Rangely distance runners open season in heavy rain, mud

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RANGELY I The Rangely High School cross-country team kicked off its season on the rainy and muddy trails at the Central Warrior Invitational in Grand Junction on Saturday.

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Rangely High School cross country coach Beth Scoggins is pictured with her team before practice after school on Tuesday.

Rangely sports begin Monday

RANGELY I The first bell signaling the start of the 2014 school year has yet to ring, but the Rangely High School golf team has already started practice and will open its season today in Grand Valley.

X-country…

Several Rio Blanco County cross country runners from Rangely and Meeker are pictured at the start of a recent race in Rifle. The varsity teams will compete in the state-qualifying regional meet Saturday in Delta at Confluence Park, with the boys’ race starting at 12:30 p.m. and the girls race

Crossing the country…

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Results were not available for the Aspen cross country meet on Saturday but several runners from Meeker and Rangely competed, including Rio Blanco County’s best: seniors Caleb Lange of Meeker and Tanner Nielsen of Rangely.

RHS Panthers run in Delta

RBC I The Rangely Panthers cross country team ran in the heat in Delta on Friday and they will run in Basalt next.

Scoggins enjoys the fruits of his labor

Panthers senior William Scoggins ended his high school cross country career with a third place finish at the 2A Colorado State Championship meet.

RBC I During last year’s cross country season, Rangely High School senior William Scoggins took to heart all the adages about hard work and applied them to running.

Scoggins wins regional meet

Rangely senior William Scoggins won the state qualifying regional cross country meet last Saturday and will run for a state title this Saturday in Colorado Springs.

RANGELY I Rangely Panther’s William Scoggins earned championship honors at the recent state qualifying regional cross country meet in Delta as he navigated the 5K course in a time of 16:14.

New PRs for RHS Panther runners

Rangely junior William Scoggins methodically worked his way to the front of the pack of the Anna Banana Memorial Wildcat Invitational last Saturday in Fruita. He took the lead at the two mile mark and went on to win the prestigious cross country meet. Scoggins completed the 5K with a personal best time of 16:03.

RANGELY I In its 10th year, the Anna Banana Memorial Wildcat Invitational has become the premier event for cross country on the Western Slope of Colorado. With 425 runners representing 24 schools this event, honoring the life of Anna (Banana) Janowitz, brought together a mix of talented athletes from 2A through 5A programs.

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William Scoggins outdistanced his closest competitor by a minute and fifty seconds as he won his third race of the year in a time of 16:57 at the Moffat County Cross Country Invitation this past weekend.

RHS battles Vernal, Eagle

RANGELY I The Panthers’ cross country team competed in two meets this past weekend with races in Vernal, Utah, as well as Eagle, Colo. On Wednesday, William Scoggins, Mitchell Webber and Chris Hogan made the one hour drive to Vernal to run a late afternoon race where they were the lone school from Colorado as […]

RHS cross country headed to Basalt

RHS cross country team members Daniel Connors, William Scoggins, Chris Hogan, Mitchell Webber and Kaycee Freemann are headed to Basalt this weekend for their next round of competition.

RANGELY I Rangely opened up its cross country season by traveling to Colorado Springs last Friday to participate in the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede, a highly competitive meet held at the Norris Penrose Event Center.