Sports

Lady Celts open season at Century

McNary’s Lexy McKay continues a long rally with her opponent (KEIZERTIMES/MATT RAWLINGS) McNary’s girls tennis team lost six out of their eight matches in their season-opening meet with Century on Thursday, March 14.  But considering that the Celtics roster is filled with first-year players, McNary head coach Sean Smith viewed[Read More…]

Bedoya leads Celtics to victory

McNary pitcher Devon Bedoya threw six scoreless innings to help the Celtics defeat Reynolds 5-0 on Monday night (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). With a pitching rotation that hasn’t been set yet, Devon Bedoya proved that he can be a reliable arm for the McNary baseball squad.  In his first start of the[Read More…]

Lady Celts aim for conference crown

Courtney Robers takes a hack at a ball in a game last season. Roberts is expected to be the starting catcher for McNary. (File) Last Season: 17-9, (11-5 Greater Valley Conference). Lost to Franklin in the first round of the playoffs. The McNary softball program has been one of the[Read More…]

McNary brings youth movement to the track

Dyami Rios runs the anchor of the 4 x 100 relay. (File) After a disappointing 2018 season where they were only able to send one athlete to the state meet, the McNary track and field program hopes to bounce back in 2019 with a fairly young crew across the board[Read More…]

Allen and Covalt sign to play at next level

Ty Covalt (left) and David Allen (right) shake hands after signing to play baseball in college at a ceremony at McNary High School on Feb. 6. Covalt will play at Umpqua Community College while Allen witll compete at Pacific University. (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings) Less than 8 percent of athletes that played[Read More…]

McNary hoping for bounce-back season

Returning first-team all-leaguer Jacob Jackson will be relied upon to carry the McNary offense this season. The senior hit .395 last year with 16 extra-base hits and 26 runs scored. (File) Last season: 12-15, 8-8 Greater Valley Conference (lost to Centennial in the state qualifier) Although there are some question[Read More…]

McNary golf teams return solid core

McNary’s Joel Dutcher hopes to contend for a district title in his junior season as the leader of the McNary boys golf team. (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings) Coming into the 2019 season, both McNary’s girls and boys golf teams find themselves in similar situations. For the girls squad, the loss of senior[Read More…]

McNary tennis programs going through transitions

McNary’s Avery Haymowicz will one of be the top singles players for the McNary girls tennis team this season. (File) McNary girls tennis coach Sean Smith is taking over a program that has gone through a lot of transition over the last few seasons. Smith is inheriting a program that[Read More…]

Volcanoes add new sound system

A new 24-speaker sound system will be ready to elevate the fan experience at Volcanoes Staduim this summer. There will be eight speakers along each foul line and eight more speakers across the main concourse behind home plate. The old speakers will be re-purposed and used towards the parking lot.

MHS revives Hall of Fame

The McNary High School Athletic Hall of Fame will he holding a ceremony on Friday, March 15 at the Keizer Civic Center to honor former great athletes that made significant contributions to the winning tradition of the athletics program at McNary. The spring inductees will include: Lisa Blush, Mike Doherty,[Read More…]