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.

MHS ladies win 2 matches

The Meeker volleyball team is led by its three seniors, Taylor Neilson (right), Piper Haney (middle), and Aly Ridings (left), helping the team win two matches over the weekend.

MEEKER I The Meeker Volleyball Team began its regular season with two solid victories over league opponents.

Lady Cowboys open in Glenwood Springs

MEEKER I The Meeker High School girls’ volleyball team traveled to Glenwood Springs on Friday and Saturday for four matches. The girls found the competition very intense and played several extremely close games.

MHS volleyball begins with scrimmage; team out to contend

MEEKER I The Meeker High School volleyball team began its season Saturday with a multiple-team scrimmage. Craig, Steamboat Springs and Rifle brought their varsity, junior varsity, and C teams to town for a full day of volleyball.

RBC high school golf starts today

Calvin Shepherd, who will be a senior at Meeker High School, will play golf on Rangely’s high school team for a second year. Shepherd and his teammates opened the season today at Battlement Mesa.

RBC I The 2013-14 school year has not started yet, but high school golfers in Rio Blanco County started practice Monday and play in their first tournament today in Battlement Mesa. Practice for football, volleyball and cross county officially starts Monday.

Chintala, Thacker play

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RBC I Two senior volleyball players from Rio Blanco County, one from Meeker and one from Rangely, represented their teams and the Western Slope League last Sunday in Arvada, playing in the Colorado Coaches of Girls’ Sports (CCGS) all-state volleyball match.

Rio Blanco County All-Conference Honors

Rangely High School volleyball team all-conference players.

courtesy photos The lady Panthers volleyball team held its annual end of season banquet Monday and several players were honored by the Western Slope League and the team. Seniors Quincey Thacker and Brittany Babineaux were both named to the all-conference first team and Aimee Hogan was honorably mentioned. Thacker was also named the league and […]