Injuries and sickness have plagued the Lady Tiger cross country team all season. Such was the case at the AA state championships held at Carrollton High School on Saturday.
It was a cold night at Titan Stadium in Bogart for a match-up between North Oconee and the Dawson County Tigers. The winner would advance to the state playoffs as the #3-seed from Region 8-AA.
Dawson County High School junior Madalyn Walters captured the Region 8-AA cross country championship last Thursday with a time of 20:35.45. The 3.1-mile race was held at Crowe's Lake and hosted by Jefferson High School.
The Tigers have a chance to make the state playoffs.
The Dawson County boys' cross country team is the Region 8-AA runners-up.
A full moon was shining over Viking Stadium last Friday night. The celestial body seemed to bring out the best of the Tiger football team as it dominated in a 24-6 win over East Hall for the team's second victory of the season.
With one game remaining the football playoff race in Region 8-AA is uncertain.
All those grueling miles of running will be tested Oct. 28 at the Region 8-AA cross country championship to be held at Jefferson High School.
Dawson County High School Varsity Football Coach Jeff Lee was speechless after his Dawson County Tiger football team dropped a 13-7 loss to Union County in Blairsville on Friday.
The Dawson County High School cross country team traveled to The Wesleyan School in Norcross for a meet on Saturday.
The Dawson County High School varsity softball season came to an end last week.
The annual Dawson County High School powder puff game was held Oct. 14 at Tiger Stadium.
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 wrestlers traveled to Blue Ridge Jan. 20 for a tri-match with host Fannin County and Towns County. The Tigers came away with victorious with a 54-21 win over Fannin County and a 48-33 victory over Towns County.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team didn't miss a beat after being off for 10 days. Coach Steve Sweat's team made the long trip to Homer on Friday and defeated Banks County, 55-40.
Playing on the road in a very hostile environment and against the No. 2 team in Region 7-AAA was not a good combination for Coach Thad Burgess' varsity boys' basketball team Friday night. The Tigers dropped to 4-17 after losing to Banks County 73-38.
The 2014-2015 Varsity Lady Tigers have done something that no team before them has managed - the longest winning streak in Dawson County High School history.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team ran its winning streak to 20 after demolishing West Hall in Oakwood last week.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team dropped a close 50-48 decision to West Hall last week in Oakwood.
Coach Anne Hyams' junior varsity girls' basketball team picked up its seventh win of the season last week.
The winning streak continues at 19 for Dawson County High School Head Coach Steve Sweat's varsity Lady Tigers basketball team after picking up two Region 7-AAA wins last week over Lumpkin County, 77-29, and Fannin County, 83-43.
The Dawson County High School varsity Tiger basketball team picked up a huge Region 7-AAA win over Lumpkin County Jan. 6 by a 49-44 score before falling to Fannin County, 43-34 on Friday.
The Dawson County High School varsity Tiger wrestling team finished in fourth place at the Region 7-AAA Duals Tournament at West Hall High School in Oakwood on Saturday.
Dawson County High School Athletic Director Grady Turner confirmed on Wednesday that longtime football coach Jeff Lee will not be returning to lead the Tigers next season.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys' basketball team defeated Franklin County in Carnesville by a 52-22 score on Dec. 19.
The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers' varsity basketball team ran its winning streak to 17 games following four wins over the last nine days.
Dawson County High School Varsity Boys' Basketball Coach Thad Burgess' varsity boys' basketball team played four games last week.
The Dawson County High School varsity wrestling team finished in second place in the Osley B. Saunooke Tournament at Cherokee High School in North Carolina on Jan. 3.