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McKay on tap for homecoming

McKay on tap for homecoming

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary overlooked McKay last season. Senior Kolby Barker guaranteed that won’t be the case this Friday. “We didn’t give them the respect they deserved and we had a really off night,” Barker said of last year’s game. “Probably the first quarter was overlooking them and then after that we […]

Lady Celts get ‘huge’ win

Lady Celts get ‘huge’ win

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary senior Kayla Evans had been waiting for a win like this. Behind strong team defense, the Lady Celts passed their first true test of the season, shutting out Gresham 2-0 at home on Thursday, Sept. 8. The Gophers have been a mainstay in the state tournament, getting at […]

Up next: Sprague

Up next: Sprague

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary has seen two different Sprague football teams on film. There’s the one that went into South Salem and blew out the back-to-back Greater Valley Conference champions 48-7 to open the season. And then there’s the Olympians who lost 36-29 at home to West Salem. What was the difference? […]

Lady Celts open at home with 5-1 win

Lady Celts open at home with 5-1 win

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Behind a strong first half, McNary defeated Central 5-1 Tuesday, Sept. 6 in its home opener. The Lady Celtics scored their first goal seven minutes in when Kateyln Tallon headed in a corner kick from Isabella Heath. “I was trying to get it to the far post so someone […]

Lady Celts get ‘huge’ win

Lady Celts get ‘huge’ win

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary senior Kayla Evans had been waiting for a win like this. Behind strong team defense, the Lady Celts passed their first true test of the season, shutting out Gresham 2-0 at home on Thursday, Sept. 8. The Gophers have been a mainstay in the state tournament, getting at […]

2016 McNary Fall Sports Preview

2016 McNary Fall Sports Preview

McNary thinking redemption in home opener

McNary thinking redemption in home opener

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Sam Farr, a senior on the McNary offensive line, hasn’t forgotten about last season’s game against South Salem, a 56-12 loss to the Saxons. “It’s definitely a redemption game because of the loss we had last year,” Farr said. “We’re looking to gel together as a team and come […]

‘Flying, diving and digging’

‘Flying, diving and digging’

Lady Celts defeat McKay in opener

Celtics come from behind (twice) to top North Salem

Celtics come from behind (twice) to top North Salem

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes SALEM—With four seconds remaining in the first half, McNary quarterback Josiah Gilbert threw a prayer into the end zone to Brendan Van Voorhis, who was able to haul it in for a 52-yard touchdown. But the magic didn’t end there, not even close, as the Celtics stormed from behind […]

McNary shuts out Lebanon for first win

McNary shuts out Lebanon for first win

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes After scoring one goal on a penalty kick in its first game, McNary put an emphasis on finishing. It paid off as the Celtics scored two goals in the first five minutes of Thursday’s contest on their way to a 7-0 shutout of Lebanon. “That was our expectation,” McNary […]

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