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Friday Night State Wrestling Results

STATE-WRESTLING-LISTEN-LIVEFriday’s Semi Final and 2nd Round Consolation Results

Moffat County
132 – Issik Herod – won 2-0
170 – Mikinzie Klimper – won 17-5
182 – Hugo Hernandez – won 11-3
195 – Brett Loyd – lost 8-5 (out of tournament)
220 – Stelios Peroulis – won 4-1

Steamboat Springs
106 – Colton Pasternak – won 3-2
132 – Dakota Thvedt – lost 6-4 (out of tournament)
160 – Hayden Johnson – won (in championship final) Continue reading

Wrestlers Find Success In Day One Of State Tournament

STATE-WRESTLING-LISTEN-LIVENorthwest Colorado wrestlers got off to a great start Thursday in the preliminary rounds of the state tournament, as over two thirds of area wrestlers advanced to the Championship Quarterfinals.  Half of those wins were by pin.  With a win in the Quarterfinals, wrestlers will advance to the semi-finals and are guaranteed to place at the state tournament.  Eight wrestlers lost in the first round and will move into the first round of the consolation matches.  Team Meeker ended the day in 2nd place just 2 and 1/2 points back from the leader, Rocky Ford.  Moffat County is in 10th place.  Action resumes Friday morning at 10 beginning Continue reading

State Wrestling LIVE on 93.7 102.3 KRAI & KRAI.COM

The High School State Wrestling Championships get underway today. You can follow all the Northwest Colorado wrestlers through the tournament by listen to our live broadcast on 93-7 102-3 KRAI or online at KRAI.COM. For the third consecutive year, cousins Dennis and Anton Fredrickson will call the action. Both are former high school state champions, Dennis for SoRoCo and Anton for Hayden.  Our coverage begins at 2:45 this afternoon with the 2A and 3A preliminaries. Meeker, the number two ranked 2A team in the state, has 10 wrestlers at the tournament. Moffat County has 6. Steamboat and Hayden are each sending 3. SoRoCo has 2 and Rangely and West Grand have 1 each. One of the biggest stories of the Continue reading

27 Northwest Colorado Wrestlers Advance To State Tournament

wrestling-139 area wrestlers claimed medals at the 2A and 3A regional tournaments this weekend.  27 of those will compete at the state championships in Denver beginning this Thursday.   Meeker, the number two ranked 2A team in the state, is taking 10 wrestlers and will be a legitimate challenger to claim the team title this year.  Moffat County placed 8 wrestlers at the regional tournament.  6 Moffat County Wrestlers will compete at state this year.   Moffat County and Continue reading

High Hopes For Local Wrestlers At Regional Tournaments

wrestling-1In preparation for the regional wrestling tournaments coming up this weekend, “On The Mat Rankings” has broken down the individual state rankings by region. The top four finishers at each regional competition will move on to the state tournament beginning February 18th. 25 Area wrestlers are ranked in the top four heading into the regional tournaments this Friday and Saturday. Meeker, the number 3 ranked 2A team in Colorado, has 10 Continue reading

Northwest Colorado Has 23 Wrestlers Ranked This Week

wrestling-#2The new “On the Mat” Wrestling Rankings have the Meeker Cowboys ranked as the number 3 wrestling team in 2A. On The Mat provides weekly wrestling rankings for teams and individuals in all weight classes. There are an increasing number of Northwest Colorado individuals listed in the week 3 rankings. Meeker has 7 wrestlers Continue reading

Halloween is Tomorrow

halloween-pumpkin-#3Tomorrow is Halloween, and there are plenty of activities going on in Northwest Colorado. Organized trick or treating will take place in downtown Craig and the Centennial Mall from 4 to 6 tomorrow. The Steamboat Downtown Stroll is from 5 to 7. In Meeker, Pumpkins, Eats, and Treats takes place on the courthouse lawn. That Continue reading

Environmentalists Attacking Another Coal Community

wildearthEnvironmentalists have forged an agreement with the Bonanza Power Plant to cap the amount of coal the plant can burn before it is upgraded with new pollution controls. The plant gets its coal from the Deserado Mine near Rangely. The public is being given the chance to comment on the proposed settlement. It puts a conditional Continue reading

BLM Seeks Public Comment on White River Travel Management Plan

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management has announced a public scoping period for travel and transportation management in the White River Field Office. The Office is beginning an Environmental Assessment that would amend its 1997 Resource Management Plan to determine Continue reading

Group Sues to Stop Wild Horse Roundups

wild horsesAn animal-advocacy organization is suing to halt any future gathers of wild horses in northwest Colorado. Friends of Animals, a Connecticut-based international advocacy organization, sued in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., saying horse roundups threaten the well-being of horses that are driven Continue reading

Hunters Warned About Wild Horse Gathering Project

wild horsesMuzzleloader and archery hunters heading to Game Management Unit 21, which is south of Rangely and west of Highway 139, are advised that the BLM will conduct excess horse gather operations in the area beginning September 14th, coinciding with the start of the early hunting seasons. The BLM says they will focus on Continue reading

BLM to Remove Wild Horses From West Douglas Area

wild horsesThe BLM plans to gather excess wild horses in the White River Field Office in September. They’ll gather up to 167 horses using water and bait trapping and helicopter gather operations. The idea is to sustain healthy public lands and wild horse populations by preventing overcrowding. When wild horse herds grow at levels that are Continue reading