McNary falls just short against Sprague

Alex Simpson sprints down the life after hitting a hard ground ball to the left side. Simpson went 2-for-4 in the contest, but the Celtics still fell to Sprague by a score of 5-4 (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). Despite getting the tying and go-ahead runs on base with one out in the[Read More…]

Seven McNary athletes sign with colleges

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Sophia Zielinski, Kara Thomas, Faith Danner, Katy Wyatt, Miguel Bravo, Francisco Rios and Jesus Lopez all committed to continue their education and athletic careers in college during a ceremony on Wednesday, April 17 (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). Seven student-athletes from McNary signed their letters of intent to continue[Read More…]

Lady Celts continue to dominate conference play

McNary’s Taylor Ebbs doubles in a game against West Salem back in April (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). Everything is clicking right now for the McNary softball team. A nine-run second inning helped McNary jump out to a huge lead early on, and the Celtics never looked back as they defeated Mountain View[Read More…]

Walling finds joy in recruitment process

Junior Walling (right) with his dad, Jason, on an unofficial visit to Oregon State University last year.  Junior Walling still has another year of high school football left to play. But there are a number of major college programs that are already greatly interested in the McNary linebacker’s services in[Read More…]

Celts sweep Summit in doubleheader

Alex Tavera squares to bunt in game two of McNary’s doubleheader against Summit. The Celtics defeated the Storm 3-2 in the first game and 6-5 in the second game (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). All season long, the McNary baseball team has shown that they have a flair for the dramatic, and that[Read More…]

Fishing! The tug is the drug

Everyone should have a passion for something. For some it’s their vocation and that’s laudable. For me, it has always been fishing. I enjoy my work but it is a way to a means. It all started when I caught my first fish on a fly when I was 4[Read More…]

Celtics prepare for districts

McNary’s Kylie Dean gets set to throw the shot (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). The McNary track team came up just short in their final two dual meets of the conference season on Wednesday, April 24, as the girls fell to McKay 75.33-50.66, while the boys lost to the Royal Scots 75-50. But[Read More…]

McNary gets victory over McKay in first home meet

Natalia Gonzales races to a ball sent to her backhand in the #1 doubles match (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). The McNary girls tennis team was victorious in their first home meet of the season as they defeated McKay on Thursday, April 18. Both teams won four matches apiece, but the Celtics edged[Read More…]

Celtics outlast West Albany

Kendyl Jennings tries to get past a West Albany defender.(KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). Kendyl Jennings led the Celtics with six goals as McNary’s girls lacrosse team was able to pull away late to earn the 13-9 victory over West Albany on Tuesday night.  Haley Hughes chipped in with three scores while Mikayla[Read More…]