Girls just want to have fun

bobby gutierrez According to Meeker volleyball coach Christy Atwood, the varsity team “had a lot of fun on the court,” in their first tournament of the season in Glenwood Springs. The lady Cowboys, led this year by seniors, Kathryn Doll and Katie Morgan, atop Adrienne Wix and Aubrey Walsh, won all four of their matches and did not lose a game. Meeker will host Hayden Friday and play in Oak Creek Saturday.

MEEKER I “The girls had a lot of fun on the volleyball court and that hasn’t really been the case on our teams the last couple of years,” Meeker’s head coach Christy Atwood said.

Meeker hosts scrimmages

MEEKER I The school bells haven’t started ringing at Meeker High School yet but referee whistles were heard in both gyms last Saturday as the lady Cowboys hosted scrimmages with Grand Valley and Moffat County.

MHS volleyball team ends season in Paonia

Meeker volleyball players huddled up before last Friday’s homecoming match against Hayden.

MEEKER I The Lady Cowboy volleyball team bounced back from a homecoming loss to win the final match of the regular season last Saturday and finish as the Western Slope League’s No. 5 seed.

Lady Cowboys host Hayden for homecoming

Meeker volleyball players honored their parents before the start of Saturday’s home volleyball match and wore pink socks in recognition of breast cancer awareness month. Pictured from left: Kathryn Doll, Katie Morgan and Adrienne Wix.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School volleyball team both lost and won a league match last weekend and will end the regular season with a homecoming match against Hayden Friday, before traveling to Collbran on Saturday.

Lady Cowboys volleyball team drops pair of league matches

Meeker senior Laura Glass not only is a starter on the Lady Cowboy volleyball team but she also regularly sings the national anthem before sporting events, like she did before last Friday’s Western Slope League match against Paonia.

MEEKER I The Lady Cowboy volleyball team lost two Western Slope League matches last week and will play two more this weekend, including a home match, honoring parents and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Saturday afternoon.

Meeker girls split with league foes last week

MEEKER I For a second week in a row, the Meeker High School varsity volleyball team split matches, played against league opponents. Meeker lost to the West Grand Mustangs in Kremmling last Friday before defeating the Eagles in Paonia the following day.

Lady Cowboys push champs to five games

MEEKER I “We played much, much better,” Meeker volleyball coach Christy Atwood said of her team’s matches in Hayden last Saturday. The Lady Cowboys lost to the host team in a non-league game, before pushing the defending league champions to five games in a losing effort.

Lady Cowboys trying to find their groove

Rebecca de Vergie is one of six seniors for the Lady Cowboys.

MEEKER I The Lady Cowboy volleyball team traveled to Steamboat Springs last Friday for a non-league game and a learning experience against the larger school. “We did a lot of good things, but we are still trying to find our groove,” coach Christy Atwood said.

Meeker girls split at volleyball tourney

MEEKER I The Lady Cowboys’ volleyball team opened the season last week with tournament play and won as many matches as they lost. “It was a great start to our season,” Atwood said. The host team of the Glenwood Springs tournament beat in two games (25-21 and 25-5) in the first match of the season […]

MHS volleyball opens at Glenwood Springs

Senior members of Meeker High School’s volleyball team, from left: Laura Glass, Elissa McLaughlin, Denee Chintala, Rebecca de Vergie, Sage Chapin and Shae Barrow. The Lady Cowboys open the season this weekend at a tournament in Glenwood Springs.

MEEKER I The Lady Cowboy volleyball team will open the varsity season in Glenwood Springs this weekend. “We play up in Glenwood, there are mostly 3-4 and 5A schools,” coach Christy Atwood said of the upcoming competition for her 2A varsity team. “We’ll use it as a measuring stick to see where we are competing.”

Meeker falls to Vail Christian in three

Senior Gabie Goettel and her Lady Cowboy teammates will play at home Saturday against SoRoCo.

MEEKER I At this point in the season, getting better is always the goal. That’s the case for Meeker’s volleyball team. The defending Western Slope League champions lost to Vail Christian on Friday night, but there were bright spots.

Lady Cowboys face tough challenge defending league, district crowns

MEEKER I Returning as the Northwest League and district champions and losing several players to graduation will make it tough for the Meeker High School volleyball team to defend its titles this season, but head coach Christy Atwood is looking forward to the challenge.