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Oregon's Top High School Basketball Players: Underclassman

Author: JD Humburg - The Oregonian

The 6-foot-4 Meithof was averaging 17.2 points, six rebounds and three assists from the wing position as of Feb. 7. Meithof is a 40-percent shooter from beyond the arc. “He is left-handed and very smooth to the rim, which allows him to draw fouls,” C ...

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McNary Exacts Revenge Against Sprague

Author: Matt Rawlings - Keizertimes

Going into the game, the message that McNary head coach Ryan Kirch sent to his team wasn’t about strategy and assignments. Instead, it was about playing loose and having fun playing the game. “We have just really focused on having fun,” Kirch said. ...

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Athlete of the Week

Author: Matt Rawlings - Keizertimes

The 6’7’ post had 20 points on 7-of-13 shooting and led McNary to a 60-46 victory over Sprague on Friday, Feb. 15. WHAT HIS COACH SAYS: “He’s just such a presence on the inside. He did a really good job of sealing off his defender on the weak side t ...

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Graneto Returns to McNary

Author: Matt Rawlings - Keizertimes

Graneto is in his first season as the head boys basketball coach at Sprague High School. With a 15-8 record, he has the Olympians poised to make a run in the postseason — although his team did fall to the Celtics 60-46 last Friday. “Coaching against ...

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McNary Takes Down #2 South Salem 59-57

Author: Oregon's Elite

South Salem Inconsistency Costs Them Against McNary Salem, OR — South Salem entered Thursday night ranked second in Class 6A, riding a seven game winning streak including a 6-0 mark in Mountain Valley Conference play. McNary entered at 4-2 in conf ...

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McNary Clobbers Mountain View At Home

Author: Oregon's Elite

Mountain View came across the mountains from Bend to play McNary Saturday night, who is coming off a surprising loss to Sprague in overtime on Thursday. This was a match up that is a key game in their efforts to remain in the hunt for a con ...

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Nate Meithof leads the way as McNary blasts McKay 75-34

Author: JD Humburg - The Oregonian

PHOTOS ARTICLE: Nate Meithof had 17 points to lead four Celtics in double figures, and McNary cruised past McKay for a 75-37 win Friday at McKay High School in Salem. Boston Smith added 11 points, and Griffin Oliveira and Devyn Schurr scored 10 api ...

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Nate Meithof, Boston Smith lead McNary boys to 70-59 win over Bend

Author: JD Humburg - The Oregonian

Nate Meithof had 26 points, Boston Smith added 22, and host McNary fought off Bend for a 70-59 victory Tuesday in Keizer.  Justin Kerr had 16 points for the Lava Bears.  https://www.oregonlive.com/expo/sports/g66l-2019/01/1f0f2613dc701/ ...

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McNar Rallies from 17-Point Deficit For Win

Author: Jeremy McDonald - JMcDonaldMedia

KEIZER, Ore.– You play the whole 32 minutes for a reason. Down 25-8 after one quarter with nothing going their way, McNary came out for the second with a fiery passion that got them back into the game by halftime. Defense shutdown the Bend shooters ...

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McNary Dominates Forest Grove

Author: Matt Rawlings - Keizertimes

Forest Grove came into Keizer last Friday night beaming with confidence. The Vikings had started off the season 10-1 and entered their matchup with McNary as the ninth-ranked team in the state. But in the last non-league contest of the regular seas ...

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Basketball Program Brightens Holidays for Local Family

Author: Matt Rawling - Keizertimes

For most high school basketball teams, the day after a big Friday night victory is spent with rest and maybe some film-watching in preparation for the next game. But the McNary boys basketball program does things a little bit differently. After def ...

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