While most school children are trying to find ways to occupy their time during the summer, athletes at Dawson County High School are busy trying to improve themselves.
Christine Parker was named first team All-Area track by the Gainesville Times earlier this month. Parker claimed the Region 8-AA title in the 3200 meters for the Lady Tigers during her senior season.
Dawson County Tiger junior shortstop Chase Gilreath was recently named to the Gainesville Times All-Area team as an honorable mention.
Dawson County placed three players on the All-Area Girls' Soccer Team announced last week by the Gainesville Times.
Dawson County High School Senior Charley Whitmire was named to the first team All-Area girls' golf team by the Gainesville Times last week.
Dawson County High School Head Track Coach Arron Haynes and his assistants honored their athletes last Sunday, May 17 at a banquet held at Dawson County High School.
Dawson County High School Head Tigers Basketball Coach Thad Burgess and his team began summer basketball practice last Friday, May 22. The team is preparing for several games and camps this summer. Dawson is coming off an appearance in the state AA tournament.
Tiger wrestler Joe Perry begins a journey that he has wished for a long time.
Christine Parker and Madalyn Walters both placed in the Girls State Track Meet held last Thursday through Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
The spring sports teams held their end of year banquets over the last two weeks.
With menacing skies all around, the Dawson County Tigers held the annual spring football game last Saturday at Tiger Stadium.
After conditioning all winter, the Dawson County Tigers football team is ready to show the community what they are made of.
Mother Nature was a factor last week as the Dawosn County High School Tigers began spring football practice.
Madalyn Walters and Christine Parker are headed to Albany for the girls' state track meet this weekend. Both runners qualified at last week's Region 8-AA girls track meet held at East Jackson High School.
Despite some very impressive performances the Dawson County boy's track team failed to qualify anyone for the state meet.
In the third meet of the season, the Dawson County High School boys cross country team ran to a first place finish at Wesleyan in Norcross on Saturday.
The Dawson County Tigers dropped their second football game of the season Friday against Gilmer County at home.
Fatigue seemed to set in for the Dawson County High School varsity softball team.
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.