Weather played a major role this week for the Dawson County High School softball team. Thunderstorms on Tuesday caused a cancellation of a game at Pickens County, which was played on Wednesday under threatening skies in Jasper.
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.