The Dawson County Middle School seventh grade girls basketball team defeated Riverview Middle School, 32-16, last week. The Lady Tigers are 5-1 on the season while Riverview dropped to 3-4 following the Dec. 17 game.
The Dawson County Middle School eighth grade boys basketball team defeated cross-county rival Riverview Middle, 34-8, last week. Kolton Brumbelow, Reed McCallister, Joseph Cronan and Corey Hammond scored six point each for the Tigers in the Dec. 17 win.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys basketball team improved its record to 6-0 last week. The team traveled to play against Woody Gap and came away with a 45-30 win.
Dawson County High School junior varsity girls head coach Anne Hyams' Lady Tigers improved their record to 8-0 with a decisive win of West Forsyth last week. Tied at 6-6 after one quarter of play, the Lady Tigers used some stingy defense in the Dec. 20 game to limit West to only one second quarter point.
Gunnar Armstrong scored a team-high 17 points to lead Dawson County to a 42-38 win over White County last week in Dawsonville. Armstrong hit a clutch three-pointer with less than a minute to go to tie the Dec. 18 game.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls basketball team controlled all aspects of the game last week against White County. The Lady Tigers picked up a 79-39 win at home Dec, 18 against White County.
Emma Brown scored 16 points to lead the Dawson County Middle School seventh grade girls' basketball team to victory over Clear Creek. The Lady Tigers came away with a 28-22 win.
Dawson County High School senior Tyler Dominy was named Region 7-AAA Offensive Player of the Year last week. Dominy led the Tigers to a 6-5 record this season and a state playoff appearance.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team remains undefeated after picking up three wins last week. The Tigers defeated visiting Pinecrest Academy on Dec. 11 by a, 47-28, score.
Senior point guard Carly Gilreath led the Dawson County Lady Tigers to three wins last week. Gilreath scored 56 total points, an average of 18.7 points per game, in wins against Pinecrest Academy, 74-29, Schley County, 67-25, and Brookstone Academy, 69-25.
Dawson County High improved its wrestling record to 17-5 with wins over North Hall and White County last week. Under Head Coach Arron Haynes, the team defeated White County, 64-11, to begin the tri-match at North Hall High School on Dec. 11.
The Riverview Middle School seventh grade boys' basketball team remained undefeated following a, 44-42, overtime win against Fannin County last week. Coach Mark Thomason's team held a 3-point lead in regulation of the Dec. 12 game with nine seconds remaining when a Fannin player launched a desperation shot at the buzzer that tied the score at 35 and sent the game into overtime.
Tiger wrestler Gavin Brown is perfect on the season with a 21-0 record for Coach Arron Haynes' team. Brown is dominating the 182-pound weight class so far. Brown's team is currently 13-4 in dual matches on the year.
The Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team had a productive week. The team went 2-1, with wins over Fannin County, 49-22, and Pacelli, 72-14, and a loss to Banks County, 66-58.
With the offense struggling it was head coach Thad Burgess' team's defense that was extraordinary in three big wins last week. Opposing offenses managed only 80 total points, for an average of 26.7 points per game, during the three game stretch.
Two golfers will compete in the Class AAA State Championship for Dawson County on Monday.
Two Dawson County High School track athletes participated in the class AAA state meet last week in Albany.
Kickoff is more than three months away, but preparation for the season is in full tilt at Dawson County High School.
The school year was a great one for sports teams from both Riverview and Dawson County middle schools.
The Dawson County High School boys and girls track teams competed at the State Class AAA Sectionals meet at SE Bulloch High School on Saturday.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tiger soccer team secured a No. 2 seeding, despite dropping its last two regular season games. The team will play its first round state playoff game at home against Woodward Academy on Thursday.
Madison Caldwell captured the individual title at the Region 7-AAA golf tournament last week at Scales Golf Course in Homer.
It was a roller coaster week for the Dawson County varsity boys soccer team.
The Dawson County High School Tiger golf team competed in the Region 7-AAA tournament last week at Mossy Creek Golf Course in Cleveland. Head Coach Wes Greer's team picked up a fourth place finish.
Dawson County High School hosted the Region 7-AAA boys and girls track meet last week.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls soccer team improved its record to 13-1 overall and 5-0 in Region 7-AAA play with two wins last week.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys soccer team outscored its two opponents 19-1 last week to improve its overall record to 12-2. More importantly, the team is 4-1 in region 7-AAA play.
Dawson County High School varsity baseball coach Jimmy Pruett breathed a sigh of relief after Saturday's final out against Banks County. His Tigers broke a five game losing streak, by beating the Leopards, 14-0.
The Class AAA No. 4 ranked Lady Tiger soccer team picked up two big wins last week. Dawson County defeated Lakeview Academy, 7-0, on April 10, and followed with a big 5-0 Region 7-AAA win over East Hall on Friday.
Dawson County High School varsity boys soccer coach Jed Lacey's team played two nail biters last week. The Tigers defeated Lakeview Academy, 3-2, on a goal with only four seconds remaining in the match and lost to East Hall, 1-0, after two overtimes and 11 rounds of penalty kicks.