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Girls soccer downs Roosevelt 4-0, falters against Canby

Girls soccer downs Roosevelt 4-0, falters against Canby

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes After a powerful home opener, a 4-0 win, the McNary High School girls varsity soccer team lost a contest to a dominating Canby High School team 9-0 Thursday, Sept. 11. A raucous crowd in attendance for the Roosevelt game was the “12th man” for the team, said AJ […]

Lady Celts start with 4-0 roll

Lady Celts start with 4-0 roll

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Two weeks into the season, the Lady Celts of the varsity volleyball team are standing tall in the Greater Valley Conference and state rankings. In the past week, the girls have notched wins over West Salem, McMinnville and Forest Grove high schools while prepping to face one of […]

Boys soccer ranked fourth in state

Boys soccer ranked fourth in state

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes It’s not often that two ties and a win will launch a team into the upper ranks of state rankings, but, if you’re on the McNary High School boys varsity soccer team when it happens, you’re not likely to forget the feeling anytime soon. “I’m insane over it,” […]

Bulldogs next test for gridders

Bulldogs next test for gridders

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes  The McNary High School varsity football teams meets the first of three new Greater Valley Conference foes Friday, Sept. 19. The Celts (1-0 in conference, 1-1 overall) hit the road to face West Albany High School, which is making its return to 6A ranks. The last time two […]

Cats sink claws into Celts with 34-20 win

Cats sink claws into Celts with 34-20 win

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes  For a game that ended in a 34-20 loss for McNary High School varsity football team, there was rarely a dull moment in the Celtics’ clash with Westview High School Friday, Sept. 12. The Wildcats repeatedly threatened to blot out the lights on Flesher Field Friday, but the […]

Netters beat Vikings, take second in tourney

Netters beat Vikings, take second in tourney

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity volleyball team is off to a roaring start after one league game and a weekend tournament. The Lady Celts’ season got underway Thursday, Sept. 4, with a league contest against North Salem High School. The Vikings put on the pressure early in the […]

K-23 production manager debuts short film Sept. 23

K-23 production manager debuts short film Sept. 23

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes  Phillip Wade, Keizer-23 production manager, is making his big-screen debut later this month. Wade acts in, and produced, a new short film title Chryzinium, which will premiere at Salem’s Grand Theatre Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 6:30 p.m. Wade plays a small part in front of the camera, a […]

Friends, supporters turn out in droves, plan concert, car wash

Friends, supporters turn out in droves, plan concert, car wash

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes When Tregg Peterson found out about his friend Payton Williams’ cancer diagnosis, he and his mother, Stacie, visited the Williams home to do some cleaning. Tregg left Payton’s room stuffed with 72 balloons. “I just wanted him to know that he’s not in this alone and that he’s […]

New opponent for MHS senior: cancer

New opponent for MHS senior: cancer

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes There are some things cancer, and its various treatments, will take from its victims without them having a say: energy, appetite and mental acuity are a few. But, there are some where the patient has more control. For 17-year-old Payton Williams, his dreadlocks were in the latter category. […]

Wildcats bring potent air attack

Wildcats bring potent air attack

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes  The McNary High School varsity football team hosts its only non-league game of the season Friday, Sept. 12, and it promises to be a doozy. The Celtics and Westview High School Wildcats, of Portland’s Metro league, kick off at 7 p.m. Both teams won their first contests of […]

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