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Dayton Elks
Colors: Blue and red

Program highlights
Records and superlatives
All-time record (since 1936): 38-30-2 (.557)
All-time playoff record (since 1936): 2-3
Best season(s): 1936 (3-1), 1938 (2-1), 1952 (7-2) and 1953 (8-2)
Worst season(s): 1940 (0-4), 1941 (0-5-1), 1946 (0-2) and 1949 (0-2-1)
Best-ever state finish: State champions, 1953
Scoring records
Most points scored, game: 84, vs. Ranchester (41), O29/1954
Largest margin of victory: 57, vs. Moorcroft (57-0), O3/1952
Most points allowed, game: 70, at Cowley (Dayton 48), S24/1954
Largest margin of defeat: 61, vs. Clearmont (68-7), S19/1941
Streaks
Longest winning/unbeaten streak: 8 games, 1953
Longest winless streak: 10 games (0-9-1), 1940-41 (does not include streak that continues after restarting of program in 1943)
Longest losing streak: 8 games, 1940-41
All records through the end of last season.



Year-by-year results
Columns are sortable. Click on the top of each column to sort by that column.
YearClassConferenceCoachWLTPctPO W-LStateTPSTPAAPSAPA
1936six-manNortheastUnknown3100.750 DNQ4814320.2510.75
1937--No team----------
1938six-manNortheastUnknown2100.667 DNQ400--
1939--No team----------
1940six-manNortheastTheodore Bell0400.000 DNP3410411.3334.67
1941six-manNortheastUnknown0510.083 DNP7524812.5041.33
1942--No team----------
1943six-manNortheastUnknown0100.000 DNP6666.0066.00
1944-45--No team----------
1946six-manNortheastUnknown0200.000 DNP6516.0025.50
1947-48--No team----------
1949B six-manPowder RiverWillie Bone0210.167 DNQ4489816.0032.67
1950B six-manPowder RiverRichard Gruber7100.875 DNQ429116236.3820.25
1951B six-manPowder RiverRichard Gruber2300.400 DNQ415013930.0027.80
1952B six-manPowder RiverRichard Gruber7200.7780-1SF36514540.5616.11
1953B six-manPowder RiverRichard Gruber8200.8002-0CH40220640.2020.60
1954B six-manPowder RiverRichard Gruber4500.4440-1SF31836435.3340.44
1955B six-manPowder RiverRichard Gruber7200.7780-1SF39217243.5619.11



Game-by-game results

Road team listed first. How to read these results.

1936 (3-1)
S25/1936 Dayton 7 Clearmont 25 SP
O2/1936 Ranchester 6 Dayton 13 SP
O10/1936 Clearmont 6 Dayton 27 SP
O16/1936 Monarch 6 Dayton 34 loc. Unk. SP
O30/1936 Monarch Dayton loc. Unk.

1938 (2-1)
S24/1938 Dayton 32 Clearmont 6 CHS
O1/1938 Clearmont 6 Dayton 0 CHS
O8/1938 Dayton 38 Clearmont 6 CHS

1940 (0-4) Coach: Theodore Bell
S27/1940 Dayton 14 Ranchester 18 SP
O4/1940 Big Horn 42 Dayton 20 SP
O11/1940 Dayton Arvada canceled SP
O25/1940 Clearmont 44 Dayton 0 SP
N1/1940 Dayton Big Horn
N8/1940 Dayton Clearmont Clearmont win by forfeit SP
N15/1940 Ranchester Dayton
N20/1940 Arvada Dayton canceled SP

1941 (0-5-1)
S19/1941 Clearmont 68 Dayton 7 SP
O1/1941 Ranchester Dayton not played SP
O10/1941 Dayton 18 Arvada 25 SP
O16/1941 Big Horn 43 Dayton 6 SP
O24/1941 Dayton 25 Clearmont 59 SP
O31/1941 Arvada 6 Dayton 6 tie SP
N7/1941 Clearmont Dayton not played SP
N11/1941 Dayton 13 Ranchester 47 SP
N14/1941 Dayton Big Horn

1943 (0-1)
O8/1943 Big Horn 66 Dayton 6 BHHS

1946 (0-2)
O2/1946 Clearmont 26 Dayton 0 CHS
O11/1946 Dayton 6 Clearmont 25 SP

1949 (0-2-1) Coach: Willie Bone
S23/1949 Clearmont 14 Dayton 14 tie SP
S30/1949 Big Horn 56 Dayton 12 SP
O13/1949 Dayton 22 Clearmont 28 SP
O21/1949 Dayton Big Horn canceled-weather SP

1950 (7-1) Coach: Richard Gruber
S22/1950 Dayton 21 Clearmont 14 SP
S29/1950 Big Horn 36 Dayton 0 SP
O4/1950 Dayton 64 Ranchester 14 SP
O13/1950 Dayton 30 Big Horn 28 SP
O20/1950 Clearmont 27 Dayton 54 SP
O27/1950 Arvada 6 Dayton 30 SP
N2/1950 Ranchester 12 Dayton 61 SP
N11/1950 Dayton 31 Big Horn 25 at Sheridan SP

1951 (2-3) Coach: Richard Gruber
S14/1951 Lodge Grass (MT) 14 Dayton 32 SP
S21/1951 Dayton 24 Big Horn 58 SP
S27/1951 Miles City Industrial (MT) 32 Dayton 26 SP
O3/1951 Ranchester 16 Dayton 62 SP
O26/1951 Dayton Ranchester ppd SP
N6/1951 Big Horn 19 Dayton 6 SP

1952 (7-2) Coach: Richard Gruber
S12/1952 Dayton 13 Lodge Grass (MT) 47 SP
S19/1952 Deaver-Frannie 18 Dayton 28 PT/SP
S25/1952 Dayton 59 Big Horn 6 SP
O3/1952 Moorcroft 0 Dayton 57 SP
O8/1952 Clearmont 0 Dayton 46 SP
O17/1952 Dayton 32 Clearmont 8 SP
O24/1952 Big Horn 6 Dayton 55 SP
O31/1952 Dayton 49 Moorcroft 0 SP
N8/1952 Dayton 26 Cowley 60 6-man SF-at Sheridan CTH

1953 (8-2) Coach: Richard Gruber
S11/1953 Dayton 13 Lodge Grass (MT) 49 SP
S18/1953 Dayton 12 Deaver-Frannie 33 SP
S25/1953 Cowley 6 Dayton 20 SP
O2/1953 Dayton 50 Big Horn 8 SP
O9/1953 Dayton 45 Clearmont 7 SP
O15/1953 Rozet 12 Dayton 60 SP
O23/1953 Dayton 61 Moorcroft 28 SP
O30/1953 Ranchester 0 Dayton 48 SP
N7/1953 Dayton 30 Cowley 25 6-man SF CTH
N14/1953 Glenrock 38 Dayton 63 6-man Championship-at Sheridan CTH

1954 (4-5) Coach: Richard Gruber
S17/1954 Dayton 0 Glenrock 49 SP
S24/1954 Dayton 48 Cowley 70 SP
O1/1954 Deaver-Frannie 32 Dayton 18 CTH/SP
O6/1954 Dayton 6 Big Horn 42 SP
O15/1954 Dayton 63 Ranchester 20 SP
O21/1954 Big Horn 24 Dayton 50 SP
O29/1954 Ranchester 41 Dayton 84 SP
N3/1954 Dayton 24 Big Horn 20 at Sheridan CTH/SP
N6/1954 Dayton 25 Cowley 66 6-man SF-at Sheridan CTH

1955 (7-2) Coach: Richard Gruber
S9/1955 Glenrock 0 Dayton 30 CTH
S16/1955 Dayton 40 Deaver-Frannie 14 SP
S23/1955 Cowley 56 Dayton 51 SP
S30/1955 Hulett 0 Dayton 46 SP
O5/1955 Moorcroft 6 Dayton 54 SP
O14/1955 Dayton 56 Sundance 25 SP
O20/1955 Dayton 31 Ranchester 6 SP
O28/1955 Dayton 53 Big Horn 20 SP
N5/1955 Dayton 31 Cowley 45 B 6-man SF-at Lovell CTH/SP