MEEKER I T.J. Shelton has won many wrestling tournaments in his career, including three Colorado state titles, but he had never won a Warrior Classic title until his senior season.
MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboy wrestling team opened the season in Grand Junction at the Maverick Duals on the Colorado Mesa University campus on Saturday and won all five of its duals. Meeker will compete in the Panther Invitational in Delta on Saturday.
MEEKER I For a 13th time in Meeker High School’s wrestling history, the Cowboys finished second in the Colorado state wrestling tournament last year and this year they return six wrestlers with state experience and lots of confidence. “We wrestled and finished well at state last year, which will give us a lot of confidence […]
Meeker High School senior wrestler Sammy Palmer practices a turk on teammate Christopher Strate, as does Daylon Nielsen on assistant coach Carl Padilla during one of the first practices of the season. The season officially started Nov. 12, when most Meeker wrestlers were still playing football. The Cowboys, who finished as the 1A state runners-up […]
MEEKER I Many brothers from Meeker, related by blood and wrestling, spent the first weekend of their spring break wrestling at the Rocky Mountain Nationals held in Denver.
MEEKER I Currently ranked No. 3 in 2A by On the Mat Rankings, the Meeker High School wrestling team was the host for the annual Meeker dual meet tournament, where they won five duals to win the team title. The MHS Cowboys will wrestle at Colorado Mesa University in the Region 1 tournament starting Friday […]
MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ wrestling team competed in four dual matches last week, hosting Palisade and Hayden, then traveling to Moffat County to wrestle the Bulldogs and Delta Panthers, both 3A teams. The Cowboys lost only to Delta.
MEEKER I “It was a good confidence builder,” is what one of Meeker High School’s wrestlers told head wrestling coach J.C. Watt of the week’s competition.
MEEKER I Sheridan Harvey and T.J. Shelton entered the Tournament of Champions as the No. 1 seeds in their respective weight brackets, and both finished as champions, Harvey winning the 113-pound bracket and Shelton dominating at 170. Casey Turner placed third at 152 and senior Tristin Pelloni finished eighth at 120.