Rangely Hurricanes Jackalope Pentathlon

The Rangely Hurricane swim team sent eight swimmers to the Jackalope Pentathlon in Douglas, Wyo.,

Hurricanes win 5th consecutive state championship

The Rangely Hurricanes won their fifth consecutive state championship for the small team division at the Scottie Aschermann Memorial Seasonal Club Championship meet last weekend. The theme for the meet was Summer Club Olympics and the Hurricanes returned with 13 gold medals, five silvers and four bronze medals and many other top 10 places. Swimming for the Hurricanes at the state meet in back were Patrick Scoggins, Andrew Morton, William Scoggins, Geli Brown and Korrynn Wenzel. (Front) Corbin Lucero, Timothy and Mary Scoggins.

RANGELY I For a fifth year in a row, the Rangely Hurricanes swim team won the small team division at the Scottie Aschermann Memorial Seasonal Club Championship meet last weekend in Gunnison.

Meeker Marlins swim their way to a great season

The Meeker Marlins concluded their summer swim meet schedule in Eagle last Friday at the High Country League Championships and all of Meeker’s swimmers swam personal best times in their events, including Liam Deming, Zagar Brown and Chase Blaisdale (all wearing red caps) pictured ready to start the 25 Fly.

MEEKER I The Meeker Marlins Swim team, sponsored by the ERBM Recreation and Park District, concluded their summer swim meet schedule with the High Country League Championship meet in Eagle, Colo., this past Friday.

Hurricanes at state meet

Rangely’s Geli Brown and Patrick Scoggins competed at the Colorado Long Course Championships last weekend at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs and both represented their team well.

RANGELY I Rangely Hurricanes Geli Brown and Patrick Scoggins competed at the Colorado Long Course Championships at the United State Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs this past weekend.

Swim team results

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Results from the Western Slope Championships 8 and Under Lucero, Corbin 25 Free 5th 50 Free 3rd 25 Back 17th 25 Breast 5th McKay, Joseph 25 Free 22nd Noel, Colton 25 Breast 10th Patch, Norrah 25 Free 14th 50 Free 21st 25 Back 15th Scoggins, Mary 25 Free 2nd 50

‘Canes begin post season

Geli Brown (above) dives off the starting platform in the Western Slope League Championships held last weekend in Grand Junction. Brown swam in seven events and qualified for the Colorado Long Course State Championships to be held this weekend at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, along with Hurricane teammates Patrick Scoggins and Andrew Morton.

RANGELY I The Rangely Hurricanes began their post-season by participating in the Western Slope League Championships this past weekend at the Colorado Mesa University El Pomar Natatorium.

Swimmingly Spectacular

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The Rangely Hurricane swimmers tackled the waters Thursday, June 28, at their annual USA Swimming Swim-a-Thon.

Hurricanes!

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The Hurricanes split up this past weekend to race in both Delta and Powell, Wyo.

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The Rangely Hurricanes seasonal swimming team entered the season with four consecutive seasonal club state championship titles for small teams.

Rec. center summer swim team ends season

Eighteen local kids, ages 5-14, joined the Meeker Recreation Center Summer swim team this season and competed in five meets. Members of the team were; front row; Sam Lange and Katelyn Atchley. Middle row; Sena Zellers, Barbara Jex, Addie Joy, Matilda Brown, Jillian Bumguardner, Colby Clatterbaugh and Elijah Deming. Back row; Zagar Brown, Zack Eskelson, Chayton Bumguardner, Liam Deming, Tasos Halandras, Cyros Halandras, Vivian Brown and Wagner Brown. Kolbi Franklin was not pictured.

MEEKER | The ERBM Recreation and Park District sponsored the Meeker Recreation Center (MRC) Summer swim team, which started June 6.

Rangely Hurricanes compete across Western Slope

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RANGELY I Two weekends ago the Hurricanes had swimmers in Grand Junction and Ouray and this past weekend the team was in Aspen.

Teaching kids to swim can reduce drowning risk

RBC I Swimming instructor Rita Goldberg can’t believe some people still teach kids to swim by proverbially throwing them in the water to see if they sink or swim instinctively.