Cowboy wrestlers host and win tournament, head to regionals

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 wrestlers win three of four, to host Meeker Invitational

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. Share on Facebook

Meeker wrestlers split duals, place 10 members

MEEKER I “We have some improving to do if we hope to do better in regionals,” Meeker High School wrestling coach J.C. Watt said after a weekend of wrestling. Share on Facebook

7 MHS wrestlers crowned

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. Share on Facebook

Meeker’s Harvey, Shelton win weight classes in Tournament of Champions

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. Share on Facebook

Meeker’s Pelloni, Shelton place at Warrior Classic

MEEKER I It had been several years since the Meeker High School wrestling team had been invited to the Warrior Classic, known as one of the toughest tournaments in the state. The Cowboys were represented well, winning 22 matches, placing two in the top four and the team placed 10th in a field of 36 […]

MHS wrestlers produce three champs, finish fourth at Delta

MEEKER I “We improved from the previous week,” Meeker wrestling coach J.C. Watt said of his team’s fourth-place finish at the Delta Invitational on Saturday. Watt hopes his team continues to improve this week, because for the first time in several years, the Cowboys have been invited back to the Warrior Classic. Share on Facebook

Meeker wrestlers win 3 of 5 duals at Colorado Mesa U.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School wrestling team opened its season in Grand Junction, wrestling in the Colorado Mesa University Duals, where the squad won three of the five duals wrestled. Share on Facebook

MHS wrestlers open at CMU Duals

MEEKER I After qualifying 10 wrestlers and placing third as a team in the 2014 Colorado State Wrestling Championships, the Meeker Cowboys will begin their quest to improve this season, starting in Grand Junction, when they compete in the Colorado Mesa University Duals. Share on Facebook

Winter sports…

Two-time defending state wrestling champion T.J. Shelton is pictured practicing with teammate Casey Turner in preparation for the upcoming mat season at Meeker High School. Share on Facebook

MHS wrestling camp…

Eleven Meeker wrestlers competed in the Paonia Summer Duals, and many wrestled more than 12 matches during the two-day event, which featured 4A and 5A teams from Colorado along with teams from Nebraska, Arizona and New Mexico. Share on Facebook

State championship…

Meeker sophomore T.J. Shelton stands atop the podium after receiving the gold medal in the 2A, 170-pound championship bracket. Share on Facebook