The Tigers opened the 2010 varsity football season with a 27-14 loss to Pickens County High School last Friday night in Jasper.
It was a classic battle between two county rivals last Saturday evening at Tiger Stadium. Anytime Dawson County and Riverview middle schools play the outcome usually comes down to the fourth quarter.
Weather played a major role this week for the Dawson County High School softball team. Thunderstorms on Tuesday caused a cancellation of a game at Pickens County, which was played on Wednesday under threatening skies in Jasper.
Football season is finally here. The Tigers, under head coach Jeff Lee, will travel to Jasper this Friday to take on the Pickens County High School Dragons in the opening game of the 2010 season.
The Riverview Lady Eagle softball team is playing great. Jeff Compton's team is currently 2-1 on the season.
Both of the county's middle schools will open their football season this Saturday, against each other. To top it off, the teams will play at Tiger Stadium on the campus of Dawson County High School.
The Dawson County Middle School softball team just can't catch a break with the weather. On Friday, the Lady Tigers played host to Union County. Trailing just 3-2 in the third inning lightning was detected in the area and players were removed from the playing field.
Both middle school football teams, Riverview and Dawson County, will play in a preseason scrimmage at Pickens County Middle School in Jasper on Thursday. Each team will play two 30-minute games.
The Dawson County Lady Tiger softball team traveled to Gainesville for the 9th Annual Lanier Point Invitational last Friday and Saturday. Games were halted after the Saturday morning session because of rain and will be made up this Saturday.
The Tigers will finally get to lineup against another team. Dawson has been conducting football practice for the last three weeks and now it is time to play someone else.
Dawson County High School Head Cross Country Coach Brian DeRose and his staff held time trials at Rock Creek Park last Friday.
The Dawson County Tiger football team concluded camp with a scrimmage Aug. 7 at Tiger Stadium. It was the end of a long week of three practices a day conducted by the Tiger coaching staff.
Head Coach Karen Spencer will begin her third year as head coach of the Dawson County Middle School softball team. Spencer conducted tryouts last week at Veterans Memorial Park. Over 30 girls participated in tryouts with only 11 players making the team.
Head Coach Thomy Edwards and the Dawson County Middle School Tigers have been busy preparing for the upcoming 2010 season. The team has been working out all summer to get ready for the upcoming campaign.
He is not a player of many words, but gives it 110 percent at all times while on the football field. This Tiger has played through injury, pain and many position changes, but he is always upbeat.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers varsity girls' basketball team bowed out of the state tournament after falling 70-64to Laney High School in Augusta Tuesday night.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team continued its playoff run with two wins last week.
The Riverview Middle School girls' soccer team worked very hard to prepare for its season opener.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Excellent. Perfection. Without blemish. Unmatched.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team has gotten hot at just the right time.
Six Dawson County wrestlers qualified for the State Traditional Meet to be held this week in Macon.
The Dawson County High School varsity baseball team will open the season with a game at Elbert County on Saturday.