The Dawson County High School varsity boys basketball team has found a terrible time of year to go into an offensive slump. Head Coach Thad Burgess's team scored only 44 points in a 47-44 loss to Fannin County last Tuesday and only 46 points in a loss to Rabun County on Friday, 51-46.
Five Tiger wrestlers were honored during Senior Night last Tuesday. Timothy Blythe, Jaziel Bustamante, Kyle Maciolek, Casey McGinnis and David Wood wrestled their last home match against Gilmer County.
The 3-2 match-up zone proved to be very effective as the Tigers escaped Fannin County on Saturday afternoon by a 34-28 score. Dawson came away with a very important Region 8-AA win over the Rebels in a hostile environment in Blue Ridge.
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.
The first round of state for the Dawson County Tiger men's soccer team was a defensive battle with Jackson County. Coach Jed Lacey's team prevailed in the second half taking a 2-1 victory and advancing to the Sweet Sixteen.