RBC I Both Rio Blanco County high school wrestling teams will travel across the state line to open the 2012 season at the Tournament of Champions in Vernal, Utah, and three of the local basketball teams will host at least one home game this weekend.
MEEKER I Trenton Schindler and Kurtis Dunbar of Meeker competed in the Colorado “Tough Mudder” competition in Beaver Creek on June 25-26. The pair finished the course in less than three hours.
RANGELY I It was women-only last Saturday on the Cedar Ridges Golf Course where a three-lady scramble was played.
RBC I Tori Lasker, 10, and Chris Scherbarth, 9, represented Meeker very well Saturday, June 11 at the Colorado Rockies Pitch, Hit and Run Team Championship. Tori placed second overall in the 9-10 girls’ division. Chris placed first overall in the 9-10 boys’ division.
MEEKER I Meeker will be represented by two youths in the MLB Pitch, Hit and Run, Colorado Rockies Team Championship. Tori Lasker, 10, and Chris Scherbarth, 9, have qualified to advance to the MLB Pitch, Hit and Run Colorado Rockies Team Championship.
MEEKER I It was a beautiful day in Meeker last Saturday and a great day for the Meeker ladies’ golf club to host the annual Ladies Dearfly tournament.
This year, in order to qualify for the Colorado State Track and Field Championships, an athlete must post a time or distance in the top 18 in the state as there is no longer a regional meet where the top three times/distances qualify.
There will be lots of barrel racing on Saturday, May 14, in Rangely at the Rio Blanco County Outdoor Arena. This doubleheader is a sponsored race of the National Barrel Horse Association Colorado District 10 (NBHACO-10).
Rio Blanco County’s high school baseball teams met in Rangely yesterday after press time for a doubleheader, which are the final games of the regular season for Meeker and will have district playoff implications for both teams.
The County Cup Swim team dual meet will take place Friday, May 6, at 4 p.m., in the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Parks District’s aquatics center. It will be the first swim meet in the two-year-old facility.
Saturday, April 23, Rangely High School track and field traveled to Rifle for their invitational track meet.
Meeker High School freshman Jake Boesch broke the five-minute-mile time barrier last Saturday during a cold and rainy day in Rifle. Several other members of the Meeker track team set personal records (PR). The Meeker boys’ team finished second behind the host team and the girls placed sixth.