RHS boys conclude season with 6-13 record

RANGELY I The Panther boys’ basketball team ended its season with three games, winning two and finishing the season with a 6-13 record.

Rangely boys’ basketball team falls to Meeker and Paonia

RANGELY I The Rangely High School boys’ basketball team lost two league games last week, one to Meeker, 64-40, and another to the Paonia Eagles 57-43.

Rangely High School boys’ basketball team loses to Cedaredge, Hotchkiss; hosts Paonia Friday

RANGELY I The Rangely High School boys’ basketball team lost games to Cedaredge and Hotchkiss over the weekend, but first-year coach Jeremy Cantrell is still pleased with his team’s effort.

RHS boys’ basketball team splits with Baggs, Plateau Valley teams

RANGELY I The Rangely High School boys’ basketball team lost 60-44 to the Little Snake Rattlers but came back and defeated the Plateau Valley Cowboys 48-30 in front of a home crowd.

County rivalry…

The Rangely High School girls’ basketball team, including Desiree Coombs, Lindzey Thacker and Katelyn Brown, tried to box in Meeker’s Sydney Hughes and her teammates Tuesday. They were able to contain the MHS girls in the first half, but Hughes and her Meeker teammates came back in the second half, took control and went on to a 40-25 win. The Meeker boys went 12-0 on the season with a 42-36 win over the Panthers Tuesday at Rangely.

Panther boys split games

RANGELY I The Rangely High School boys’ basketball team lost a home game against Hotchkiss then beat Caprock Academy on the road the next day.

Panther cagers fall to Paonia

RANGELY I The Rangely High School Panther boys’ basketball team only played one game last week, but it was against an intense Paonia Eagle team, losing the contest 53-35. Rangely (2-5), will host Hotchkiss in another league game Friday and Caprock Academy on Saturday.

Panther boys reopen season on court with victory and loss

Panthers Colt Allred and Patrick Scoggins go up for a rebound against a Plateau Valley Cowboy during a home game, which the Panthers won 44-21. Rangely will travel to Paonia on Friday to play the Eagles in another league contest.

RANGELY I The Rangely High School Panther boys’ basketball team played two league games last week, pounding the Plateau Valley Cowboys 44-21 in Meeker then losing to Cedaredge, 38-46, on the road.

Rangely Panthers…

The Rangely Panthers lost their final game of 2014 by a narrow 34-32 margin in a slow, deliberate match this past weekend against South Routt County (Soroco). Colt Allred, above, had 16 points and another excellent game. Rangely coach Jeremy Cantrell said, “I liked our defensive game plan. Soroco did a good job of making adjustments throughout the game. We have learned a lot in the first five weeks and I am proud of the guys’ willingness to learn. 2015 is going to be exciting because the 20 guys in our program are going to get better every time we have a practice or game.” Rangely will host Plateau Valley Jan. 9.

Panther cagers open with Cowboy Shootout tonight

The Rangely High School Panthers’ boys basketball team will open its season tonight in Meeker against Moffat County at 6 p.m. Jeremy Cantrell is the new head coach at Rangely, and the Panthers will be led this season by seven seniors: Layne Mecham, Mitchell Webber, Colt Allred, Freddie Ruiz, James Scoggins

RANGELY I The Rangely Panther boys’ basketball team will open the season tonight in Meeker under a new head coach in the annual White River Electric Cowboy Shootout.

RHS boys’ basketball season comes to end in Durango

Rangely basketball coach Eric Hejl said Panther seniors Connor Phelan (10) and Cameron Enterline (13) have been with him since they were his managers as sixth graders, and they, along would Andrew Morton, would be missed. Hejl is also excited about players returning, like Mitchell Webber (15) and others to “reload” the varsity.

RANGELY I The final game for the Rangely boys’ basketball team was played in Durango against Sangre de Cristo in the semifinal round of a state-qualifying regional tournament. The Panthers were eliminated in a 40-34 loss.

Panthers finish fourth, play in Durango Friday

The Rangely Panther boys’ basketball team will play Sangre de Cristo on Friday in the first round of the state-qualifying regional tournament, held in Durango. Playing for the Panthers this season are, in front: Cameron Enterline, Andrew Morton, Connor Phelan and Mitchell Webber. Second row: Kaulan Brady, Kelton Elam, Troy Allred and manager Daniel Connor. Third row: Layne Mecham, Colt Allred, Freddie Ruiz and Chance Sheppard. Back row: coaches Eric Hejl, Cody Brunton and Chris Hejl.

RANGELY I The Rangely boys’ basketball team finished fourth at the district tournament held in Oak Creek and now advance to the state-qualifying Region 3 tournament in Durango.