Rangely Panther senior Chas Byerly scored three touchdowns, including this kickoff return in the season opener against Dove Creek and classmate Colton Coombs scored two but it was not enough as the Panthers lost their first non-conference game, in their 8-man football debut. The Panthers will travel to Collbran to
RANGELY I “It was not the game we wanted to end on but everybody played hard and they didn’t quit, they didn’t quit all year,” first-year Rangely High School head football coach Paul Fortunato said of the season finale, a 45-15 loss to the Paonia Eagles.
RANGELY I The Rangely High School football team lost 6-34 to the Tigers from Hayden last Friday on their home field and will play in Meeker Friday in the Rio Blanco County championship in Starbuck Stadium.
RANGELY I The Panther football team lost to the No. 2 ranked Hotchkiss Bulldogs Friday last on Yeager Field and will host the Hayden Tigers this Friday.
The Panthers went looking for competition and found it against the JV Tigers of Grand Junction last week. The Panthers were shut out 54-0.
RANGELY I Even though the Panthers didn’t win a game, they had some outstanding individual performances. Rangely finished the football season with an 0-9 record, but senior running back/linebacker Cole Barlow’s efforts were noticed by opposing Western Slope League coaches, who named him to the all-conference first team.
RANGELY I They didn’t win a game. But they didn’t quit. “It was a tough year,” said Rangely football coach Tim Galloway after the Panthers finished the season without a win. “But they kept fighting. They kept battling.”
RANGELY I Friday will be the last football game for Rangely’s senior players. It will also be the last chance for them to win a game this season. The Panthers, 0-8, will play their final game Friday at home against Paonia. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. at Yaeger Stadium. Senior players and their parents will be […]