Rangely falls behind early; plays better in 2nd half

Rangely captains from left, Kindal Cushman, Cole Barlow, Adam Dahl and Patrick Phelan prepare to take the field prior to the start of Friday’s home game against Aspen.

In the season opener two weeks ago, Rangely “won” the first half. Then, last week, in the second game of the season, the Panthers almost “won” the second half.

Girl power! Lepro steps it up for Rangely

RANGELY I She had two opportunities Saturday, and she most the most of both of them. Holly Lepro, a freshman for Rangely High School’s football team, kicked two extra points in the game against Grand Junction’s Central High School junior varsity.

Rangely volleyball team goes 5-0 in Montrose tournament

RANGELY I The season is still young, but so far, so good for Rangely High School’s volleyball team. In fact, real good.

Rangely’s first-half lead fails to stand

Rangely quarterback Patrick Phelan listens to a coach’s instructions while taking a breather on the sidelines. He threw two TD passes.

RANGELY I If only the game had been called at halftime. Rangely dominated Grand Junction Central’s junior varsity in the first half Saturday, controlling the ball and scoring twice to go into the intermission with a 14-0 lead.

Rangely volleyball team is among league favorites in Western Slope

One of Rangely’s returning starters, Marie Morton, practices during a tuneup for this weekend’s season-opening tournament at Montrose.

RANGELY I Coach Jimmie Mergleman has no problem with other people expecting a lot out of her team. She does, too.

RHS golf team leans to the left

Rangely’s golf team, back row from left: Simon Boudreaux, coach; Eric Sisneros, Kacey Denny and Riley Way. Front row from left: Chris Staley and Dillon McTague. Not pictured: Ellen Boudreaux, coach.

RANGELY I Of the five players on the Rangely High School golf team, three are left-handed. That’s a challenge from an instructional standpoint, especially if the one doing the instructing is right-handed.

Third-place finish


Rangely High School’s girls’ volleyball team placed third out of 16 teams in pool play last weekend at the Grand Valley Cardinal Classic.

Elks award


2009 Rangely High School seniors Christian Holcomb and Jennifer Barlow (pictured) received the Colorado Elks National Foundation Scholarships in the amount of $500 each. Presenting the scholarship was Barb Widner of the Rangely Elks Lodge No. 1907. Holcomb will attend Mesa State College in Grand Junction, and Barlow will attend the University of Northern Colorado […]

RHS Class of ’99 reunion set for July 11

RANGELY | The Rangely High School Class of 1999 will have a reunion the weekend of July 11 and invites all Rangely High School alumni to Ace Hi Steak House and Lounge, 616 E Main St. in Rangely on Saturday to celebrate.

CNCC Basketball Action


Coach Mark Skelton of Rangely makes a point to his team during a close game Saturday at CNCC.

Slide Show: Changes in schools mean changes in construction


RANGELY I With the configuration of schools changing, the scope of work has also changed for the district’s $15 million construction project.

Springfest full of fun for students


The Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Parks District provided the games for Springfest.