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Dalton’s Lunsford marks 1,000th career point

PHOTOS BY AMBER DOTY | FOR THE DGKN DGKN staff report SMITHVILLE  Dalton senior Ella Lunsford made school history Feb. 2 as the second varsity girls basketball player to score 1,000 points during her high school career. Former Dalton standout Makenna Geiser hit the goal as a junior in 2019 and Jalen Wenger scored his…

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Dalton girls get big win over Hillsdale to end week

Dalton’s Caroline Chubbuck Dalton’s Sarah Witmer Dalton’s Maddy West By ARIEL STAHLER DGKN sports writer DALTON  The Lady Dawgs lost to Western Reserve Academy at the beginning of the week, but Dalton’s varsity girls basketball team collected a big win over Hillsdale to finish out the week. The Lady Dawgs lost 66-43 to visiting Western…

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DHS girls basketball raising funds for Coach Lauran Hicks

DGKN staff report DALTON  Dalton High School’s JV and varsity girls basketball teams are hosting a fundraiser at the Dec. 15 game against the Chippewa Chipps at home. A raffle basket fundraiser will benefit assistant coach Lauran Hicks. She was part of the girls basketball program all four years when she was in high school…

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Dalton, Waynedale, Central Christian basketball kick off seasons

By ARIEL STAHLER DGKN sports writer Dalton High School’s varsity boys basketball team started the season with a loss to Hiland. They later faced Smithville for the first game of league competition, which resulted in a loss for the Dawgs. Dalton has an overall record of 0-2 and a WCAL record of 0-1. The Dawgs…

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Lady Dawgs 2-0 in WCAL after win over Huskies

By ARIEL STAHLER DGKN sports writer Dalton High School’s varsity girls basketball team suffered a tough loss to St. Vincent-St. Mary before taking a win over league opponent Northwestern. The Lady Dawgs have a 2-2 overall record and a 2-0 WCAL record. Dalton fell to visiting St. Vincent-St. Mary 64-32 on Nov. 28. Ella Lunsford…

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Lady Dawgs ready to step up their game

By ARIEL STAHLER | Gazette & News sports writer As the start of the 2022 high school basketball season is fast approaching, Dalton’s girls varsity team is ready for its efforts in the offseason to pay off. “We had a great offseason and picked up where we left off,” said head coach Katie Miller. “We…

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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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Lady Dawgs fall just short of state tournament

By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer Following a big win over Bristol in the Division IV regional semifinal, Dalton High School’s varsity girls basketball team’s bid for a spot at the state tournament fell short after a tough loss to Buckeye Central in the regional final. Dalton finished with an overall record of…

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