MHS volleyball wins two

Meeker High School volleyball players are introduced before a home match last Saturday.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School volleyball team won two out of three matches last weekend, beating Caprock Acadamy on Thursday evening and West Grand on Saturday. Their weekend began as they hosted the team new to the league, private school Caprock Acadamy from Grand Junction.

MHS volleyball…

Meeker senior Paige Jones spikes the ball in a match against Vail Christian with teammates Maggie Phelan, Sydney Hughes and Jamie McLaughlin. The match took Meeker five games to win. Meeker will play in Paonia on Friday and host West Grand on Saturday at Meeker High School.

Meeker senior Paige

Meeker volleyball…

Meeker High School seniors Paige Jones and Reagan Pearce reach above the net to defend a high shot against Moffat County during a match in Aspen. The Lady Cowboys opened the season with four matches, winning three and losing one. “It was a good learning experience, but we have a lot to work on,” said first-year head coach Janae Stanworth. Meeker will play Vail Christian in Vail on Friday.

Meeker High School seniors Paige Jones and Reagan Pearce reach above the net to defend a high shot against Moffat County during a match in Aspen. The Lady Cowboys opened the season with four matches, winning three and losing one. “It was a good learning experience, but we have a

MHS well represented at CCGS All-State volleyball

MEEKER I Meeker was well represented at the Colorado Coaches of Girls Sports All-State Games last weekend in Denver. MHS volleyball coach Christy Atwood was asked to coach the 2A Red Team and Meeker seniors Aly Ridings and Piper Haney were members of the team.

The ladies are in the house…

Taylor Neilson

Lady Cowboys gain lasting experience at state tournament

The Meeker High School varsity volleyball team (above), which included freshman Jenna Walsh, seniors Aly Ridings, Taylor Neilson and Piper Haney, juniors Sydney Hughes, Reagan Pearce and Jamie McLaughlin and freshman Maggie Phelan, juniors Paige Jones and Megan Parker and freshman Lori Ann Klinglesmith, lined up twice on one of five courts in the Denver Coliseum for matches in the 2013 Colorado State Volleyball Championships. Meeker qualified as regional champions for the big show, which included championships in all five classifications, and they defeated Ridgeway for a second time in as many weeks, but lost to the eventual 2A state champions Resurrection Christian in pool play. (Below) Meeker head coach Christy Atwood and her senior captains Taylor Nielson, Piper Haney and Aly Ridings listen to court instructions before playing Resurrection Christian, a private school in Loveland.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School varsity volleyball team came away from the 2013 Colorado State Volleyball Championships tournament with one win, one loss and a lasting experience.

Regional champs: Lady Cowboys advance to state tourney

The Meeker High School volleyball team entered the Region G tournament as the No. 2 seed and left as regional champions after defeating Telluride and host Ridgeway on Saturday. The championship advanced the Lady Cowboys to the Colorado State Volleyball Championships in Denver, and Meeker will be in the same pool as Ridgeway and Resurrection Christian, playing Ridgeway first on Friday at 8 a.m. Playing for the regional champs are, in front, Piper Haney, Aly Ridings and Taylor Neilson. Middle, Sydney Hughes, Jamie McLaughlin, Brittany Smith, Paige Jones, Reagan Pearce and Meagan Parker. Back row, coaches Christy Atwood, Janae Stanworth and Keely Winger, Lori Ann Klinglesmith, Maggie Phelan and Jenna Walsh.

RBC I “I believe in you’ is what they were saying on the floor in the Telluride match to get the momentum to change,” said Meeker High School volleyball coach Christy Atwood of her team’s outstanding comeback in the first match against Telluride. The lady Cowboys set up a regional winning match and earned themselves […]

Lady Cowboys advance to regional tourney

MEEKER I The Meeker High School volleyball team played well in the district tournament, advancing them to the regional playoffs next week in Ridgeway.

MHS volleyball No. 2 seed for district tournament

MEEKER I The Meeker volleyball team finished its regular season with two more wins, securing them the No. 2 seed for the district tournament and setting up a match up against Rangely again on Tuesday night, in the first round of the district tournament.

Meeker to finish regular v-ball season on the road

MEEKER I The Meeker High School volleyball team showed great teamwork and perseverance coming back from an emotional loss to Paonia for homecoming on Friday night to beat a scrappy South Routt County (Soroco) team on Saturday.

Lady Cowboys remain undefeated in league matches

Meeker senior Aly Ridings spikes a ball over Plateau Valley defenders, with teammates Sydney Hughes, Piper Haney, Reagan Pearce and Taylor Neilson backing her up in a league match which the lady Cowboys won in three games. Meeker will host Paonia on Friday and Soroco on Saturday.

MEEKER I The 2013 volleyball season is in full swing and every match counts. Coach Christy Atwood said, “Getting wins and capitalizing on the game plans we have been working on are going to be critical.”

MHS volleyball team wins two league matches

MEEKER I The Meeker volleyball team extended its winning streak with two convincing wins over league opponents.