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

Chintala, Thacker selected to play at all-state volleyball match

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RBC I Rio Blanco County seniors Kaysyn Chintala and Quincey Thacker have been chosen to participate in the Colorado Coaches of Girls’ Sports (CCGS) All-State Volleyball games, which will take place on Sunday, Nov. 18, at Arvada West High School in Arvada, Colo.

MHS volleyball falls to Telluride in final match

Meeker volleyball players Taylor Neilson, Piper Haney Aly Ridings (2), Kaysyn Chintala (1) and Jordan Brown celebrate after scoring in the regional tournament held last Saturday in Telluride. Although the lady Cowboys did not advance to the state tournament, the team had plenty to celebrate, finishing the league as the No. 4 seed, beating the league champions in the district tournament and finishing second in the region.

MEEKER I The Meeker girls’ volleyball team fought to the absolute end for their season, pushing the final match to five games before falling 12-15.

MHS ready for regionals

The Meeker volleyball team celebrated after beating No. 1 seed Paonia in the district tournament. Meeker finished second and will play in the regional tournament this Saturday in Telluride.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School volleyball team is on its way to regionals after an outstanding performance at the district tournament last Friday and Saturday. The lady Cowboys went in as the No. 4 seed but had high expectations. Coach Atwood said, “We knew we were going to have to play well to advance.”

MHS fourth in league

MEEKER I Meeker’s volleyball team beat a strong Grand Valley team over the weekend but fell to Rangely and West Grand leaving the lady Cowboys fourth in the league.

Pretty in pink …

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Former Rangely teacher and coach Dave Walck, who now coaches the Grand Valley Cardinals, and his team are pictured with the lady Cowboys all dressed in pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month before the varsity match.

MHS v’ball preps for post-season

MEEKER I The Meeker High School volleyball team is winding down their regular season and preparing to jump into the post-season with momentum.

Show of support…

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The Meeker varsity volleyball team wore pink shorts in honor of October being national breast cancer awareness month in their homecoming game against the visiting Hotchkiss Bulldogs last Friday, which the lady Cowboys won in three games.

MHS vball ready for homecoming

Meeker junior Aly Ridings bumps the ball against North Park last Saturday. Meeker will host Hotchkiss for homecoming this weekend and Plateau Valley Saturday.

MEEKER I Homecoming week is here for the Meeker volleyball team, bringing an overall record of 8-3, and a league record of 3-0 to the fun-filled week.

Two wins for MHS lady Cowboys

Meeker High School senior Jordan Brown spikes a ball in Rangely last Saturday, supported by teammate Taylor Neilson (6) and classmate Bailey Atwood (13). Meeker swept the lady Panthers in three games. Meeker will host North Park this Saturday, starting at 1 p.m.

MEEKER I “Two wins on the weekend against two tough league teams,” coach Christy Atwood said of the impressive weekend for the Meeker High School volleyball team. The lady Cowboys began their weekend with Vail Mountain.