The Dawson County High School varsity boys soccer program is currently ranked No. 6 in Class AAA. The ranking is the highest ever held by the boys' program according to head coach Jed Lacey.
Last year's Cinderella team had their hearts broken in the first round of the state playoffs this season. Head Coach Thad Burgess' Dawson County High School varsity boys basketball team saw its season come to an end at Woodward Academy Feb. 20 by a 51-39 score.
The Dawson County High School varsity baseball team started its season Thursday with a 9-2 loss against Forsyth Central. Despite the loss, according to coaches this year could be a banner year for the Tigers. The team moved up a classification to Region 7-AAA and will play the likes of Buford, North Hall, West Hall and White County.
Sophomore Tiger wrestler Gavin Brown captured a second place finish Saturday during the State Traditional Wrestling Tournament in Macon. Brown (182-pounds) lost in the finals to Chip Ness from Buford High School.
The Lady Tigers basketball team is headed to the state tournament. Head coach Steve Sweat's team finished the season as the Region 7-AAA runners-up. With the second place region finish, Dawson County was able to host the first round of the state tournament. The game will be played at 6 p.m. tonight against Blessed Trinity. Results were not available as of the posting of this story.
The Dawson County boys basketball team couldn't find a worse time to be in a slump. The Tigers have currently lost five of the team's last six games, which is something that hasn't happened often in head coach Thad Burgess' tenure.
The Riverview Middle School girls' soccer team opened the season with a 4-0 shutout over Pickens Middle at home on Friday. "After a slow start, the girls started to really mesh and work together well," said head coach John Lundy.
The Dawson County Middle School girls' soccer team won its first match of the season last week. The team defeated Fannin County, 8-1, Friday afternoon.
The No. 8 ranked in Class AAA Dawson County High School varsity boys soccer team recorded a 4-0 win over Rabun County on Friday night at Tiger Stadium. Dawson County jumped out fast and scored a goal off the foot of Josh Lund only four minutes into the game. Jose Miranda recorded the assist.
Gavin Brown, Evan Kells and Keaton Toal will represent the Dawson County wrestling team at the State Traditionals in Macon this weekend. The tournament will be held this weekend at the Macon Centreplex.
Dawson County High School varsity girls' basketball team is headed in the right direction coming into the Region 7-AAA tournament this week. The Lady Tigers, coached by Steve Sweat, won their final two regular season games. The team defeated North Hall, 66-61, on Feb. 5, and finished the regular season with a decisive 70-32 win in Oakwood against West Hall on Feb. 8.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys basketball team is on a three game losing streak. The three consecutive losses are a first since February of 2011. Almost two years to the day, Dawson County has now lost games to Buford, North Hall and West Hall.
Dawson County Middle School's seventh-grade girls basketball team captured the North Georgia Mountain League championship last week with a 24-18 win over Fannin County. The Lady Tigers qualified for the championship game with a 32-7 win Feb. 1 over Jasper.
Senior Jade Perry led the Lady Tiger varsity soccer team to a dominating 3-0 win over Johnson last Thursday in an exhibition match in Dawsonville. Perry scored to put Dawson County ahead with 37:26 remaining in the second half after a scoreless first half. Taylor Bennett recorded an assist on the play.
Dawson County High School head soccer coach Jed Lacey got a great look at the 2013 edition of his varsity boys soccer team in an exhibition win over a talented Johnson team, 5-4, last week. Johnson is currently ranked No. 6 in Class AA in the preseason coach's poll. The Tigers are also ranked. The team is currently No. 10 in Class AAA.
The 2013 7-AAA Region baseball team was announced last week. The team is selected by region coaches.
Former Dawson County standout Levi Wilson will enter his junior season at Union College in Barbourville, Ky. this year. He is the son of Karen and Gary Wilson.
It was a busy week for Coach Thad Burgess and his Tiger basketball team.
American Legion Post 247 dropped its first game of the season to a hard hitting Buford team last Saturday by a score of 16-9.
Looks like the Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team is primed to make another run deep into the Class AAA state tournament during the upcoming season.
More than 30 swimmers braved a chilly, drizzly Monday morning at Veterans Memorial Park in order to prepare for the upcoming meet in Cumming.
The Tiger football team is working out in preparation for next season.
The American Legion Post 247 baseball team opened the season on Sunday with a 9-8 victory over Peachtree City in a game played in Dawsonville.
Summer basketball is in full swing for the Dawson County boys' program.
Dawson County High School varsity girls basketball coach Steve Sweat's Class AAA runners-up Lady Tigers team is busily preparing for another successful season.
Two Tiger golfers played in the State Class AAA championships last week.
The boys and girls golf teams celebrated the 2013 season with a banquet at Dawson County High School last week.
The Lady Tiger soccer team held its awards banquet last week at the Dawson County Board of Education Community Center.
Three Dawson County Lady Tigers were selected to the Region 7-AAA All-Region team last week. The players were voted on by coaches in the region.
The Dawson County High School boys soccer program held its awards banquet May 21 at the Dawson County Board of Education Community Center.