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.
Capitals’ offense missing in elimination game
In Tuesday’s win-or-go-home Game 3 in Seattle, the Salem Capitals offense put up its second lowest point total of the season, and the lowest in more than three months.
Capitals even series with Super Hawks, force game 3 at Seattle Tuesday
The Capitals defeated the Super Hawks 137-134 in Sunday’s Game 2 of the best-of-three second round series in the TBL playoffs.
Capitals hold off Volcanoes in first round
The Salem Capitals defeated the Vancouver Volcanoes in the first round of the TBL playoffs on Tuesday. The first round “play-in” win sets up a three-game series against Seattle beginning Thursday.
McNary baseball’s postseason run ends at No. 1 West Linn
The Celtics travelled to face the No. 1 West Linn Lions on Friday. After upsets of No. 8 Lincoln and No. 9 South Salem, McNary’s run of upsets came to an end.
Softball season ceases in second round at Sherwood
The McNary Lady Celts fell on the road to Sherwood in the second round of the OSAA 6A Softball State Championship last week.
Billinger scores 21 in 4th as Capitals win season finale in double OT
Allen Billinger Jr. dropped a TBL career-high 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, as the Capitals won in double overtime against the Seattle Super Hawks in Sunday’s regular season finale.
Celts upset Saxons in second round; Araiza dazzles in relief and scores winning run
The McNary Celtics came away with the thrilling 6-5 upset win over South Salem in the second round of the OSAA State Championship playoffs on Wednesday.
McNary T&F sending 4 to OSAA State Championships
There will be four Celtics competing in five sports at this weekend’s OSAA Track and Field State Championships in Eugene.
Lady Celts dominate first team All-CVC selections; Martinez named Player of the Year, Parsell Coach
The McNary Celtics took eight of the 14 All-CVC first team slots, while Ali Martinez was named Conference Player of the Year and head coach Kelly Parsell earned her second conference Coach of the Year.