McNary boys soccer helps prevent potential flood

The McNary boys soccer team stepped up to help prevent flooding during a rainstorm at Westview High School on Tuesday, Sept. 10 (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). On Monday, Sept. 9, the McNary boys soccer team was supposed to play a game at Westview. They ended up doing something way more important instead.[Read More…]

Whiteaker unable to contend with Parrish

Whiteaker running back Marquis Jackson breaks away from defenders to pick up a first down. The Wolverines, however, would fall to Parrish 34-3 on Wednesday, Sept 19 (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). In a rematch of last year’s Salem-Keizer Middle School Championship game, the inexperience of the Whiteaker football team proved to be[Read More…]

Contreras carries Claggett Creek to comeback victory

Claggett Creek quarterback Jacob Allen stiff-arms a defender in the Panthers 18-14 victory over Straub on Wednesday, Sept. 18 (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). With their backs against the wall in the opening period, the Claggett Creek football squad gave a gutsy performance in the final three quarters. After trailing 14-0, the Panthers[Read More…]

Celtics drop hard-fought battle with West Salem

Maddox Snider positions herself to receive the ball in McNary’s four-set loss to West Salem on Monday, Sept. 16 (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). The McNary volleyball team had plenty of chances to pick up their first win in Mountain Valley Conference on Monday Sept. 14. But in the end, West Salem was[Read More…]

McNary earns clean sheet against Canby

McNary’s Luis Lopez moves the ball upfield in the Celtics 3-0 victory over Canby on Thursday, Sept. 12. Lopez scored the first goal of the contest for the Celts in the victory (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). After losing their previous contest in heartbreaking fashion, the McNary boys soccer team put together a[Read More…]

Celts salvage tie with Sheldon

McNary defender Caitlin Huffman looks for a teammate during a throw-in (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). Even though it’s early in the season, the McNary girls soccer team has already made a habit of coming from behind.  Centre-back Maya Luscomb scored twice for the Celtics in this one and in their second straight[Read More…]

McNary can’t compete with West Linn

McNary defensive back Noah Lelack brings down a West Linn ball-carrier in the second half of the Celtics 49-14 loss on Friday Sept. 13 (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). Despite having big expectations coming into the season, the McNary football team struggled to compete with their opponent for a second straight week. West[Read More…]

Celts struggle in opener

McNary quarterback Erik Barker combined for 223 total yards against North Medford, but the Black Tornado still defeated the Celtics 45-6 (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). Coming into the season, McNary knew that they would face one of the toughest non-league schedules in the state.  But when they traveled to southern Oregon on[Read More…]

McNary earns 2-2 draw with South Medford

McNary midfielder Kennedy Buss (20) takes the ball away from a South Medford player with a sliding tackle (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). It may have not been the result they were originally hoping for, but it was still a positive outcome for the McNary girls soccer team against the reigning Southwest Conference[Read More…]