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Hoping full bellies make warm hearts

Hoping full bellies make warm hearts

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Phil Bay, a Keizerite and one of the coordinators of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Just Serve group, knows a good cause when he sees one. “We’re always on the lookout for ways to give back to the community and not just our own […]

Boys take loss to Rams

Boys take loss to Rams

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes “A perfect storm” ended in the first loss of the season for the McNary High School boys varsity basketball team. The Celtics traveled to Central Catholic High School Tuesday, Dec. 22, and the Rams dealt them a 75-47 loss. “It was a seven-point game at half, but they […]

Wrestlers take down Grizzlies

Wrestlers take down Grizzlies

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Four McNary High School wrestlers were key to picking up the team’s first win, 44-28, over McMinnville High School since the Grizzlies joined the Greater Valley Conference. “It was a four-man puzzle, and we had some kids step up who had never been bumped up a weight class […]

Boys surge to sixth on win over Vikings

Boys surge to sixth on win over Vikings

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In one of the McNary High School boys varsity basketball team’s most controlled wins in years, the Celts handily defeated the Forest Grove Vikings 76-62 Friday, Dec. 18. The victory sent the Keizer team soaring up the state rankings to sixth in the OSAA 6A classification. “Forest Grove […]

Lady Celts take down Oregon’s 6A leaders

Lady Celts take down Oregon’s 6A leaders

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls varsity basketball team took most everyone by surprise in a 75-57 win over Sheldon High School Saturday, Dec. 19, themselves included. “It was kind of a surprise to be winning but, by the end of the game we were like, ‘Oh, this is […]

Timberwolves, Dawgs fall to Celts

Timberwolves, Dawgs fall to Celts

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Slow starts made for some intense moments but eventually led to a pair of wins for the McNary High School boys varsity basketball team last week. “We started off a little slow and unprepared in both games, but we definitely fixed that as the second halves started,” said […]

Wrestlers win 3 of 5 duals

Wrestlers win 3 of 5 duals

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity wrestling team got a lot of mat time last week, but only one Celt emerged from the fray unscathed. Junior Wyatt Kessler won all five of his matches in two days. “What’s made the difference is getting with the best partners and the […]

Girls edge Warriors 36-33

Girls edge Warriors 36-33

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls varsity basketball team started its season with a 36-33 win over Hawaii’s Kamehameha High School Saturday, Dec. 5. It was the first time in more than a year the Lady Celts won a game with a single-digit lead. “I liked how aggressive (Kamehameha […]

Wolverines dig claws into HOME pantry-painting project

Wolverines dig claws into HOME pantry-painting project

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes For a group of Whiteaker Middle School students, the hardest part of helping out at Salem’s HOME Youth and Resource Center was the most easily overlooked: keeping clean. “That was the biggest challenge because there were so many of us painting in the small space,” said Megan Provost. […]

Celts beat No. 3 Washington team

Celts beat No. 3 Washington team

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity basketball team started off its season in a big way: toppling the third-ranked team in Washington at the annual Fitz Tournament in Spokane. The Celtics beat Lewis & Clark High School, in its own house, 63-58 Friday, Dec. 4. It was the first […]

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