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Dawg Days returns July 30 to Village Green Park

ARCHIVE PHOTO FROM DAWGDAYSBASKETBALL.COM Some familiar faces are expected to return to Dawg Days this year including Braylon Wenger, pictured here going up for a basket at the 2020 Dawg Days. The 3-on-3 summer basketball tournament is July 30 at Village Green Park. By ARIEL STAHLER  Gazette & News sports writer DALTON  Elite athletes from…

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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 bow out of tourney in district semi

By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer After winning the opening tip and immediately draining a 3-pointer, it appeared Dalton High School’s boys basketball team would be in a good position to win the Division IV district semifinal game against Cornerstone Christian Academy March 1 at Norton High School. However, the No. 3 seed…

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Dawgs advance to district

PHOTO BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Dalton’s Jaden Schlabach By ARIEL STAHLER DGKN sports writer Dalton High School’s varsity boys basketball team knocked No. 7 seed Andrews Osborne Academy out of the tournament with a 75-63 win in the Division IV sectional final Feb. 25 to advance the No. 2 Dawgs to the district…

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Bulldogs claim WCAL crown in low-key fashion

PHOTOS BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Dalton’s Kyrie Gaut up against some tough defense. Dalton’s Quentin Lehman Dalton’s Jalen Wenger By ARIEL STAHLER DGKN sports writer During the course of the week, Dalton High School’s boys varsity basketball team earned a close win over Hiland, defeated league foe Hillsdale, lost the final game of…

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Dawgs bite Huskies, Minutemen; Central defeats Waynedale

  PHOTO BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Dalton’s Jaden Schlabach By  ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer The regular season may be heading toward the end, but Dalton High School’s varsity boys basketball team is still as hot as they have been all season. The Dawgs gained wins over Northwestern and Revere to…

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Wenger’s buzzer-beater lifts Dawgs to take control of WCAL

Braylon Wenger’s game-winning shot at the buzzer Friday. PHOTOS BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Dalton’s Quentin Lehman goes up for the block.   By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer With sole possession of first place in the WCAL on the line, junior Braylon Wenger stepped up to hit the game-winning shot at…

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Dalton wins at the buzzer against Smithville, 65-63

PHOTO BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Bulldogs win with Braylon Wenger’s buzzer-beating shot. Dalton’s varsity boys basketball team defeated Smithville 65-63 on a game-winning shot by Braylon Wenger at the buzzer. This capped off Wenger’s excellent 34-point game. The win puts the Dawgs in first place in WCAL. Read Ariel Stahler’s complete story in…

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