The “Meeker Black” boys’ fifth- and sixth-grade basketball team played three games at home on Saturday, winning two. Meeker has two teams, Meeker Black and Meeker Gold, and both will play in the conference tournament with the first game for Meeker Gold at home at 6:30 p.m. against Rifle 1 at Meeker Elementary School. Meeker Black will receive a first-round bye and play Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Rifle. The championship game is schedule for noon on Saturday in Rifle Middle School gym.
The Barone Middle School boys’ basketball program will host Rangely Middle School tonight starting at 5 p.m.
Barone Middle School eighth-grader Sam Nieslanik uses a “Jordanesque” finger-tip roll layup, gliding through Steamboat Springs defenders last week.