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Lady Celts take down Oregon’s 6A leaders

Lady Celts take down Oregon’s 6A leaders

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls varsity basketball team took most everyone by surprise in a 75-57 win over Sheldon High School Saturday, Dec. 19, themselves included. “It was kind of a surprise to be winning but, by the end of the game we were like, ‘Oh, this is […]

Timberwolves, Dawgs fall to Celts

Timberwolves, Dawgs fall to Celts

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Slow starts made for some intense moments but eventually led to a pair of wins for the McNary High School boys varsity basketball team last week. “We started off a little slow and unprepared in both games, but we definitely fixed that as the second halves started,” said […]

Wrestlers win 3 of 5 duals

Wrestlers win 3 of 5 duals

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity wrestling team got a lot of mat time last week, but only one Celt emerged from the fray unscathed. Junior Wyatt Kessler won all five of his matches in two days. “What’s made the difference is getting with the best partners and the […]

Girls edge Warriors 36-33

Girls edge Warriors 36-33

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls varsity basketball team started its season with a 36-33 win over Hawaii’s Kamehameha High School Saturday, Dec. 5. It was the first time in more than a year the Lady Celts won a game with a single-digit lead. “I liked how aggressive (Kamehameha […]

Celts beat No. 3 Washington team

Celts beat No. 3 Washington team

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity basketball team started off its season in a big way: toppling the third-ranked team in Washington at the annual Fitz Tournament in Spokane. The Celtics beat Lewis & Clark High School, in its own house, 63-58 Friday, Dec. 4. It was the first […]

Celtic swimmers dive back in

Celtic swimmers dive back in

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A new, larger Greater Valley Conference shook up the high school swimming scene last year. For evidence, look no further than McNary High School senior Anjelica Glassey. “It’s different with all the new teams. I went from getting fourth in backstroke at district in my sophomore year to […]

Wrestlers host tourney Dec. 4

Wrestlers host tourney Dec. 4

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes For McNary High School seniors Kyle Bonn and Blake Gerstner there’s more on the line this wrestling season than simple wins and losses. Gerstner said, “We’ve all been working hard together since freshman year and …” “It’s time to see those results,” finished Bonn. McNary’s wrestlers return to […]

Lady Celts have sights on title

Lady Celts have sights on title

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Derick Handley is ready for the Keizer community to get excited about Lady Celt varsity basketball. “If we perform to the level we’re capable of, and take care of the things we need to take care of, we could have two league champion teams at this school. That […]

Reloaded: Boys basketball aims for repeat

Reloaded: Boys basketball aims for repeat

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Ryan Kirch’s list of things for the boys varsity basketball team to improve upon in the coming weeks is a short one. “We’ve got to defend better on the perimeter and we’ve got a couple of guys who are still a little banged up and waiting to return, […]

Oliver to Cavaliers

Oliver to Cavaliers

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Kevin Wise noticed Madisen Oliver struggle as she made her debut on the McNary High School varsity softball as a freshman, but he never had any doubts. “One of the things we always talked about with Maddie is that she was going to do great things with her […]

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