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McNary goes 4-4 at Oregon Classic

McNary goes 4-4 at Oregon Classic

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary head wrestling coach Jason Ebbs saw progress at the Oregon Classic in Redmond as the Celtics won their final four dual matches. After losing its first four matches to North Medford, Grants Pass, Baker and Crook County, McNary got a much-needed victory, 39-33, over Mazama on Friday, Jan. […]

McNary sweeps 500 free at KROC Center

McNary sweeps 500 free at KROC Center

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes SALEM—As McNary junior Sarah Eckert swam the final laps of the 500-yard freestyle, closing in on the leader, she wasn’t thinking about her runner-up finish in the 100 butterfly just 10 minutes earlier. “I feel like it makes swimming harder when you think about the races that you’ve already […]

McNary boys sink West Salem

McNary boys sink West Salem

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes After nearly a month-long break from competition, McNary got back into the pool on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Swimming at the KROC Center, the boys topped West Salem 93-77 with the girls falling to the Titans 90-79. Senior Jake Wyer and sophomore Harrison Vaughn led the Celtics, each winning two […]

Celtics score season-low 47

Celtics score season-low 47

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes SALEM—The game started just like most of McNary’s. Celtics win the tip, Matthew Ismay bounces a perfect pass to an open Easton Neitzel, who scores an easy layup to give McNary a quick 2-0 lead. It ended much differently as the Celtics, who came into West Salem averaging 76 […]

Present, future on display at Northwest Duals

Present, future on display at Northwest Duals

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes ALBANY—McNary went into the Northwest Duals having not wrestled in nearly three weeks, missing three veterans with illness or injuries, forfeiting four weight classes and had another four spots filled by either first-year or freshmen grapplers. And the results showed as the Celtics finished 1-8 on Thursday, Dec. 29 […]

McNary drops dual at West Salem

McNary drops dual at West Salem

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes SALEM—McNary had a two-point lead through nine matches at West Salem. But the Titans won the final five, including three by pin fall, to defeat the Celtics 51-26 on Thursday, Jan. 5 in their first Greater Valley Conference dual of the season. “As soon as we got done with […]

McNary sweeps Forest Grove

McNary sweeps Forest Grove

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Easton Neitzel looked like he was shooting on a bigger rim than everyone else. The McNary senior had a career high 30 points as the Celtics defeated Forest Grove 86-68 at home on Tuesday, Jan. 3. “Guys were finding me when I was open,” Neitzel said. “I hit some […]

Celtics finish Classic strong

Celtics finish Classic strong

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes SALEM—McNary suffered its first loss of the season in the Capitol City Classic. But that doesn’t mean the tournament wasn’t a success. After falling to Mater Dei, a Catholic school in southern California, 64-60 on Wednesday, Dec. 21, the Celtics rebounded to defeat Evergreen, Wash. 80-42 on Thursday and […]

Top 10 sports stories of 2016

Top 10 sports stories of 2016

#10 McNary’s new gym floor McNary High School renovated its gymnasium thanks to $20,000 provided by the Athletic Booster Club. The project included painting both levels of the gym, along with refinishing the 15-year-old floor to include a McNary “M” at center court with ‘McNary” and “Celtics” at each baseline. Work began as soon as […]

Back from injury, Vincent leading McNary

Back from injury, Vincent leading McNary

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Carlos Vincent is making up for lost time. Back from a shoulder injury that cost him the second half of last season, the McNary senior went 3-0 in a tournament at Silverton on Friday, Dec. 9 to improve to 6-0 on the season. His goal is to win district […]

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