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A shaky start, but Celtics collar Bulldogs

A shaky start, but Celtics collar Bulldogs

The McNary High School boys varsity basketball team was scrambling in the early going of a game with Woodburn High School Monday, Dec. 22. The Bulldogs’ scrappiness kept the Celtics off their game until the second half, but McNary emerged with a 73-43 win. Tregg Peterson led the Keizer team with 16 points; Mathew Ismay […]

The best in sports 2014

The best in sports 2014

Boys soccer ‘miracle’ season In 2014, there was no bigger story in Keizer team sports than the McNary High School boys varsity soccer team. Out of the gate in September, the Celts began upsetting or tying top opponents and it led to them being ranked fourth in state rankings by the end of the first […]

Freshman three seconds from new school record

Freshman three seconds from new school record

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Neither the boys nor girls varsity swimming teams managed a win over the South Salem High School Saxons Thursday, Dec. 18, but one young Lady Celt nearly set a new school record. Freshman Marissa Kuch hit 1:59.67 in the 200 freestyle, just three seconds more than Celtic record […]

Lady Celts get first wins on hardwood

Lady Celts get first wins on hardwood

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes After two weeks of narrow misses against undefeated teams, the McNary High School girls varsity basketball team was ready for a win in a big way. Unfortunately for the North Salem High School Vikings on Tuesday, Dec. 16, they were the victims. In the second Greater Valley Conference […]

Peterson pours in 35 points in 92-57 rout of Forest Grove

Peterson pours in 35 points  in 92-57 rout of Forest Grove

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary senior Tregg Peterson put up 35 points in a McNary High School boys varsity basketball team road game against Forest Grove High School Friday, Dec. 19. Peterson knocked down five of seven from behind the three-point line and 13 of 17 from the paint to lead the […]

Lady Celts fall to undefeated teams

Lady Celts fall to undefeated teams

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The silver lining to the cloud that’s hung over the McNary High School girls varsity basketball team in its opening weeks is that it will finally be entering into contests with teams that aren’t undefeated. The Lady Celts are 0-4 after facing a line-up of teams that hasn’t […]

Celts edged by Timberwolves, Bulldogs can’t handle heat

Celts edged by Timberwolves, Bulldogs can’t handle heat

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes With a bit of luck, and even more focus moving forward, the McNary High School boys varsity basketball team will remember its loss to Tualatin High School as the one that got away. The Celtics faced the Timberwolves on the road Tuesday, Dec. 9, and narrowly missed getting […]

Mat men 6 for 6 in dual meets last week

Mat men 6 for 6 in dual meets last week

Ebbs takes down fourth-ranked Saxon, Venegas outduels regional champ

Lady Celts regroup after ‘robotic’ debut

Lady Celts regroup after ‘robotic’ debut

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School girls varsity basketball team’s return to the court Wednesday, Dec. 3, ended in a 38-31 loss for the Lady Celts. Head Coach Derrick Handley didn’t mince words when it came to assessing the situation. “We were looking a bit robotic. We had such a focus […]

Mat men take third in tourney

Mat men take third in tourney

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School senior Alvarro Venegas was the only Celtic wrestler to emerge from a tournament with a clean record Friday, Dec. 5. Venegas won his first match, against Dallas High School’s Bailey Hise, in a 12-2 major decision, but it didn’t start off the way Venegas expected. […]

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