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Saxons foil boys tournament hopes

Saxons foil boys tournament hopes

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes After winning a hotly contested first round playoff game, the McNary High School boys varsity basketball team ran up against a wall with South Salem High School in the second round of the state tournament. The Celtics edged Tualatin High School 44-43 Wednesday, March 2, to advance to […]

Statebound

Statebound

Keizer girls enter tourney on 7-win streak

Ebbs, Burrows fourth in state, Phelps fifth

Ebbs, Burrows fourth in state, Phelps fifth

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity wrestling team posted three state placers at the tournament held in Portland Feb. 26 and 27. Celt sophomore Brayden Ebbs led the way, finishing fourth in the 138-pound weight class. He improved on his sixth place finish as a freshman. “I wrestled hard […]

Coaches pick Cavell as Player of the Year

Coaches pick Cavell  as Player of the Year

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Harry Cavell’s route to becoming the unanimous Greater Valley Conference basketball Player of the Year as a McNary High School senior was circuitous at best. As a freshman he started out playing for West Salem High School’s junior varsity team with a handful of minutes on the varsity […]

Lady Celts cruise to second round

Lady Celts cruise to second round

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School’s get-out-of-zone free card, Madi Hingston, was working hard in a first round state playoff game with Century High School Tuesday, March 1. Hingston earned that moniker because when teams like the Jaguars attempt to keep the Celts from attacking the rim with a zone defense, […]

Keizer kid wins state Hoop Shoot

Keizer kid wins state Hoop Shoot

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Fifth grader Bella Rodriguez is a deadeye from the free throw line. Two weeks ago, the Forest Ridge Elementary School student won the state title for her age group in the annual Elks Hoop Shoot, a free throw competition. “It was tough, but it helps thinking that you’re […]

Kuch takes fifth in state 100 free

Kuch takes fifth in state 100 free

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes After setting two Greater Valley Conference records two weeks ago, McNary High School’s Marissa Kuch claimed top 10 finishes at the state meet Feb. 19 and 20. “Friday wasn’t the best day of racing for me, but I improved from sixth to fifth in the 100 free,” said […]

Lady Celt wins girls regional wrestling title

Lady Celt wins girls regional wrestling title

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Brooke Burrows, a 106-pound McNary High School freshman, won the girls regional wrestling tournament Saturday, Feb. 6. The win sets Burrows up to compete in the state tournament later this month. For those given to thinking it must have been a shallow pool, nothing could be further from […]

Ebbs nabs district title

Ebbs nabs district title

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School’s Brayden Ebbs was crowned the 138-pound Greater Valley Conference wrestling champion at the regional tournament Feb. 12 and 13. Ebbs, a sophomore, is one of four Celtic wrestlers who will represent the school at the state tournament next week. It was the second consecutive year […]

Kuch sets two GVC records, heads to state

Kuch sets two GVC records, heads to state

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School sophomore Marissa Kuch was named the Greater Valley Conference Female Swimmer of the Year at the district tournament Feb. 12 and 13. Kuch set new conference records in the 100 and 200 freestyle races at the meet and is the only Celt headed to the […]

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