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Lady Celts in playoff hunt

Lady Celts in playoff hunt

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes For the first time in years, the McNary girls soccer team has a shot at the playoffs entering the final week of the regular season. The Lady Celts shut out McKay 5-0 on Monday, Oct. 10 to improve to 6-4-2 overall and 1-3-2 in the  Greater Valley Conference. With […]

Lady Celts win Westview tournament

Lady Celts win Westview tournament

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary was the best of 16 volleyball teams, winning a tournament played Saturday, Oct. 1 at Westview High School in Portland. “We played well,” Lady Celts coach Bruce Myers said. “We didn’t play down to the competition. We got better as a team. Overall, defense was much better than […]

Celtics stun McMinnville

Celtics stun McMinnville

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes MCMINNVILLE—With 1:25 remaining, McNary trailed by four points. Two of the Celtics top offensive weapons had just dropped back-to-back passes, unable to catch a slick and heavy waterlogged ball. Facing a fourth-and-25 just inside its opponent’s 30-yard line, McNary called its last time out. The McMinnville home crowd was […]

Doutt wins girls race, Honeyman and Martinez PR

Doutt wins girls race, Honeyman and Martinez PR

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary junior Kailey Doutt was looking forward to competing against South Salem sophomore Anna Chau and North Salem junior Madison Willhoft, two of the top runners in the Greater Valley Conference, Wednesday, Oct. 5 at Bush Park. But she’ll have to wait. Willhoft missed the race with the flu […]

McNary shuts out Vikings

McNary shuts out Vikings

By HERB SWETT Of the Keizertimes McNary whipped Forest Grove 24-0 at home Friday, Sept. 30, improving to 3-2 and leaving the Vikings winless. Josiah Gilbert was the Celtics’ star, scoring two rushing touchdowns, throwing a touchdown, and intercepting a pass. AJ Johnk kicked a 21-yard field goal and three extra points. Johnk’s squib kickoff […]

Van Voorhis torches McKay

Van Voorhis torches McKay

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McKay had no answer for Brendan Van Voorhis. Not when he ran right up the middle of the Scots kickoff team for a 90-yard touchdown. Not when he caught a short pass from Josiah Gilbert, made a defender miss and used his 100-meter track speed to score an 81-yard […]

Big man on campus

Big man on campus

Graggs join Celtic football program

McKay on tap for homecoming

McKay on tap for homecoming

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary overlooked McKay last season. Senior Kolby Barker guaranteed that won’t be the case this Friday. “We didn’t give them the respect they deserved and we had a really off night,” Barker said of last year’s game. “Probably the first quarter was overlooking them and then after that we […]

Lady Celts get ‘huge’ win

Lady Celts get ‘huge’ win

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary senior Kayla Evans had been waiting for a win like this. Behind strong team defense, the Lady Celts passed their first true test of the season, shutting out Gresham 2-0 at home on Thursday, Sept. 8. The Gophers have been a mainstay in the state tournament, getting at […]

Up next: Sprague

Up next: Sprague

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary has seen two different Sprague football teams on film. There’s the one that went into South Salem and blew out the back-to-back Greater Valley Conference champions 48-7 to open the season. And then there’s the Olympians who lost 36-29 at home to West Salem. What was the difference? […]

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