Softball

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

DALTON JV SOFTBALL UPDATE: Dalton 14, Chippewa 11

DALTON JV SOFTBALL UPDATE: Dalton 14, Chippewa 11   Dalton came into the last inning down by 9 runs. The girls dug their heels in refusing to give up and mounted a last inning come back scoring 12 runs to go ahead of Chippewa. The Bulldog defense then took the field and held the Chipps…

Read More

Box score April 15 Dalton JV game: Dalton 16, Chippewa 6

Photo from April 7 Dalton JV game by Amber Doty. Dalton 16, Chippewa 6 Highlights: Lauren Falb struck out 6. The team racked up 16 hits. Skylar McConnell was 4 for 4 at the plate. Chloe Simmons, Savannah Wenger, AJ Lehman, Lauren Falb, and Skylar McConnell all had doubles.

Read More

Lady Dawgs earn first win of season

PHOTOS BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography Dalton’s Amber Jager Dalton’s Emma Hostetler Dalton’s Lexi Vazquez tries for a play at the plate. Dalton’s Elle Mooney By ARIEL STAHLER Gazette & News sports writer It was a difficult start to the week for Dalton High School’s varsity softball team when they had two losses to…

Read More

Dalton softball season to show off seniors

By ARIEL STAHLER DGKN sports writer DALTON  This season is extra special for Dalton High School’s varsity softball team. After losing the 2020 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic, just having the opportunity to take the field is a special feeling for the Lady Dawgs. Pam Spencer was set to lead the Lady Dawgs in 2020…

Read More

Softball players wear hearts on sleeves for Rylee

A teal heart with the number 88 shows support for 11-year-old Rylee Abbuhl. The Fusion and Fusion Fire traveling softball teams with Rylee Abbuhl. PHOTOS PROVIDED Local softball players are wearing their hearts on their sleeves in honor of a Stark County girl who loves the game and impacted them through her strength and passion. Rylee…

Read More

DHS softball team helps local family at holidays

PHOTOS PROVIDED BY PAM SPENCER Dalton High School’s softball players adopted a family for Christmas. “The girls and their families went above and beyond for the family we adopted,” according to Softball Coach Pam Spencer. There are 31 girls in the high school program. Students and their families donated gifts including clothes, Giant Eagle gift card,…

Read More