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.

MHS Cowgirls “White Out” event a blur

MEEKER — The first annual Cowgirls “White Out” helped put the next notch in the belt. The tactic was to get more of our community to the gym, give them a taste of Cowgirl Volleyball and entice them to come back for more.

Cowgirls win pair on the road

MEEKER — The Cowgirls traveled to West Grand and Hayden this past weekend, and the team played two of the smartest games of its season.

Cowboy ‘White Out’ planned for Oct. 3

MEEKER — On Oct. 3, the Cowboy volleyball and football teams will be playing the Paonia Eagles.

Cowgirls lasso pair of league wins

MEEKER — The Cowgirls played with more consistency this weekend. Friday night the team faced Plateau Valley and the girls were mentally ready for their opponent. Team members have been working hard on this aspect of their game to help mold it all together.

Cowgirls battle for league win

MEEKER — It has been a very wavy road to start the volleyball season. The team scheduled six matches with schools bigger than Meeker, with the exception of Nucla, for its pre-season jump.

Meeker goes 1-3 in Glenwood Springs tourney; hosts Moffat

MEEKER — “We hung in there,” Meeker High School volleyball coach Christy Atwood said of her team’s play in the season opening tournament in Glenwood Springs. Meeker lost three matches to larger schools but did beat the other 2A school they played.