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Tennis team struggles on the court

The Dawson County High School boys tennis team had a tough week prior to Spring Break.

The Tigers lost a Region 8A-AA match-up against Banks County on March 27, and then dropped two more non-region matches against North Forsyth and Buford.

April 10, 2012 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Dominy racks up honors

Tiger Tyler Dominy was selected First Team All-Area by The Times of Gainesville last month. Dominy, a junior, was also chosen to the Region 8-AA first team by area coaches. In addition, Dominy was named All-State Honorable Mention.

The Dawson County junior averaged 14.6 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game for the AA state quarterfinalists.

April 10, 2012 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Offense is alive

The Tigers' offensive slump seems to have come to an end. Head Coach Jimmy Pruett's baseball team pounded out 33 hits to tally 38 runs while taking two out of three games from East Hall last week.

Dawson began the series on April 2 in Gainesville pulling out a 5-inning mercy rule 14-4 win over the Vikings.

April 10, 2012 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Teams finish in 7th at Amicalola Invitational

The Dawson County track team played host to the Amicalola Invitational meet on March 24 at Tigers Stadium.

The event was a chance for Head Coach Arron Haynes' and his teams to show off the newly renovated track and stadium seating.

April 03, 2012 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Girls earn region title

The Dawson County girls' soccer team captured the Region 8 sub-region championship March 27 with a 1-0 win over Union County.

Both teams entered the contest with a state ranking, the Lady Panthers are No. 6 and Dawson County is No. 4 in AA.

April 03, 2012 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Boys claim second in subregion

The Dawson County High School varsity boys' soccer team accomplished a feat that hasn't happened in four years. The Tigers picked up a huge win over Union County, in Blairsville, 2-1. With the victory Dawson County captured second place in the subregion.

April 03, 2012 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Bats explode

Finally, the Tiger bats came alive. Dawson County exploded for 16 hits and 15 runs in a 15-8 win over Fannin County on Friday.

The win ended a four game losing streak for Dawson in which the team scored only 13 runs in those games.

April 03, 2012 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Girls ranked No. 4 in Class AA

Rankings are out and the Dawson County girls' soccer team has a lofty No. 4-ranking in Class AA.

The ranking is an improvement over the team's No. 7 ranking from a week ago.

March 28, 2012 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Golf team outswings Rabun

Maddy Caldwell shot a 2-under par 34 to lead the Lady Tigers golf team to an 87-89 victory over Rabun County last week.

In the 9-hole match played at the Lady Tigers' home course Crystal Falls on March 20, teammate Becca Dotson shot a 53, followed by Tatum Turner with a 55, and Tayler Hasbrouck with a 56.

March 27, 2012 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Tennis team takes down Fannin

The Dawson County girls tennis team swept Fannin County last week in Dawsonville by a score of 5-0.

At No. 1 singles, Hannah Velcoff easily defeated Cayley Bryant, (6-1, 6-1) during the March 20 match.

March 27, 2012 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Boys tennis team doing well

Tigers tennis coach Chris Lundy has his boys' team playing very well.

The Tigers played an exhibition match with Woody Gap on March 19, followed by the team's match up against Region 8A-AA foe Fannin County.

March 27, 2012 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Tigers tally region win

The Dawson County varsity boys' soccer team defeated Rabun County last week in Tiger by a 3-0 score to pick up a big Region 8-AA win.

On March 23, the Tigers lost a heartbreaker to region opponent East Hall, 1-0, on penalty kicks.

March 27, 2012 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Tigers bats go cold

Everything seemed to be rolling along offensively for the Dawson County Tigers baseball team until Thursday against Banks County.

Earlier in the week the Tigers defeated the Leopards in Homer by an 11-8 score.

March 27, 2012 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Burgess is coach of the year

March 27, 2012 | By David Mitchell DCN regional staff | High School


Track teams take part in GAC event

The boys and girls track teams ran at the Greater Atlanta Christian School Invitational over the weekend.

The Lady Tigers finished in 10th place as a team at the March 17 event. The team collected 19 points. Host school GACS won the championship with 119 points, followed by Decatur High School with 111.5 total points.

March 20, 2012 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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Hitting the trail

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.

June 30, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Summer ends at Auburn

Hard-working, effort, and coachable are three words used to describe the boys basketball team at Dawson County this summer, according to Head Coach Thad Burgess.

June 30, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Continuing to improve

Dawson County High School Head Coach Thad Burgess' basketball team continues to improve this summer.

June 23, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Soccer season remembered

The Dawson County High School men's and women's soccer teams held their annual end-of-the-year banquet on June 1 at Veterans Memorial Park pool.

June 16, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Baseball coach steps down

After two years at the helm of the Dawson County High School varsity baseball team, Head Coach Thad Burgess has decided to step down.

June 16, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Tigers basketball team takes part in summer camps

Coach Thad Burgess' varsity boys' basketball team played in a team camp at the University of North Georgia last week.

June 16, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Ladies play at Shorter in Rome

The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers' basketball team traveled to Rome, June 3, to participate in a three-day camp at Shorter College.

June 09, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Tigers take part in summer camp, split wins, losses

The Dawson County High School boys' basketball team competed in a summer camp at Commerce and Jackson County last week.

June 09, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Tigers begin offseason program

Dawson County High School Head Boys Basketball Coach Thad Burgess enters the summer basketball program with what may be his youngest and most inexperienced team in his tenure at the school.

June 03, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Dawson County High School field gets new NFL-grade turf

Dawson County High School will soon be getting a boost to two of its athletic programs.

June 02, 2015 | David Renner | High School


Dawson golf standout signs intent to play at Truett-McConnell

When Coach Steve Patton scouts golfers for his Truett-McConnell College golf team, he has a certain kind of player in mind.

May 27, 2015 | Michele Hester | High School


Memorial scholarship continues education

For the second year since her son's death, one mother is continuing to help Dawson County students take advantage of an opportunity her son never had the chance to complete.

May 26, 2015 | David Renner | High School


Tiger standouts on all-region squad

Dawson County's Lady Tigers named eight players to the 7-AAA All-Region soccer team, the most selected on any team in the region.

May 26, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Caldwell claims elusive state title

Dawson County Senior Madison Caldwell went into Monday's state championship golf match with nerves of steel, an unmatched mental focus and a drive to achieve the goal she set for herself four years ago.

May 19, 2015 | Michele Hester | High School


Seniors finish strong

The senior athletes at Dawson County High School are just a couple of days away from moving on to the next chapter in their lives.

May 19, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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