RANGELY — The Panthers wrestling team started the second half of the season in the Tournament of Champions in Vernal last Friday and Saturday. Five Rangely wrestlers brought home medals, with Christian Holcomb leading the way with a second place. Devon Rose placed fifth, Ryan Petty placed sixth, Ryan Cramer
RANGELY — The Panther wrestling team traveled to Duchesne last Wednesday for a dual with the Eagles.
MEEKER — Meeker High School graduate Joe LeBlanc, currently a redshirt freshman on the University of Wyoming’s wrestling team, finished third in the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational.
MEEKER — Five Meeker High School wrestlers placed in the top four to give the Cowboys a fifth-place finish in last Saturday’s West Grand tournament in Kremmling.
MEEKER — Cowboy senior Jared Doll finished second last Saturday in the Delta Invitational wrestling tournament. Five other Meeker wrestlers won matches and placed in the top six.
RANGELY — The Panthers completed a busy week of wrestling by defeating two defending state champion teams and going 7-2 in duals. Rangely traveled to Parachute last Thursday for a dual with the defending state champions, Grand Valley. This dual was a dogfight from the start with many matches decided in the final seconds.
RANGELY — The Rangely Panther wrestling team traveled to Granby last Friday to compete in a 24-team tournament.
MEEKER — Devon Pontine and T.J. Shelton both have been traveling to Craig to work out with the Bad Dogs wrestling club two times a week since early November.
MEEKER — “It was our first outing and our younger kids got their eyes opened to what high school wrestling is all about,” Meeker High School wrestling coach Joe Gutierrez said.
MEEKER — The Cowboy wrestling team will open the 2008-2009 season in Hotchkiss this weekend, under a new head coach, only the fifth in Meeker’s storied program.
MEEKER — Many Colorado wrestling fans were treated to the opportunity of watching Henry Cejudo win two state titles a few years ago in the Pepsi Center. Since then, the 21-year-old has won an Olympic gold medal and will speak in Meeker Nov. 28.