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Celt offense comes to life in 35-23 win

Celt offense comes to life in 35-23 win

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School’s varsity football team beat the McKay High School Royal Scots 35-23 by making the most of long scoring runs Friday, Sept. 26. Celts David Gonzalez, Tanner Walker, Brady Sparks and Kyle Torres all had touchdown runs of 30 yards or more in the win that […]

Girls soccer edges Central 3-2 after taking early lead

Girls soccer edges Central 3-2 after taking early lead

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls varsity soccer team took an early lead and edged out Central High School for 3-2 win in non-league competition last week. The teams met Tuesday, Sept. 16, and McNary and had a 1-0 lead by the sixth minute. Sophomore Kolbie Kopp netted the […]

Lady Celts take first loss, sweep Royal Scots 3-0

Lady Celts take first loss, sweep Royal Scots 3-0

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes  The Lady Celts of McNary High School’s varsity volleyball team were dealt their first regulation loss of the season last week when they traveled to meet West Albany High School Tuesday, Sept. 16. West Albany took down the Celts in straight sets of 25-17, 25-9 and 25-12. “In […]

Celts slay Dragons 9-0

Celts slay Dragons 9-0

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In the one game it had last week, the McNary High School boys varsity soccer team dominated Dallas High School in a 9-0 win. “We were able to switch the ball nicely and maintain possession for most of the game, which really helped,” said Jose Daniel Caballero. The […]

Gridders prep for redemption with McKay

Gridders prep for redemption with McKay

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes If there’s one lesson Isaac Parker, head coach of the McNary High School varsity football team, wants the Celts to take away from a crushing 28-27 loss last week, it’s this: 20-0 is no time to get comfortable. “We were in a position where we could have easily […]

Bulldogs chow down on Celts’ 20-0 lead, win in OT

Bulldogs chow down on Celts’ 20-0 lead, win in OT

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity football team couldn’t contain a fourth quarter momentum swing in its game with West Albany High School Friday, Sept. 19. The Celtics ended the game with a bruising 28-27 loss in overtime. To its credit, McNary’s final drive in OT was a thing […]

Girls soccer downs Roosevelt 4-0, falters against Canby

Girls soccer downs Roosevelt 4-0, falters against Canby

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes After a powerful home opener, a 4-0 win, the McNary High School girls varsity soccer team lost a contest to a dominating Canby High School team 9-0 Thursday, Sept. 11. A raucous crowd in attendance for the Roosevelt game was the “12th man” for the team, said AJ […]

Lady Celts start with 4-0 roll

Lady Celts start with 4-0 roll

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Two weeks into the season, the Lady Celts of the varsity volleyball team are standing tall in the Greater Valley Conference and state rankings. In the past week, the girls have notched wins over West Salem, McMinnville and Forest Grove high schools while prepping to face one of […]

Boys soccer ranked fourth in state

Boys soccer ranked fourth in state

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes It’s not often that two ties and a win will launch a team into the upper ranks of state rankings, but, if you’re on the McNary High School boys varsity soccer team when it happens, you’re not likely to forget the feeling anytime soon. “I’m insane over it,” […]

Bulldogs next test for gridders

Bulldogs next test for gridders

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes  The McNary High School varsity football teams meets the first of three new Greater Valley Conference foes Friday, Sept. 19. The Celts (1-0 in conference, 1-1 overall) hit the road to face West Albany High School, which is making its return to 6A ranks. The last time two […]

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