Day: February 21, 2017

Lady Celts come up short in home finale

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Sydney Hunter, Jaylene Montano, Gabby Schmit and Kelsey Koenig’s final home game at McNary wasn’t one they’ll likely want to remember as the Lady Celts lost to West Salem 55-44 on Friday, Feb. 17. “Inconsistent effort” and “inconsistent execution” were the reasons head coach Derick Handley gave for the loss, McNary’s third in a row. “We’re still looking for leadership, someone on the floor who isn’t just emotional every time something good or something bad happens,” he said. “We’re not consistent with our attitudes. We’re not consistent with our effort on a play...

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Eckert paces Celtics at GVC meet

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary junior Sarah Eckert led the Celtics at the Greater Valley Conference Championships, finishing fifth in the 500-yard free in 5:42.21 and eighth in the 100 butterfly in 1:06.70. Swimming on Feb. 10-11 at the McMinnville Aquatic Center, Eckert also helped the McNary girls 200 free relay with Emily Alger, Alyssa Garvey and Haley Debban place fourth in 1:48.39. Debban advanced to A Finals in the 100 breaststroke as well, where she took eighth in 1:19.32. Lizzie Bryant tied for seventh in the 100 backstroke, finishing in 1:09.07. Bryant, Alger, Emma Garland and...

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