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Keizer teens plan tourney to benefit cancer research

Keizer teens plan tourney to benefit cancer research

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Alee Banuelos combined two of her passions when coming up with her senior service project at Blanchet Catholic School: softball and fighting cancer. Banuelos and companion Lauren Kessel, who joined her on the project, hail from Keizer, but the they’re hoping to spread news of their Strike Out […]

Blazing bats put Celts over Foxes

Blazing bats put Celts over Foxes

  By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes If the McNary High School varsity softball team set out to make a statement in its season opener, Silverton High School heard it loud and clear. The Lady Celts had 22 hits in the 22-0 win March 18, behind a one-hitter from junior pitcher Megan Ulrey. Ulrey […]

Baseball team starts 1-1

Baseball team starts 1-1

          By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity baseball team stumbled a bit in its first outing Monday, March 17. The Celtics lost 3-1 to Reynolds High School. McNary struggled to put runners on the bases in the early going. Senior Connor Suing made it to […]

Mat Club shines in region, state

Mat Club shines  in region, state

      By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School Mat Club was well-represented in the regional tournament Saturday, March 8. The team posted four state qualifiers and several top finishers. Brayden Ebbs took first at 100 pounds; Tony Castaneda took second at 90 pounds; Jacob Doerfler took third at 195 […]

Lady Celt tennis team set for bigger, better 2014

Lady Celt tennis team set for bigger, better 2014

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls varsity tennis team lost seven players to graduation last June, but there’s lots of promise and one returning state contender back on the court this season. “We’re going to be really strong at the top of singles and doubles and really inexperienced at […]

Homegrown Theatre readies first musical

Homegrown Theatre readies first musical

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change opens March 20

Saunders to sign with Willamette Bearcats

Saunders to sign with Willamette Bearcats

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In every coach’s career, there are moments when they’re ready to write a play off before it’s ended. Those are the moments when Kevin Wise is happy to have a player like McNary High School’s Dani Saunders. “Dani never quits. She was the one who made the plays […]

Softball team preps for more even keeled season

Softball team preps for more even keeled season

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity softball team had a roller coaster 2013 season. After a blistering start that had the team in second place in the Central Valley Conference, the team hit a losing skid that dropped them to fourth. They peaked again at the end of the […]

Who ya gonna call?

Who ya gonna call?

  By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes My personal stance on the paranormal is best summed up by the poster that hung on the office wall of Fox Mulder in The X-Files. It’s a blurry photo of a purported UFO with the words “I want to believe.” That’s what puts me in the empty […]

Celtic seniors: Focus on process, wins will come

Celtic seniors: Focus on process, wins will come

  By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School baseball program is taking a new approach to its 2014 season, one that’s going to involve more face time between players on the varsity, junior varsity and freshman rosters. “We are breaking all the fundamentals down, like playing catch, and then breaking them […]

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