A grand (slam) week nine

Aldrick Jiminez pumps his fist as he comes off the mound after the top of the seventh inning against the Senators on Thursday, July 7. Angeddy Almanzar’s bat breaks on a ground out against the Mavericks on Thursday, July 7.

Hoopla returning to Salem

The number 23 has a certain special, larger-than-life connotation in basketball. And Hoopla looks to make its number 23 bigger than ever.  Hoopla, the second largest three-on-three basketball tournament in the world, is set to return to Salem for its 23rd year, this time with nearly a full week of[Read More…]

Auv out

After 30 years in the athletics program, McNary head football coach Jeff Auvinen has resigned from the position. He made the announcement public on a Facebook post on Sunday, June 3, in the McNary football group page. “It has been an amazing thirty years in the program, and I wouldn’t[Read More…]

CCRD finishes season in style, Vegas style

Skaters from both Hentai Heroes and The Devil’s Lettuce jam up the track during Cherry City Roller Derby’s Vegas Rules event on Saturday, June 25, at the Mad House in Salem. (JOSHUA MANES/Keizertimes) Body paint, short shorts and a flashing sack of some sorts were on the track as the[Read More…]

Celts light it up at Beacon Awards

Colby Sullivan shakes hands with 2021 Beacons Male Golf Athlete of the Year Brandon Eyre as he accepts his 2022 Male Golf Athlete of the Year award at the Elsinore Theater on Saturday, June 18. (JOSHUA MANES/Keizertimes) Three McNary Celtics were named Athlete of the Year at the Salem-Keizer Beacon[Read More…]

Close losses plague McNary’s season

Logan Ready delivers a pitch in the top of the third inning Thursday, April 14, against Central Catholic. Ready struck out eight Rams in 7.2 innings pitched. (JOSHUA MANES/Keizertimes) Close, but no cigar.  There might not be a better way to sum up McNary baseball’s 2022 season game to game. [Read More…]