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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.



Dunbar HS student arrested for bringing gun to Dayton school  Dayton Daily News

Dunbar HS student arrested for bringing gun to Dayton school.



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, ...



Central State’s Scott, a former Dunbar standout, second at NCAAs  Dayton Daily News

Central State University junior standout Juan Scott continued his record-setting pace for the Marauders at the NCAA Division II indoor national championships.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



The state of Kentucky is on the cusp of making major March Madness history  Lexington Herald Leader

Teams from the commonwealth of Kentucky are achingly close to setting a major milestone in the Bluegrass State's NCAA Tournament history.



Dunbar removed from Boys Basketball Tournament  WDTN

Dayton Dunbar High School was removed from the Ohio High School Athletic Association boys basketball tournament Wednesday after the OHSAA confirmed ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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.



DPS Superintendent vows changes to athletic department after new OHSAA sanctions  WDTN.com

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) -- - The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced sanctions against Dayton Public Schools, stemming from a fight between two ...



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

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



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 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,...



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.



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.



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

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



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

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 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.



Former Dunbar basketball teammates going in different directions  Dayton Daily News

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



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 ...



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.



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  WDTN.com

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



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' ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



DPS Athletic Director reassigned as Associate Director of Truancy  WDTN.com

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



New steakhouse with a twist opening this week  dayton.com

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 ...



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 ...



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

Senior is 11th-ranked recruit in Ohio in class of 2018.



Dayton teen boys deliver Thanksgiving meals to families in need  WDTN.com

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



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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

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



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Montgomery County Recorder Willis Blackshear dies  Dayton Daily News

Willis E. Blackshear, longtime Montgomery County recorder and Montgomery County Democratic Party stalwart, has died, Dayton and county officials confirmed ...



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.



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

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



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.



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 ...



New Montgomery County deputy chief to be sworn in  WHIO

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.



Dayton native Norris Cole wins championship in Israel  Dayton Daily News

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



Athlete of the Week: Nigel Beal, Dunbar High School  Dayton Daily News

Name: Nigel Beal School: Dunbar Grade: Incoming senior Age: 16 S...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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

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



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.



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

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



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 ...



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.



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...



Cleveland State's Aaron Pogue and Norris Cole: Reunited, they stand -- together  Plain Dealer

Norris Cole and Aaron Pogue had to find new roles within their decade-long friendship when both began playing basketball for Cleveland State.



Three generations of engineers shine at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base  WRGT TV Fox 45

FAIRBORN, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - Three generations of African-American women continue to make their mark as engineers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

DAYTON, Ohio--More than 90 years ago, a young black family left the dust of everyday life of rural Randolph County and raised a son whose talents would bring ...



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 ...



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.



FlashBuck: "Big Daddy" Wilkinson was Literally Big Man on Campus | Eleven Warriors  Eleven Warriors

Long before Michael Bennett or Cam Heyward, there was a guy named "Big Daddy," who terrorized opposing quarterbacks from the D-line position.



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.



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 ...



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...



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.



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