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Shooting for the record

HEM Miner Conor McGraw passes 1,000 points scored in his junior season, sets sights on school record of 1,229


January 30, 2019

Mike Armstrong

Conor McGraw takes aim at school record of points scored during high school career after hitting 1,000.

Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School basketball player Conor McGraw hit a benchmark 1,000 points against Guernsey on Jan. 19 in a 52-27 Miners win.

What makes this all the more impressive is that this feat has been accomplished in McGraw's junior year in the middle of the season.

"I don't keep track of stats so I didn't even know where I was in points," McGraw said. "Mr. Jones pulled me over and asked me if I could score one more basket and I said 'sure' and went back on court."

Cliff Jones, head basketball coach for the Miners had been putting two starters in with three pla...

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