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McNary splits series with every CVC team

McNary splits series with every CVC team

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes It might be cold consolation given the McNary High School varsity baseball team’s losses to McKay and South Salem high schools last week, but the Keizer team has dealt blows to the top two teams in the league in as many weeks. After getting a win over the […]

Lady Celts notch 56 runs in three games

Lady Celts notch 56 runs in three games

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity softball team racked up 56 runs and allowed just seven in three games last week. Sprague, McKay and North Salem high schools were victims of the Lady Celts’ offensive onslaught, but it wasn’t enough to carry the team to victory over the league-leading […]

Wins elude boys tennis, improvement shows

Wins elude boys tennis, improvement shows

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School boys varsity tennis team didn’t come away with overall wins in either of its contests last week, but picking up a doubles win against North Salem High School was a hallmark of improvement. “It’s one better than we did the first time out,” said […]

Lady Celts rise, not all at once

Lady Celts rise, not all at once

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes No singles or doubles player was able to pull out two wins on the McNary High School girls varsity tennis team last week. The Lady Celts started the week with a 6-2 loss to Sprague High School April 22 and beat North Salem High School 5-3 Thursday, April […]

Softball falls to CVC’s top two

Softball falls to CVC’s top two

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity softball team snapped a two-game losing skid with a win over Sprague High School Monday, April 28. The Lady Celts’ Megan Ulrey pitched a five-inning, four-hit shutout as McNary marched to a 12-0 win. A pair of three-run innings to start the game […]

McNary takes down Titans

McNary takes down Titans

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity baseball team may be in third place in the Central Valley Conference but the team might as well have been on top of the world Friday, April 25. Facing West Salem High School, the top team in the CVC and No. 6 team […]

Turf field to MHS in 2015?

Turf field to MHS in 2015?

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes If everything goes according to plan, McNary High School athletic teams may be playing on a synthetic turf, multipurpose field come fall 2015. That mouthful is what organizers would prefer everyone call the field likely to replace the currently grass football field. Success will depend on school and […]

Brattain signs on with OIT Owls

Brattain signs on with OIT Owls

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes  The first time Daniel Brattain appeared on Ken Scott’s radar, he was in eighth grade. Scott, the hurdling coach for the McNary High School track and field team, is always on the hunt for potential hurdlers making their way to McNary’s team, but Brattain stood out. “I saw […]

Celtics win two by skin of teeth

Celtics win two by skin of teeth

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes After being dealt a 4-1 loss by the West Salem High School Titans on Tuesday, April 15, the McNary High School varsity baseball team rebounded to eke out two wins in tight contests. “When you win close games, it builds confidence. It’s up to our team to remember […]

Coaches at MHS prepped alum for career as athletic director

Coaches at MHS prepped alum for career as athletic director

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The lesson Boone Marker remembers most vividly from his days as a McNary High School athlete was also one of his earliest. “I made a snide remark during baseball tryouts of my freshman year. It got back to Coach (Craig) Nicholas,” Marker said. “I waited and waited for […]

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