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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 […]

Lady Celts beat McKay

Lady Celts beat McKay

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls varsity tennis team beat McKay High School 5-3 and lost to South Salem 6-2 last week. The frustration, if there was any to be had, for Head Coach Mark Kohley was that there wasn’t a whole lot of difference in play between the […]

McNary takes down North in track, field

McNary takes down North in track, field

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Tevita Maake didn’t crack the state’s top ten shot put throwers last week, but one more seven-foot personal record (PR) would put him in the top five. Maake launched the shot put for a mark of 46-08 in competition at the meet with North Salem High School last […]

Lady Celts rally to beat Titans

Lady Celts rally to beat Titans

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A late rally was enough to tie the game, but it took 10 innings for the McNary High School varsity softball team to put away the West Salem High School Titans for a 6-5 win. The teams met Tuesday, April 15, at McNary in a game where the […]

Boys win division at Willamette Falls Invite

Boys win division at Willamette Falls Invite

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School boys varsity track and field team wasted little time in making a statement this season. The Celtic boys won the the big-school division of the Willamette Falls Invitational on Saturday, April 12. “Especially in the sprinters, we have a lot of depth,” said senior […]

Girls tie Vikings, fall to Titans on courts

Girls tie Vikings, fall to Titans on courts

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes While neither of the McNary High School girls varsity tennis team’s matches last week were wins, the Lady Celts turned in a number performances that bode well for the future. The Celts tied North Salem High School 4-4 and lost to West Salem High School 5-3. Playing the […]

Lady Celts shut out in CVC opener

Lady Celts shut out in CVC opener

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity softball team drew two tough teams in succession last week and chalked up a pair of losses as both games unspooled in a single inning. Tough pitching and a 10-run fourth inning on the part of the South Salem High School Saxons led […]

Boys escape Saxons on strong defense, one run

Boys escape Saxons on strong defense, one run

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity baseball team was likely thanking its lucky stars for pitchers after the team’s Central Valley Conference opener Friday, April 11. The Celtics won 1-0. While junior Mickey Walker kept the Saxons at bay from the mound, McNary scored the only run of the […]

Lacrosse team starts 2-0 in league contests

Lacrosse team starts 2-0 in league contests

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity lacrosse team is 2-0 in the North Valley Conference while battling through thick and thin in its first league games. The Celtics traded leads with the South Salem High School Saxons six times before putting the match away with an 11-9 final score […]

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