Eight Meeker High School Cowboy wrestlers recently attended the Western State Team Camp in Gunnison and wrestled in 17 duals, winning 13 of them. “Our kids wrestled tough,” Meeker assistant coach Carl Padilla said. Wrestling for the Cowboys in back row were: Chase Rule, Christopher Strate, Charles Curry, assistant coach Carl Padilla, Sheridan Harvey, head […]
Brandon Baynor, representing Third District Congressman Scott Tipton’s office in Grand Junction, recently brought a Congressional Tribute Plaque to Meeker High School for the Meeker State Champion Wrestling Team, the State Champion Wrestlers and their coaches. From left, Baynor delivers the plaque to state champions TJ Shelton (four-time state champion), Devon Pontine and Casey Turner […]
Meeker’s first and Colorado’s 19th four-time Colorado state wrestling champion T.J. Shelton was honored for his accomplishments at the annual honors banquet in Colorado Springs. Shelton, pictured with his parents Janae and Bob, was named the Co-High School 2A/3A Wrestler of the Year, an honor he shared with Paonia’s Bo Pipher. Shelton’s coach, J.C. Watt, […]
Be sure to look for our keepsake special section for the 2016 state wrestling championships in the Feb. 25th edition of the Herald Times!
MEEKER I During the regular season, the Meeker High School wrestling team has always sought out the best competition to prepare them for the 2A regional and state tournaments, and this season was no different, as the Cowboys wrestled in the CMU Duals, the Warrior Classic, the Tournament of Champions and the Meeker Duals, which […]
MEEKER I The Cowboy wrestling team made a long trip to Buena Vista on Jan. 28 for a dual meet with the 2A Demons, and they returned home victorious.
MEEKER I “We are still improving,” Cowboy wrestling coach J.C. Watt said after his team wrestled in the competitive Screamin’ Eagle tournament in Paonia on Saturday, less than one month before the 2016 Colorado State Wrestling Championships.