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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…]

McNary boys get four all-conference nods

Four McNary boys basketball players received all Mountain Valley Conference recognition for their outstanding play over the course of this season. Boston Smith – 6’7” Post (senior): First-Team All-League Smith was undoubtedly the best center in the conference. Despite facing double-teams nearly every game, he averaged 17 points and 6.5[Read More…]

Lady Celts receive all-conference awards

Four McNary girls basketball players received all Mountain Valley Conference recognition for their outstanding play over the course of this season. Abigail Hawley- Senior Wing: First-Team All-League. Hawley was McNary’s top scoring threat this season, averaging 13.3 points per game. Hawley also led the Celtics in steals (30) and three-point[Read More…]

McNary set to introduce new Hall of Fame class

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…]

Parents: Going to your kids’ games matters

In the winter of 1997, I was six years old and playing my first year of basketball for Salem Parks and Recreation. I was on the yellow team — seriously, we didn’t even have a team name. One of the days where we had a game, my dad had scored[Read More…]

Celts no match for Tigard

McNary guard isabella Walker tries to get by her defender in a game against McKay earlier this season. Saying that the McNary girls basketball team had a roller coaster season would be an understatement. After losing eight of their first nine games to start the year, the Celtics rattled off[Read More…]

McNary falls flat in playoff opener

Noah Hudkins Once you enter the postseason, it’s crucial to bring your A-game, especially when playing on the road. It was clear that McNary didn’t do that on Thursday, Feb. 28. The 48 points that the Celtics scored was their second lowest output of the season as they fell to[Read More…]

McNary falls flat in playoff opener

McNary guard Nate Meithof tries to fake out a South Eugene defender in the Celtics 54-48 first round playoff loss on Thursday night. (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings) Once you enter the postseason, it’s crucial to bring your A-game, especially when playing on the road. It was clear that McNary didn’t do that[Read More…]