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.
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.
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.
Tiger football player Zack Johnson is being recruited by several Division I football schools throughout the Southeast. Johnson, a 6'3" 300 pound senior, has traveled to many football camps this summer.
The first round of state for the Dawson County Tiger men's soccer team was a defensive battle with Jackson County. Coach Jed Lacey's team prevailed in the second half taking a 2-1 victory and advancing to the Sweet Sixteen.
Lady Tiger Savannah Haberkam captured the Region 7-AAA title in the shot put (34'2.5") and discus (103'7") to help lead Dawson County to a second place finish at the region meet in Dawsonville last week.