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Friends rally to support Verboort

Friends rally to support Verboort

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes On Friday, May 22, three McNary High School students were involved in a car crash on Lockhaven Drive N. While two of the involved students were treated and released, the third, Austin Verboort, remained in a coma at Salem Hospital at press time. Details of the exact circumstances […]

Boys sink Lakers in 6-2 win

Boys sink Lakers in 6-2 win

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Two McNary seniors came up with timely doubles to help their team to a 6-2 win over Lake Oswego High School Monday, May 25. Celt Connor Goff hit a two-RBI double in the third inning to give McNary a 3-0 lead after a Jacob Vasas single and a […]

CELTICS ROLL: Girls’ huge fifth leaves Gophers in dust

CELTICS ROLL: Girls’ huge fifth leaves Gophers in dust

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes It took a little while, but the Lady Celts uncorked a seven-run fifth inning to win their first game of the state playoffs Monday, May 25. “I want us to be a little more aggressive coming out, but these girls start and they chip away at the pitcher. […]

Torres takes pair of individual, relay titles

Torres takes pair of individual, relay titles

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School senior Kyle Torres claimed two individual district titles at the Greater Valley Conference district meet last week, but he’s more excited about the two additional ones he claimed as part of the 4×100 and 4×400 relay teams. “The relays went well and I was really […]

Childresses take district tennis title

Childresses take district tennis title

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes For the past two years, McNary senior Sandy Childress has been first runner-up in the district tennis tournament. From the start of this season, she’s been out to become something more. She succeeded Saturday, May 16, taking the district title in doubles alongside her freshman sister, Hannah. “I’m […]

KHT’s Patsy Cline still showing at Keizer Lions

KHT’s Patsy Cline still showing at Keizer Lions

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In 1961, Louise Seger showed up early for a Patsy Cline show at Houston’s Esquire Ballroom. Seger found in Cline’s music a reflection of her own life as a divorced, single mother and became something of a “superfan” in current parlance. Seger met Cline before the show and […]

Lady Celts top league

Lady Celts top league

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls varsity softball team finished the Greater Valley Conference season with an eight-game win streak and the first GVC league title. “We knew where this team was at the beginning of the season and where they could be. It took them a little longer […]

Lady Celts on six-game streak

Lady Celts on six-game streak

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls varsity softball team is on a six-game win streak after beating two opponents by a total of 45-1 last week. The Lady Celts took down McKay High School’s Royal Scots 35-1 in a game Tuesday, May 5. “In that game we were working […]

Big games have GVC baseball title on line

Big games have GVC baseball title on line

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes If McNary High School’s varsity baseball team truly wants the Greater Valley Conference title, the team had to hit on all cylinders in games with South Salem and McMinnville high schools past press time. The Grizzlies caught up with the Celtics after making up a game cancelled due […]

Two win the show at DYWK

Two win the show at DYWK

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Fatima Falcon and Cambria Rushton were selected to represent Keizer as the city’s Distinguished Young Women during the scholarship program Saturday, May 9. “Actually, I wasn’t nervous until I hit the stage today. Up to today it was like, ‘I got this,’ but today was nerve-wracking,” said Falcon. […]

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