Panthers drop two in Hotchkiss, prep for Meeker

Rangely junior Cameron Enterline stretches to make an out at first base against the Bulldogs in Hotchkiss last Saturday. Enterline and the Panthers will be in Meeker this Saturday (11 a.m.) for Meeker’s first home game and the second doubleheader the two Rio Blanco County teams have played against each other this season.

RANGELY I After losing both games of a doubleheader to the Bulldogs in Hotchkiss last Saturday, the Rangely Panthers baseball team has an overall record of 2-9 and the players will put their 1-5 league record on the line Saturday in Meeker.

RHS loses doubleheader

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RANGELY I The Rangely Panthers moved to a 2-7 overall record and 1-3 in the league after losing a doubleheader to Paonia on their home diamond last Saturday.

Cowboys, Panthers face off on the diamond Saturday

The Meeker High School baseball team split a double header with the Panthers last Saturday in Rangely and will travel to Hotchkiss this Saturday for a double header against the Bulldogs. Playing last Saturday in Rangely (kneeling) Matthew Devore, Abrahan Gaeta, Tanner Matrisciano, Kenny Kohls, Scott and Alex Smith and Chevy Mohr. (Standing) Head coach Jason Browning, Calvin Shepherd, Cade Rowlett, Wyatt Rowlett, Ben Fitzgibbons, Matt Frantz, Bradi Bland, Jake Smith, Jeremy Musgrave, Dylan Mobley, Tony Collins, Nate Walsh and assistant coach Jeff Musgrave.

MEEKER I As a kickoff to Spring Break, a doubleheader between both Rio Blanco County teams took place this past Saturday.

Panthers open season in Utah

RANGELY I With snow still on the field, the Rangely High School baseball team has been practicing inside for most of the past two weeks. The lack of field time showed in three games the Panthers played last weekend in Moab, Utah.

Panthers’ season ends at regional tournament

RHS varsity team (back row, left to right) Coach Torsell, Lucas Heinle, Kelton Elam, Cameron Enterline, Toby Gasper, coach Denny, coach Fortunato, David Contreras, James Rogers and Ethan Peacock. (Seated, left to right) Gabe Garcia, Bryson Palacios, Kody Denny and Chas Byerly.

RANGELY I The Rangely Panther baseball team’s season came to an end with a loss to Resurrection Christian in the first round of the regional tournament last week but head coach Paul Fortunato is proud of his team’s season and excited for next year.

The RBC boys of summer

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The Rangely Panthers baseball team (7-7) is currently on a seven game win streak with wins over Unitah, Rifle, a doubleheader against Meeker and win against Grand Valley.

Boys of spring …

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The Rangely Panther baseball team won two games last week, defeating Eagle Valley and Rifle, both at home.

Denny invited to play in all-state game

RANGELY I Rangely High School standout senior Kacey Denny has been asked to play in the Colorado 2A all-state baseball game to be held today at Machebeuf High School in Denver, Colo.

Panthers defeat Cowboys

The Rangely Panther baseball team defeated the Meeker Cowboys last Saturday 12-1 in the first game and 9-8 in the second, on a cold day.

Postseason awards for Panthers

Members of Rangely Senior High’s baseball team who were named all-conference were, from left: Kody Denny, Kacey Denny, Adam Dahl, Kindal Cushman, Travis Witherell, Dillon McTague, Chas Byerly and Bryson Palacios. They are playing on the Rio Blanco Legion baseball team this summer.

RANGELY I The Panthers recently completed one of their best baseball seasons in recent memory, just falling short of advancing to regionals. Still, there was plenty to celebrate for league-champion Rangely. In postseason awards, team most valuable player was Adam Dahl, the Big Stick Award went to Kindal Cushman, the Golf Glove Award went to […]

Top-seeded Panthers open district play against Ignacio

Rangely baseball players Chas Byerly, left, and Jason Stults listened to a post-game talk from coaches during a doubleheader against Meeker on April 17.

RANGELY I Just how far has the Rangely High School baseball team come in the past five years? To coaches Wes Torsell and Paul Fortunato, it’s almost hard to describe. “They’ve put in a lot of hard work, and all of this hasn’t happened overnight,” said Torsell, the head coach, who has Fortunato as one […]