The Dawson County varsity boy's basketball team is on its way to the state tournament, again. It will be the fourth consecutive year for Head Coach Thad Burgess to take a team to state.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys basketball team came away with a close win against Union County on Feb. 5. Head Coach Wes Greer's team defeated the Panthers, 42-40.
Defense has been a strong point for the junior varsity Lady Tigers all year.
Head Coach Thad Burgess and his varsity Tiger basketball team traveled to Blue Ridge last Tuesday night for a big match-up against Region 8-AA foe Fannin County. The Tigers held off a late Rebel charge to come away with a 61-58 victory.
The fourth quarter has been the nemesis of Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball over the last few games.
The Dawson County wrestling team competed in the Area Wrestling Championships last Friday and Saturday at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville. Head Coach Arron Haynes' team was able to qualify four wrestlers for this weekend's sectionals, which will be held at Jefferson High School.
The Dawson County varsity Lady Tigers maintained a lead for three quarters, but just couldn't hang on as the team dropped its fifth straight game with a 68-50 loss to Union County last Friday night in Blairsville.
Dawson County has a strangle hold over Union County. The Tigers defeated Union for the ninth consecutive time last Friday night in Blairsville. Behind the great offensive performance by Stephen Scaife and Tyler Dominy, with 26 and 25 points respectively, the Tigers captured a 66-46 win over their archrivals Union County.
The young Dawson County Lady Tigers basketball team continues to fight.
The Tigers dropped an important Region 8A-AA game to Riverside Military Academy Monday night at the Ford E. Phillips gymnasium by a score of 52-41.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys basketball team won its second game in a row with a 40-34 win over Riverside Military Academy on Monday. Head Coach Wes Greer's team now stands at 7-6 on the season.
It was a tough week for the Dawson County Lady Tiger varsity basketball team. Head Coach Steve Sweat's team played two top-10 ranked AA opponents in Rabun County, No. 3, and North Oconee, No. 10. To make matters worse, both games were long road trips.
The No. 9-ranked Dawson County High School varsity basketball team broke its two-game losing skid with an impressive 37-33 win over North Oconee last Thursday night in Bogart.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity Lady Tiger basketball team got a taste of "varsity" action when it traveled to North Murray High School last Friday night.
The Lady Tigers lost a tough battle to Region 8A-AA foe Union County last Wednesday in Dawsonville. Despite keeping the game close for much of three quarters, the Lady Tigers fell to Union 51-41.
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.
The Dawson County High School baseball team had an up and down week.