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Lady Celt wins girls regional wrestling title

Lady Celt wins girls regional wrestling title

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Brooke Burrows, a 106-pound McNary High School freshman, won the girls regional wrestling tournament Saturday, Feb. 6. The win sets Burrows up to compete in the state tournament later this month. For those given to thinking it must have been a shallow pool, nothing could be further from […]

Ebbs nabs district title

Ebbs nabs district title

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School’s Brayden Ebbs was crowned the 138-pound Greater Valley Conference wrestling champion at the regional tournament Feb. 12 and 13. Ebbs, a sophomore, is one of four Celtic wrestlers who will represent the school at the state tournament next week. It was the second consecutive year […]

Kuch sets two GVC records, heads to state

Kuch sets two GVC records, heads to state

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School sophomore Marissa Kuch was named the Greater Valley Conference Female Swimmer of the Year at the district tournament Feb. 12 and 13. Kuch set new conference records in the 100 and 200 freestyle races at the meet and is the only Celt headed to the […]

Mat squad 2nd in GVC

Mat squad 2nd in GVC

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School mat crew finished their season in second place in the Greater Valley Conference after losing to Sprague High School Thursday, Feb. 4. The Celtics had two dual meets that evening and split the results with one win and one loss. McNary beat Forest Grove […]

Swimmers head to district

Swimmers head to district

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School swimmers are headed to the district competition Feb. 12-13 in McMinnville. While earning the Greater Valley Conference crown might be a stretch for both the girls and boys, Casey Lewin, McNary head coach, said some relay teams and individual racers are poised to do […]

Saxons fend off Lady Celts 2nd time

Saxons fend off Lady Celts 2nd time

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes When the McNary High School girls varsity basketball team met South Salem High School Tuesday, Feb. 2, nothing less than a piece of the Greater Valley Conference title was on the line. A 67-51 win for the Saxons means they now sit alone atop the GVC pile. McNary […]

Losses douse boys’ GVC title hopes

Losses douse boys’ GVC title hopes

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Forest Grove High School’s boys varsity basketball team stunned the Celtics with a 59-51 win Friday, Jan. 29. “It was good to have a couple of days off after it happened,” said Trent Van Cleave, a McNary senior. “We’re all right, and it may help us in the […]

Making more PAWSIBLE

Making more PAWSIBLE

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A group of Whiteaker Middle School students turned out early at the Willamette Valley Humane Society Saturday, Jan. 30 –  before the doors even opened. The students were representing the Whiteaker Pro Team class, and had some gifts to deliver. “The most surpising thing was the dog bed,” […]

Guitar class will keep hopes alive for solo artists

Guitar class will keep hopes alive for solo artists

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes At Salem-Keizer schools, studying music is a progression, with gaps some students find themselves tumbling into. Local students are lucky in that they have the opportunity to start exploring music in elementary school. Beginning in middle school, those students become part of an ensemble. Some discover other interests […]

Boys roll near-perfect game en route to title

Boys roll near-perfect game en route to title

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School boys varsity bowling team not only won a district title Sunday, Jan. 24, they bowled a near-perfect game. “The energy in the entire building changed once they started striking. There were spectators high-fiving each other,” said Scott Miller, the team’s assistant coach. The event […]

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