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District meet is bitter sweet for Dalton track and field

PHOTO PROVIDED BY BETH CHENEVEY Dalton’s girls 4×100 relay were named District Champions Friday night at the Norwayne District III Track Meet.  From left, Macy Seeman, Lauren Clos, Brianna Chenevey, and Courtney Weaver. By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer The Division III district meet is an emotional time for athletes. Feelings of joy,…

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Two Dalton High wrestlers sign to wrestle at college level

Dalton seniors Tate Geiser and Austin Ryder have both signed to wrestle at the next level.  Tate will be attending Cleveland State in the fall, and  Austin will be attending Mount Union. “Both of these guys are extremely hard working and dedicated, and I think they will both find great successes as they move on to…

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Bulldogs run past Rittman, struggle against Wooster

ARCHIVE PHOTO BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Colter Chupp gets the out at first.  By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer Dalton High School’s varsity baseball team easily handled Rittman for two games, but they ended the week with a tough loss to Wooster. The Dawgs are 9-9 overall on the season and…

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Community invited to softball senior day

PHOTO BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Dalton senior Emily Snyder DGKN staff report DALTON  The high school varsity softball team will be honoring its seniors April 30 and the community is invited to join in the celebration. Senior Day includes a double-header beginning at 11 a.m. and everyone is invited to come out and…

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New Dalton High School head varsity boys basketball coach named

  DGKN staff report DALTON  A Canton trial attorney and Jackson High School graduate with more than 15 years of coaching experience has been selected as Dalton High School’s head basketball coach. Dalton Local Board of Education members approved hiring Justin Greenfelder at Monday night’s regular school board meeting. At least 25 people applied for…

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Dawgs impacted by April showers at Orrville Invite

PHOTOS BY GRACE GREER FROM APRIL 12 TRACK VS. NORTHWESTERN AND CHIPPEWA By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer Dalton High School’s boys and girls varsity track team ran into some difficulties due to wet spring weather at the Orrville Invitational April 16. “Orrville was a good meet for us to figure out what…

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Dalton heats up track, field in first meet

PHOTOS BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Dalton senior Grace Greer throws discus April 9 at the track and field meet in Smithville. Dalton’s Bradie Ramella Dalton’s Collin Jones competes in shotput April 9 at Smithville. By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer New members of Dalton High School’s varsity track and field teams…

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Dawgs take down Smithies before trip to N.C.

PHOTOS BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Dalton’s Owen Beatty slides into third base during a game against Smithville. Dalton’s Jaden Schlabach with the fly out in right field. By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer Dalton High School’s varsity baseball team spent Spring Break under the sun in North Carolina, but before they…

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Dalton overcome by Bobcats, split DH with Knights

Kole Miller winds up. PHOTOS BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Keller McFarren with a single to drive in some runs. By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer Dalton High School’s varsity baseball team lost for the first time this season when they were defeated by Norwayne 8-1 on April 5. The Dawgs finished…

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Varsity, JV softball mark wins

PHOTOS BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Dalton JV centerfielder Matea Martinez scoops the ball to make a play. Dalton JV softball player Savannah Wenger looks to make a play. By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer Dalton High School’s varsity softball team earned its first win of the season when the Lady Dawgs…

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