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.
Dawson County High School junior Madalyn Walters captured the Region 8-AA cross country championship last Thursday with a time of 20:35.45. The 3.1-mile race was held at Crowe's Lake and hosted by Jefferson High School.