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National Signing Day: McDonogh's Dalton Hengst, Maddie Jenner have big dreams

National Signing Day: McDonogh's Dalton Hengst, Maddie Jenner have big dreams

Dalton Hengst is already “the greatest runner to run at McDonogh, bar none,” according to Eagles longtime cross country coach Jeff Sanborn, and the senior wants to continue that upward trend, aiming for the Olympics.

Wednesday, last fall’s All-Metro Cross Country Runner of the Year signed a national letter of intent to run cross country and track at Mississippi. He said Ole Miss is the perfect place to help him reach that potential.

“I had five really good schools that I was kind of deciding between and then I got down to three,” Hengst said. “Then I kind of had to think what I wanted to get out of college and what I wanted to achieve. I wanted to put myself in the position to...

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