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Boys win division at Willamette Falls Invite

Boys win division at Willamette Falls Invite

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School boys varsity track and field team wasted little time in making a statement this season. The Celtic boys won the the big-school division of the Willamette Falls Invitational on Saturday, April 12. “Especially in the sprinters, we have a lot of depth,” said senior […]

Girls tie Vikings, fall to Titans on courts

Girls tie Vikings, fall to Titans on courts

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes While neither of the McNary High School girls varsity tennis team’s matches last week were wins, the Lady Celts turned in a number performances that bode well for the future. The Celts tied North Salem High School 4-4 and lost to West Salem High School 5-3. Playing the […]

Lady Celts shut out in CVC opener

Lady Celts shut out in CVC opener

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity softball team drew two tough teams in succession last week and chalked up a pair of losses as both games unspooled in a single inning. Tough pitching and a 10-run fourth inning on the part of the South Salem High School Saxons led […]

Boys escape Saxons on strong defense, one run

Boys escape Saxons on strong defense, one run

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity baseball team was likely thanking its lucky stars for pitchers after the team’s Central Valley Conference opener Friday, April 11. The Celtics won 1-0. While junior Mickey Walker kept the Saxons at bay from the mound, McNary scored the only run of the […]

Lacrosse team starts 2-0 in league contests

Lacrosse team starts 2-0 in league contests

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity lacrosse team is 2-0 in the North Valley Conference while battling through thick and thin in its first league games. The Celtics traded leads with the South Salem High School Saxons six times before putting the match away with an 11-9 final score […]

Baseball team rebounds from losses, beat Lions

Baseball team rebounds from losses, beat Lions

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Late innings were not kind to the McNary High School varsity baseball team last week. The Celtics lost a 4-3 contest to Newberg High School when the Tigers put up a three-run seventh inning Wednesday, April 2. A 8-7 loss to Oregon City High School in 10 innings […]

Teaching and being taught

Teaching and being taught

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes JoAnn Barker has learned a few things in her 29 years on the job at a preschool teacher at Keizer Christian Church. For example, garage sales make perfect places for picking up supplies like beads and googly eyes. Lessons in self-control and patience are best reserved for April […]

Hot bats lift Lady Celts over Vikings, Crusaders

Hot bats lift Lady Celts over Vikings, Crusaders

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity softball team added two wins and a loss to its record last week, but the team continues to exceed some of the highest expectations of its coach. “One girl gets a hit and then it triggers everyone else. It seems like every game we […]

ESL at home on iPod

ESL at home on iPod

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In a classroom, elementary students learning English as a second language have access to a variety of support systems that range from teachers and counselors to volunteers and fellow students. However, to make the strides required by state standards, those same students need to practice at home where […]

MHS grad’s short film will take you to an ‘alien planet’ a day trip away

MHS grad’s short film will take you to an ‘alien planet’ a day trip away

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School graduate Zeek Earl debuted his latest short film, Prospect, at the South by Southwest in early March. The full film, the tale of a daughter and father searching for rare material on a toxic planet with hope of striking it rich, is now available for […]

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