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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…]

KT on Vacation

Submitted Jake Wyer (middle) holds up a Keizertimes newspaper after the first day of competition at the 2019 National Junior College Athletics Association Championships in Buffalo, NY. Wyer graduated from McNary High School and now swims for Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC). Wyer is joined by his dad, Shane (far[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.

Latino Club becomes ‘second family’ for students

Members of the McNary High School Latino Club performed at the Keizer Chamber of Commerce First Citizen Banquet in January. (KEIZERTIMES/Eric A. Howald) The Latino Club at McNary High School meets in portable 58 on Thursday afternoons from 2:30-3:30 p.m. But what started as a small after-school gathering has turned[Read More…]

Keizer Pho hosts Night Off

After a long day, the thought of cooking dinner and cleaning up the kitchen can be daunting. The Keizer Chamber of Commerce is hoping to restore some peace of mind to home chefs. A new initiative aims to support both home cooks and local restaurants. The chamber calls it Cook’s Night Off. By[Read More…]