Dawson County held a tri-match Jan. 29 with Forsyth Central and Riverside Military Academy. The Tigers were victorious and defeated Central, 51-21, and Riverside, 51-27. With the two wins Coach Arron Haynes' squad improved to 34-8 this season. This is the second most wins in school history.
Last week got off to a great start for the Dawson County Lady Tiger varsity basketball team. The Lady Tigers defeated visiting East Hall on Jan. 28 by a 64-50 score. The game was a makeup game due to bad weather the week before.
Dawson County High School varsity boys basketball team won two of three games last week. The Tigers, led by Thad Burgess, defeated East Hall, 60-49, on Jan. 28 and Banks County, 44-30, on Jan. 29, before dropping a 52-38 decision to a very tough Buford team on Friday.
The Dawson County High School varsity Tiger wrestling team hosted a tri-match with Gainesville and Lumpkin County last week. The Tigers, led by coach Arron Haynes, were victorious over Gainesville, 60-16, but dropped a 46-21 decision to the Indians at the Jan. 22 event.
The Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team is on fire. Head Coach Steve Sweat's squad pulled out a 66-52 win at White County on Jan. 22.
Strong defense and timely offense have been the trademarks of this year's Dawson County High School varsity Tiger basketball team. Both were evident last week with the Tigers taking a 47-34 win over White County on a hostile floor in Cleveland on Tuesday night.
The Riverview Middle School seventh grade girls basketball team won a big game against Pickens County Middle School last week by a 20-11 score. Despite the low scoring game, 8-5 at halftime, the Lady Eagles' work ethic prevailed to come away with the nine-point win.
The Riverview Middle School eighth grade Eagles' basketball team played an exciting game against Pickens County Middle School Jan. 18 at home. Despite a spirited effort, the Eagles came up on the short end of a 28-27 defeat.
The Riverview Middle School seventh grade boys' basketball team moved to a perfect 11-0 with two Mountain League wins. On Jan. 18 the Eagles hosted a good team from Pickens County Middle School.
The Class AAA No. 8-ranked Dawson County Lady Tigers won three games last week. Coach Steve Sweat's team improved its record to 17-2 with wins over West Hall, Fannin County and Rabun County.
After losing back to back games against state-ranked Region 7-AAA teams, Buford and North Hall, the Tigers bounced back last week to win three games. More importantly for the Tigers, two of the teams' opponents, West Hall and Fannin County, are region foes.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity girls basketball team remains undefeated following a 31-19 win over Fannin County on Friday. Coach Anne Hyams' team is currently 12-0 on the season.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys basketball team split their games last week with West Hall and Fannin County. Both games were played at home.
Dawson County rebounded Friday night, after losing to Buford on Jan. 8, to take a hard fought, 55-51, win over North Hall. The Lady Tigers had to come back after trailing by five points early in the fourth quarter.
For the second time in less than four days the Dawson County High School varsity Tigers basketball team faced a worthy opponent. On the schedule this time was a trip to Gainesville to face a tough North Hall Trojan team. The Trojans came into the game with a 14-1 record and a perfect 6-0 record in Region 7-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.