School: Merit Award
Sport Played: Merit
Post High School Career: Roy Love Hall of Fame Distinguished Service Award
Dwight Jaynes is a long-time friend of the PIL Hall
of Fame. His roots extend to Cleveland High School, where he played Baseball under legendary Coach Jack Dunn.
Dwight was a former Portland sportswriter and columnist for The Oregonian and the Portland Tribune. At both papers he always paid particular attention to PIL Athletics and for several years was a volunteer Master of Ceremonies at PIL Hall of Fame Induction Banquets.
Jaynes now works for NBC Sports Northwest as an on-air host and digital editor. He has co-authored 2 books and has been named Oregon's Sports Writer of the Year five times and Sportscaster of the Year for 2013 — the first person to win both awards. He was inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame in 2010.