View Mobile Site
  • Bookmark and Share

Most Popular Articles

There are no articles at this time.

Team plays Jasper, Clear Creek

Look forward to big game Saturday

POSTED: August 23, 2011 4:19 p.m.
Pam Jacobs Dawson Community News/

Quarterback Brody Chester looks for running room against Clear Creek during last week’s scrimmage game.

View Larger

Football is almost here. Cross-county rivals Dawson County and Riverview middle schools will hit the field against each other at 7:30 p.m. Saturday night at Tiger Stadium.

"It is a great way to start the season off, playing Saturday in front of a big crowd. It gives the fans an opportunity to see what the future holds for Dawson County football since all of the boys will be playing on the same team in upcoming years," said Dawson County Middle School Tiger Head Coach Thomy Edwards.

The Tigers saw a preview of what the season holds after hosting a scrimmage game with Jasper and Clear Creek middle schools last week.

Each team played a running 20-minute clock against each other.

"I thought the boys played well on Thursday. The offense was able to move the ball and the defense did great stopping the run. The offensive line was able to control the line of scrimmage," Edwards said.

Quarterback Brody Chester guided the offense against much bigger teams like Clear Creek and Pickens.

"Brody did a good job running the offense," Edwards said.

On defense the Tigers were led by Conor Woodbury at linebacker.

"Conor was all over the field for us on defense. He did a great job at middle linebacker," Edwards said.

"I thought the defensive line was getting a good push. Overall I was pleased with the way we played," he added.

Edwards said he saw several things on both offense and defense that the team needs to work on.

"On offense we had one penalty that hurt us and we also need to work on protecting the football. Defensively, we need to work on pass coverage. There were several times we had them in a third or fourth and long and they were able to get the first down," Edwards said.

Saturday's game will be a festive atmosphere against rival Riverview Middle School.

"As far as next week goes against Riverview, I hope it is a good game for everyone," Edwards said.

COMMENTS

  • Bookmark and Share

Commenting not available.
Commenting is not available.

FEATURED PHOTOS

Tigers get win over Northvi...
The Dawson County Tigers pl...
Lady Tigers fall short agai...
Kati Brady brings the ball ...
"Elf" comes to the Performi...
Brady Holbrook will play th...
Linda Sperin, her kids’ big...
Linda Sperin helps one of h...
Mountain Education Charter ...
The Dawson County Chamber o...
Christmas parade, tree ligh...
Harmony Baptist Church’s sp...
Holiday shopping kicks off
Georgia’s only UGG outlet s...
Young Lady Tigers open with...
Anna Lowe and Cadey Ayers d...
Wrestling team out to stron...
Dawson County wrestler Levi...
 

Please wait ...