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.
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).
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.
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.