Cowboys finish second at WREA Cowboy Shootout

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys finished their big week of basketball Saturday evening, having played four games in five days and winning three of them. They finished second in the WREA Cowboy Shootout and had Jeremy Musgrave and Raul Lopez named to the All-Tournament team.

Panthers win WREA Cowboy Shootout tournament

The Rangely Panther boys basketball team started slow but finished as champions in the 2013 WREA Cowboy Shootout. The championship team consisted in back Daniel Connor (manager), Chris Hejl (asst. coach), Troy Allred, Layne Mecham, Kelton Elam, Cameron Enterline, Fredy Ruiz, Connor Phelan, Eric Hejl (head coach) and Cody Brunton (asst. coach). In front, Kobe Broome (manager), Andrew Morton, Mitchell Webber and Kaulan Brady.

RANGELY I Some have said, “It’s not how you start, but how you finish.” The Rangely boys’ basketball team started slowly in the first round of the 2013 White River Electric Association Cowboy Shootout but came together as a team to beat the host in the championship game.

MHS Cowboys earn 2nd place at WREA Shootout

Kane Hamilton from Crested Butte, Tyler Davis of Moffat County, Connor Lee of Little Snake River, Meeker’s Raul Lopez and Scott Smith and Rangely Cameron Enterline were all named to the WREA Cowboy Shootout all-tournament team. Hamilton won the Slam Dunk contest and Lee was named the tournament’s MVP.

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys basketball team gained a berth in the championship game of the annual White River Electric “Cowboy Shootout” Saturday afternoon, but ended on the short side of the stick as they fell to Moffat County 50-46.

Panthers have deja vu

Rangely sophomore Cameron Enterline was the only basketball player from Rio Blanco County to compete in the slam dunk contest in the WREA Cowboy Shootout.

RANGELY I “The first two games were like a deja vu from last year — same song, same dance,” Rangely boys’ basketball coach Eric Hejl said of his team’s start in the White River Electric Cowboy Shootout.

Cowboys get snakebit in Shootout finals

WREA Cowboy Shootout slam dunk champion Colin Cantwell of Shining Mountain jumped over one of his assistant coaches, Tebowing before a double hand slam which received three 10s from the judges.

MEEKER I The Meeker Cowboys compiled a 2-1 record as the host of the WREA Cowboy Shootout and ran their season record to 4-1 as they finished second in the annual tournament held this past weekend.

Panthers open season next week at shootout

The Panthers will be led by seniors Mason Fortunato, Kody Denny, David Contreras and Ethan Peacock this season. The Panthers will open the season next week in the WREA Cowboy Shootout in Meeker.

RANGELY I The Rangely Panthers boys’ basketball team will wait until next week to open the season at the White River Electric Association Cowboy Shootout. The Panthers will open the season against Grand Valley next Thursday.

Shootout tonight…

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New MHS girls’ basketball coach Greg Chintala works to prepare his team for their debut tonight in the WREA Cowboy Shootout. Rangely will play Palisade at 6 p.m., followed by Meeker against Crested Butte.

Meeker goes 3-0; takes title at Cowboy Shootout

JV team also goes 3-0 to take first place

Lady Panthers third at Shootout

RANGELY — The Rangely Lady Panthers opened their season at the Meeker Cowboy Shootout last weekend.