Day: February 19, 2018

Ebbs places third in the state, Vincent, Parra finish fourth

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes PORTLAND—McNary senior Brayden Ebbs has heard from all of his coaches that the most honorable thing a wrestler can do at a tournament is place third. At the state tournament, Ebbs took that to heart, defeating Oliver Myers of Newberg by a 13-0 major decision on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in the 160-pound third place match. “After my semis match, I told myself I’m not taking anything less than third,” Ebbs said. “I think it was supposed to be a close match but something flipped in my mind and I...

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By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In the course of eight days, Salem Habitat for Humanity handed over the keys to two new Keizer families. On Saturday, Feb. 3, Construction Manager Dave Connell presented the Ramos-Gasca family with their keys to half of a new duplex on Alexis Lane North in Keizer. The family of four – including mother and father, Arturo and Sara, and daughters, Brianna and Jessica – were welcomed by Habitat staff and volunteers and led through the home for the first time by members of Girl Scout Troop 10048 and Brownie Troop 10133. “It’s something...

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