The Dawson County Tiger varsity basketball team jumped all over visiting Towns County in its season opener last week. The Tigers used the 3-point shot and a stingy defense to defeat the Indians by a massive 51-21 score.
Leading Lady Eagle scorer Samantha Keeney's six points helped Riverview Middle School's eighth grade girls' basketball team win its opening game of the regular season 21-13 over visiting Lumpkin County, Nov. 13.
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 team is putting in several miles a day in anticipation of the upcoming season.
The Dawson County High School football staff is offering a six-week training program for middle school athletes that will include an introduction to the Dawson County offense, defense and special teams, Tiger training regimen and modern speed, power and agility training. The program is designed for upcoming seventh and eighth graders.