Author: Joshua Manes

An official need

The OSAA and OAOA have seen a significant drop in the number of
officials for high school and middle school sports over recent years. And while the number is moving in the right direction, the need is still great.

Fireworks and Fourth celebrations

As Independence Day approaches, signs for the oft-thought of MVP of the season — fireworks — can be seen. The festive explosives are synonymous with the Fourth of July, whether it be for an organized and orchestrated spectacle, or just some backyard shenanigans.

10 Celts up for Beacon Awards

This year’s Salem-Keizer Beacon Awards will have a fair amount of McNary blue representation as 10 Celtic athletes earned 11 nominations for next Saturday’s awards — nearly doubling last year’s six nominations.