RHS wins league opener

RANGELY I In its first league match of the season, Rangely showed why it’s considered a favorite to win the Western Slope. The Lady Panthers beat De Beque in three games.

AT STATE!

Lady Panthers start out well, but fail to advance from pool play at state RANGELY — Rangely Lady Panthers concluded their season last weekend at the state tournament. I thought the weekend went well, but not as well as I would have liked it.

Lady Panthers upset Meeker to qualify for state volleyball tourney in Denver

RANGELY — Tournament play for the Lady Panthers started a little rocky, but they ended up playing their top games at the right times.

Lady Panthers play under new coach

RANGELY — The Rangely High School volleyball team will open the season with a new head coach. Jimmie Mergelman, who has coached the girls basketball team the past two years, has replaced long-time coach Dave Walck, who is now the assistant principal and activities director for Grand Valley.

V’ballers take fourth at Fowler tournament

RANGELY — Last week, 10 players from the Rangely Panther volleyball team traveled to Fowler, Colo., to compete in the Southern Colorado Summer Classic 2008 Volleyball Tournament. The Panthers went 13-7 in pool play the first two days which placed them fifth seed in the varsity gold tournament. During the