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Gus, Sticky voted All-GVC First Team

Gus, Sticky voted All-GVC First Team

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes When asked why they were voted all-league First Team by the Greater Valley Conference coaches, McNary seniors Abigail “Sticky” Smith and Gustavo Villalvazo both pointed to their teammates. “It’s kind of hard for me to believe I got First Team because I get so much help from the people […]

McNary’s football season ends in Tigard

McNary’s football season ends in Tigard

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes TIGARD—McNary had shining moments in the first round of the OSAA football playoffs. But they all came early as Tigard closed the first half with 35 unanswered points and rolled to a 58-28 victory over the Celtics on Friday, Nov. 4. The Tigers rushed for 235 yards and passed […]

Celtics come up short at No. 3 Jesuit

Celtics come up short at No. 3 Jesuit

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary gave one of the top boys soccer teams in the state a scare but couldn’t quite pull the upset as the Celtics fell 2-1 at No. 3 Jesuit on Saturday, Oct. 29 in the first round of the playoffs. “Our boys played really, really good,” MHS head coach […]

Lady Celts shorthanded at Sherwood

Lady Celts shorthanded at Sherwood

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary’s first trip to the girls soccer state playoffs since 2009 ended in the first round as the Lady Celts lost to No. 3 Sherwood 7-0 on Saturday, Oct. 29. MHS went into the game shorthanded, missing sophomore starters Natalie Gonzalez and Anita Lao, who were out with injuries. […]

Claggett wins as future Celtics on display

Claggett wins as future Celtics on display

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Playing under the lights at McNary High School, the varsity football game between Claggett Creek and Whiteaker middle schools was back-and-forth for much of the first half. But then Claggett Creek running back Ethan Martin busted it wide open. Martin had three touchdowns in the game, including one as […]

Celtics to open playoffs at Tigard

Celtics to open playoffs at Tigard

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes On film, McNary will open the OSAA football state playoffs on Friday, Nov. 4 against a Tigard team that’s as good as anyone the Celtics have played this season. “I think they are more talented and play harder than probably anybody in our league,” McNary head coach Jeff Auvinen […]

McNary defense lights out in fourth quarter of win at West Salem

McNary defense lights out in fourth quarter of win at West Salem

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes SALEM—McNary’s offense landed two haymakers in the first four minutes and the defense then finished the job in the second half as the Celtics knocked out one of the giants of the Greater Valley Conference, West Salem, 33-32 on Friday, Oct. 28. “This has been a long time coming,” […]

Whiteaker vs. Claggett Creek

Whiteaker vs. Claggett Creek

Keizer middle schools to face off on the gridiron

Lady Celts end volleyball season at Sunset

Lady Celts end volleyball season at Sunset

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Three of the top 12 teams in the state, West Salem, South Salem and Sprague, came out of the Greater Valley Conference. But when asked if Sunset was the best his girls have faced, McNary head coach Bruce Myers needed only a couple seconds to answer—“I’d say yes, that’s […]

McNary wins play-in games

McNary wins play-in games

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary’s girls and boys soccer teams are both going to the playoffs. Playing at home, the Celtics made it clear they’re one of the best 32 teams in the state, easily defeating South Medford 4-0 on Tuesday, Oct. 25. On the same night, the Lady Celts went to Newberg […]

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