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  • Horter ROY Again!

  • Horter ROY

  • Horter off to Nike

  • State Champ Parade

Fall All-Stars Announced by the Enquirer

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   GIRLS GOLF Honorable Mention:   Natalie Hamilton, junior Grace Honigford, […]

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 […]

East Sends Off State Bound Boys Cross Country Team!

On Friday, November 4th Lakota East Sent of their State Bound Boys Cross Country Team with a parade down Main Street. The Lakota East men’s cross country team will be racing for one more week. The Thunderhawk men proved that you have to race hard no matter where you are in the pack this past […]

Boys Cross Country Earns State Berth!

The Lakota East men’s cross country team will be racing for one more week. The Thunderhawk men proved that you have to race hard no matter where you are in the pack this past weekend at the Regional Championships in Troy, OH. Strong finishes by all East runners turned out to be the difference in […]

Cross Country Coach Adam Thomas Headed to Butler Co. Hall of Fame!

Congratulations to Lakota East Boys and Girls Head Cross Country Coach Adam Thomas who was recently selected for induction to the prestigious Butler Country Hall of Fame. Thomas will be formally inducted on Sunday, November 20th in the annual Butler County Sports Hall of Fame Ceremony at the Courryard Marriott in Hamilton, Ohio.   “When I […]


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    AMAZING job by future Thunderhawks and Firebirds tonight at the board meeting honoring our outstanding board member……

    About an hour ago from Lakota East High's Twitter via Echofon