David Jablonski

David Jablonski covers the Dayton Flyers, Ohio State Buckeyes football, the Cincinnati Reds and Wittenberg University sports for the Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun, Journal News and WHIO. He graduated from Fayetteville High School in 1995 and the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in 1999. He completed internships at the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, the South Bend Tribune and the Scripps Howard News Service and worked at the Vero Beach (Fla.) Press Journal for two years in his first job after college before returning to Ohio in 2001 to work at the News-Sun. He was born in Toledo, Ohio, and grew up in Mount Orab, Ohio.

Latest from David Jablonski

Wittenberg hopes home crowd helps it in NCAC tournament
 Matt Croci shaved the beard he wore for more than three months when the Wittenberg Tigers finally lost a game after 22 straight victories. The coach and his team now have a modest two-game winning streak going — though it’s too early to tell if a beard will come with it — and would like to extend it as long as possible....

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Matt Croci shaved the beard he wore for more than three months when the Wittenberg Tigers finally lost a game after 22 straight victories. The coach and his team now have a modest two-game winning streak going — though it’s too early to tell if a beard will come with it — and would like to extend it as long as possible....
Dayton trying to improve A-10 seed with three games left
 The race for the Atlantic 10 Conference regular-season championship came down to the final week, if not the final day, in the last nine seasons. Last season, Dayton clinched the outright title, its first ever, by beating Virginia Commonwealth on Senior Night. That’s often how it’s done in the A-10. Nothing comes easy. However...

Posted: 5 hours ago

The race for the Atlantic 10 Conference regular-season championship came down to the final week, if not the final day, in the last nine seasons. Last season, Dayton clinched the outright title, its first ever, by beating Virginia Commonwealth on Senior Night. That’s often how it’s done in the A-10. Nothing comes easy. However...
Dayton at Rhode Island: What you need to know about Friday’s game
 Who: Dayton (13-14, 7-8) at No. 18 Rhode Island (22-4, 14-1) When: 7 p.m., Tuesday Where: Ryan Center, Kingston, R.I. TV/Radio: ESPN2; AM 1290, News 95.7 WHIO » SAINT LOUIS GAME: Photos | Notes: Landers makes key play | Kostas steps up Probable Dayton starters Josh Cunningham, 6-7, R-Jr., F, 16.1 Darrell Davis, 6-5, Sr., G, 15.9 Trey...

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Who: Dayton (13-14, 7-8) at No. 18 Rhode Island (22-4, 14-1) When: 7 p.m., Tuesday Where: Ryan Center, Kingston, R.I. TV/Radio: ESPN2; AM 1290, News 95.7 WHIO » SAINT LOUIS GAME: Photos | Notes: Landers makes key play | Kostas steps up Probable Dayton starters Josh Cunningham, 6-7, R-Jr., F, 16.1 Darrell Davis, 6-5, Sr., G, 15.9 Trey...
Wittenberg to play Denison in NCAC semifinals
 The Wittenberg Tigers will host the North Coast Athletic Conference semifinals and championship game for the first time since 2012 on Friday. Sixth-ranked Wittenberg (24-2), the top seed in the conference tournament, beat Oberlin 70-54 on Tuesday at Pam Evans Smith Arena and will play No. 5 seed Denison (15-11) in the semifinals at 5:30 p...

Posted: a day ago

The Wittenberg Tigers will host the North Coast Athletic Conference semifinals and championship game for the first time since 2012 on Friday. Sixth-ranked Wittenberg (24-2), the top seed in the conference tournament, beat Oberlin 70-54 on Tuesday at Pam Evans Smith Arena and will play No. 5 seed Denison (15-11) in the semifinals at 5:30 p...
Grant, players thank Dayton fans after victory against Saint Louis
 Dayton Flyers coach Anthony Grant and his players walk to the locker room at UD Arena after shaking hands with the opposing team after most games. On Tuesday, after beating Saint Louis 53-50, they took a detour to thank the fans in the student section. The last two seasons, Dayton has celebrated Senior Night victories with the students...

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Dayton Flyers coach Anthony Grant and his players walk to the locker room at UD Arena after shaking hands with the opposing team after most games. On Tuesday, after beating Saint Louis 53-50, they took a detour to thank the fans in the student section. The last two seasons, Dayton has celebrated Senior Night victories with the students...