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Celtics ready for state tournament

Celtics ready for state tournament

By TIM HAYS Of the Keizertimes The McNary summer baseball program is off to the state playoffs. On Thursday, July 21 they played against top seed Churchill. This summer the team has four players from the spring returning, and just like most years, a lot of new faces. Key returners have been two-time first league […]

Keizer swimmers breaking records

Keizer swimmers breaking records

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Keizer swim clubs Holiday and Northwood defeated Salem teams Cambridge and Jan Ree, respectively, Thursday, July 14, while Northview Terrace came up just short against Madrona. Kian Gonzales and Kameron Splonski paced the Holiday boys who edged Cambridge 108-91. Gonzales won the 13-14-year-old butterfly, backstroke and freestyle while Splonski […]

Dream Believer

Dream Believer

McNary grad looks back on OSU career

Keizer swimmers learning to fly

Keizer swimmers learning to fly

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes The summer swim season began Thursday, June 30 with two Keizer teams going head-to-head as defending league champion, Northwood, outscored Holiday 367-236. Northwood’s boys, who accumulated 186 points, won 20 events. Jake Wyer won five events—15-18-year-old butterfly, breaststroke, backstroke, freestyle relay and medley relay with teammates Jabez Rhoades, Miller […]

Giants’ top pick joins Volcanoes

Giants’ top pick joins Volcanoes

By TIM HAYS Of the Keizertimes Bryan Reynolds has finally arrived in Salem-Keizer. The 2016 second round pick by the San Francisco Giants joined the Volcanoes last Thursday in Hillsboro. His home debut was Monday against the Vancouver Canadians. A native of Brentwood, Tenn., Reynolds has grown up around baseball his whole life. “Growing up […]

Pitcher back from elbow surgery

Pitcher back from elbow surgery

By TIM HAYS Of the Keizertimes Caleb Simpson, 24-year-old Oklahoma native and pitcher for the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, has gone through a lot of adversity to get him to where he is today. Out of high school Simpson attended Seminole State Community College in Sanford, Fla. After two successful seasons behind the plate, Simpson signed to […]

Crushing the competition

Crushing the competition

Local softball team earns automatic bid to nationals

Duran hurdles way to Oregon State

Duran hurdles way to Oregon State

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Running track in college was so far off Dani Duran’s radar that she hadn’t even taken the SAT or ACT. The McNary senior had planned to go to Chemeketa Community College, which doesn’t require either tests. However, Duran’s future changed on April 13 after she convinced her coaches to […]

A new era

A new era

Championship coach takes over MHS volleyball program

Keizer girl keeps pushing after state track meet

Keizer girl keeps pushing after state track meet

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Leilani Salang, a Keizer resident and three-sport athlete at Blanchet Catholic School in Salem, set three national powerlifting records in March. In May, she won three events at the PacWest Conference Track and Field Championships, placed second in another and was named the top Girls Field Event Athlete in […]

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