Month: November 2017

Swim team participation, focus up

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary’s swim team keeps growing. After being late to the first week of practice for taking two trips from the high school to the Kroc Center, Celtics head coach Casey Lewin had to go to McNary athletic director Scott Gragg and get a bigger bus. “It’s a good problem to have,” said Lewin, who enters his fourth year as head coach. “I started out with about 35 my first year and each year add on some. It’s good. I’m excited.” McNary will enter the season with at least 60 swimmers, including 20 freshmen,...

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Celtics flying under the radar

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary graduated all five seniors off of last season’s basketball team that reached the sweet sixteen for the third year in a row. Luckily for head coach Ryan Kirch, the Celtics return two players who would have probably started on most teams in seniors Chandler Cavell and Lucas Garvey. Kirch also liked what he saw from the new crop of players this summer, when five different guys scored over 20 points in a game. “We felt really good with where we’re at,” Kirch said. “We played and beat some pretty good teams. We’ll...

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Donald Eugene Denlinger

August 28, 1931 – November 15, 2017 Donald Eugene Denlinger passed away Nov. 15. He was 86. Denlingler was born August 28, 1931. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Tyrene; daughters Debbie (Scott), Rebecca (Jerry), Sarah (Tom), and Michal (Mike); stepchildren Troy (Karla), Trinisha (Rod), and Tregg (Shanna); 17 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.  He is also survived by his first wife, Marilyn, mother of his daughters; his sisters, Janet and Jean.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Joy. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 25, at 4 p.m. at...

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