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 coach's adage: "Play through the buzzer until you hear a referees whistle" was never more evident than on Friday night at Tiger Stadium.
Dawson County High School cross country teams competed in a very large field Oct. 4 at the Runners Fit Mountain Invitational held at Unicoi State Park.
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 junior varsity Lady Tiger softball team captured first place last Saturday at a tournament held at North Hall High School in Gainesville.
Head Coach Jimmy Pruett's Dawson County Lady Tiger softball team played some pretty tough competition last week. The Lady Tigers finished the week with a 2-2-1 record.
Head Coach Nickie Rogers' junior varsity softball team improved its record to 5-2 after picking up two wins last week.
The junior varsity boys and girls cross country teams competed at East Jackson High School in the 5K Eagle Run on Sept. 18.
The Dawson County High School football team will try to rebound this week after a difficult start to the season.
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.
Head Coach Jed Lacey, current head boys' soccer coach, has been named the new girls head soccer coach at Dawson County High School. Lacey has had a successful run as boys' coach at the school with two runs in the state tournament. In his second year the Tigers were in the Sweet 16.
Madalyn Walters captured first place at East Jackson High School on Sept. 18.
Turnovers played a key role in Chestatee's 55-7 win over Dawson County on Friday night.
Head coach Jimmy Pruett's Dawson County Lady Tiger softball team had a busy and eventful week. On Tuesday the team traveled to Blue Ridge for a game against Region 8-AA foe Fannin County. The Lady Tigers came out on the short end of an 8-inning, 3-2 loss to the Lady Rebels.
The Class AAA No. 6-ranked Dawson County Lady Tigers soccer team picked up two wins last week.
The Dawson County High School men's soccer team continued its winning ways with wins over West Hall on April 15, 1-0, and against visiting Banks County, 3-0, on April 18.
Another of Dawson County High School's football players has signed an athletic scholarship with a nearby college.
The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers track team finished in fourth place at the Region 7-AAA meet last week in Dawsonville. Coach Arron Haynes' team accumulated 77 team points.
Dawson County standout cross country runner Dylan Forester has signed a letter of intent to continue his running career at Georgia Regents University, formerly August State University.
Dawson County's chance at a state play-off bid may now have come to an end. The Tigers lost an 8-0 decision to White County April 17 that ended a three-game winning streak for the Tigers.
The Dawson County High School track team came off Spring Break April 8 and picked up huge wins over Lumpkin, Union and Fannin counties at home in Tigers Stadium.
The Dawson County High School boys' golf team won the Border Wars Tournament at Achasta Golf Club on April 8.
The Dawson County High School boys' tennis team defeated visiting Woody Gap High School, 5-0, on April 10.
Dawson County High School Head Coach Jed Lacey's boys' soccer team picked up a huge win at Wesleyan on April 11. The Tigers won the tough match with a score of 1-0.
It was one of the most memorable weeks in the history of Dawson County baseball.
Dawson County wrestler Gavin Brown was able to add another honor to his stellar career last week.
Spring sports will resume at Dawson County High School this week after taking a week off for Spring Break.
Three Dawson County High School Lady Tigers basketball players were honored by The Times of Gainesville last week.