McNary proves to be tough test for top-ranked Tualatin

Kamryn Miller sprints down the line after hitting a hard ground ball (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). The Tualatin softball team hasn’t lost a game since 2017. But McNary gave the top-ranked Timberwolves a run for their money on Monday night. The Celtics outhit Tualatin 10-8 and held the lead through three innings,[Read More…]

Motocross legend honored in Seattle

Salem resident and former McNary grad Mark Gregson shows off the award he was presented at the Legends and Heroes motocross tour in Seattle, Wash. (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). Mark Gregson doesn’t consider himself a legend when it comes to the sport of motocross. However, some of his peers beg to differ.[Read More…]

McNary gets two wins in Arizona

McNary pitcher David Allen delivers to the plate (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings) Over spring break, the McNary baseball team got the opportunity to play in a tournament down in Goodyear, AZ. — coincidently, the Celtics only ended up matching up with teams from Colorado. Despite facing some talented squads, McNary was able[Read More…]

Celts take three out of four at spring break tournament

McNary’s Kate Ronning gets a base hit in a game against Tigard earlier this season (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). The McNary softball team competed in the Jesuit/Mountainside Tournament in Beaverton over spring break, where they played four games in the span of just two days.  The Celtics finished the tournament with a[Read More…]

McNary can’t come back against Tigard

McNary second baseman Abbi Covalt throws out a runner at first in the Celtics 6-4 loss to Tigard (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings The McNary softball squad had every chance to get back into the game, but at the end of the day, they couldn’t cash in on multiple opportunities. After digging themselves[Read More…]

Celts fall to old conference foe

McNary’s Jacob Jackson heads for second base after hitting a ball to the wall in right field. Jackson had four hits on the night, but it wasn’t enough as the Celtics fell to North Salem by a score of 11-5 (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). After falling behind early, the McNary baseball team[Read More…]

McNary honors Hall of Famers

Former McNary great Shawn Kintner (middle) receives his Hall of Fame hardware from principal Erik Jespersen (right) and athletic director Scott Gragg (left). Kintner graudated in 1998 and is one of the most decorated McNary athletes of all time (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings).   In the first time in nearly a decade,[Read More…]

Hawley honored

Earlier this month, McNary senior Abilgail Hawley was named to the Statesman Journal All-Mid-Valley girls basketball team. Hawley averaged 13.3 points per game this season, as well as 2.7 rebounds per game, and was named first-team all-Mountain Valley Conference.  Hawley has received all-conference honors in each of the last three[Read More…]

Flores shines at CWU

Former McNary High girls basketball star Kaelie Flores (‘16) just wrapped up her junior season at Central Washington University and earned all-academic honors for the second straight year in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference.  Flores was second on the team and 11th in the league in scoring with 12.1 points[Read More…]

Lopez heading to regional tourney

Apolinar (Poli) Lopez gets prepared to fight at the Oregon Golden Gloves Tournament back in February. Lopez will be boxing in Las vegas this weekend at the Golden Regional Tournament. The region includes WA., NV. and AZ. (Submitted). After winning the 132-pound division at the Oregon Golden Gloves Tournament last month, Keizer[Read More…]