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Celtics come from behind (twice) to top North Salem

Celtics come from behind (twice) to top North Salem

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes SALEM—With four seconds remaining in the first half, McNary quarterback Josiah Gilbert threw a prayer into the end zone to Brendan Van Voorhis, who was able to haul it in for a 52-yard touchdown. But the magic didn’t end there, not even close, as the Celtics stormed from behind […]

McNary shuts out Lebanon for first win

McNary shuts out Lebanon for first win

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes After scoring one goal on a penalty kick in its first game, McNary put an emphasis on finishing. It paid off as the Celtics scored two goals in the first five minutes of Thursday’s contest on their way to a 7-0 shutout of Lebanon. “That was our expectation,” McNary […]

McNary to open season at North

McNary to open season at North

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Kolby Barker enters the Sept. 2 season opener against North Salem confident. The McNary senior has at least three reasons to be: 34-21, 35-21 and 41-0. Those are the scores of the Celtics wins over North Salem the last three seasons. “I certainly don’t intend to lose,” Barker said. […]

Volcanoes approaching final stretch

Volcanoes approaching final stretch

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes This time Hillsboro did the overpowering. A Volcanoes Stadium crowd of 3,355, more than the attendance figures of the two previous games put together, did not see a series sweep Friday, Aug. 19. The visiting Hops won 7-1, outhitting Salem-Keizer 14-5, including three home runs. The visitors started early. […]

Hunter commits to to U. of San Diego

Hunter commits to to U. of San Diego

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Sydney Hunter only needed to hear from one school to make her college decision. The incoming McNary senior has verbally committed to play basketball at University of San Diego. Hunter, who is still receiving calls and text messages from other colleges, didn’t plan to commit so early in the […]

Volcanoes fall further below .500

Volcanoes fall further below .500

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Salem-Keizer dropped two to Eugene and three of four to Everett. Here’s a recap: Aug. 10: Eugene 12, Volcanoes 4 The visiting Emeralds clinched a series win, scoring four runs in the fourth inning and crossing the plate in four more innings. Salem-Keizer was outhit only 15-10 but made three […]

Burke back from injury

Burke back from injury

By TIM HAYS For the Keizertimes Born in Chattanooga, Tenn., Jeff Burke has been on the rough side of losing, though has also seen the bright side of patience. Out of high school, Burke, a right handed pitcher, attended Boston College. With an opportunity to play from day one, it really was a no brainer […]

Volcanoes catcher not fazed by change

Volcanoes catcher not fazed by change

By TIM HAYS Of the Keizertimes Dylan Manwaring has been through his fair share of moving around. Originally born in Scottsdale, Ariz., Manwaring has lived in every part of the country. From Arizona, Manwaring moved to West Palm Beach, Fla. After a short stint in Florida, the Manwaring household would settle up north in New […]

Boys of Summer

Boys of Summer

Cubs go undefeated

Cancer not slowing Keizer man down

Cancer not slowing Keizer man down

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes George Krause went to the USA Track and Field Masters Outdoor Championships not to just battle the other five participants in his age group, 50-54, but to compete against himself, and cancer. And he won. In the pentathlon, which includes the 200 and 1,500-meter runs, long jump, and discus […]

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