Meadows Valley High School
Conference: 1AD2 Long Pin Conference
Classification: 1A D2
Head Coach: Mike Howard
Years as Head Coach: 2nd Season
Previous Experience: 10 years @ Meadows Valley, 2 years @ Marsing (1 as asst. 1 as head girls), 2 years @ McCall (asst. girls)
Record Last Year: 0-11
Cody Day F-P, 12
Greg Gregersen F, 21
Sebastian Tapia G, 5
Brandon Wittell F, 2
Jordan Parham F, 15
“Key Players” lost from last year:
Michael Roberts scoring and floor leader, Cody Smith calm and would do what was needed of him.
Incoming “impact” players:
I have 12 player out this year. 5 seniors, 3 juniors, 1 sophomore, 3 freshmen.
Written by: David Bashore
For Meadows Valley, its first things first. Win a game, then start talking about bigger things.
The Mountaineers went winless in 11 games during the 2014-15 season. They have five seniors and 12 total players out in 2015-16, looking to get that elusive win and build on a more successful season this time out.
Heading those returning players are forwards Greg Gregersen, Jordan Parham, Brandon Wittell and Cody Day, as well as guard Sebastian Tapia.
Second-year coach Mike Howard credits his players with playing hard night-in, night-out with a never say die attitude. He hopes they'll be able to channel that into more efficient overall play: better shooting, rebounding and ball-handling, specifically.
On the defensive side of the ball, Meadows Valley needs to continue to work on rebounding positioning and technique, Howard says.
This group is youthful and hard-working, and is hungry to win at least one game this season. If the Mountaineers can prove their talent and stay healthy, they could surprise this season.