The first seven years of the Pioneer Football League has seen the winner of the Drake-Dayton game claim at least a share of the conference title. They matchup Saturday in Dayton and with a victory, the Bulldogs could wrap up at least a share of the title.Drake coach Rob Ash says close games have been the rule in this series the past few years and Ash expects that to continue.Ash says in a game of this magnitude mistakes and special teams can play a significant role.Dayton rarely loses at home but Drake posted a victory in its last game there in 1998.