RANGELY I The Panther boys’ basketball team played three games in a row, winning the first two against league opponents but losing the last one in Wyoming last Saturday. Rangely beat Vail Christian 68-63 before defeating West Grand 61-56 at home, then lost to Little Snake River 45-79 in Baggs, Wyo.
RANGELY I “I told Caleb (Templeton) before the game that he needed to be our ‘glue-guy’ and hold things together until some of the other guys got into the flow of the game,” head basketball coach Eric Hejl said of the Panther senior. “Fortunately, that’s exactly what he did.”
RBC I Both Rio Blanco County girls’ basketball teams came into their Tuesday matchup with two wins from the week before. Rangely played in Oak Creek last Friday and defeated the Soroco Rams 55-43 before taking on Fruita’s JV in Fruita and winning 52-35. Meeker pounded Plateau Valley 61-20 last Friday in Collbran before hosting [...]
RANGELY I “I thought for our first game since Dec. 17, we played well,” Panther girls’ head coach Jimmie Mergelman said of her team’s 51-29 win over Plateau Valley at home last Friday.
RBC I The Meeker High School wrestling team will open the 2011 portion of the season tonight at home, with a dual against Coal Ridge, starting at 6 p.m., while the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will wait until Friday before taking the court.
RANGELY I Only a couple of weeks had passed since most of the Rangely girls’ basketball team played on a volleyball court in the Colorado State Volleyball Champion-ships in Denver. This past weekend, the Lady Panthers were playing on a basketball court in Meeker, where they finished third in the White River Electric Cowboy Shootout.