Barlow wins Panther tourney

Rangely senior Cole Barlow won an individual title in the Panther wrestling tournament last Saturday. Barlow was named the tournament's outstanding wrestler and is currently ranked second in the 2A, 152-pound class, by On the Mat Rankings.

Named outstanding wrestler RBC I Rangely senior Cole Barlow won the 152-pound bracket of the Panther wrestling tournament last Saturday in his hometown and was voted the Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament by attending coaches. Meeker junior Justin Hardy won the 171-pound class.

MHS wrestles well for hometown crowd

The Meeker wrestling team hosted the Grand Valley Cardinals Tuesday in “retro” singlets, first used in 1979, the year the Cowboys won their first (in any sport) state championship. The Cowboys did not fare so well against the Cardinals winning only two (Aaron Cochran pinned and JR Crawford won 8-1) of eight matches. Wrestling for the Cowboys this year are: Front row Willis Begaye, Kang Hee Tak, Aaron Cochran, J.C. Henderson and Kelly Denny. Ethan Overton, Ean Barrow, Justin Hardy, JR Crawford and Collin Cochran.

RBC I The Cowboy wrestling team opened the 2011 season in front of a hometown crowd and although they did not win the dual against Coal Ridge the Cowboys did win five of eight matches wrestled. Meeker and the Rangely Panthers traveled to the Tournament of Champions in Vernal, Utah and both teams found the […]

RBC high school sports get under way

RBC I The Meeker High School wrestling team will open the 2011 portion of the season tonight at home, with a dual against Coal Ridge, starting at 6 p.m., while the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will wait until Friday before taking the court.

Crawford takes second place at Kremmling

Cowboy junior JR Crawford uses a double arm bar to score back points in the West Grand Tournament last Saturday in Kremmling. Crawford finished second in the 189-pound bracket.

MEEKER I Six Cowboy wrestlers competed in the annual West Grand Invitational in Kremmling last Saturday and four returned with medals, including a silver for JR Crawford.

Hardy wins Hotchkiss tournament

MEEKER I Only five Cowboys wrestled in the opening tournament in Hotchkiss last Saturday and four won matches, including a championship for junior Justin Hardy. “We went in with three freshmen,” head wrestling coach Joe Gutierrez said. “I think they were a little scared and didn’t wrestle the way they should have at first but […]

LeBlanc wins 184-lb. class at all-star classic

MEEKER I Wyoming’s Joe LeBlanc, a former Meeker wrestler and Colorado state champion, has set his sights high for this season on the wrestling mat for the Wyoming Cowboys.