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Tigers compete at Presbyterian

POSTED: July 21, 2010 4:00 a.m.
Pam Jacobs Dawson Community News/

Senior defensive back Eian Perry back pedals during a passing league game against The Asheville School from North Carolina.

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Just 30 days remain before the opening of the 2010 Dawson County Tiger football season. Head Coach Jeff Lee’s team will open the season with a scrimmage game with the Greater Atlanta Christian school at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19 in Dawsonville.


The Tigers will play their first regular season game on Aug. 27 when they travel to Jasper to face 7-AAA Pickens County in a 7:30 p.m. kick-off.


The Tigers have been preparing vigorously for the opening of the new season.


After the “Dead Week” players have hit the ground running, literally.


Lee and his staff traveled to Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C. last Thursday for a 7 on 7 passing league camp.


While the receivers, backs and quarterbacks were in South Carolina, the lineman were in the weight room building strength and conditioning.


Despite a slow start at Presbyterian the Tigers finished the week with a 10-4-3 record against teams from Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Most of these schools were a lot larger than Dawson County High School.


Attending the camp were Baldwin County, White County, The Asheville School, Greenbrier, Colleton (S.C.), Habersham Central and Indianland (S.C.).


“I’m very pleased with our effort, enthusiasm and teamwork this week,” Lee said. “This may be the best overall we have looked here (at Presbyterian College) in all the years we have attended this camp.”


The effort and spirit were evident during a scrimmage with Oconee County.


Down by one touchdown with time running out the Tigers scored on a long pass from quarterback Tyler Dominy to wide-out Ethan Brown on the last play. The team rushed onto the field to congratulate Brown.


“We haven’t seen anything like that in awhile,” Lee said.


Last season at the camp the Tigers won only two games.


The Tigers returned home on Saturday and resumed workouts this week.


Dawson participated in a passing league at Pickens County on Tuesday and Wednesday.


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