Amity Stuns #1 Dayton

DAYTON, Ore.—  Sometimes it’s all about taking advantage of what is given to you in sports. With Dayton-Amity, the Pirates didn’t give out quiet their best effort and the Warriors took full advantage of the opportunities given to them in their 70-64 upset win over number-one Dayton. “It was all us, we beat ourselves.  They…

Dayton Snaps Toledo’s 16-Game Winning Streak

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Its sort of a habit for Dayton to come out slow out if the gate, but they do make the most when they do show up. Against the number-one team in 2A in Toledo, the Boomers came out behind 12 first half points by Jaydn Spangler to build a…

Top Seven Stories Of 2018

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com As one year ends and another begins, I just wanted to go back and share a few stories I was able to witness and cover this season.  I know I may have missed a few so my apologies ahead of time haha. Here is the list: #7 One Streak Ends As…

Dayton’s D Shutdown Santiam Christian In Second Half

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.– It was a good sign of things to come after they wrapped up the Dayton Holiday Tournament with their 59-47 victory over Santiam Christian Saturday night. In a close battle entering the halftime break only up 29-28, the opening three minutes of the second half set the pace with…

Dayton’s Elliott Commits To Mt. Hood Community College For Softball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.—Emily Elliott has a way of getting the job done. For the about five-one Dayton Senior, she finds ways to put the work in and continue to improve thanks to her strong work ethic that got her to this point Thursday as she hovers around the decorated table in the…

Dayton Slips By Western Christian/Perrydale 1-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  With the recently development after last week with Gervais’ forfeit and their win over Yamhill-Carlton, the Western Christian/Perrydale Boys Soccer team held the number one spot in the 3A/2A/1A Speical District 2 standings. Right behind them in the standings, coming down the 221 Highway though was Dayton, who’s lone…

West Drops Near Hundo-Burger In Oregon All-Star Series Championship

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– You could tell towards the end of this game, these friends and competitors on the West team were all in for one goal: Trying to get to 100 points. With about three minutes left in the game, the West Squad had 88 points on the board and the question…

West Defeats East 85-55, Plays For Championship Saturday at 2pm

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  For the last time for these 2A through 4A athletes before moving on beyond their High School careers, they get to put on their High School uniforms for the last time before adventuring on their future endeavors. As the West team, that featured some of the classifications best in…

Dayton’s D Steps Up Big Vs #1 Glide

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.– Talk about a quick and tough turn-around for the Lady Pirates Saturday afternoon. After their tough loss to Taft Friday on the road, Dayton had to turn-around to play a double-header versus the number-one ranked team in 3A with Glide coming to town Saturday. In their first game of…

Dayton Holds Off Amity Softball 5-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.–  Amity was only one swing away from making an already tight ball game more interesting entering the bottom of the fourth inning Tuesday afternoon on the road as both the Lady Warriors and Dayton’s bats were slow out of the gates. Through three innings Amity’s Brittnie Brown and the…