Rangely wrestlers end season strong in Parachute

RANGELY I Twenty-eight youth wrestlers from Rangely competed in the final tournament of the season in Parachute on Saturday, and more than half placed in the top four of their brackets, including three champions.

Young Panthers still learning; good performances

RANGELY I Thirty-seven Rangely youth wrestlers competed in Hayden on Saturday and almost half placed in the top three. But coach Jeff LeBleu was disappointed with how some of them reacted after losing.

Rangely youth wrestlers get started with 2014 season

RANGELY I Many youth wrestlers from Rangely have already wrestled in two tournaments, with 20 traveling to Vernal, Utah, two weeks ago for a pre-season tournament and several more competing in the Little Warrior tournament on Saturday in Grand Junction.

Rangely wrestlers end season

RBC I The Rangely Youth Wrestlers recently traveled to Parachute to finish their 2013 season.

Rangely Youth Wrestling program a labor of love

RANGELY I When it comes to the perks of heading up the Rangely Youth Wrestling Program, don’t go by the numbers. And certainly don’t go by the dollars.

Three Panthers win gold at tourney

RANGELY I Twenty Rangely youth wrestlers competed in the Bad Dog youth wrestling tournament Saturday in Craig, and many will end the season Saturday in Parachute.

Wrestlers do well in Hayden

RANGELY I The Rangely youth wrestling team continued its success in Hayden on Saturday with 20 kids wrestling, including 13 in the championship match. Many of the young Panthers will be in Meeker on Saturday for the Casey Turner Memorial Tournament.

Rangely youth wrestlers do well in Craig

RBC I The Rangely Panthers youth wrestling team traveled to Craig last Saturday for the Levi Weber Memorial Tournament with 27 wrestlers. They returned from Moffat County with all placing in the top four.

Little Panthers wrestle in Rifle youth tournament

Carmella Fortunato, age 4, brought home some extra hardware from her first-ever wrestling tournament in Rifle. Not only did Fortunato win a gold medal for going undefeated in her bracket, attending coaches also gave her the sportsmanship award for her age division.

RANGELY I Twenty-nine youth wrestlers from Rangely competed in Rifle on Friday; 19 placed in the top four and one champion earned a sportsmanship award. Carmella Fortunato, age 4, wrestled in her first tournament and not only won the gold medal in her bracket, she was awarded the sportsmanship trophy in her age division.

Rangely youth wrestlers compete in 2 tourneys

RANGELY I The Rangely youth wrestling team has wrestled in two tournaments the past two weekends and will compete in Rifle on Saturday.

Rangely youth wrestling

RANGELY I The Rangely Panther Youth Wrestling team was in Rifle this past weekend. With 28 Rangely wrestlers competing in the tournament, 17 placed in the top four and 10 competed in the championship.

Rangely Panthers youth wrestlers grapple in Hayden

RANGELY I “I would like to start off by saying sorry to Dylan Smuts. I forgot to put him in last weeks paper. Dylan did an outstanding job last week in the Rangely tournament. He wrestled his heart out and took first place. Great job, little D,” said coach Andy Lucero.