Day: March 5, 2018

Celtics playoff run ends early

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Before entering the locker room, McNary head boys basketball coach Ryan Kirch stopped to compose himself. This loss, 61-41 to Tualatin in the second round of the playoffs, clearly meant more. “You feel bad for the guys,” Kirch said after the game on Saturday, March 3. “As a coach, I think of what I could have done differently and how I could have adjusted and put them in better situations. The kids work so hard for you. As a coach, you feel like you let them down and you couldn’t get them to...

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Hop Jack’s eyes late March opening in Keizer Station

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The Hop Jack’s in Keizer Station has set its opening date for March 26. Hops Jack’s serves a wide variety of pub fare with a an emphasis on cold beer and icy drinks, but the corporation behind the food has a much bigger vision, said Kevin Eggen, a Hop Jack’s manager and son of the company founder. “We sell burgers and fries and ice cold beer and icy drinks, but we call ourselves a development company,” Eggen told the Keizer City Council Feb. 20. Eggen was in town to talk about the...

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