Brown, an eighth-grader, was the first Rangely Junior High wrestler to place at the state tournament last weekend at Denver. He placed sixth at 145 pounds. “He did well. He did really well,” RJH coach Derek Stolworthy said of Brown, one of four Panther wrestlers to qualify for state.

Rangely’s Brown takes sixth at state

April 14, 2010 Jeff Burkhead 0

RANGELY I Coaches are always looking for improvement. That’s why Derek Stolworthy, the Rangely Junior High wrestling coach, couldn’t be happier with his team. “Throughout the course of the season, it was like night and […]

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Panthers qualify 4 for state

April 6, 2010 Jeff Burkhead 0

RANGELY I Four Panther wrestlers are headed to state. Rangely Junior High had four placers — including one first-place finisher — at last week’s regional tournament in Fruita, earning them a trip to the state […]

Rangely seventh-grader Heath Peters was a first-place finisher in the 80-pound weight class.

Rangely places 7 at Meeker dual meet

March 30, 2010 Jeff Burkhead 0

RANGELY I Individually, the Panthers wrestled well, with seven placers at last Saturday’s tournament in Meeker. Team-wise, though, Rangely didn’t have the numbers, which has been the case all season.

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Young Panthers 4th at Hayden

March 14, 2010 Jeff Burkhead 0

RANGELY I Coaches are always looking for improvement, and Derek Stolworthy liked what he saw. “We did extremely well. We had 10 placers and even though we were among the smallest schools there, we took […]

Bill Turner, who won Rangely’s first individual state wrestling title, congratulates the newest Panther state champion Travis Witherell. Turner won the 165-pound class in 1958 and Witherell won the 152-pound state title Feb. 20.

Rangely wrestlers open at Craig tournament

March 6, 2010 Jeff Burkhead 0

RANGELY I Even though they were missing some of their team members, Rangely Junior High’s wrestling team had some strong individual performances in last weekend’s season-opening tournament at Craig. Ketson Rouse, a sixth-grader, wrestled at […]