held in Rangely

MEEKER I Despite snow, wind and rain in Meeker on Saturday, Meeker High School Cowboy track coach John Strate said, “Both teams had a great day in Rangely,” where the girls won the team title and the boys finished third in a field of eight teams.

Meeker tracksters have busy week

MEEKER I The Meeker High School Cowboys boys’ and girls’ track teams faced tough competition on Friday at the Coal Ridge Invitational meet, then improved many of their performances the next day in Glenwood Springs.

Cowboys break school records at state track and field

MEEKER I “Overall, we had a great season and a solid state meet,” Meeker High School track coach John Strate said. “We saw four school records broken this season and three of them were at the state meet.

Team effort…

Meeker track team members Taylor Ahrens, Aly Ridings, Cinda Olivas, Jordan Brown and Ohana Mataia are pictured supporting teammate Bailey Atwood, who was throwing the discus at the Colorado State Track and Field Championships in Denver on Saturday. Atwood just missed the finals in the shotput and earned an eighth-place finish in the discus.

2013 Colorado State Track and Field Championships

RBC sends 20 to state championship

RBC I Twenty Rio Blanco County track and field athletes (13 from Meeker and seven from Rangely) competed at the 2013 Colorado State Track and Field Championships at Jefferson County Stadium in Denver, and nine received medals on the podium, including one champion.

13 Cowboys qualify for state track meet

MEEKER I “The regional meet could not have gone any better for us,” Meeker High School head track coach John Strate said of team members qualifying for the 2013 Colorado State Track and Field Championships, starting today at Jefferson County Stadium in Denver.

MHS to compete at regionals

RBC I Saturday’s track meet at Battle Mountain High School proved to be a success for the Meeker High School Track and Field Team. The girls’ team had numerous athletes who moved into the top 18, putting themselves in position to make the trip to state in two weeks.

Meeker girls finish second in MoCo, boys finish third

MEEKER I “We had some great performances in the warm weather at Moffat County,” Meeker head track coach John Strate said of his team’s most recent competition.