Panthers win WREA Cowboy Shootout tournament

The Rangely Panther boys basketball team started slow but finished as champions in the 2013 WREA Cowboy Shootout. The championship team consisted in back Daniel Connor (manager), Chris Hejl (asst. coach), Troy Allred, Layne Mecham, Kelton Elam, Cameron Enterline, Fredy Ruiz, Connor Phelan, Eric Hejl (head coach) and Cody Brunton (asst. coach). In front, Kobe Broome (manager), Andrew Morton, Mitchell Webber and Kaulan Brady.

RANGELY I Some have said, “It’s not how you start, but how you finish.” The Rangely boys’ basketball team started slowly in the first round of the 2013 White River Electric Association Cowboy Shootout but came together as a team to beat the host in the championship game.

Coach excited for season

RANGELY I Panther boys’ basketball coach Eric Hejl has been waiting for this season to start since his team lost its last game in March.

RHS ends season

RANGELY I The Rangely boys’ basketball team lost their final game of the regular season in Meeker last Friday and a loss in Kremmling ended the season for the Panthers but head coach Eric Hejl is ready to start working toward next year’s success.

Panthers split games with Vail

RHS Senior Cory Evans (4) making a shot against Vail Mountain.

RANGELY I Vail Mountain High School’s boys’ basketball team traveled to Rangely last Friday and the Panthers traveled to play Vail Christian last Saturday. The Panthers defeated Vail Mountain 65-40 in front of a hometown crowd but lost to Vail Christian 48-62 on the road and will now prepare for two more league games this […]

Panthers lose to Tigers on road, beat Rams at home

Panther junior Connor Phelan scored in all four quarters, including four three-pointers and led his team with 25 points against the Rams from South Routt County (Soroco).

RANGELY I “This is gonna be one of those games that got away,” Rangely boys’ basketball coach Eric Hejl said about the 42-49 loss in Hayden after his team jumped out to a 20-4 lead at the end of the first quarter.

Panthers defeat Plateau Valley, DeBeque

Rangely High School junior Andrew Morton (22) making a side shot. Andrew was high scorer against Plateau Valley. Junior Cameron Enterline (13) and sophomore Luis Contreras (20) assist.

RANGELY I The Panthers boys’ basketball team won two games last weekend, defeating the Plateau Valley Cowboys 43-34, then pounding DeBeque 61-32 at home Saturday last. The Panthers will play in Hayden this Friday and host the Soroco Rams this Saturday afternoon.

Panthers beat Mustangs

RANGELY I The Panthers found the competition tough last Friday in Baggs, Wyo., losing 50-60 to the Little Snake River Rattlers for a third time this season but came back and defeated the West Grand Mustangs 37-33 in Kremmling last Saturday, starting league play with a win.

RHS beats MHS with 3-pointer

Rangely won the opening tip and the game against Meeker 28-27 Tuesday.

RANGELY I Rangely senior Cory Evans hit a three-pointer with 2.7 seconds left to play on his home court, to give his team a one-point victory (28-27) over the Meeker Cowboys Tuesday last.

Panthers split home games vs. Wildcats, Rattlers

The Rangely Panthers boys’ basketball team defeated the North Park Wildcats 47-38 in its first home game of the season, then lost to the Little Snake River Rattlers 44-48. The Panthers will not play again until Jan. 11, 2013, in Paonia, in a non-league game.

RANGELY I The Panthers boys’ basketball team defeated the North Park Wildcats 47-38 last Thursday in its first home game but then lost to the Little Snake River Rattlers 44-48 the following day. The Panthers will not play again until Jan. 11, 2013, a non-league game in Paonia.

Panthers defeat Eagles on road

Panther senior Kody Denny goes up for two points in the pigtail game against Paonia, which Rangely lost, ending their season. Denny scored 16 points in his final high school game.

RANGELY I The Panther basketball team needed to win in Paonia last Saturday in the final game of the regular season in order to host a district pigtail game Tuesday. Fortunately they won the game in Paonia but unfortunately they lost the pigtail game to the same team, ending their season in Rangely.

Panthers win one, lose one

RANGELY I Panther senior Mason Fortunato hit two clutch free throws with less than three seconds to play to give his team a one point victory (63-62) over the Dragons Friday last in DeBeque.

RHS Panthers win two in front of hometown fans

Rangely sophomore Connor Phelan goes up for a reverse layup against Vail Mountain last week in a home victory and led all scorers with 17 points. Phelan and the Panthers will play in DeBeque Friday and host Plateau Valley Saturday.

RANGELY I The Panther boys’ basketball team earned two wins last weekend in front of hometown fans and will play one on the road Friday before returning home to Saturday for league contest. The Panthers beat Vail Mountain 66-51 Friday last then pounded North Park 59-31 Saturday.