Practice …

Second-year head coach Jamie Rogers encourages some of her players during a recent practice. Coach Rogers is excited about the upcoming season, which the lady Cowboys will open at home next Thursday when they tipoff against the Aspen Skiers in the first round of the White River Electric Cowboy Shootout.

aMeeker seniors Zach Dinwiddie (7) and Valentin Rosas (9), work on a drill during a recent practice. The Meeker boys basketball team will open the season in December when they host the annual White River Electric Cowboy Shootout.

Meeker seniors Christopher Strate, Garrett Frantz and Jacob Pelloni, pictured in front practicing one of the first things they were taught as youth wrestlers, every match starts with a good stance. The senior trio will lead a team head coach J.C. Watt described as “A lot of young talented kids, with a great mix of veteran leadership and underclassmen.”