Preparation…

Meeker head wrestling coach J.C. Watt has been holding practice for middle and high school wrestlers in preparation for upcoming team camps.

2013 State Wrestling Championships

Shelton: 1st MHS freshman to win state wrestling title

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 […]

State champion…

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 […]

MHS qualifies 8 for show

MEEKER I “We keep improving,” Meeker head wrestling coach J.C. Watt said of his team’s performance at last weekend’s Region 1, state-qualifying tournament. “Everybody wrestled well, to the kid.”

State wrestling …

Rio Blanco County will be represented by 12 wrestlers, including the county’s only regional champion, T.J. Shelton, in the Colorado State Wrestling Championship which starts today in the Pepsi Center in Denver. Shelton will be joined by seven other Meeker teammates and Rangely will send four wrestlers to compete in the “Big Show.”

Cowboys prepared for regional tournament

MEEKER I The Cowboy wrestling team was humbled last Friday in Paonia when the No. 1 ranked defending state champion Paonia Eagles skunked the Cowboys in a dual meet.

Cowboys win three of four duals over weekend

MEEKER I The Cowboy wrestling team defeated Moffat County in its first home dual of the season last Friday, then won two of three duals in Coal Ridge Saturday last.

Cowboys place 7 in Paonia

MEEKER I The Meeker High School Cowboy varsity wrestling team beat the Grand Valley Cardinals 42-22 in a dual meet last Thursday before wrestling in the competitive Screaming Eagle tournament in Paonia last Saturday, where they placed seven wrestlers in the top four.

Cowboys win RHS Invite

MEEKER I For the third time in as many tournaments, the Meeker High School wrestling team won the team title last Saturday, where they dominated the competition, winning by more than 75 points.

MHS wins Eagle Valley tourney

MEEKER I “Hard work,” is what Meeker wrestling coach J.C. Watt credited for Meeker’s win at the Eagle Valley tournament last Saturday in the Cowboys’ first action since Christmas break. “We had a lot of kids come in over Christmas break and I think we were in better shape than most teams.”

MHS wrestlers crown four champions in Kremmling

MEEKER I The Cowboy wrestling team won the West Grand Invitational last Saturday in Kremmling, crowning four champions, including the tournament’s Outstanding Wrestler. Meeker finished ahead of second place Basalt and third place Saratoga, Wyo.