Panthers prep for homecoming

Rangely’s Quincey Thacker spikes a ball against the lady Rams from Soroco, while teammates Aimee Hogan (4), Leslie Hernandez (10) and Shelby Nieberger wait for the return. Photo by TRACY ENTERLINE

RANGELY I The Rangely Panthers only played one match this past weekend against the Soroco Rams and now prepare for a big homecoming weekend against two tough league opponents: Paonia and Vail Mountain.

Pretty in pink …

Photo by Tracy Enterline

The lady Panther volleyball team wore pink jerseys in Paonia to celebrate October’s breast cancer awareness.

Panther volleyball aiming for tourney

RANGELY I The Rangely volleyball team traveled to Meeker last weekend for triangular format play. They had two matches Saturday, both league games, against Vail Christian and Meeker.

Panthers earn big win over Tigers

The Rangely volleyball team came away from the weekend with a big win over the Hayden Tigers, despite having to take the court without without senior Quincy Thacker, who missed the game due to illness, and a rolled ankle that took Brittney Babineaux out of play during the game.

RHS volleyball 2-0 in league play

Photo by Tracy Enterline The RHS volleyball team won two matches last weekend and head coach Dennis Rohn said “everyone contributed to the wins and that is what makes this team special.” Sophomore Aimee Hogan (4) backs up her blockers, senior Haeley Enterline (2), junior Quincey Thacker (11) and sophomore McKale Pennell, in a game against North Park. Rangely will play in Vail Friday and host Meeker and Plateau Valley Saturday, with the two Rio Blanco County teams taking the court at 10 a.m.

RANGELY I The Rangely High School volleyball team started league play last weekend 2 and 0.

RHS volleyball ready to go

tracy enterline Rangely’s only senior on the volleyball team, Haeley Enterline (2), hit a ball over a Denver Lutheran defender during a match in Glenwood Springs.  The Panthers played in Pool A, which featured larger schools; Grand Junction, Grand Junction Central, Glenwood Springs and Denver Lutheran. The lady Panthers gained experience but no wins in the four matches. Rangely will host Basalt Friday.

RANGELY I The Rangely girls’ volleyball team started their season off this past weekend with a very competitive tournament, going up against larger schools from across the state.

Lady Panthers prepped

RANGELY I The Panther volleyball team and new coach Dennis Rohn prepared to kick off the regular season by testing their skills in a series of one hour matches in Montrose last Saturday.

RHS Volleyball

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Dennis Rohn is the new head coach for the Rangely Panthers and last week he put together a volleyball tournament for his players.

Kenney hopes v’ball furthers education

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RANGELY I Local teen Dakota Kenney has been playing volleyball since the third grade. Now a senior at Rangely High School, Dakota has been recruited to play with the Split Mountain Volley Ball (SMVB) Club in Vernal, Utah, along with classmate Torie Slagle. SMVB is sanctioned by the USA Youth and Junior Olympic Volley Ball […]

Rangely volleyball season awards

Rangely volleyball players, who qualified for the state tournement in Denver, were recognized at the team’s annual postseason banquet Monday night. Winners included: League MVP — Victoria Phelan. League Top Libero — Rozilynn Thacker. All-Conference — Marie Morton, Victoria Phelan and Rozilynn Thacker. Honorable Mention — Torie Slagle, Brittany Babineaux, Haeley Enterline and Quincey Thacker.

Lady Panthers come up short at state

Rangely volleyball players celebrated at last weekend’s state volleyball tournament at the Denver Coliseum.

RANGELY I Different year. Different team. Same result. The Lady Panthers lost all three matches at the Class 2A state volleyball tournament last weekend in Denver. Two years ago, the same thing happened.

Lady Panthers get No. 3 seed at state

Victoria Phelan went high to spike the ball against Telluride.

RANGELY I Win the Western Slope League championship. Check. Win the district tournament. Check. Win the regional tournament. Check. Next on the Lady Panther’s to-do list — win the state volleyball tournament. “Our first goal was to be league champs, then win district, then win regionals,” said Rangely coach Jimmie Mergelman. “Now their goal is […]