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Maghan to AD Hall of Fame

Maghan to AD Hall of Fame

Mike Maghan, McNary High School’s former athletic director, is being inducted to the Oregon Athletic Directors Association’s Hall of Fame. Maghan served as an athletic director a total of 31 years beginning at Sacred Heart Academy followed by service at Gervais High School, Dallas High School and McNary. He was a passionate proponent of coaches’ […]

Baseball team starts 1-1

Baseball team starts 1-1

          By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity baseball team stumbled a bit in its first outing Monday, March 17. The Celtics lost 3-1 to Reynolds High School. McNary struggled to put runners on the bases in the early going. Senior Connor Suing made it to […]

Mat Club shines in region, state

Mat Club shines  in region, state

      By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School Mat Club was well-represented in the regional tournament Saturday, March 8. The team posted four state qualifiers and several top finishers. Brayden Ebbs took first at 100 pounds; Tony Castaneda took second at 90 pounds; Jacob Doerfler took third at 195 […]

Training room redux nearing completion

Training room redux nearing completion

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes For Rhonda Brattain, the process Friday, Feb. 28, served as a perfect microcosm. Brattain is president of the McNary High School Athletic Booster Club (ABC), which was started during the 2011-12 school year in an effort to get more funding for athletics at MHS. Things have been bumpy, including […]

Saunders to sign with Willamette Bearcats

Saunders to sign with Willamette Bearcats

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In every coach’s career, there are moments when they’re ready to write a play off before it’s ended. Those are the moments when Kevin Wise is happy to have a player like McNary High School’s Dani Saunders. “Dani never quits. She was the one who made the plays […]

Top 13 sports stories in 2013

Top 13 sports stories in 2013

The year in Keizer sports news was as much about individual achievement as it was about great things being accomplished by teams. From a stable of Celtic wrestlers dominating in their sport to a bowler who rose to the title of national gold medalist in two short years, Iris Capital athletes made headlines far and […]

KLL set to resume control of KLL Park

KLL set to resume control of KLL Park

  By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The contentious relationship between two youth sports organizations in Keizer is continuing. Keizer Little League was recently awarded the city’s contract for management at Keizer Little League Park. KLL used to run the park until a few years ago, when a group of leaders left the group to […]

Celt gridders host Medford in first outing

Celt gridders host Medford in first outing

Blue Day kicks things off Aug. 24

Community rallies to retrofit training room

Community rallies to retrofit training room

  By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes No athlete wants to get injured, but thanks to supporters of the McNary Athletic Booster Club (ABC), Celts who take a bad fall or simply sprain a wrist will be getting better care. Final renovations were expected this week in the Celtic training room where athletic trainer […]

Celtic football yard signs to fund turf field

Celtic football yard signs to fund turf field

McNary High School is gearing up for a great Football season, with Coach Isaac Parker, leading the way! Please show your Celtic Spirit by purchasing a Celtic Football Yard Sign for your own yard or business……only $20! All profits go to the McNary Athletic Booster Club Football Fund, ear-marked for the Artificial Turf fundraising project […]

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