Panthers battle on the mat in Paonia

RANGELY I “Our wrestlers arrived in Paonia ready to battle,” Panther wrestling coach Derek Stolworthy said. The Panthers may have lost some battles but know they are still in the war.

Barlow wins Panther tourney

Rangely senior Cole Barlow won an individual title in the Panther wrestling tournament last Saturday. Barlow was named the tournament's outstanding wrestler and is currently ranked second in the 2A, 152-pound class, by On the Mat Rankings.

Named outstanding wrestler RBC I Rangely senior Cole Barlow won the 152-pound bracket of the Panther wrestling tournament last Saturday in his hometown and was voted the Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament by attending coaches. Meeker junior Justin Hardy won the 171-pound class.

RBC high school sports get under way

RBC I The Meeker High School wrestling team will open the 2011 portion of the season tonight at home, with a dual against Coal Ridge, starting at 6 p.m., while the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will wait until Friday before taking the court.

Panther wrestlers exceed expectations

RANGELY I With the pre-holiday part of the schedule completed, first-year wrestling coach Derek Stolworthy is pleased with his team’s progress and says his young team is “exceeding expectations.”