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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…]

McNary falls to The Dalles

Kyle Martin prepares to serve the ball (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). After coming away with a victory in their season opening match against Century, the McNary boys tennis team came out flat in their return to the court on Monday as they fell to The Dalles 7-1. All seven match losses came[Read More…]

McNary bounces back with home victory over Sunset

McNary freshman Kaylee Schwab rounds third and heads for home in the Celtics 4-3 win over Sunset (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). After suffering their first loss of the season to Grants Pass in the previous game, the McNary softball team bounced back on Monday night with a 4-3 victory over Sunset. Faith[Read More…]

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…]