Lady Cowboys battle it out away from home

MEEKER I The weekend was certainly a test for Meeker’s volleyball team, having three matches in two days, all on the road.

MHS volleyball starts league play

MEEKER I Meeker volleyball coach Christy Atwood said, “It was a great way to start off our league play,” referring to the outstanding start to the regular season for the lady Cowboys, defeating Vail Christian at home Saturday. They not only won, they swept Vail in three games 25-13, 25-19 and 25-23.

Lady Cowboys two for two after tourney

MEEKER I The Meeker girls’ volleyball team started its season well, playing in the extremely competitive Glenwood Springs tournament consisting of five pools made up of teams ranging in classification from 2A to 5A.

MHS volleyball team headed to Glenwood tournament

The Meeker High School volleyball team will be led this season by Jordan Brown, Kacey Collins, Amanda Kindall, Katie Dinwiddie, Kaysyn Chintala and Bailey Atwood. Head coach Christy Atwood says “there is a passion in the gym,” and she is excited for what lies ahead for her team this season.

MEEKER I Meeker High School’s volleyball team is in full swing headed into their season opening tournament in Glenwood Springs this weekend.

MHS ends season district champs

Meeker senior Katie Morgan spikes a ball as classmate Kathryn Doll prepares for a return. Morgan, Doll and classmates Aubrey Walsh and Adrienne Wix played their final matches of their high school careers in the regional tournament last Saturday in Palisade.

MEEKER I After a three year absence from the regional volleyball tournament, the Meeker volleyball team qualified for post-season play as district champions but did not advance to the state tournament. Meeker finished third behind the champion team from Mancos and runner-up Telluride team.

RBC ladies head to regionals

Both Rio Blanco County volleyball teams will represent their schools this Saturday in the state-qualifying regional tournament to be held at Palisade High School. The Cowboys won the district title and the Panthers finished second. Mancos and Telluride will compete against Meeker and Rangely in pool play to determine the top two teams to advance to the Colorado State Volleyball Championships next week in Denver.

RANGELY | The district tournament began with a match against Paonia.

MHS wins district tourney

MEEKER I “We started our journey at 5:30 a.m. on the bus and returned home at 11:30 p.m.,” Meeker High School volleyball coach Christy Atwood said about the district tournament held last Saturday in Oak Creek. Coach Atwood wasn’t complaining, since they returned as district champions.

Meeker advances to districts

MEEKER I Lady Cowboy volleyball coach Christy Atwood wanted her team to get a win in the final regular season match to take some momentum into the first round of the district tournament and her team performed to her expectations.

Cowboys lose two in Vail

MEEKER I No matter the outcome of the final match of the regular season, the lady Cowboy varsity volleyball team will have to travel for the round of the district tournament, which will start Tuesday, Oct. 25, after losing two matches in Vail last Saturday.

Ladies lose two matches

MEEKER  I “It was not our best weekend of the season,” Meeker’s head volleyball coach Christy Atwood said of losing efforts to Paonia and Vail Mountain.

V’ball team splits games

tracy enterline Meeker’s Bailey Atwood (9) and Aly Ridings (2) block a shot with teammate Adrienne Wix (7) playing backup. Meeker beat Rangely but lost to Vail Christian last Saturday and will travel to Paonia Friday before hosting Vail Mountain Saturday.  Photo by Tracy Enterline

MEEKER I Rangely and Vail Christian played Meeker in last Saturday’s homecoming triangular and split the matches, defeating Rangely but losing to Vail Christian.

Ladies split matches

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MEEKER I Coming off four wins in their first tournament of the season, the lady Cowboys remained undefeated before a hometown crowd last Friday but lost their first match of the season in Oak Creek last Saturday.