Dawson County High School varsity girls basketball coach Steve Sweat said at the beginning of the season that he anticipated Region 7-AAA to be one of the toughest in the state. Sweat proved to be right, as all four teams from the region advanced to the "Sweet Sixteen" round of the state tourney Feb. 21 and 22.
Region 7-AAA defeated all four teams from Region 5-AAA; East Hall defeated North Murray, 61-36, Buford won over Ringgold, 64-29, North Hall edged No. 1-seed Sonoraville, 62-53, and in the biggest game of all, Dawson County defeated a very talented Cartersville team, on ...
The Dawson County varsity boys' soccer team, ranked No. 8 in Class AAA, defeated North Forsyth in Coal Mountain, 2-0 on Feb. 21.
It was a scoreless battle in the first half, but that soon changed with a goal by Tiger Brandon Lund on an assist by Cole Edwards at the 33:33 mark of the second half.
Chants of "Sweet 16" rocked Ford E. Phillips Gymnasium on Friday night. The Dawson County Tigers punched their ticket to the next round of the state basketball playoffs with a 55-43 win over Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe.
Dawson County controlled the tempo in the first quarter and took a 6-4 lead with 3:16 remaining in the quarter on a made shot by Lucas Pain. The Tigers never surrendered that lead.
Tiger Gavin Brown was crowned champion at the State Traditional Wrestling Championships on Feb. 22. The tournament was a one-day event held at Buford High School.
Brown, who wrestles at 182 pounds, opened the tournament with a 4-1 decision over Isaiah Hale from North Hall. With the win, Brown advanced to the semi-finals.
The Dawson County High School varsity baseball team recorded several firsts for the season on opening day Feb. 19.
The team picked up its first win of the season, head coach Thad Burgess picked up his first win as coach and pitcher Logan Burt recorded his first win from the mound.
The last couple weeks have been a tough balancing act for Dawson County Tigers Coach Thad Burgess.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers basketball team is back in the show.
The Dawson County Tigers are beginning to be regulars in the Georgia High School Association basketball tournament.
Dawson County High School Wrestling Coach Arron Haynes' Tiger team finished in third place at the State Sectionals tournament Feb. 7 and 8 at Sonoraville High School.
Last week didn't start well for Head Coach Steve Sweat's Dawson County High School varsity girls basketball team, after losing to North Hall on Feb. 4, 66-49. However, the team rebounded with two big wins over West Hall, 42-35, on Feb. 7 and Banks County, 55-51 on Saturday.
Dawson County High School Varsity Boys Soccer Coach Jed Lacey says that he is excited about his team this year. The Tigers have high expectations every year, after going to the state playoffs five out of the last six years.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team is getting hot at just the right time. Coach Thad Burgess' team is currently on a three game winning streak headed into the Region 7-AAA tournament to be held this week.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity girls basketball team, under Coach Anne Hyams, finished the 2013-2014 season with an impressive 11-2 record.
Hard work and dedication are two words used to describe the Area 3 Class AAA champions, the Dawson County Tigers.
The Tiger wrestling team, under the helm of Head Coach Arron Haynes, defeated defending Woodward Academy on their home mat to take the championship last weekend.
Coach Steve Sweat's Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team matched up against region rival and No. 3 ranked in Class AAA, Buford (20-2; 11-0) Jan. 31 in Dawsonville.
Dawson County was unable to recover from a 17-2 first quarter deficit and dropped a 59-23 decision to the Lady Wolves.
As summer winds down, Coach Jeff Lee and his Dawson County High School Tigers are ready for football season to begin.
With only two days remaining before the official start date for cross country, the team continues to conduct voluntary running workouts at Dawson County High School.
Summer workouts are continuing for the Dawson County High School softball team.
In a first for Dawson County, local mothers and women relatives of gridiron players were indoctrinated to the ins and outs of high school football during "Fun on the Sidelines" Saturday at Tiger Stadium.
Six Dawson County Lady Tiger soccer players join an elite group of All-Area performers as selected by The Times of Gainesville last week.
The Dawson County boys soccer team continues to mount accolades from last season's 15-3 soccer season. Nine Tiger players were selected by The Times of Gainesville for All-Area Recognition.
This article is the sixth in a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.
This article is the fifth of a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.
It has been a very busy summer for the Dawson County High School Lady Tigers basketball team.
This article is the fourth of a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.
Dawson County High School Head Boys Basketball Coach Thad Burgess was very pleased with team camp at Birmingham-Southern College in Alabama. The Tigers finished the camp with a 3-1 record.
The Dawson County High School Tiger boys' basketball team continues to work hard this summer.
This article is the third of a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.
Dawson County High School Head Football Coach Jeff Lee and his 2014 edition of Tiger football have several camps, 7-on-7 passing events, weight training and agility sessions scheduled this summer.
Dawson County High School baseball player Logan Burt was named to the first team all-area by The Times of Gainesville last week. The senior played outfield and pitched for the Tigers.