RHS wrestlers win 2 of 5

Panther senior Colton Coombs uses a bear hug to take his Ignacio opponent down from his feet to his back and later pin him. Coombs won five matches at the Colorado Mesa duals last Saturday in Grand Junction.

RANGELY I With only seven of 14 weights filled, the Rangely Panther wrestling team still won two dual meets last Saturday in Grand Junction at the Colorado Mesa University duals.

Panthers ready to start

JoD Stults

RANGELY I The Panther high school wrestling program will start the 2012-2013 season under a new, yet familiar head coach, as Jeff Heinle takes the helm this season.

Brown places 6th at state

Rangely senior Patrick Brown lost to the eventual state champion in the championship semifinals of the heavyweight division and finished sixth in his final high school tournament.

RANGELY I The Panther wrestling team qualified four wrestlers for the Colorado State Wrestling Championships held in the Pepsi Center last weekend and returned with one placer, senior heavyweight Patrick Brown.

Panthers qualify four for state tourney

Rangely sophomore Lucas Heinle, who placed sixth last year at the state wrestling tournament, qualified again with a fourth place finish in the regional tournament.

RANGELY I The Panthers only took five wrestlers to the state qualifying regional tournament last weekend in Grand Junction and all five of them won matches and placed in the top six of their weight class, four of them in the top four, qualifying them for the Colorado State Wrestling Championships, starting today in the […]

Panthers ready for regionals

RANGELY I Five Rangely wrestlers, including three with state experience will compete in the state qualifying regional tournament this weekend and their coach is expecting big things from his small crew.

3 Panthers win tourney

RANGELY I Three Panther wrestlers won the Grand Junction wrestling tournament last Saturday. One finished as a consolation champ and another won a match.

Panthers place two in the top four spots

RANGELY I The Panther wrestling team traveled to Paonia last Saturday to compete in the Screamin’ Eagle wrestling tournament, which is a preview of the very tough upcoming regional tournament.

Brown remains undefeated

RANGELY I Senior Rangely High School wrestler Patrick Brown remains undefeated for the season at 9-0 and was voted the outstanding wrestler last Friday at the Roosevelt, Utah, duals.

Panther wrestlers compete

RANGELY I The Rangely High School wrestling team traveled to Grand Junction to compete in the Colorado Mesa University duals and returned with one undefeated wrestler.

Panther Invite a success

Rangely’s Corbin Lucero finished second at the annual Rangely youth wrestling tournament. More than 30 young Panther wrestlers competed in the tournament and several will wrestle in Hayden this Saturday. Photo by Bobby Gutierrez

Rangely High School was the site for the Panther Invitational wrestling tournament held last Saturday. Wrestlers from Rangely, Meeker, Rifle, New Castle, Parachute, Hotchkiss, Loma, Moffat County, Hayden, Vernal and Roosevelt attended the event.

Barlow wins regional title

Senior Cole Barlow works to turn Brandon Morgan of Nucla in the semifinals at the regional tournament. Barlow was the only champ for the Panthers, winning the 152-bracket.

RANGELY I Panther senior Cole Barlow moved up a spot from last year’s second place finish in the regional wrestling tournament, winning the 152-pound bracket last Saturday in Palisade.

Rangely wrestlers ready for regional tournament

Panther senior Cole Barlow, pictured wrestling in the Panther Invitational earlier this year, is currently ranked No. 2 in the state by On the Mat Rankings, will be the No. 1 seed in this week’s state-qualifying tournament to be held at Palisade High School. Barlow has qualified for the state wrestling tournament twice before.

RANGELY I A dual meet between the Panther wrestling team and 3A Grand Valley was cancelled last week but according to head coach Derek Stolworthy, the team has spent the time training in preparation of the state-qualifying regional tournament this weekend at Palisade High School.