It didn't go well from the start for Head Coach Jeff Lee's varsity Tiger football team.
The last two weekends have been a busy time for the Dawson County boys and girls cross country teams.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers softball team played its first game in eight days last Thursday. Despite the time off the Lady Tigers didn't miss a beat and came away with a 9-1 victory against Rabun County.
The Tigers opened the 2010 varsity football season with a 27-14 loss to Pickens County High School last Friday night in Jasper.
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.
Football season is finally here. The Tigers, under head coach Jeff Lee, will travel to Jasper this Friday to take on the Pickens County High School Dragons in the opening game of the 2010 season.
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.
The Tigers will finally get to lineup against another team. Dawson has been conducting football practice for the last three weeks and now it is time to play someone else.
Dawson County High School Head Cross Country Coach Brian DeRose and his staff held time trials at Rock Creek Park last Friday.
The Dawson County Tiger football team concluded camp with a scrimmage Aug. 7 at Tiger Stadium. It was the end of a long week of three practices a day conducted by the Tiger coaching staff.
He is not a player of many words, but gives it 110 percent at all times while on the football field. This Tiger has played through injury, pain and many position changes, but he is always upbeat.
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.
Dawson County High School is the recipient of the 2010 Georgia High School Association and Georgia Electric Membership Corporation Georgia EMC Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award for Region 8-AA.
The Dawson County High School boys' and girls' cross country team started regular season practices Aug. 2.
Dawson County High School Head Softball Coach Jimmy Pruett's team traveled to Anderson, S.C. to participate in the Higher Ground Softball Camp last week.
After seven games the Lady Tigers softball team remains undefeated.
Friday night was the final tune-up for the Dawson County High School football team, but the game with North Hall at Tigers Stadium didn't go exactly as Head Coach Jeff Lee had planned.
Dawson County High School's cross country season kicks off Saturday at Chestatee High School.
Offensively, the Lady Tigers softball team is on fire.
Trailing by 21 as half time neared, the Dawson County Tigers mounted a comeback but fell short against Westminster to start off the preseason during a scrimmage Friday night.
Lady Tiger Heather Brady went 2-for-2 at the plate but it wasn't enough as Dawson County fell, 9-1, to Union County last Wednesday, Aug. 6 in Blairsville.
It was a long but rewarding day for the Dawson County varsity softball team Saturday as the Lady Tigers battled the summer before coming away with a 3-0 record and a championship at the Lanier Point Tournament.
The Dawson County Tigers may have the fastest and most aggressive defense the school has seen in years.
Head Dawson County High School cross country coach Charles Beusse was invited to attend the Nike Smoky Running Camp recently held at the University of North Carolina at Asheville.
More than 30 girls participated in softball tryouts Friday at Jack Waldrip Field on the campus of Dawson County High School.
Leadership. Facing fear. Teamwork.
As summer winds down, Coach Jeff Lee and his Dawson County High School Tigers are ready for football season to begin.
With only two days remaining before the official start date for cross country, the team continues to conduct voluntary running workouts at Dawson County High School.
Summer workouts are continuing for the Dawson County High School softball team.
In a first for Dawson County, local mothers and women relatives of gridiron players were indoctrinated to the ins and outs of high school football during "Fun on the Sidelines" Saturday at Tiger Stadium.