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Knights headed to regional tourney

Knights headed to regional tourney

The Oregon SWAT 14U baseball team, also known as the Keizer Knights, have earned a berth in the Pacific Northwest Regional Baseball Tournament that will be played in The Dalles, Oregon, July 31-August 6. Ten teams from across the Pacific Northwest and Canada will compete in the Tournament including teams from Alberta, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, […]

Second place is narrow miss for Keizer team

Second place is narrow miss for Keizer team

The Keizer Little League Majors All Star team was runner-up in the 2012 District 7 All Star tournament. The Little League All Star tournament is a unique opportunity for a team consisting of players ages 11-12 from a geographically restricted area to represent their respective communities in an international baseball tournament that culminates on national […]

Area girls top competition at track and field tourney

Area girls top competition at track and field tourney

Shaylee Williams and Kailey Doutt of Keizer, together with teammates Hailey Hmura and Nicole Niskanen of Salem, posted a time of 56.81 in the 4×100 relay to win the Oregon State Hershey’s Track and Field Championship at Hayward Field in Eugene on Saturday, July 7. In an individual effort, Doutt, a Claggett Creek Middle School […]

Alex’s Gift

Alex’s Gift

Alex Simpson takes a cut and delivers a hit for his team. The Keizer Youth Sports Association player had a magic moment during a recent game. (Submitted Photo)

Registration open for MHS sports camps

Registration open for MHS sports camps

McNary High School is hosting a throng of sports camps this summer and sign-up sheets are available at the high school. Cross Country: Cross country athletes will travel to Cape Lookout for their summer camp Aug. 6-10. The camp is an opportunity for runners in grades nine through 12 to train and have fun in […]

Future of Little League Park in task force hands

Future of Little League Park in task force hands

By JASON COX Of the Keizertimes A task force will explore how youth baseball at Keizer Little League Park will continue. The management agreement between the Keizer Youth Sports Association and the city of Keizer, which owns Keizer Little League Park, expires at the end of July. The task force’s goal is twofold: Ensure the […]

Young matmen shine at regional tourney

Young matmen shine at regional tourney

Three Keizer wrestlers recently traveled to Pocatello, Idaho for a Western Regional tournament. The wrestlers who competed on behalf of the Celtic Mat Club were: Zach Hammerschmith at the Cadet age group (14 and 15) in the 170-pound weight class, Brayden Ebbs at the Novice age group (11 and 12) in the 90-pound weight class, […]

Hoops camp teaches fun•damentals

Hoops camp teaches fun•damentals

For McNary High boys basketball coach Ryan Kirch, their youth basketball camps are more than a great fundraiser. They also are a way of building bonds between children as young as 8 years old and the McNary basketball program, hopefully creating fans and future Celts. Current McNary players are helping coach fundamentals to youngsters in […]

Tennis: Fun for all Ages!

Tennis: Fun for all Ages!

BY BARB SMITH HENKE For the Keizertimes How many of us know any sports enthusiasts who are 90 years old and still playing?  Well, in the game of tennis, playing at 90 is still possible and Marge Bowder is here to prove that point. Bowder and the Keizer Tennis Association have one goal in mind […]

Coburn named Coach of the Year

Coburn named Coach of the Year

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes If anyone wonders why Whiteaker Middle School coach Scott Coburn was named the middle school coach of the year last month, they need look no further than the man’s track record. As a volleyball coach for 24 years – spanning 31 teams – he has a .772 winning […]

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