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.
It was an up and down week for Head Coach Thad Burgess and his Tiger basketball team last week. In a rescheduled make-up game with Union County, the Tigers were victorious with a convincing 53-43 win.
Verbally committing to the University of North Georgia is an exciting reality for Dawson County High School basketball player and rising senior Ashley Parker.
The Dawson County boys soccer team continues to mount accolades from last season's 15-3 soccer season. Nine Tiger players were selected by The Times of Gainesville for All-Area Recognition.
It has been a very busy summer for the Dawson County High School Lady Tigers basketball team.
Dawson County High School Head Boys Basketball Coach Thad Burgess was very pleased with team camp at Birmingham-Southern College in Alabama. The Tigers finished the camp with a 3-1 record.
The Dawson County High School Tiger boys' basketball team continues to work hard this summer.
This article is the third of a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.
Dawson County High School Head Football Coach Jeff Lee and his 2014 edition of Tiger football have several camps, 7-on-7 passing events, weight training and agility sessions scheduled this summer.
Dawson County High School baseball player Logan Burt was named to the first team all-area by The Times of Gainesville last week. The senior played outfield and pitched for the Tigers.
This article is the second of a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.
This article is the first of a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.
The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers basketball program just wrapped up a three-day team camp at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega last week.
Dawson County High School rising sophomore Hunter Burt was named to The Times of Gainesville's honorable mention golf team last weekend. Burt plays for Coach Wes Greer at Dawson County.
Dawson County's Madison Caldwell did just as much worrying as she did playing golf on the day of the state championship meet.
Coach Thad Burgess' Dawson County High School boys' basketball team traveled to Jefferson, Jackson County and Banks County last week.
A lifelong dream to be a head softball coach has come true for Nickie Rogers. The 16-year veteran has taken a head coaching position at Sprayberry High School in Cobb County.