MEEKER I The Meeker High School wrestling team finished third in the Screamin’ Eagle tournament Saturday in Paonia, then pinned the Bulldogs seven times to win a dual in Craig on Tuesday. Tonight the Cowboys will wrestle a triangular in Palisade against the host Bulldogs and the Bulldogs from Hotchkiss.
MEEKER I “Highly competitive,” is the level Meeker wrestling coach J.C. Watt wants his team to reach, and although they are not there yet, Watt believes his team continues to “improve.” The defending state champion Paonia Eagles came to Meeker on Friday and beat the No. 2-ranked Cowboys, 51-17, in front of a full Meeker […]
MEEKER I “We’re improving,” is what Meeker High School wrestling coach J.C. Watt wants his patented answer to be when asked how his team performed.
MEEKER I “The kids looked confident, even with five freshmen,” Meeker Cowboy wrestling coach J.C. Watt said of his team’s demeanor after opening the season with five dual matches in the Colorado Mesa University Duals in Grand Junction. Meeker defeated Durango (48-27), Olathe (52-18) and Monticello, Utah (45-27) but lost to Delta (47-27) and Cedaredge […]
MEEKER I The Meeker wrestling program has produced 55 state champions, the fifth most of any Colorado high school. Although they have produced several multiple champions, including three, three-timers and five two-time state champions, Meeker has never had a wrestler win four individual state championships. In order to win four individual state titles, one must […]
Meeker High School activities director Brett Steinacher, who is a member of the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) wrestling committee, shakes hands with Meeker freshman TJ Shelton before presenting him with his gold medal and championship bracket at the 2013 Colorado State Wrestling Championships. Shelton is the first freshman from Meeker High School to […]