Meeker’s track team performs well at GWS

MEEKER I Although the recent weather has not been ideal for track meets, it won’t keep the Cowboys off the track, as they competed in Glenwood Springs on Saturday and will compete in Coal Ridge on Friday, then Rangely on Saturday.

Meeker tracksters shine bright at Woodburn meet

MEEKER I The weather for the Frank Woodburn Invitational track meet, held in Stocker Stadium on Saturday was not so good, but, according to Meeker head coach John Strate, the competition was, which included 17 schools from all five size classifications.

MHS tracksters do well at Cedaredge, prepare for meet at G.J.

At Cedaredge on Saturday, Meeker runners, from left, Sierra Williams, Maggie Phelan and Peyton Burke are seen running the 200-meter dash. Williams was part of the 4x100-meter relay team, which took fourth place; Phelan had a personal best in the 400 meters, where she finished fourth overall; and Burke was part of the 4x100 and 4x200-meter relays, finishing fourth.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School track team performed well in Cedaredge last Saturday and is preparing to compete in the Frank Woodburn Invitational this Saturday at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction.

MHS track team opens its season at Rifle meet

MEEKER I According to Meeker High School track coach John Strate, the first track meet of the season was held on a cold and windy day in Rifle, but, “We got some pretty solid performances from both of our returning athletes and our freshman.”

Walkathon raises $25,000 for new MHS track

Leota Cook, at 90 years of life, was the oldest supporter on the track for the Save Our Track Walk-a-thon on July 5. She was sponsored by all 11 of her great-grandkids, including McKelivie Cook Lay, the youngest walker at just 1 year old.

MEEKER I The “Save Our Track Walk-A-Thon, held July 5 in Meeker in an effort to raise funds to repair the running track at Meeker High School “Was very successful,” according to Meeker organizer Debbie Cook.

Relay teams move into top 5

MEEKER I The Cowboys track team entered two meets last week, competing at Coal Ridge High School on Friday and in Glenwood Springs on Saturday. Meeker will run, jump and throw in Rangely on Saturday.

MHS Cowboys open track season in Rifle

Meeker’s defending Class 2A 100-meter dash state champion T.J. Shelton, right, is pictured running the 100 in the first track meet of the season in Rifle. Shelton won the race, then traveled to Denver to wrestle in the Rocky Mountain Nationals, where he finished seventh in the 18-and-under division. Sheridan Harvey was a runner-up in the 15-under division and Casey Turner placed fifth at Rocky Mountain Nationals.

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys Track and Field team had a solid start to their season at the Rifle Invitational on Friday. The team was fortunate enough to take 45 hard-working athletes to the meet despite the fact that many team members were still playing basketball at the state tournament in Pueblo.

Meeker tracksters advance to state competition

Meeker seniors Toby Casias and Kathryn Doll sit in front of teammates Sebastian Clarke, Bailey Atwood, Tala Atoafa, Aly Ridings, Lathrop and Sydney Huges, Jake Phelan and Linda Olivas, all qualified for the state meet starting today in Jefferson Stadium in Lakewood.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School Track and Field team competed at the new and improved Stoker Stadium in Grand Junction last Thursday and Friday at the Western Slope League Meet. Warm weather and stiff competition in the girl’s field led to numerous new league records.

MHS team performs well at event

The Husky Invitational at Battle Mountain High School in Edwards, Colo., resulted in another impressive team finish for the Cowboys track and field team.

Girls’ team earns fourth, boys’ take sixth at meet

MEEKER I Chilly temperatures and strong winds at the Clint Wells Invitational at Moffat County High School Friday, April 27 did not stop the Meeker High School track and field team from having a solid day against most of the big schools from Northwestern Colorado.

MHS battles Titans, Demons

Meeker High School freshman Jake Phelan was awarded the Colter Gavito Memorial award for having the best triple jump mark among freshmen and sophomores last week at Coal Ridge.

MEEKER I Two meets in two days ended up being no small task for the Meeker Cowboy runners, jumpers and throwers. Friday night the team traveled to Coal Ridge High School in New Castle and Saturday they competed in the Demon Invitational in Glenwood Springs. Both days the team was short-handed, due to many team […]

MHS Cowboys competitive

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MEEKER I On Saturday April 7, the Meeker High School track and field team returned to competition for the first time after spring break. While some teammates showed a little rust, others were able start where they left off. Once again, the scoring of Toby Casias led the boys’ team.