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Aguilar picks LCC Titans

Aguilar picks LCC Titans

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School senior Matt Aguilar set his sights on playing college baseball at a young age. “I played for KYSA and winning a state title made me push myself that much harder,” said Aguilar. On Friday, Jan. 15, Aguilar signed a letter of intent to play for […]

McNaught to join Pirates

McNaught to join Pirates

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Kinsey McNaught had a very different vision for her college career. “I wanted a big, huge school far away from home,” said McNaught, a McNary High School senior and softball player. Then the reasons to stay closer to home started piling up. It started when coaches at Spokane’s […]

Tony’s Kingdom moving

Tony’s Kingdom moving

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Keizer’s comic book and pop culture destination, Tony’s Kingdom of Comics, is moving locations. The store is moving from its current spot at Creekside Shopping Center to 3856 River Road N., between Thai Lotus and Teriyaki Town in Keizer Village. The last day at the current location will […]

Boys rebound, beat Olympians

Boys rebound, beat Olympians

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Much to the relief of players and coaches, the McNary High School boys varsity basketball team was able to rebound from a loss to the South Salem Saxons last week. “They expect to win games and when they lose they’re upset, but the part I like is how […]

WMS pioneers Google Cardboard

WMS pioneers Google Cardboard

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes With the aid of some cardboard, lenses and a cell phone, James Decker’s Whiteaker Middle School social studies class took a trip from the castles of the United Kingdom to the peak of Mt. Everest to the African jungle. All in 25 minutes. “I expected like a virtual […]

Ebbs, Kibbey tops at Don York Invite

Ebbs, Kibbey tops at Don York Invite

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School senior Joey Kibbey and sophomore Brayden Ebbs won their divisions at the Don York Invitational Jan 8-9. The Celtics finished third overall in the annual tournament held at Cleveland High School. “We were third in that tournament because everyone contributed,” said Jason Ebbs, McNary head […]

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 […]

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