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Dalton runners race to regionals

PHOTO PROVIDED Dalton’s cross country team advances to regionals. By ARIEL STAHLER DGKN sports writer For the third year in a row, Dalton High School’s boys and girls cross country teams punched their tickets to regionals after strong performances at districts. At the Division III districts Oct. 23 at Lorain County Community College, the girls…

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Undefeated Dawgs and Bobcats to battle for WCAL crown

PHOTOS BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Dalton senior Jaiden Malone before another touchdown. Dalton senior Tate Geiser with the ball. Dalton’s Owen Beatty Dalton’s Jaden Schlabach By ZACH McFARREN DGKN sports writer DALTON  Really, this one was over at halftime. After 24 minutes of play, Dalton held a commanding 34-0 lead over the visiting…

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CROSS COUNTRY: Dalton boys win WCAL title; girls come in third

PHOTO PROVIDED Dalton’s boys cross country team finished first in the conference. By ARIEL STAHLER DGKN sports writer As the competition became fiercer at the WCAL Championships, Dalton High School’s boys and girls cross country teams rose to the occasion. The boys team secured the WCAL crown, while the girls took third place. “It was an…

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Dalton golf team 11th at state tourney

PHOTOS BY CHRISTINA McCUNE | DGKN Students hold cutouts and show support Thursday to Dalton’s golf team as they headed to the state tournament at Ohio State University. Trevor Horst, Brendan Lehman, Todd Brahler, Jaden Schlabach and Preston Wenger board the bus headed to the Ohio High School Athletic Association state golf tournament. DALTON  Goals…

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Dalton athletes named to cross country All-County teams

By ARIEL STAHLER DGKN sports writer Five athletes from Dalton High School’s cross country teams were named to the All-County teams following their performances at the Wayne/Holmes County Invitational Oct. 9 at Orrville High School. Sophomore Carson Steiner was named 1st Team All-County and he finished eighth overall in the boys individual race with a…

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Lady Dawgs fall to Smithies, Golden Bears on the road

PHOTOS BY LISA McGINTY Dalton’s Amber Jager Dalton’s Vivi Cisar  By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer It was a rough week on the road for Dalton High School’s varsity volleyball team as they ran into trouble against Smithville and Waynedale. The Lady Dawgs now have an overall record of 10-8 and a WCAL…

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Dawgs teed for state

PHOTOS PROVIDED Seniors Preston Wenger and Trevor Horst Coach Jeff Feller and Dalton’s varsity golf team Todd Brahler, Brendan Lehman, Trevor Horst, Preston Wenger and Jaden Schlabach are headed to the state tournament after placing second at districts. For the first time in more than 25 years, Dalton High School will be represented at the…

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Dalton takes down Huskies

ARCHIVE PHOTO BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Dawgs get ready to take the field at a game earlier this season. By ZACH McFARREN DGKN sports writer Lightning lit up the distant sky Friday night in West Salem. The only storm that was any concern to host Northwestern was the one being brought on by…

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Dalton volleyball hosts annual Volley for the Cure

Dalton’s Addesa Miller Sept. 28 at Volley for the Cure game. Dalton’s Amber Jager with Courtney Nolt watching. Dalton’s Sarah Cross Dalton’s Sarah Witmer Dalton’s Vanessa Swartzentruber Sept. 28 at Volley for the Cure against Chippewa. PHOTOS BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography By ARIEL STAHLER | DGKN sports writer DALTON  Dalton High School’s varsity…

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Dawgs ground Falcons

PHOTO BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Tate Geiser leads the Bulldogs onto the field during the homecoming game Friday against Hillsdale. DALTON  Two halves. Two stories. For the first 24 minutes Friday night, Dalton and Hillsdale played evenly. Neither team played perfectly, and both took advantage of the other’s mistakes. And at the end…

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