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

It's a day that will go down in the history books. The first African-American Chief Deputy at the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.

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 ...

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

Two key Dayton Public Schools administrators disciplined for Dunbar's boys basketball eligibility mistakes were reprimanded and put back on the job in less ...

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

Dayton Public Schools took disciplinary action against at least two employees for their roles in handling the aftermath of a Jan. 10 basketball brawl between ...

NEW DETAILS: Superintendent: Dayton only got automated OHSAA messages about Dunbar  Dayton Daily News

Dayton Public Schools officials received seven automated email notifications from the Ohio High School Athletic Association in January and February ...

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

UPDATE, 8:45 p.m.: The OHSAA released a statement Tuesday after Montgomery County Common Pleas Court Judge Krumholtz issued a ruling allowing ...

Dunbar banned from tourney: 5 keys to end of Dayton’s fight with OHSAA  MyDaytonDailyNews

The months-long struggle between Dayton Public Schools and the Ohio High School Athletic Association over the eligibility of Dunbar High School's boys ...

Judge: OHSAA made mistake in removing Dunbar from tournament  MyDaytonDailyNews

Six days after Dunbar's boys basketball team was kicked out of the state tournament, a judge put them back in, overturning a ruling from the OHSAA.

Dayton, OHSAA in war of words after Dunbar legal victory  MyDaytonDailyNews

Dunbar won a court ruling to get back in the boys basketball tournament, but OHSAA says even their membership status could be at risk.

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.

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 ...

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

Dayton Public Schools was wrong about the central fact in its recent court fight with the Ohio High School Athletic Association, the district admitted Thursday, ...

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.

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 ...

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

Dayton Public Schools intended to wrap up its major reshuffling of school principals Tuesday night, but the new principal of Belmont High School backed out of ...

Dunbar coach’s testimony in court case proven wrong by new video  MyDaytonDailyNews

The crucial court affidavit and testimony that helped Dunbar's basketball team back into the postseason — information sworn to by Dunbar's coach — was not ...

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 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 ...

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

A 27-year veteran of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office was sworn in Tuesday as the agency's first African-American chief deputy. Maj. Daryl Wilson, 55 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dunbar tournament forfeit sparks fight between Dayton schools, state  MyDaytonDailyNews

Dayton Public Schools on Friday asked a local judge to put the Dunbar High School boys basketball team back in the state postseason tournament, two days ...

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 ...

Former Dunbar basketball teammates going in different directions  Dayton Daily News

Former Dunbar High School basketball standouts Caleb McConnell and DeVon Baker are moving in the opposite directions. On Sunday, McConnell announced ...

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.

What's Next In Offensive Line Recruiting For Ohio State?  The Ozone

Offensive line is notoriously one of the most difficult areas on the football field to evaluate when players jump from high school to college.

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 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.

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,...

Fox 45 talks to the new boys basketball coach at Dunbar High School  WRGT TV Fox 45

DAYTON (WKEF/WRGT) -- The new boys basketball coach at Dunbar high school was introduced Wednesday night, speaking for the first time after the contract ...

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 ...

Dunbar football coaches: We were told to lose  MyDaytonDailyNews

A faceoff between Dunbar High School coaches and Dayton Public Schools athletic director Mark Baker has resulted in separate investigations that could lead ...

New Dayton Public Schools coaching renewal process could affect Dunbar staffs  MyDaytonDailyNews

A sweeping overhaul of the football and boys basketball coaching staffs at Dunbar High School could...

Dayton schools plan massive leadership change this fall  Dayton Daily News

Dayton Public Schools will see massive leadership changes this fall, as at least 11 of its 27 schools will have new principals. New Superintendent Elizabeth Lolli ...

DPS re-hires Darran Powell as Dunbar football coach  Dayton Daily News

UPDATE @ 7:54 p.m. (July 11): Dayton's school board voted 6-1 tonight to re-hire Darran Powell as head football coach at Dunbar. Joe Lacey, who has ...

High School Football: Dunbar standout makes college decision  Dayton Daily News

Dunbar High School football standout Joseph Scates is headed to the Big 12. Scates, a 6-foot-3, 175-pound wide receiver, on Sunday committed to Iowa State.

ADs, principal, coach missed Dunbar eligibility issue  MyDaytonDailyNews

No principal, coach or athletic director raised the issue of a Dunbar football star's ineligibility last fall until a full week after his grades disqualified him, according ...

Athlete of the Week: Jocelyn Huffman, Dunbar High School  Dayton Daily News

Name: Jocelyn HuffmanSchool: DunbarGrade: Entering junior yearAge: 16Sports: Track and fieldClaim to fame/honors: Ran on 4x400 relay team that won ...

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

A second college football player from the region has been suspended by his school just before the start of the 2018 season. Dunbar High School graduate ...

DPS enlisting professionals to revive musical performance in schools

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

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 ...

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 ...

DPS Board approves contract for Dunbar basketball coach Peter Pullen's replacement  WRGT TV Fox 45

DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - The Dayton Public Schools Board of Education approved the contract for Chuck Taylor as the replacement for Dunbar boys' ...

Dunbar wins 4th straight boys indoor state track title  MyDaytonDailyNews

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 ...

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.

Dayton’s Lolli now top-paid local superintendent, but one big perk cut  MyDaytonDailyNews

Dayton school superintendent Elizabeth Lolli will earn $25,000 more in annual base salary than Rhonda Corr got — making her the Dayton-area's highest-paid ...

Dunbar players recall emotional game they were told to throw  WRGT TV Fox 45

DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) – Dunbar High School was up 30 to 14 over Belmont during their football game October 28. They went into the locker room ...

Dunbar passes another test at CJ  MyDaytonDailyNews

There's a single element to define Dunbar High School basketball players and it's passed...

DPS approves millions to upgrade cameras

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - In 2016, security cameras at World of Wonder captured the moment a child was stabbed on the playground. The low quality of the ...

Dunbar grad Brian Bell headed to NCAA Championships  MyDaytonDailyNews

It didn't take long for Dunbar High School graduate and track and field sensation Brian Bell to make an impact at the University of Houston.

Dunbar grad Scott chasing national hurdles championships for CSU  MyDaytonDailyNews

National champion: Dunbar grad and CSU flash Juan Scott tops in hurdles.

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 ...

Dunbar's football team takes the field against Belmont after off-season controversy  WRGT TV Fox 45

DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - After an off season filled with controversy, Dunbar's football team is back on the field.They faced off on the gridiron Thursday ...

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

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

Archdeacon: Remembering Trona Logan and the lessons she taught us  MyDaytonDailyNews

A few years ago — before Lou Gehrig's Disease incapacitated her — Trona Logan led me from her assistant athletic director's office in Central State's ...

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

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

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 ...

Dayton teen boys deliver Thanksgiving meals to families in need

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - Miami Valley teens are making sure families in need have a happy Thanksgiving.

WATCH: Dunbar High School football team kneels during national anthem  Dayton Daily News

Dunbar beat Meadowdale 46-0 Friday night at Welcome Stadium, but what happened before the opening kickoff is likely to resonate more.

Alabama offers Dunbar FB Tavion Thomas  MyDaytonDailyNews

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

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.

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.

Dunbar football coach addresses parents after forfeits  WHIO

Parents and players of the Dunbar football team are meeting with Coach Darren Powell a day after news broke that the team had to forfeit games.

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 ...

Former City League coaching icon Mike Haley dies  MyDaytonDailyNews

Mike Haley, who oversaw Roosevelt, Roth and Dunbar high school boys basketball programs from area to state powers and who was the first Ohioan to play on ...

Many officers may testify against Dayton suspect shot by Miami Twp. police at busy interchange  Dayton Daily News

Public safety forces from several jurisdictions may testify against a Dayton teen facing several felony charges – including assaulting a police officer - involving a ...

Injunction to have forfeits overturned next for Dunbar  MyDaytonDailyNews

Dunbar High School is pursuing an injunction in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court to overturn the Ohio High School Athletic Association's ruling that ...

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.

DPS approves new football coach, confusion continues  WRGT TV Fox 45

DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - FOX 45 has learned that at a weekend retreat meeting on Saturday, the Board of Education voted to approve a number of ...

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

UPDATE @ 11 a.m.: The lawyer for a Dayton teen facing multiple charges after a Miamisburg robbery leading to his wounding by police wants statements his ...

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.

Dayton native Norris Cole wins championship in Israel  Dayton Daily News

Add another championship to the resume of Norris Cole II. The Dunbar High School legend scored 13 points as Maccabi Tel Aviv won the championship in the ...

Dayton legendary funk band The Ohio Players on their new beginning  MyDaytonDailyNews

The Ohio Players, a Dayton original, was first founded in 1959 under a different name.

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

Dunbar High School, Lexington, civil rights, black history, African-American history, Kentucky, Christine Kuhn, art, murals.

Lawyer want teen’s comments after robbery, shooting barred from trial  MyDaytonDailyNews

Teen charged with Miamisburg crimes was shot by police.

11 times area high schools have been busted for breaking rules  MyDaytonDailyNews

There are 11 notable times that Dayton-area high school administrators and athletes have been busted for breaking sporting rules.

DPS approves changes to GPA for athletic eligibility  WRGT TV Fox 45

DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - Dayton Public School's Board of Education voted to change athletic eligibility for students Tuesday night.Students will now have ...

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.

Athlete of the week: Jalani Allen, Dunbar High School  Dayton Daily News

Name: Jalani AllenSchool: DunbarGrade: SophomoreAge: 16Sports: Track and fieldClaim to fame/honors: Helped Dunbar win state outdoor championship last ...

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

UPDATE @ 9:35 a.m.: A judge entered not guilty pleas today for a Dayton teen facing multiple felony charges after he was shot by police following a February ...

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 ...

Service to honor life of Willis Blackshear, longtime county recorder  Dayton Daily News

*Service* for Willis Blackshear, Sr., Montgomery County recorder and Democratic Party activist who died Feb. 19, will be held Saturday.

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

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

Teen robbery suspect shot by Miami Twp. police indicted: 6 things to know about the case  MyDaytonDailyNews

A Dayton teen was indicted Friday on adult charges in connection with robberies that happened before he was wounded by an off-duty officer near a busy ...

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 ...

Purdy, Scates and Kyle highlight Iowa State's signing day  Iowa State Daily

Iowa State hauled in three more recruits to go with the 18 that already signed with the Cyclones in December.

Football: ISU awaiting quarterback Brock Purdys decision  Ames Tribune

Three-star pro-style quarterback deciding between Cyclones, Texas A&M on Wednesday.

When were Dayton appearances on national TV shows and game shows?  MyDaytonDailyNews

Dayton got a little recognition on “Jeopardy” earlier this year, but sadly none of the contestants knew the answer to the question regarding the location of Wright ...

These 2 local NBA players face off tonight, and they’re among local pros to watch  MyDaytonDailyNews

Two basketball players with ties to Dayton are currently on NBA rosters, and their teams will be pla...

Dunbar grad Bell on Team USA for World games  MyDaytonDailyNews

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.

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.

Tom Archdeacon: Former Dunbar, Ohio State standout starring in Iran  MyDaytonDailyNews

Former Dunbar, Ohio State standout averaging 23.4 points per game.

DC’s public schools go from success story to cautionary tale  PBS NewsHour

Washington's school system has gone from a point of pride to perhaps the largest public embarrassment of Mayor Muriel Bowser's tenure.

Tennessee offers Ohio running back, Oklahoma commit  247Sports

New Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's staff has joined the race for a three-star running back who's committed to Oklahoma.

Herman Wesley Riffee  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Herman Wesley Riffee, 84, of Spring Hill Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, surrounded by his three daughters. Herman was a 1951 ...

Ohio High School Athletic Association Won't Punish Athletes For Taking A Knee  WOSU

Even before this weekend's tweets by President Donald Trump calling for the firings of NFL players who kneel during the national anthem, Ohio high school.

Jazzy 88.9 WCSU Salutes Black History Month - Paul Laurence Dunbar High School  WCSU

February is Black History Month and Jazzy 88.9 WCSU is paying tribute to the many African-Americans who have made a difference in the Miami Valley. Today.

From the archives: Dayton teachers ratify contract, end 1993 strike  MyDaytonDailyNews

Timeline, contract details show course of last strike in DPS.

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.

Best Dayton high school sports photos: Images of state championships  MyDaytonDailyNews

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