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Girls withstand Lions’ roar

Girls withstand Lions’ roar

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The Lady Celt varsity softball team is looking forward to a little more parity in their league competition this season. “I feel like it’s going to be more of an even battle not having one team that’s way above the rest of us,” said Kelsi Christenson, a McNary […]

Boys 4×100 turns in state’s top time

Boys 4×100 turns in state’s top time

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School girls and boys varsity track and field teams split a meet with Sprague High School Wednesday, April 1. The Oly boys won 80-65 while the Celt girls took a 77-67 win. The big news of the week, however, was the boys 4×100 relay team notching […]

Boys golf will have to work harder for repeat

Boys golf will have to work harder for repeat

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In 2014, the McNary High School boys varsity golf team won a league title. With an expanded league this season, the Celts will have to work that much harder. “We knew, with West Albany added in the league, it would be a  challenge. We’ll be grinding every week […]

Arizona opponents prove tougher than expected for Celts

Arizona opponents prove tougher than expected for Celts

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Well, the team bonding was good. The McNary High School varsity baseball team’s time on the field in Arizona during spring break left a bit more to be desired. “We had a disappointing first day and that led to other problems,” said Larry Keeker, McNary head coach. McNary’s […]

Lady Celts go toe-to-toe with Oregon’s top team

Lady Celts go toe-to-toe with Oregon’s top team

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Despite walking away from a spring break tournament at Jesuit High School without a win, the Lady Celt varsity softball team took one moral victory. The McNary High School team went toe-to-toe with the Westview High School Wildcats, the No. 1 ranked team in the state. The girls […]

Youth might be strength in Celtic track and field season

Youth might be strength in Celtic track and field season

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity track and field teams fared well in an icebreaker meet Wednesday, March 18. “The freshmen we have on the teams did quite well. For a first meet, they adjusted from middle school to high school without much trouble,” said Frank Gauntz, McNary head […]

Boys searching for even keel on diamond

Boys searching for even keel on diamond

After beating out their first opponent of the season, the McNary High School varsity baseball team could only muster one hit in a game against West Linn High School on Wednesday, March 18. The Lions took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on a home run with senior Mickey Walker pitching. In the fifth […]

LAX won’t settle for less than league title

LAX won’t settle for less than league title

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The first varsity game for the McNary High School lacrosse team was a barnburner Wednesday, March 18. “With two minutes left in the game and a two-goal lead, we tried unsuccessfully to kill the clock. We had a couple turnovers and a penalty allowing Newberg High School to […]

Keizer teen brings home heavy metal

Keizer teen brings home heavy metal

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes When Tony Castaneda made the choice to pursue wrestling instead of soccer, his father was a bit disappointed. “Soccer was my sport and I felt like I had a lot I could teach him,” said Richard, Tony’s father. As of this month, there is little doubt Tony made […]

Lady Celts start 3-1

Lady Celts start 3-1

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School’s girls varsity softball team is off to a roaring start for the second time in two years. The girls are 3-1 after four preseason contests. The Lady Celts started the season with a 12-0 win over Grant High School Monday, March 16. McNary already had […]

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