Day: December 6, 2017

Doran era begins with a bang

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary senior Kailey Doutt had an explanation for her performance against Tualatin on Saturday, Dec. 2, when she reportedly made 15 of 17 shots to finish with 32 points. “I was actually 15 for 18. I think they missed one,” said Doutt, who credited her incredible shooting night to simply putting up more shots everyday in practice. “Last year I didn’t shoot very much from the outside but we’ve been shooting a lot in practice, getting up a ton of shots so I’m more confident in my shot and it’s helped a lot,”...

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Meadows Park first on tap for parks fee improvements

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Cooper Hurt, 10, had a clear notion of what he wanted in a new play structure at Meadows Park in north Keizer. “I want a little balcony that you can just look out from. That would be cool,” said Cooper. However, even more than that, Cooper and his 12-year-old sister, Riley, want accessibility. Riley is such an advocate for accessibility issues she made it the focus of her TEDxSalem talk earlier this month. Yeah, a TEDx talk. At age 12. “The way the park is now, my mom has trouble getting to...

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