Rangely’s ‘few good plays’ aren’t enough against rivals

Team captains for Rangely on Friday were, from left, Brian Rector, Zakk Wenzel, Cole Barlow and Justin Goddard.

RANGELY I Ah, the what-ifs. That’s the kind of thing that can drive a coach crazy. “I counted two touchdown passes that were dropped that were easily scores,” Rangely coach Tim Galloway said after looking at the film of last Friday’s 39-8 homecoming loss to rival Meeker. “Making those plays, that’s the difference between a […]

Hotchkiss pins 44-6 loss on Panthers Friday night

RANGELY I For the second time in three games, the Panthers won the second half. It’s the first half that’s the killer. “We’re pretty good at winning the second half,” coach Tim Galloway said. “We just can’t put the whole thing together.”

Panthers put up 18 points, but still fall

RANGELY I When you’re 0-4, you look for the positive wherever you can find it. Like scoring 18 points, which represented a season high. The Panthers scored more points than they have in any previous game this season, but they still gave up 49 in a home loss Saturday to the Grand Junction High School […]

Coal Ridge rolls Panthers 52-8

RANGELY I At least the Panthers can say this: They won the second half. Rangely outscored Coal Ridge 8-7 in the third and fourth quarters last Friday in a home game. However, the Titans dominated the first two quarters, outscoring the Panthers 45-0.

Basalt rocks Rangely 51-0

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RANGELY I There wasn’t a lot to say after a 51-0 loss. There wasn’t a lot to say after the opening kickoff. “It was 28-0 after the first quarter, and it was pretty much done,” said Rangely coach Tim Galloway.

RHS coach: We beat ourselves in opener

Rangely assistant coach Jerry Blankenship encouraged a player before the start of Friday’s season opener.

RANGELY I The scoreboard showed 39-14, in favor of the other team. But that’s not how Rangely coach Tim Galloway saw it. “I think we beat ourselves,” Galloway said after Friday’s loss to Altamont, Utah. “I believe we’re a better football team than what we showed.”

Shorthanded Panthers fall 47-14

RANGELY I The team total on the scoreboard matched the number of players who suited up for the game. Neither was enough. The Panthers, who suited up a season-low 14 players, were the homecoming opponent for the second week in a row last Friday, and the result was the same: They lost to host Hayden […]

Rangely drops third straight on road at Coal Ridge, 32-6

RANGELY I Playing on the road for the first time this season and without the services of its starting quarterback, who was sick with the flu, the Panthers were at a disadvantage before they even took the field.

New coach hopes to restore the roar to Panthers football

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RANGELY I Tim Galloway remembers when Rangely football was a big deal.

Panthers run past Mustangs

RANGELY — The Rangely Panthers football team won in Kremmling defeating the West Grand Mustangs. It was West Grand’s homecoming game and the Panthers rained on their parade by winning in both volleyball and football. The win was only the second of the season but it was a good one, as Rangely had only beat […]

Rangely hosts Meeker Friday

RANGELY — The Panthers struggled again this week against the Hayden Tigers. Hayden defended its homecoming with a 47-7 win over Rangely. Hayden scored on three passes and four runs.

Panthers swamped by ’dogs

RANGELY — Lightning struck very close to the field in Hotchkiss about a half-hour prior to kickoff but that was the only event that disrupted the Bulldog’s homecoming game.