Nyssa’s Boston Thompson signs to become Western Oregon University wolf

Surrounded by his Bulldog teammates and Coach Aaron Mills, Nyssa senior Boston Thompson made his post-high school plans official: He will attend Western Oregon University. (The Enterprise/John L. Braese)

NYSSA – Nyssa’s Boston Thompson is taking his high flying playing style and dunks to Monmouth.

Flanked by family and teammates, Thompson formally signed his letter of intent for Western Oregon University on Wednesday in the hallway just outside the Nyssa gym, a place Thompson has spent hours.

“Western just seemed a great fit,” Thompson said. “The coaches were great, and they have a great program.”

Thompson said he visited the university twice, the most recent just a few weeks ago. After this last visit, he made the decision after also looking at Lane Community College.

Thompson joins the Wolves, a team that . . .