One Last Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WILSONVILLE, Ore.–  There was no doubt that North Marion’s Jared Hauser could score entering the OACA Basketball All-Star Game Saturday afternoon at Wilsonville High School. On a Huskies squad that finished fourth in 4A this past season, Hauser’s Senior Year, his contributions regularly with the weapons they had on the team…

PacWest Conference Softball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Blanchet’s Savannah Barchus showed why she was one of the best pitchers in the league if not in the conversation in 3A as the Junior took home the PacWest Conference Pitcher of the year award.  Scio’s Olivia Zeiher, in her second-year catching for the Loggers after taking over from Emily Unrau,…

Dayton Finishes Second In State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com EUGENE, Ore.– Dayton continues to find ways to get it done and get to the big game that 36 other teams wish they were at this time of the year. 2019 marked their fifth consecutive trip to the 3A State Championship game, and though it wasn’t their Championship-rival Rainier Clatskanie presented…

Blanchet Softball Snaps Dayton’s Winning Streak

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Blanchet’s record may not be eye-popping, but two of their wins following their 7-4 win over Dayton would make you do a double-take. They opened league snapping Scio’s monstrous 56-game winning streak and nearly got game one from the Defending 3A State Champs, but that 5-3 loss on April…

Dayton Rolls By Scio 11-3

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore– Maddie Fluke did all she could hitting low in the zone against Scio Tuesday afternoon on the road to throw off the Lady Loggers batters in the two squads PacWest Conference match-up. With both the Pirates and the Loggers now in the same conference after the past several years…

Dayton Rallies Back To Beat Kennedy 7-6

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.– Kennedy’s defense showed vast improvement from Monday’s game versus Scio to Tuesday’s game versus Dayton on the road. Having jumped out to a 5-0 lead on the Pirates, the Trojans didn’t allow that big crooked number to appear on the scoreboard as Dayton slowly clawed back into the game….

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…