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Celts rebound after tough losses

Celts rebound after tough losses

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School’s varsity baseball team had a rough start to its week April 19, enduring a 7-5 loss to South Salem High School in the seventh inning. Fortunately, it did get better. “We had a good start and ended on a bad note against South, but we […]

Celt netter earns full ride to U of Alaska

Celt netter earns full ride to U of Alaska

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes As a junior, Vanessa Hayes was a standout on the McNary High School varsity volleyball team, but it was nothing compared to how she showed up as a senior. In the off-season, and with the help of coaches in the North Pacific Juniors Volleyball Club, Hayes developed a […]

Celt speedster posts top time in hurdles

Celt speedster posts top time in hurdles

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School senior Dani Duran is known as a sprinter on the varsity track and field team, but she added to her repertoire in a big way last week. Duran ran in the 300-meter hurdles for the first time in her high school career during the West […]

Feast or Famine

Feast or Famine

For Lady Celts at the plate

WMS coach wins contest, $5K

WMS coach wins contest, $5K

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Scott Coburn figured the odds were against him, but he was going to enjoy the time anyway. Coburn, volleyball and track coach at Whiteaker Middle School, was one of the three finalists for a Comcast SportsNet All-Star Coach Program award. As such, Coburn and his family got to enjoy […]

Celts win 3, tie 1 in Volcanoes tourney

Celts win 3, tie 1 in Volcanoes tourney

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity baseball team won three of its four games during a spring break tournament hosted at Volcanoes Stadium. Even the fourth game didn’t turn out badly for the Celts; it ended in a 4-4 tie with South Eugene after being called due to time […]

McNary relay team hits world stage in PDX

McNary relay team hits world stage in PDX

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The track and field season is barely underway, but the McNary High School boys 4×400 relay started things off in a big way. The team – comprised of seniors Anthony Nguyen and Austin Brown, junior Brendan Van Voorhis and sophomore Levi Timmons – took part in an exhibition […]

Lacrosse comes to Keizer

Lacrosse comes to Keizer

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School boys lacrosse team has only played one game at their home school in the more than five years the team has been around. That’s about to change, and Ryan Bowlby, McNary head coach, said the program is feeling extra pressure to demonstrate the game […]

Defying odds: Lady Celts take 4th in state tourney

Defying odds: Lady Celts take 4th in state tourney

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes All season long, the McNary High School girls varsity basketball team had occasion to let their emotions get the better of them. When South Salem High School denied them the chance to capture a Greater Valley Conference title, they didn’t break. When Jesuit High School ousted them from […]

Saxons foil boys tournament hopes

Saxons foil boys tournament hopes

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes After winning a hotly contested first round playoff game, the McNary High School boys varsity basketball team ran up against a wall with South Salem High School in the second round of the state tournament. The Celtics edged Tualatin High School 44-43 Wednesday, March 2, to advance to […]

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