Author: Matt Rawlings

McNary proves to be tough test for top-ranked Tualatin

Kamryn Miller sprints down the line after hitting a hard ground ball (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). The Tualatin softball team hasn’t lost a game since 2017. But McNary gave the top-ranked Timberwolves a run for their money on Monday night. The Celtics outhit Tualatin 10-8 and held the lead through three innings,[Read More…]

Motocross legend honored in Seattle

Salem resident and former McNary grad Mark Gregson shows off the award he was presented at the Legends and Heroes motocross tour in Seattle, Wash. (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). Mark Gregson doesn’t consider himself a legend when it comes to the sport of motocross. However, some of his peers beg to differ.[Read More…]

McNary gets two wins in Arizona

McNary pitcher David Allen delivers to the plate (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings) Over spring break, the McNary baseball team got the opportunity to play in a tournament down in Goodyear, AZ. — coincidently, the Celtics only ended up matching up with teams from Colorado. Despite facing some talented squads, McNary was able[Read More…]

Celts take three out of four at spring break tournament

McNary’s Kate Ronning gets a base hit in a game against Tigard earlier this season (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). The McNary softball team competed in the Jesuit/Mountainside Tournament in Beaverton over spring break, where they played four games in the span of just two days.  The Celtics finished the tournament with a[Read More…]

Gubser upgrade starts

From left: Keizer Mayor Cathy Clark. Gubser teacher Carly Justino, Gubser students Colin Williams and Marin Williams, and superintendent Christy Perry pose with their shovels after breaking ground at Gubser Elementary. (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings) The expansion at Gubser Elementary kicked off on the morning of Friday, March 22 with an official[Read More…]

Family Literacy Night a hit at Keizer Elementary

More than 100 familes showed up for Family Literacy Night on March 4 at Keizer Elementary. (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings) Coming into the school year, it was a goal of Keizer Elementary principal Christine Bowlby to increase family involvement at the school. The event that Keizer hosted earlier this month showed how[Read More…]

New website in works for Fire District

The Keizer Fire District held their monthly board meeting on Tuesday, March 19 to discuss general business, as well as their plans for a new website. In the early stages of the meeting, board member Betty Hart announced that Taylor Russell is now the new president of the Keizer Volunteer[Read More…]

McNary can’t come back against Tigard

McNary second baseman Abbi Covalt throws out a runner at first in the Celtics 6-4 loss to Tigard (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings The McNary softball squad had every chance to get back into the game, but at the end of the day, they couldn’t cash in on multiple opportunities. After digging themselves[Read More…]

Celts fall to old conference foe

McNary’s Jacob Jackson heads for second base after hitting a ball to the wall in right field. Jackson had four hits on the night, but it wasn’t enough as the Celtics fell to North Salem by a score of 11-5 (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). After falling behind early, the McNary baseball team[Read More…]