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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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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 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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Dalton girls place 2nd, boys placed 3rd at Sandy Valley

PHOTO BY BETH CHENEVEY Dalton’s Ava Fivecoat, Lauren Clos, Molly Soehnlen, Brianna Chenevey and Janae Hostetler. By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer Both Dalton High School’s girls and boys cross country teams found success at the Sandy Valley Invitational Sept. 25. “The girls team packed well with three of them earning medals and…

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Dalton cross country push through to finish 2nd at Smithie Invite

PHOTOS BY GRACE GREER By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer Even though they struggled at the beginning, Dalton High School’s cross country team powered through at the Smithville Invitational Sept. 7 to earn second place for both the boys and girls teams. “Like all weekday meets, Smithville was tough for us,” said Dalton’s…

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OZZIE-DEXTROUS Dalton graduate left mark on track, stage and classroom

Ozzie Miller, a 2021 Dalton graduate, heads to study biology and statistics at Ohio Northern University and hopes to join the track team. He leaves a legacy behind at the high school, which includes track records, memorable moments on stage and a choral award. By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer Talented on and…

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Dalton cross country team running toward goals

ARCHIVE PHOTO FROM 2020-2021 SEASON By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer Dalton High School’s cross country team has a packed roster and some new faces. There are 16 athletes each on the boys and girls teams. Dalton’s coach Jodi Augspurger said the teams have been bonding and the athletes are excited to have…

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GOLD RUSH: Dalton’s Miller fastest in Ohio in 100-meter dash

Dalton’s Brianna Chenevey places 2nd at the state meet for the 200-meter dash in Division III. (Photo by Randy Fath) Dalton’s Evan Hodkinson places 4th in the 800-meter at the OHSAA state meet. (Photo by Randy Fath) Dalton’s Ozzie Miller begins to pull ahead during the 100-meter dash at the state meet. (Photo by Randy…

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Dalton to send 16 to state meet

PHOTO PROVIDED Dalton’s Ava Martinez, Brianna Chenevey, Amelia Knetzer and Lauren Clos are among 16 track and field athletes headed to the state meet. By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer A school record 16 athletes will represent Dalton High School’s track and field team at the state meet after an impressive performance at…

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Dawgs beat heat to place runner-up at districts

PHOTO PROVIDED From left, Brianna Chenevey, Lauren Clos, Ava Martinez and Amelia Knetzer. By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette &  News sports writer Dalton High School’s track and field team battled through the heat during the district tournament last week for both the boys and girls team to finish district runner-up. East Canton took the top spot…

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