The Celtics open league play in the newly formed 6A Special District 1 with a trip to South Medford on Friday, their longest road trip of the season.
The road at the start of Connor Astley’s tenure as head football coach at McNary doesn’t get any easier in week two.
Eight days after losing to a top-five program coming off back-to-back quarter finals appearances in Lakeridge, McNary somehow steps up the competition when 2021 runners up Tualatin comes to Keizer, Saturday.
The first game for head coach Connor Astley and the McNary Celtics may not have gone how most of them hoped, but Astley isn’t discouraged.
Following a 47-0 loss to Lakeridge to open the season Friday, Sept. 2, Astley was still positive in his assessment of his team, as well as the talent level of their opponent.
New coach on the block, Connor Astley, helped craft the Celtics spread offense as an assistant to former head coach Jeff Auvinen, but now Astley takes the reins to lead a McNary squad that graduated nine all-conference players
McNary heads up to Lakeridge to open the 6A football season on Friday to face a Pacers squad that has had consecutive quarter finals appearances.
New McNary head coach Connor Astley had nothing but good things to say about his team following their jamboree matchups with Sherwood and Tigard on Friday, Aug. 26.
“I thought the kids played exceptionally well,” Astley said. “I thought our defense balled
Connor Astley stands on the sidelines working with the team during Spring camp on Monday, June 6. (JOSHUA MANES/Keizertimes) There’s a new, yet familiar face leading McNary football. On July 14, Connor Astley was announced as the new varsity head coach, 11 days after Jeff Auvinen resigned from the[Read More…]
Just eleven days after then head coach Jeff Auvinen announced he was stepping down from the position, McNary High School announced on Thursday that Connor Astley has been named the new head football coach, the school announced in a press release. Astley has been a part of the McNary football[Read More…]