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Volcanoes take two off Everett, one from Boise

Volcanoes take two off Everett, one from Boise

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes July 16: Volcanoes 1, Everett 0 Nick Gonzalez gained his first win of the season as he and relievers Dusten Knight and Eury Sanchez combined for Salem-Keizer’s first shutout win of the season. The lone run came in the first inning. Seth Harrison doubled, went to third as Tyler Hollick […]

Volcanoes rout Indians 10-4

Volcanoes rout Indians 10-4

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes made their hits count Friday, whipping the Spokane Indians 10-4 in the first game of a long home stand. Many fans missed an exciting win, with Salem-Keizer leading all the way before a crowd of 1,633, tied for the second smallest of the season so far. Christian […]

State Champs

State Champs

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The Keizer 10U Celtics had a history-making season this summer that ended with a state title in competition Sunday, July 13. The Celts beat Lebanon 5-1 in Hillsboro for the state championship, capping a 35-0 record against JBO 10U National teams and a 37-5 overall record. Pitchers Eric […]

McNary alum makes return as XC coach

McNary alum makes return as XC coach

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Rob Wood’s introduction to running was a result of his somewhat lackluster performance as a discus thrower in middle school. “I joined track because a lot of my friends were doing it. They put me into the discus and I threw it 40 feet and was last place. […]

Salem-Keizer loses series-decider 7-5

Salem-Keizer loses series-decider 7-5

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes lost the rubber game and the one home game of their series with Hillsboro 7-5 Sunday night. Although Salem-Keizer led for a while and Jared Deacon and Will Callaway had their moments, too many things went wrong for the home team. Deacon had three singles and showed […]

Volcanoes win ‘I-5 Rivalry’ series

Volcanoes win ‘I-5 Rivalry’ series

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes July 9: Eugene 8, Volcanoes 6 The Emeralds almost blew this one after leading 8-0 at the end of 6-1/2 innings. Home runs by Trea Turner and Marcus Davis led the way to the big lead, and then Salem-Keizer got hot. Singles by Jonathan Jones, Leonardo Fuentes, Fernando Pujadas, […]

Hildebrand headed to Cali’s Diablo Valley

Hildebrand headed to Cali’s Diablo Valley

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Rushing for more than 1,000 yards in a single high school football season is no small feat. McNary High School alum Brett Hildebrand did it twice. Hildebrand rose to become a pillar of the Celtic offense on the gridiron during his junior year and helped pave the way […]

Offense no problem for Salem-Keizer as vets take field

Offense no problem for Salem-Keizer as vets take field

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes July 1: Vancouver 8, Volcanoes 4 The Canadians hammered Salem-Keizer for seven runs on eight singles, two doubles, two walks and three steals in the first four innings. Volcano starter Ethan Miller allowed six runs on two hits in three innings to take the loss. Dusten Knight followed him on […]

Volcanoes breeze past Hops in July 4 win

Volcanoes breeze past Hops in July 4 win

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes bounced back July 4 from a rough road trip to beat Hillsboro 5-1 in the first game of three that followed ceremonies to honor veterans. Starting pitcher Jose Reyes showed that he could do his job well enough for his first win of the season to be […]

New McNary cheer coach sets out to rebuild program

New McNary cheer coach sets out to rebuild program

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Stephanie Salzer’s plans as new head coach of the McNary High School cheerleading program include nothing less than redefining what Celtic Spirit means. “We’re rebuilding from the ground up,” said Salzer. “We’re reinstituting our summer camp, getting new uniforms and really trying to fix school spirit at McNary.” […]

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