The Dawson County High School Lady Tiger softball team is headed to the state sectionals. The Lady Tigers picked up wins over Oglethorpe County, Jefferson and Jackson County to pave their way into the playoffs.
The Dawson County High School varsity softball team finished its regular season with a loss to Fannin County, 2-0 on senior night, before rebounding for a 6-4 win over Banks County last week. The Lady Tigers regular season record is 11-11-1.
When the final buzzer sounded on Friday night, something happened at Tiger Stadium that hadn't occurred since Aug. 29, 2008 when Dawson County defeated visiting Lumpkin County 26-23 in double overtime.
The Dawson County Lady Tiger softball team picked up two important Region 8-AA wins during the past week. On Tuesday, the Lady Tigers defeated Banks County, 7-2, at home and then on Thursday the team defeated Rabun County, 5-2.
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.