Day: February 14, 2018

Lady Celts fall at South Salem

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes SALEM—Down by three points with 30 seconds to go, McNary had a shot at South Salem, just no one would take it. After passing the ball around the 3-point line for nearly 25 seconds, Saxons freshman point guard Hilary James stole it, knocked down one of two free throws and the Lady Celts fell on the road 39-35 on Tuesday, Feb. 13. “We’ve had very few end of the game situations,” McNary head coach Elizabeth Doran said. “We wanted to get to the basket if we could and draw contact, score quick.You’ve got...

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FOR THE WIN: Students get their game on, learn respect for all

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Parents: Imagine for a moment two teams of soldiers fighting in and around a virtual battlefield. Points are scored for each member of a team that is eliminated. The score is tied 49-49 and your son or daughter pulls off a 360-no-scope kill that wins the game. How would you react? Would you know what to do or say? Now, what if the action was taking place on a football field and the same child kicked the winning field goal? “If your kid makes that kick, you’re screaming in the stands and...

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