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Saxons fend off Lady Celts 2nd time

Saxons fend off Lady Celts 2nd time

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes When the McNary High School girls varsity basketball team met South Salem High School Tuesday, Feb. 2, nothing less than a piece of the Greater Valley Conference title was on the line. A 67-51 win for the Saxons means they now sit alone atop the GVC pile. McNary […]

Losses douse boys’ GVC title hopes

Losses douse boys’ GVC title hopes

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Forest Grove High School’s boys varsity basketball team stunned the Celtics with a 59-51 win Friday, Jan. 29. “It was good to have a couple of days off after it happened,” said Trent Van Cleave, a McNary senior. “We’re all right, and it may help us in the […]

Girls cage Grizzlies

Girls cage Grizzlies

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls varsity basketball team completed its first run through the Greater Valley Conference with a 53-34 win over McMinnville High School Friday, Jan. 22. The Lady Celts are currently second in the GVC with a record of 7-1. South Salem was the only team […]

Boys roll near-perfect game en route to title

Boys roll near-perfect game en route to title

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School boys varsity bowling team not only won a district title Sunday, Jan. 24, they bowled a near-perfect game. “The energy in the entire building changed once they started striking. There were spectators high-fiving each other,” said Scott Miller, the team’s assistant coach. The event […]

Aguilar picks LCC Titans

Aguilar picks LCC Titans

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School senior Matt Aguilar set his sights on playing college baseball at a young age. “I played for KYSA and winning a state title made me push myself that much harder,” said Aguilar. On Friday, Jan. 15, Aguilar signed a letter of intent to play for […]

McNaught to join Pirates

McNaught to join Pirates

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Kinsey McNaught had a very different vision for her college career. “I wanted a big, huge school far away from home,” said McNaught, a McNary High School senior and softball player. Then the reasons to stay closer to home started piling up. It started when coaches at Spokane’s […]

Boys rebound, beat Olympians

Boys rebound, beat Olympians

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Much to the relief of players and coaches, the McNary High School boys varsity basketball team was able to rebound from a loss to the South Salem Saxons last week. “They expect to win games and when they lose they’re upset, but the part I like is how […]

Ebbs, Kibbey tops at Don York Invite

Ebbs, Kibbey tops at Don York Invite

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School senior Joey Kibbey and sophomore Brayden Ebbs won their divisions at the Don York Invitational Jan 8-9. The Celtics finished third overall in the annual tournament held at Cleveland High School. “We were third in that tournament because everyone contributed,” said Jason Ebbs, McNary head […]

Swimmers sink Vikings

Swimmers sink Vikings

The McNary High School boys and girls varsity swimming teams started off the new year dousing the North Salem High School Vikings at the Kroc Center Tuesday, Jan. 5. The boys won their side of the meet 100-19 while the girls beat the Vikings 128-22. Celtics won all but one varsity race. In boys events, […]

Boys take loss to Rams

Boys take loss to Rams

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes “A perfect storm” ended in the first loss of the season for the McNary High School boys varsity basketball team. The Celtics traveled to Central Catholic High School Tuesday, Dec. 22, and the Rams dealt them a 75-47 loss. “It was a seven-point game at half, but they […]

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