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Dustin Horter and Rachel Lewis Named “Best of the Best!”

Thunderhawk standouts Dustin Horter (Boys Cross Country) and Rachel Lewis (Softball) were named the best in their sports at Monday nights Greater Cincinnati Sports Awards at the Arnoff Center.   The event was sponsored by Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. Special speaker at the event was Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis. The best night in high […]

2017 Lakota East Cross Country Mandatory Athlete/Parent Meeting – 5/25/17

2017 Lakota East Cross Country Mandatory Athlete/Parent Meeting #1 Who:  Any current 8th-11th grade student interested in joining the 2017 Lakota East Cross Country Team.  (A parent needs to also attend to sign team rules). When:  Thursday, May 25th 2017 @ 6:30 p.m. Where:  Lakota East High School Café Why: 1. To meet the coaches […]

Dustin Horter Named Gatorade Ohio Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year

(January 30, 2017) — In its 32nd year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, today announced Dustin Horter of Lakota East High School as its 2016-17 Gatorade Ohio Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year. Horter is the first Gatorade Ohio Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year to be […]

Fall All-Stars Announced by the Enquirer

GIRLS TENNIS Honorable Mention: Grace Silverberg – Singles Clare Holtmeier – Singles BOYS CROSS COUNTRY FIRST TEAM; Dan Leonard;  The senior was eighth in the GMC, eighth at districts, 13th at regionals and 56th at state. Honorable Mention:  Max Sellers, senior GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY Honorable Mention: Ali Neumeier, sophomore Danielle Horter, freshman Kaitlyn Smith, sophomore […]

Dustin Horter Wins Cincinnati Runner of the Year, AGAIN!

As no surprise to anyone, Lakota East’s Dustin Horter, was once again named the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Division 1 Runner of the Year.  Horter has now won the recognition in consecutive years, adding to an already impressive resume of awards.   The Thunderhawk junior was the Division I state champion in 15:02.8, as well as the […]

Dustin Horter Named Ohio MileSplit Male Cross Country Runner of the Year

Lakota East Jr. Dustin Horter is the Ohio MileSplit Boy’s Cross Country Runner of the Year!  Dustin had  great Jr. year with a D1 State Championship, running 15:02.80.  His only loss in Ohio was in August when he was 3rd in the OHSAA Early Season Invitational.  Following that race, he went undefeated in Ohio, ran […]

Horter Earns Berth at Nike Cross Nationals!

This past Saturday in Terre Haute, Indiana, Dustin Horter raced the top cross country teams and individuals from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio at the Nike Cross Midwest Regional.  There are only 5 individual qualifying spots up for grabs in order to compete at the Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Oregon.  Dustin ran an […]


State Boys Cross Country Champion, Dustin Horter, received a hero’s celebration at Lakota East HS on Wednesday.  The standout junior was driven down the schools Main street to the admiration and cheers of his fellow students, during the one-of-a-kind Lakota East Athletics, state recognition event.

Dustin Horter STATE CHAMPION!!!

Lakota East junior, Dustin Horter, is the 2016 Boys Division 1 Cross Country Champion! Horter earned what all of his teammates, coaches, and family knew was rightfully his this past Saturday at the State Cross Country Championships at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, OH…his first State Title. Dustin ran his first mile of the 5k […]

Boys Cross Country Season Ends at State!

Even though the Lakota East men’s team was not given a single top 20 vote all year in the State, the Hawks  proved all of the voters wrong by qualifying to the State Championships and placing 15th overall to end their 2016 campaign. Senior Dan Leonard was the 2nd Hawk across the line, placing 56th overall […]


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