Day: December 18, 2017

Celtics suffer first league loss

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes SALEM—Sprague senior Teagan Quitoriano entered last Friday’s game against McNary averaging 32 points per game. The Celtics held Quitoriano to five in the first two and a half quarters but the Olympians finished the game with nine 3-pointers, including a back-breaker at the end of the first half to give McNary its first loss in league play, 70-62. “From a game plan standpoint, that’s everything you could want,” McNary head coach Ryan Kirch said of holding Quitoriano to five points in the first half. “When you do that, you pack the middle a...

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Defense behind 6-0 start

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes SALEM—McNary (6-0) continued to crank up its defense at Sprague on Friday, Dec. 15, holding the Olympians to just two field goals in the first half and under 23 percent shooting for the game in a 48-24 Greater Valley Conference victory. “Going into every game, we’re just really focusing on defense and how we are going to defend and the girls are doing a great job of executing what we’re trying to get them to do,” Lady Celts head coach Elizabeth Doran said. “They play really hard defensively and that’s what we’ve got...

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McNary swimmers dominate McKay

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary’s toughest competition in the pool came against itself as the Celtics easily defeated McKay in its second swim meet of the season. Competing at the Kroc Center on Thursday, Dec. 7, the McNary boys outscored the Royal Scots 123-23 while the girls won 101-54.            With more depth on the boys team, McNary coach Casey Lewin mixed up his relays. In the 200-yard medley relay, Brock Wyer, Harrison Vaughn, Jackson McCarty and Wyatt Sherwood were able to edge Kyle Hooper, Grant Biondi, Jabez Rhoades and Jack O’Connor by...

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Man arrested for crimes against coffee

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes After Keizer Police Department asked the public for help in locating a transient man suspected of burglarizing two Keizer coffee shops, an arrest was made in Salem on Monday, Dec. 11. Keizer Police Department publicized their search for John Albert Herriges last week and it helped lead to his arrest. Herriges was wanted in connection with four incidents in Keizer, three that took place in October and one in December. On Oct. 12, investigators believe he was involved in a criminal mischief incident at Dutch Bros. He is also being sought in...

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