Hughes, Shelton win events in Frank Woodburn meet

event she finished third in, won the triple jump in the Frank Woodburn Invitational meet and was eighth in the 300-meter hurdles.

MEEKER I “We had a great day in Grand Junction,” Meeker track coach John Strate said of his team’s performance in the competitive Frank Woodburn Invitational track meet held in Stocker Stadium, which featured 18 teams, most 3A, 4A and 5A teams.

Basketball players jump right into track

MEEKER I One week earlier, teammates Aly Ridings and Sydney Hughes were helping their basketball team win a third-place trophy at state. This past Saturday, they were helping their team to a fifth-place finish in the Hotchkiss Invitational track meet.

MHS tracksters earn bests

RBC I The competition at the annual Frank Woodburn Invitational Track Meet included all classifications on Saturday at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction, where several Meeker athletes placed, while others set personal-best performances.

Doll defends state title, adds gold

— Rio Blanco County well represented at Colorado State Track & Field Championships — Rio Blanco County was well represented in dashes, distances, jumps, throws and puts in Denver’s Jefferson County Stadium last weekend for the 2012 Colorado State Track and Field Championships.

MHS team earns first among 2A schools

Meeker sophomore Sebastian Clarke improved his long jump by more than a foot in Rifle last Friday and senior Kathryn Doll won the triple jump.

MEEKER I Warm temperatures and favorable winds led to a good day for the Meeker High School Track and Field Team last Saturday. It was one of the best showings in terms of overall team performance of the season for both the boys’ and the girls’ squads.