Celtics show promise despite season opening loss

By: JOSHUA MANES Of the Keizertimes The result might not have been in the Celtics favor, but Friday’s season opener looked to be a massive step in the right direction following 2022’s winless season.  The 26-19 final score at home against McMinnville High School was closer than any game last[Read More…]

Game on

By JOSHUA MANES Of the Keizertimes Here comes the start of the school year, and with it, fall sports. McNary High School’s Blue Day returned on Saturday, Aug. 19, as the official kickoff for the school’s fall sports programs. The day featured scrimmages and showcases from all five fall sports[Read More…]

A generational game

By JOSHUA MANES Of the Keizertimes Traditions don’t just happen. They take time and interest. But McNary boys soccer may have come up with a new one. For the first time, the Celtics held an alumni boys soccer game that pitted 19 former Celts against the current squad, on Aug,[Read More…]

PHOTOS: Learning the FUN-damentals

The Salem Capitals and See Ya Later Foundation hosted a youth skills clinic at McNary where around 130 kids got the chance to learn and practice their basketball skills with professional players, as well as members of McNary’s girls basketball team.

Book Review: “How to Be Remembered” by Micheal Thompson

Better write yourself a note. That’s the only way you’re going to remember anything anymore. If it ain’t written down, it doesn’t exist. Tie a string on your finger, clip on a clothes pin, set a timer somewhere, whatever works to jog your memory is what you do. But in the new book “How to Be Remembered” by Michael Thompson, the forgetting runs much deeper.