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By Ken Graham
The Times 

White Swan Edges DW, 30-29

Beset by injuries, Dayton Waitsburg team stays competitive on the road


October 19, 2017

Dena Martin

DW running back Junior Helm (22) gets wrapped up by a defender during a game earlier this year, as quarterback Shawn Evans (17) looks on.

WHITE SWAN – The Dayton-Waitsburg football team overcame penalties, turnovers and a season-ending injury to its starting running back, and nearly secured its first victory of the season on the road Friday against White Swan. DW ultimately came up short, falling 30-29 to the Cougars.

With starting running back Chris Philbrook out for the season with a broken leg, suffered in DW's game against Lyle/Wishram on Sept. 29, coach Troy Larsen made some changes to his starting offensive backfield. Brayden Miller, who had started at quarterback all season, was moved to a slot receiver position. Fre...

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