State Wrestling Tournament 2014

Panthers Heinle and Allred win matches at state

Rangely head wrestling coach Jeff Heinle coached his son, Lucas, a senior, and Panther junior Ethan Allred in the 2014 Colorado State Wrestling Championships. Lucas Heinle qualified for the state meet all four years of his high school career and qualified as a regional champion this year. Allred qualified for the “Big Show” for a second time, finishing one match away from the medal round. He will return to the team next year.

RANGELY I Panther senior Lucas Heinle and junior Ethan Allred qualified for the 2014 Colorado State Wrestling Championships, and, although both won at least one match, neither placed in their respective weights.

Heinle wins regional title

Panther senior Lucas Heinle qualified for the Colorado State Wrestling Championships for a fourth time and his first as a regional champion. Heinle won the 145-pound Region 1 bracket.

RANGELY I Panther senior Lucas Heinle will represent his school for a fourth time in the Colorado State Wrestling Championships, which start today at 3 p.m. at the Pepsi Center in downtown Denver.

Panthers change travel plans, place four in Norwood

RANGELY I Weather caused a change in plans for the Rangely Panthers’ wrestling team. The team was scheduled to wrestle in Crowley County, but a winter storm forced them to cancel the trip over the Continental Divide. Instead, they wrestled in a tournament in Norwood the week before the state-qualifying regional tournament.

Panthers travel for competition

Panther junior Ethan Allred uses a cross face against Bloomfield, N.M., opponent J.D. Robinson in the 160-pound championship match, which Robinson won. Robinson was a New Mexico state consolation champion last year. The Panthers will wrestle in Crowley County this weekend.

RANGELY I The Rangely High School wrestling team has been traveling the state and eastern Utah for unfamiliar competition this season, and that trend will continue this weekend. The Panthers traveled to the southwest corner of the state last weekend and will travel near to the southeast corner this weekend before the regional and state […]

Five place in Steamboat

RANGELY I The Rangely Panthers wrestled in the Steamboat Springs Round Robin tournament Saturday and returned with five placers, including one champion.

Panthers find success at home tournament

Rangely’s Ethan Allred applies pressure to one of his opponents in the first annual Vern Rose Memorial wrestling tournament, where he finished fourth in the 160-pound bracket.

RANGELY I More than 150 wrestlers from 13 schools competed in the inaugural Vern Rose Memorial wrestling tournament in Rangely on Saturday, and all six varsity Panthers advanced to the championship round. “The tournament was a success,” Rangely head coach Jeff Heinle said.

Panthers compete at Vernal TOC

Panther senior Caleb Lawson won two matches in the Tournament of Champions and will represent his team in the 145-pound bracket Saturday in the first annual Vern Rose Memorial Tournament in Rangely, starting at 9 a.m.

RANGELY I The Rangely Panthers wrestling team traveled to Vernal, Utah, with seven wrestlers for the very competitive Tournament of Champions.

Panthers wrestle in two states before Christmas break

The Rangely Panthers wrestling team competed in Utah and eastern Colorado before the Christmas break to wrestle unfamiliar opponents and hope to take its success into 2014. Pictured at the 51st annual Bob Smith Invitational in Wray are, in front, Heath Peters, volunteer assistant coach Shad Peters, Lucas Heinle, Ryan Barlow and Ethan Allred. In back, Nych DeLeon, Ryan Wilczek and Caleb Lawson. The Panthers finished fourth as a team.

RANGELY I The Rangely Panthers wrestling team first traveled west to Altamont, Utah, for two dual meets before turning around and heading east across Colorado to wrestle Wray in a dual, before competing in the Bob Smith Invitational on Saturday.

RHS Panthers place six in Oak Creek

RANGELY I The Rangely Panthers wrestling team traveled to Oak Creek to compete in the South Routt County (Soroco) Invitational Tournament and six of the grapplers placed in the top four.

Rangely Panthers open season at Colorado Mesa University

RANGELY I The Rangely High School wrestling team opened the season at the Colorado Mesa University Duals in Grand Junction, and although the varsity team of five did not win any duals, they all had individual successes. “We wrestled OK for our first competition of the year,” Panthers head coach Jeff Heinle said.

Panthers return two state qualifiers

RANGELY I Although tournament competition will not begin until next month, practice for winter sports, including wrestling in Rangely, started more than a week ago.