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Wolverine track team pounces on All-City title

Wolverine track team pounces on All-City title

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The Whiteaker Middle School track and field team had high hopes headed into the All-City Middle School meet last month, but few expected them to perform as well as the did. When all was said and done, the team took first in combined scoring. “It was the kids […]

Still No. 1

Still No. 1

The KYSA Celts 1 won their second championship in a month last weekend in Sherwood. The team of seventh and eighth graders played a Sellwood team first and won 11-2, then beat West Linn 13-4. A 7-2 victory over a Sublimity team launched the KYSA kids into the championship match with an undefeated Cascade team and emerged with an 8-3 win. Travis Holt […]

Celtics hosting boys b-ball camp in June

Celtics hosting boys b-ball camp in June

The McNary High School boys basketball program is hosting summer camps for grades three through eight in June. Camps will run June 18-21. Students in grades three-five will meet from 9 a.m. to noon and those in grade six-eight will meet from 1-4 p.m. Cost is $45 and includes a camp T-shirt. Camps will focus […]

Keizer teen rolls perfect game at Town & Country

Keizer teen rolls perfect game at Town & Country

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Thirteen-year-old Nick Blythe of Keizer rolled a 300 game in the Junior-Major youth league at Town & Country Lanes Saturday, March 17. A month earlier, the phenom rolled a 296 in practice, but his highest game in league competition until last week was a 279. Nick has been bowling […]

Keizer kid takes second in Hoffman Challenger

Keizer kid takes second in Hoffman Challenger

Keizer native Noah Fischer, 7, travelled to southern Oregon last weekend to compete in a growing movement in tennis. He came home a second-place finisher. The Hoffman Challenger Event utilized the 10-and-Under format, which changes the game slightly to make it easier and more fun for kids to get into tennis. Noah competed in the […]

Junior Olympian won’t be fenced in

Junior Olympian won’t be fenced in

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Anyone thinking of challenging Keizerite Cole Mallette to a sword duel might want to think twice. Chances are Mallette is better. Earlier this month, Mallette qualified for the Junior Olympics in fencing with high-placed finishes in the Junior Olympic Qualifying tournament hosted by Northwest Fencing Center. “I didn’t […]

Agreement reached on Little League Park

Agreement reached on Little League Park

City will cover vandalism

KYSA sign-ups begin Jan. 6

KYSA sign-ups begin Jan. 6

Registration for Keizer Youth Sports Association baseball and softball teams begins Friday, Jan.6. Registration will be available online at www.keizeryouthsports.org and fees may be paid online through Paypal or in-person to avoid a service charge. In-person registration events will be held Saturday, Jan. 21, at Whiteaker Middle School from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, […]

The year in sports

The year in sports

Mat Men The McNary varsity wrestling team started the year with a Top 10 finish out of 32 teams at the Northwest Duals and followed it up with a first place trophy at the Don York Invite. The mat squad took sixth place in the Reser Tournament of Champions and set themselves to become the […]

Little League park’s future in question

Little League park’s future in question

By JASON COX Of the Keizertimes A unique arrangement puts parents almost entirely in charge of the city’s baseball fields, and its sustainability remains an open question. In a city famed for its low taxes, the city of Keizer has largely turned over to volunteers the type of tasks that most everywhere else is at […]

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