The Dawson County United under-14 boys' soccer team finished third in the state tournament May 22-23 in Columbus.
The Tour of Atlanta bike race made a stop in Dawsonville during the Memorial Day weekend. Over 50 riders from throughout the United States participated in the event sanctioned by USA cycling.
Rick Corwin has resigned from his head girls' soccer coaching position at Dawson County High School.
The Dawson County boys and girls golf teams held their banquets May 24 in the Dawson County High School auditorium.
The 2010 senior letterman awards program was held May 25 in the cafeteria at Dawson County High School. Sixty-two seniors were honored at the dinner and awards ceremony this year.
Following good seasons the Dawson County High School track teams held their annual banquet May 23 in the auditorium at Dawson County High School.
Riverview Middle School held its spring football scrimmage May 20. The event was a first for Riverview, as it had never held a spring game before.
In three months high school football around the state of Georgia will begin its 2010 season.
The Dawson County tennis teams held their end-of-year banquet last Sunday evening at Ruby Tuesday's in Dawsonville. Both teams are coming off a successful 2010 season.
Riverview Middle School will finish up its spring football practice with a Royal and White scrimmage game at 5:30 p.m. May 20 at the school.
The Dawsonville Racer swim team will begin practice Monday at the pool at Veterans Memorial Park. The swim team offers an opportunity for both boy and girl swimmers to compete competitively against their peers in a positive environment.
It is the time of year when every football team has that renewed hope. Football coaches are trying to install their basic offenses and defenses. Players are vying for positions on the team for next season.
Rush Davenport participated in the Georgia Olympics on May 14 at Bryan-Keen Memorial Stadium in Jefferson. Davenport was the only athlete to qualify for the state meet from Head Coach Arron Haynes' boys track team.
The Dawson County High School girls' track team competed in the AA state championships last Thursday through Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
The Dawson County High School girls' golf team finished in seventh place at the AA state golf tournament on Monday. The Lady Tigers were paced by junior Rachel Dotson. She finished the 18-hole event with a 108.
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.