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Hall of Fame inducts Coach Ramsay

PHOTOS PROVIDED BY HALLY SCHOBY Former Dalton football coach Bob Ramsay was inducted June 10 into the Ohio High School Football Coaches Hall of Fame in Columbus. His family and former players and a former assistant came to cheer him on.   A former Dalton teacher and head Bulldogs football coach was inducted Friday into…

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Dawgs win 42-23, head to regional finals

Dalton’s Jaden Schlabach Saturday against Lucas. Dalton’s Jaiden Malone celebrates a touchdown in the Bulldogs’ playoff match against Lucas High School. PHOTOS BY  LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography PHOTO BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Schlabach and Malone celebrate a touchdown.  Head Coach Broc Dial speaks to his team. The student section and other fans cheer and…

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Dawgs dominate Devils in round 2

PHOTOS BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Dawgs getting pumped before the game Saturday against Independence at Red Riders stadium. Dalton’s Max Zoldak blocking for Jaden Schlabach. Dalton’s Tate Geiser muscles his way into the endzone for a touchdown during the Bulldogs’ second-round playoff game against the Independence Blue Devils in Orrville on Saturday. Boyd Elett,…

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Bulldogs win big in first round of playoffs

PHOTOS BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Dalton’s Cade Mullet hauls in a pass Saturday at the playoff opener at McFarren Field in Dalton against the Mathews Mustangs. By ZACH McFARREN | DGKN sports writer DALTON  Football’s second season started Saturday night in Dalton at McFarren Field. With the Bulldogs hosting the Mathews Mustangs, so…

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Claiming the crown: Dawgs fight it out with Bobcats for WCAL title

  PHOTOS BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Dalton’s Boyd Elett goes for the tackle. Jaden Schlabach, Grayson Lehman and Mason McCune celebrate the close WCAL win Friday against Norwayne High School. Dalton’s Owen Beatty. The Bulldogs celebrate after winning the WCAL title Friday.   By ZACH McFARREN | DGKN sports writer CRESTON  In the…

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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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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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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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Dawgs cruise to 40-7 victory over Smithies

PHOTOS BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Brothers Grayson and Quentin Lehman clear the way for Dalton to advance the ball Friday against Smithville. By ZACH McFARREN | DGKN sports writer SMITHVILLE  It’s not that Dalton’s football team gets off to slow starts. Instead, it’s almost as if they take the first quarter to feel…

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