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By Scott Swanson
The New Era 

Lauren Yon signs letter of intent to swim for Beavers


November 15, 2017

Scott Swanson

LAUREN YON signs a letter of intent to swim for Oregon State University during a ceremony Nov. 8 as, from left, her mother Angie Yon, dad Jim Yon and Coach Bruce Davis watch.

Lauren Yon, one of the greatest female swimmers ever to represent Sweet Home, signed a letter of intent Wednesday, Nov. 8, to compete for Oregon State University.

Yon, who will begin her senior season for Sweet Home in two weeks, has never lost an individual race in district or state competition, Coach Doug Peargin said.

She holds several individual and relay school records.

"She's been a tremendous asset for our team," he said. "She not only is a great athlete and a great person, but she's a great student. She'll be a great contributor to society when she gets out of school.

"She's been...

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