Author: Matt Rawlings

Celtics prepare for districts

McNary’s Kylie Dean gets set to throw the shot (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). The McNary track team came up just short in their final two dual meets of the conference season on Wednesday, April 24, as the girls fell to McKay 75.33-50.66, while the boys lost to the Royal Scots 75-50. But[Read More…]

Keizer kids pitch in to clean up

Nicole Schnurbusch (left) and Hannah Wonderly (Submitted). Hannah Wonderly and Nicole Schnurbusch are both seventh graders at Whiteaker Middle School that enjoy going to Wallace House Park and kayaking on the Willamette River. However, during a particular trip in early-April, the two girls noticed the vast amount of trash that[Read More…]

‘It was really difficult to say goodbye.’

Dr. Kim Girouard had been working as a veterinarian in Keizer for over 30 years before announcing his retirement in April (Submitted). For more than three decades, Dr. Kim Girouard has been a staple of the Keizer community. Girouard has worked and co-owned the Keizer Veterinary Clinic — now Veterinary Centers[Read More…]

Celtics outlast West Albany

Kendyl Jennings tries to get past a West Albany defender.(KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). Kendyl Jennings led the Celtics with six goals as McNary’s girls lacrosse team was able to pull away late to earn the 13-9 victory over West Albany on Tuesday night.  Haley Hughes chipped in with three scores while Mikayla[Read More…]

McNary drops two to South Salem

Devon Bedoya delivers to the plate in McNary’s second game against South Salem (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). The McNary baseball team dropped a pair of games to South Salem last week, falling to the Saxons 3-1 on Wednesday, April 17, and losing the following day by a score of 12-6. Despite being[Read More…]

McNary’s bats come alive in victory

McNary third baseman Kate Ronning doubles to center field in the second inning. Ronning was 4-for-5 on the night with a pair of doubles in the Celics 12-5 victory over West Salem on Monday (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). Coming into their contest with West Salem, the McNary softball team had scored 60 runs[Read More…]

Celts lose to South Salem in slugfest

McNary’s Abbi Covalt slides safely into home plate (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). McNary did plenty of damage at the plate, finishing the game with eight runs on 12 hits. However, the Celtics couldn’t do anything to slow down the South Salem offense. The Saxons struck for 11 runs on 17 hits to[Read More…]

Celts win thriller to open conference play

McNary’s Ty Covalt scores the first run of the game in the Celtics 7-6 come-from-behind win over Sprague (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). It nearly took 48 hours to complete, but at the end of the day, the McNary baseball team got the win over Sprague in their Mountain Valley Conference opener. The[Read More…]