Author: Joshua Manes

Capitals dominate Volcanoes and Magic over weekend

Tyler West Jr. reacts after being fouled on Sunday, May 22, against the Bakersfield Magic at the Salem Armory Auditorium. (JOSHUA MANES/Keizertimes) In the second to last weekend of the season, the Salem Capitals are starting to look to be in postseason form after a rough stretch in the second[Read More…]

Softball sends 4 to MVC all-conference first team

The morning after their 13-3 win against Grants Pass High School in the first round of the 6A playoffs, the good news kept coming for the McNary Celtics. The 6A Mountain Valley Conference softball all-conference teams were announced, and four Celtics were named to the first team. Seniors Hannah Ebner,[Read More…]

Martinez and McNary grand in first round win

Ali Martinez finishes her swing and watches her first inning grand slam sail out to centerfield in the first round of the 6A softball playoffs on Monday, May 23, against Grants Pass. (JOSHUA MANES/Keizertimes) Seven first inning runs were more than enough for the No. 4 McNary Celtics to bury[Read More…]

7 Celtics named to MVC baseball first and second teams

The Mountain Valley Conference’s all-conference team has been announced, and seven McNary Celtics made the first and second teams, as selected by coaches’ votes.  Infielder Trevor Ratliff, sophomore, and designated hitter/utility player Cooper Cripe, junior, both made first team.  Ratliff batted .375, slugged .500 with nine RBIs and a home[Read More…]

Capitals split 2 on Cali roadtrip

The Capitals’ recent offensive struggles took the trip to California with them, though they managed to come away with one win over the weekend.  Salem’s road trip opened at Bakersfield on Saturday, May 14, with a low scoring 81-77 win, the lowest scoring game in the West division this season. [Read More…]

Celtics celebrate at West Salem

The McNary Celtics celebrate as Ellie Martin crosses home after her solo home run in the sixth inning against West Salem on Tuesday, May 17, at West Salem. (JOSHUA MANES/Keizertimes) The Celtics were all smiles Tuesday at West Salem High School. McNary cruised to a 7-0 shutout win, highlighted by[Read More…]

Oregon Sports Hall of Fame announces 2022 class

The Oregon Sports Hall of Fame will induct its eight-member 2022 class in a ceremony on July 31, the hall announced in a press release Monday. The presentation will be made at the Key Bank Club at Providence Park in Portland, with a tailgate cocktail reception prior.  This year’s inductees[Read More…]

KFD hosts car seat clinic

Sharon Hernandez receives instruction for properly putting her son Liam, 6-months, in a car seat at the KFD car seat clinic on Tuesday, May 10, at Keizer Fire District. (JOSHUA MANES/Keizertimes) Cars and SUVs made their way through the Keizer Fire District bay doors and came out with properly installed[Read More…]

Mavericks League season opener rained out

Rain and wet conditions have caused tonight’s Mavericks League season opener between the Volcanoes and Mavericks to be postponed, the league announced on its Facebook page. They are offering fans with tickets for tonight’s game tickets to any other game this season, other than July 4. Tomorrow’s game between the[Read More…]