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Middle school Tigers fall in opening game

The Dawson County Middle School boys' soccer team lost its first game of the season, 2-0, at Clear Creek Middle in Ellijay on Feb. 10.

February 24, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | Middle School


Lady Tigers advance to Elite Eight

The Dawson County Lady Tigers varsity girls' basketball team defeated Dodge County by a score of 71-40 to advance to the Elite Eight round of the state tournament.

The team will face off next week against Laney High School.

February 21, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


REGION CHAMPS

Top-ranked Dawson County is now 27-0 after Saturday night's nail-biting 51-45 win over East Hall to claim the 7-AAA championship at Franklin County in Carnesville

Head Coach Steve Sweat was heard commenting on the "so sweet" victory as he walked off the floor.

February 18, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Season ends

The Varsity boys' basketball season has come to an end.

Coach Thad Burgess' squad lost to Franklin County in the opening round of the Region 7-AAA tournament, 63-57.

February 17, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Tiger grapplers finish in top 5

Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County High School wrestling team competed at the State Traditional tournament in Macon Feb. 12-14. The Tigers took six wrestlers to the meet led by Gavin Brown (195 pounds), Harrison Adams (138 pounds), Jeremy Whalen (145 pounds), Brett Whalen (182 pounds), Ty Williams (heavyweight), and Justin Evans (113 pounds). All six wrestlers finished in the top ten.

Two-time state champion, Gavin Brown, finished in fourth place at state. Brown moved up a weight class this season and completed the season with a 44-8 record.

February 17, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Girls start with double win

The Dawson County girls' soccer team opened the season with wins over Winder-Barrow, 7-0, on Feb. 10 and North Forsyth, 2-0, Feb. 13.

Coach Jed Lacey's team is currently ranked No, 7 in the latest Class AAA rankings.

February 17, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Boys begin season in front

The Dawson County boys' soccer team is ranked No. 1 this week in the latest Class AAA rankings.

The Tigers opened the season with wins over Winder-Barrow, 4-0, on Tuesday, and a 6-2 victory over North Forsyth Feb. 13

February 17, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Baseball begins with scrimmage

Despite the cold weather, baseball season for Coach Thad Burgess' Dawson County Tiger team began with a scrimmage game against Elbert County on Saturday.

On a chilly and windy Valentine's Day, the Tigers played seven innings in front of a decent crowd of Blue Devil and Tiger fans.

February 17, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Perfection Exists

Excellent. Perfection. Without blemish. Unmatched.

February 10, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Tigers heating up

The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team has gotten hot at just the right time.

February 10, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Six grapplers qualify for state event

Six Dawson County wrestlers qualified for the State Traditional Meet to be held this week in Macon.

February 10, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Season will start Saturday against Elbert County

The Dawson County High School varsity baseball team will open the season with a game at Elbert County on Saturday.

February 10, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Tigers crown two varsity wrestling champions

Gavin Brown and Harrison Adams were crowned champions on Saturday during the 7-AAA Traditional Wrestling Tournament at Lumpkin County High School.

February 03, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


On the verge of history

The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers basketball team is on the verge of making history again.

February 03, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Tigers score needed win

The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team picked up a much needed win over Franklin County last week in Dawsonville. The Tigers scored 17 fourth quarter points to come away with the 53-39 win.

February 03, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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Girls show all-area soccer skills

The Times of Gainesville selected five Dawson County Lady Tigers to the All-Area selections last week.

July 21, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Five high school Tigers named all-area for soccer

Five Dawson County High School Tigers soccer players were named to the All-Area team by The Times of Gainesville.

July 21, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Dawsonville Racers compete

The Dawsonville Racer swim team competed at the District 7 swim meet at the Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center in Clarkesville last week.

July 14, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Thomason leaves Dawson County

After eight years in the Dawson County School System, including one as a student teacher, Coach Mark Thomason has decided to leave and take an ...

July 14, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Mandatory ‘Dead Week’ gives student athletes time to rest

High School athletics in Dawson County came to a halt last week. The Georgia High School Association's dead week encompasses all athletics throughout the ...

July 07, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Runners step up pace

Dawson County's very successful cross country team finished up their June workouts last week.

July 07, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Hitting the trail

During a time when most high school students are enjoying the pool and their time off from studies, the Dawson County High School cross country ...

June 30, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Summer ends at Auburn

Hard-working, effort, and coachable are three words used to describe the boys basketball team at Dawson County this summer, according to Head Coach Thad Burgess.

June 30, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Blake Palmer keeping professional golf dream alive

Former Dawson County standout Blake Palmer is trying to make a name for himself in professional golf.

June 30, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Wood and Kinsey lead Racers at Habersham County

Matthew Wood led the Dawsonville Racers swim team on June 13 at the Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center in Habersham County.

June 23, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | Parks & Recreation


Swimmers compete

The Dawsonville Racers swim team competed at the North Georgia Swim League Invitational on June 20.

June 23, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | Parks & Recreation


Continuing to improve

Dawson County High School Head Coach Thad Burgess' basketball team continues to improve this summer.

June 23, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Racers compete

The Dawsonville Racers swim team competed at the North Georgia Swim League Pentathlon Saturday at the Brad Aiken YMCA in Winder.

June 16, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | Parks & Recreation


Soccer season remembered

The Dawson County High School men's and women's soccer teams held their annual end-of-the-year banquet on June 1 at Veterans Memorial Park pool.

June 16, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Fundamental camp a success

Squeaking sneakers and bouncing basketballs could be heard throughout Rock Creek Park June 1-5, as it played host to the annual fundamental camp for girls.

June 16, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | Parks & Recreation


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