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Dayton schools call family engagement weak point, push new strategies  Dayton Daily News

After 18 months of strategic changes, Dayton Public Schools leaders acknowledge the district still needs to turn a corner in family engagement — both ...

Dunbar HS student arrested for bringing gun to Dayton school  WHIO

DAYTON — A 16-year-old boy was arrested Friday after he was caught with a gun at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School. Dayton police responded around ...

Dayton schools disciplined AD, principal in Dunbar/OHSAA case  Dayton Daily News

Dayton Public Schools disciplined multiple employees in the wake of the Jan. 10 JV basketball brawl between Dunbar and Thurgood Marshall.

Dunbar basketball fiasco: Dayton superintendent says, ‘We owe an apology’  Dayton Daily News

Dayton schools admits it was wrong in basketball brawl legal aftermath involving Dunbar, OHSAA.

Local Ohio U. grads plan event to celebrate Dayton poet  Dayton Daily News

The local chapter of an organization that connects black alumni of Ohio University will host an event that celebrates the life of famous Dayton poet Paul Laurence ...

Dunbar JV coach, school AD issued reprimands by Dayton schools chief  Dayton Daily News

Dayton Public Schools has reprimanded two employees for failing to manage the aftermath of a Jan. 10 basketball brawl, according to documents obtained by ...

Dunbar introduces new boys basketball coach Chuck Taylor  Dayton Daily News

Chuck Taylor is a veteran coach who knows what it's like to play on a state championship team,...

Signing day: Dunbar OL Allen extends area pipeline to Cincinnati  Dayton Daily News

National signing day: Dunbar OL extends area football pipeline to Cincinnati.

Dayton school board plans emergency meeting tied to Dunbar case  Dayton Daily News

Dayton's school board will hold an emergency meeting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday to discuss new information about the Ohio High School Athletic Association court ...

OHSAA addresses penalty on Dunbar boys basketball, DPS probation  Dayton Daily News

All of the following about Dunbar High School boys basketball from last season and Dayton Public Schools has been previously reported. But it's still daunting to ...

OHSAA responds and will not appeal after judge rules Dunbar back in tournament  Dayton Daily News

The OHSAA released a statement Tuesday after Montgomery County Common Pleas Court Judge Krumholtz issued a ruling allowing Dunbar High School back ...

Principal backs out 5 minutes before hiring; Hill now to lead Belmont  Dayton Daily News

Belmont High School has had a tumultuous year, and Toron Wooldridge rescinded his acceptance of the principal job. Donetrus Hill will now take over.

Dunbar football coach ousted: ‘I’m disappointed and it hurts’  Dayton Daily News

Darran Powell will not return as Dunbar High School's head football coach next year, he said the district told him today.

DPS hire new Dunbar football coach; He says district never told him  WHIO

UPDATE @ 9:20 p.m.: Dayton's school board hired a new Dunbar High School head foot.

Dayton principal, AD reprimanded for ‘major violation’ in Dunbar fight  Dayton Daily News

Athletic director Mark Baker and Dunbar Principal Crystal Phillips were on paid leave for one to two weeks.

5 kids who represent the best of Dayton Public Schools  Dayton Daily News

While Dayton Public Schools has a reputation as a failing school district -- it has scored at or near the bottom of the state in standardized testing for years -- there ...

Meet Dayton’s 2019 ‘Top 10 African-American Men’ of the year  Dayton Daily News

“They (honorees) are focused on community *service* and *service* to youth,” executive director says. Ten Dayton men will soon be honored for doing good works.

Dayton basketball team ruled ineligible for OHSAA tournament files injunction. Here's how it affects local teams.

The Ohio High School Athletic Association ruled Dayton Dunbar ineligible after the school failed to discipline players after bench-clearing fight.

I Love Dayton: First African-American Chief Deputy appointed in Montgomery County

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – It's a day that will go down in the history books. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office has sworn in its first African-American Chief ...

Dayton native living a dream in NBA’s video game league  Dayton Daily News

Ivan Curtiss sat at a roundtable on the Brooklyn Nets practice court on March 15. While the Atlantic 10 men's basketball tournament took place a short walk away ...

Former Dunbar basketball teammates going in different directions  Dayton Daily News

Men's college basketball: Former Dunbar teammates headed in opposite directions.

Athlete of the Week: Monet Allen, Dunbar High School  Dayton Daily News

Name: Monet Allen School: Dunbar Grade: Junior Age: 17 Sports: V...

Dayton district AD, school principal on leave after basketball game brawl  USA TODAY High School Sports

Two athletic directors and coaches were all punished for their involvement in an on-court brawl in Dayton.

How Jonathan Allen earned an Ohio State offer after playing football for nine months

Jonathan Allen, a three-star 2019 offensive tackle from Dayton Dunbar, earned a surprise offer from Ohio State after one year of playing football.

Dunbar, OHSAA fight: Dayton says state 'out to get' district  WHIO

Dayton Public Schools and the Ohio High School Athletic Association had plenty to say about each other after Dunbar legal battle.

Dunbar basketball standouts Baker, McConnell transferring to prep school  Dayton Daily News

DeVon Baker and Caleb McConnell, two high-scoring underclassmen at Dunbar High School, are in the process of transferring to SPIRE Academy in Geneva, ...

Mark Baker out as Dayton athletic director as schools shake up staff  Dayton Daily News

Dayton Public Schools has appointed district athletic director Mark Baker as associate director of truancy for the district for 2018-19, and named Shawna Welch ...

Miguel Patrick ready to lead Cedar Grove's football program  Champion

When former Cedar Grove High School football coach Jermaine Smith resigned from his position in March, defensive coordinator Miguel Patrick was ...

Bishop Fenwick to play Dayton Dunbar now, after court calls OHSAA ruling a 'mistake'

Bishop Fenwick High School boys basketball will play Dayton Dunbar tonight, after a Montgomery County court overturned a Feb. 28 Ohio High School Athletic ...

Dunbar track champ Wallace dies  Dayton Daily News

Craig Wallace, one of Dayton's most decorated track and field sprinters, died last Friday from complications of diabetes.

Dunbar grad Bell on Team USA for World games  Dayton Daily News

Brian Bell might be all-world at running around a track, but he has a lot of catching up to do when he steps out of the oval.

Dayton schools plan massive leadership change this fall  Dayton Daily News

At least 11 of the district's 27 schools will have new principals this fall, but all of the hires so far have come from reassigning existing staff.

Boar belly and big, bold buttery flavors make this new restaurant well worth the drive

The Bison and The Boar opens Feb. 22, 2019, in West Alexandria in the former Reflections restaurant. We got a first look at the new restaurant at a media ...

Dunbar wins 4th straight boys indoor state track title  Dayton Daily News

The Dunbar High School boys track and field team solidified its position as the state's best indoor program by winning its fourth consecutive combined Divisions ...

Swearing in of first black chief deputy ‘phenomenal accomplishment’  Dayton Daily News

Chief Deputy Daryl Wilson's promotion was a historic moment for county law enforcement, Sheriff Rob Streck said.

DPS enlisting professionals to revive musical performance in schools

The Dayton Public School district is pushing for a resurgence of its faded music programs.

Darran Powell out as Dunbar football coach  Dayton Daily News

He won a majority of board votes, but was short of the four needed to stay on has high school football coach.

Athlete of the Week: My’Love Taylor, Dunbar High School  Dayton Daily News

Name: My'Love Taylor School: Dunbar Grade: Junior Age: 17...

Yamaha donates $100,000 in musical instruments to DPS  WHIO

At Dunbar High School, music students couldn't contain their excitement when they heard they&r.

More could be charged following indictments of Dayton officials, businessmen

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Former Dayton City Commissioner Joey Williams, former state representative Clayton Luckie, City of Dayton Human Council official ...

Alabama offers Dunbar FB Tavion Thomas  Dayton Daily News

Dunbar High School football coach Darran Powell confirmed on Thursday that junior fullback Tavion Thomas has received an offer from the University of ...

DPS Superintendent vows changes to athletic department after new OHSAA sanctions

The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced sanctions against Dayton Public Schools, stemming from a fight between two DPS schools in January.

Iowa State suspends wide receiver from Dayton, the second suspension for an area player in a week  Dayton Daily News

Dunbar graduate Joseph Scates and Springfield graduate Danny Davis were both suspended.

DPS hires Taylor over Pullen as Dunbar boys basketball coach  Dayton Daily News

The Dayton Public Schools parted ways with one of its most successful coaches in the history of the multiple-school urban district on Tuesday by not rehiring ...

Pullen resigns as Dunbar athletic director  Dayton Daily News

The Dayton Public Schools board of education accepted the resignation of Pete Pullen as the Dunbar High School athletic director during Thursday's school ...

Wright-Patt physicist blazed quite a trail for women in STEM careers  Dayton Daily News

During an era when many people thought women should only be homemakers, taking care of their children and husband, there was a dynamo working in the ...

DPS changes school start times again, adds more classroom time  Dayton Daily News

Dayton Public Schools will adjust school start times for the second year in a row this fall, adding 15 minutes of classroom time as the district attempts to improve ...

Timeline of OHSAA ruling to fine DPS, put all City League teams on probation  Dayton Daily News

Citing a “serious lack of administrative responsibility and institutional control,” the Ohio High School Athletic Association on April 6 rocked Dayton Public Schools ...

Mother: Son accused in robbery case may have had schizophrenic episode  WHIO

A mother says her son, 20, may have suffered from a mental disorder that led to a misunderstanding Sunday night on Kenilworth Avenue that Dayton police say ...

Restaurant highlights from May: 7 openings, 4 coming soon and 2 closings  Dayton Daily News

May was a busy month for restaurant openings in the Dayton area. A look at the highlights during the month.

DPS says no fall coaching contracts have been approved  Dayton Daily News

Dayton Public Schools on Monday confirmed that no coaching contracts for the 2017-18 school year have been approved. That was in response to a Sunday ...

New steakhouse with a twist opening this week

The Bison and The Boar will open on Feb. 22, 2019 in the former Reflections restaurant near West Alexandria, Ohio. The restaurant will serve seafood, fish, pork ...

A half-century after Dunbar High closed, famous faces will reappear on its walls  Lexington Herald Leader

Memories are fading of illustrious faculty and alumni of Lexington's all-black Dunbar High School, which closed 50 years ago as the Fayette County Public ...

Sheriff Streck to swear in new chief deputy  Dayton Daily News

During his first staff meeting as sheriff, Montgomery County Sheriff Rob Streck will swear in Chief Deputy Daryl Wilson, as well as six new deputies.

Athlete of the Week: Zamir Youngblood, Dunbar High School  Dayton Daily News

Name: Zamir Youngblood School: Dunbar Grade: Incoming junior Age: 16...

Dayton school aide fired over abuse allegations  Dayton Daily News

Dayton's school board voted Wednesday to fire a classroom aide who was accused by a former Dayton Public Schools student of sexually abusing him aback in ...

Restaurant worker called ‘unsung hero’ after tornadoes

Tyon Gillis is being called an "unsung hero" after he worked to protect his co-workers at Donato's Pizza on Ohio 48 during the Memorial Day tornadoes and ...

Fight breaks out at game, DPS says no fans at Friday games  WDTN

Tuesday night, another fight broke out at a Dayton Public School (DPS) basketball game.

A Timeline: Black History in the Miami Valley 1798 to 2001  Dayton Daily News

Black Americans have helped shape life in the Miami Valley. Below are a few key dates and people compiled mostly by former the Dayton Daily News librarian ...

Tavion Thomas Signs With Cincinnati  247Sports

Cincinnati's National Signing Day part two is off to a big start as the Bearcats have landed a commitment from 2018 Dayton, OH (Dunbar) RB Tavion Thomas.

Attorney seeks to suppress statements of teen shot by police after Miamisburg robbery  Dayton Daily News

The lawyer for a Dayton teen facing multiple charges after a Miamisburg robbery leading to his wounding by police wants statements his client made barred from ...

On-board video released from Dayton school bus crash  WHIO

A crash involving a Dayton school bus and an SUV occurred at Haller Avenue and Weaver Street in Dayton.

DPS Athletic Director reassigned as Associate Director of Truancy

Dayton Public Schools Athletic Director, Mark Baker, has been reassigned to the Associate Director of Truancy.

Montgomery County Recorder Willis Blackshear Dies After Cancer Battle  WYSO

Longtime Dayton public servant Willis E. Blackshear has died. He served in the Montgomery County treasurer's office for 22 years, and as county recorder.

Ohio State Basketball Transfers: Where Are They Now?  The Ozone

Updates on Ohio State basketball transfers: The Buckeyes' entire five-man 2015 recruiting class was gone in less than two years.

Archdeacon: Side Pony and Hall of Famer’s ‘love and basketball story’  Dayton Daily News

Former Raiders basketball players Vaughn Duggins, Maria Bennett, now married, found love at Wright State.

RTA makes route adjustments  WHIO

A *service* change affecting some RTA routes is in response to the needs of customers.

Loachapoka's L.C. Cole boasts a football life unlike any other  Opelika Auburn News

It doesn't take more than two minutes of talking to Loachapoka head football coach L.C. Cole to recognize he is the textbook definition of a people person.

Dayton teen shot by officer after allegedly robbing store enters pleas  Dayton Daily News

A judge entered not guilty pleas today for a Dayton teen facing multiple felony charges after he was shot by police following a February robbery in Miamisburg.

UNC Asheville men's basketball team signs another prep school guard  Asheville Citizen-Times

ASHEVILLE – A second prep school guard has become part of UNC Asheville men's basketball coach Mike Morrell's first recruiting class, the school announced ...

2019 PIAA Track and Field Championships: Notes on the L-L League boys in track events  LancasterOnline

The track and field postseason continues with the PIAA Championships scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Shippensburg.

How Iowa State landed one of the top wide receivers in the nation  Des Moines Register

Joseph Scates showed plenty of potential on the field. Off of it, he needed some help. And Iowa State provided it.

No. 18 Franklin falls; Luke Kennard finishes No. 2 in scoring in Ohio history  USA TODAY High School Sports

DAYTON, Ohio – Franklin coach Brian Bales knew there was nothing he could say – so he didn't try. Bales had just watched his Wildcats, ranked No.

Dayton teen accused of shooting at police after Miamisburg robbery seeks insanity plea  Dayton Daily News

Teen changes plea in Miamisburg charges that include him firing at police officer before being wounded in a scene that drew DEA agent.

Dayton native Norris Cole wins championship in Israel  Dayton Daily News

Ohio State's Deshaun Thomas also a member of winning squad.

Tavion Thomas decommits from Oklahoma, will officially visit Buckeyes: Ohio State football recruiting

Thomas, a three-star running back from Dayton, will officially visit Ohio State this weekend.

Dress codes a challenge for schools  Dayton Daily News

Back to school means new clothes for many kids and dress code questions for many principals, as students push the boundaries on length of shorts and depth of ...

Scates qualifies academically, scheduled for Iowa State arrival  247Sports

Iowa State has received the final piece of positive news from the 2018 recruiting cycle as the class nears its arrival on campus early next month. With high school ...

Feds indict ringleader, 7 others for string of pharmacy robberies  Dayton Daily News

Federal prosecutors have identified the ringleader of a suspected pharmacy robbery operation, accord...

Election 2017: Who are the 8 people running for Dayton School Board?  Dayton Daily News

Over the last, tumultuous 15 months, the district has replaced most of its top leadership, saw millions in new funding allocated for preschool, and had some great ...

More charges filed in Miamisburg officer-involved shooting case  Dayton Daily News

DEA agent: Dayton teen claimed to be undercover officer when shot.

Pharmacy robbery suspects plead not guilty, trial scheduled  Dayton Daily News

Five of the eight men indicted for a string of Ohio pharmacy robberies pleaded not guilty Monday in federal court and had a trial date scheduled for Sept. 11.

Baker resigns at Middletown, leading to speculation about Kerr  Dayton Daily News

Middletown High School has another high-profile coaching vacancy. Athletic director Gary Lebo confirmed Tuesday that Mark Baker has resigned after three ...

BG football signees for 2018  Toledo Blade

BOWLING GREEN — The Bowling Green State University football team has signed 17 players to National Letters of Intent as of 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, the first ...

Dayton man who trained with Tuskegee Airmen dies at 97  Dayton Daily News

A Dayton area man who was a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen has died at age 97.

Undervalued as High Schoolers, Now Playing for a Title | Eleven Warriors  Eleven Warriors

The Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs continue their back-and-forth battle for an NBA title – a six game series that will end this week, in Miami. Had the ...

Dayton businessman, humanitarian dies at 86  Dayton Daily News

Lorenzo Harris Sr. died Saturday of natural cause at the Dayton VA Medical Center Hospice and Palliative Care. He was 83.

Deontae Hawkins Is Ready for a Fresh Start - The Heights  The Heights

Deontae Hawkins is farther away from his turbulent Dayton neighborhood than he's ever been, but he's playing basketball for all those left behind.

Daniel Schooler indicted in Dayton pastor shooting case| News  WHIO

Daniel Schooler, 68, has been charged with three counts of murder, two counts of felonious assault and two counts of weapons under disability.

Dayton broadcast pioneer, city commissioner dies  Dayton Daily News

Former Dayton city commissioner and radio pioneer Edythe Lewis has died.

Family files civil lawsuit against Carlisle crematory  Hamilton Journal News

A Dayton-area law firm has filed a civil lawsuit in Montgomery County Court against a Carlisle crematory and hopes the Warren County prosecutor's office ...

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Notable deaths that shocked or saddened southwest Ohio  Dayton Daily News

The Miami Valley has experienced numerous deaths of notable local officials, celebrities and community contributors.

The other Jesse Owens: The forgotten 1936 Berlin Olympic story of Alabama's David Albritton

The 1936 summer Olympics in Berlin were intended to be a showcase of Nazi superiority. Instead, the amazing achievements of a black American track athlete ...

Oklahoma picks up 4-star DE Jalen Redmond as well as two Aledo standouts  Dallas News

The Oklahoma Sooners got some extra help for their defensive line Saturday night when four-star recruit Jalen Redmond from Oklahoma City announced...

Off-duty police officer cleared in teen robbery suspect shooting  Dayton Daily News

An off-duty Miami Twp. police officer has been cleared by a grand jury in the shooting of armed robbery suspect attempting to flee a volatile Miamisburg crime ...

Lee County basketball stars Doyle, Jewett-Giles, Matthews thriving after transfers to FGCU  The News-Press

Former Bishop Verot, Dunbar, Fort Myers basketball stars starting to thrive again after two years away for college.

Randolph County native Booty Wood left mark on jazz world  Randolph Leader

"Jazz washes away the dust of everyday life." * Art Blakey, jazz drummer and band leader. DAYTON, Ohio--More than 90 years ago, a young black family left the ...

Potato hotel, world's tallest filing cabinet, Beautiful Bulldog: News from around our 50 states  USA TODAY

Exotic bird that killed Florida man could be yours, police K-9 recovering from porcupine encounter in Oregon, and more B9336350737Z.1.

Lifetime Releases Airdates for Summer Unscripted Series  Broadway World

Celebrating 35 years of entertaining audiences, Lifetime is a premier entertainment destination for women dedicated to offering the highest quality original ...

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