KLL beginning to shift focus to fall season

KLL park It’s not official yet, but it’s becoming more and more likely that Keizer Little League (KLL) won’t hold a spring/summer season due to the coronavirus. On Wednesday, May 13, the KLL Board of Directors decided that if they couldn’t get teams together to practice by June 1, then[Read More…]

Warner signs with Linfield

After receiving first-team all-league honors as a senior, McNary senior Zoie Warner will be continuing her career at Linfield (File). Zoie Warner has excelled with the McNary volleyball program for the last three seasons. Now, she is taking her talents to the next level. After receiving first-team all-league recognition during[Read More…]

OSAA weighing their options for the fall

McNary defensive back Noah Lelack makes a tackle in a game from last season. At this point, it’s unknown if there will be high school football being played in September (File). After Gov. Kate Brown announced on April 8 that in-person classes would be cancelled for the remainder of the[Read More…]

Burdick looking forward to coaching at McNary

Before she became an assistant coach at McNary, Kelly Burdick was leading the Washington softball squad to the Women’s College World Series (Submitted).  Kelly Burdick came to McNary High School to be a special education teacher at the start of the 2019-20 school year. She was also greatly looking[Read More…]

Volcanoes face uncertain future

Volcanoes outfielder Franklin Labour helped Salem-Keizer reach the Northwest League Playoffs last season. But it is unknown if the team will be able to take the field this year (File). The future of the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes may still be hanging in the balance, but fans will have to wait a[Read More…]

Salem-Keizer joins “Be the Light” movement

The lights at South Salem’s football field were turned on for 20 minutes on Friday, April 24 to honor the senior class of 2020 throughout the Salem-Keizer School District (Submitted). The “Be the Light” campaign has gained significant traction across the state, and the Salem-Keizer School District elected to get[Read More…]

Bonn earns recognition for athletic and academic success

After finishing his career at McNary, Kyle Bonn went onto play offensive tackle for Willamette University for four years (Submitted). Former McNary offensive lineman Kyle Bonn wrapped up his career with the Willamette University football team last fall, but earlier this month, Bonn received recognition for his play on the[Read More…]

Tennis served as a teacher for Haymowicz

McNary senior Avery Haymowicz was supposed to be the Celtics top singles player for a second straight year. But COVID-19 ended what would have been her final season (Submitted). After having three different coaches in her first three years of high school tennis, McNary senior Avery Haymowicz was looking forward[Read More…]