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Dawgs use pitching, long ball against Smithies

PHOTO BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Adam Jarrett slides safely into second under the tag. By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer Excellent pitching, solid defense and long-ball shots were just what Dalton High School’s varsity baseball team needed to sweep Smithville. The wins put the Dawgs at a 14-5 overall record and…

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Lady Dawgs win big over Smithville

PHOTO BY AMBER DOTY Smithville’s Hannah Baker pitches to Dalton’s Elle Mooney. By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer Dalton High School’s varsity softball team kept their hot streak going when they earned two big wins over Smithville. Dalton dominated host Smithville 11-1 April 27. The Lady Dawgs jumped out to a lead right…

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Dalton Senior Softball Night

  PHOTO BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Dalton’s senior softball players: Abbi Snyder, Angelique Kosier, Tess Denning, Anna Maglott and Elle Mooney. By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer The start of the week was rough for Dalton High School’s varsity softball team as they lost two games to Norwayne. Things started to turn…

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Dalton track boys, girls bring home trophies from Triway Invite

By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer Both the boys and girls team for Dalton High School track and field brought home hardware from the Triway Invitational Saturday. Dalton’s boys team (131) won the meet. West Holmes (121.5) came in second place and Orrville (84) was third. The girls team (138) placed second in…

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Dalton varsity baseball remains undefeated on the road

PHOTO BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Dalton’s Jaden Schlabach with the pitch. By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer For many teams, home is the place where they play the best. That is not the case this season for Dalton High School’s varsity baseball team. After wins at Norwayne and Sandy Valley, the…

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Community invited to Lady Bulldogs Softball Senior Night

DGKN staff report DALTON  The community is invited to a special Senior Night today with the first pitch at 5 p.m. Five seniors are on the team: Tess Denning, Abbi Snyder, Elle Mooney, Anna Maglott and Angelique Kosier. “We have five fabulous seniors that bring something special to the diamond that is incredibly remarkable,” Coach…

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Lady Dawgs shut out Chipps for big win

PHOTO BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Dalton’s Abbi Snyder gets a hold of the ball April 14. By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer It appears Dalton High School’s varsity softball team is hitting its stride. After a rough start to the season, the Lady Dawgs have been having some big moments. They…

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Dawgs win big against Chippewa, Mogadore, Orrville

PHOTOS BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Brandon Basinger is greeted at home by Bennet Gwin and Colton Chupp after his home run. Kole Miller dives back to first to avoid the tag. By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer Dalton High School’s varsity baseball team took two games from Chippewa and won over…

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Dalton runners break records

PHOTOS BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Amelia Knetzer at the April 13 Dalton home meet with Norwayne and Waynedale; Sean Geiser hands off to Adam Soehnlen; Ava Martinez and Ozzie Miller lead the pack with Waynedale and Norwayne runners close behind; Dalton’s Dillon Horst.  PHOTOS BY GRACE GREER Dalton’s Evan Hodkinson broke a 45-year…

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