Chad Cunningham, Tennessee Volunteer football player and former Dawson County High School football star, has entered his name in the record books. Cunningham is listed on the career punting list as the number eight punter in Tennessee history.
Tiger wrestler James Evans captured a first place tournament champion's medal at the Walnut Grove Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 19. Evans wrestles in the 112-pound weight class. He finished the tournament with an impressive 6-1 record.
It was a long tiring week for the Dawson County Lady Tiger varsity basketball team. The Lady Tigers made two long road trips. The team travelled to Walnut Grove on Tuesday night, a 52-31 defeat, and to East Jackson on Friday night, a 39-38 win.
The Lady Tigers keep finding a way to win. Last week was a perfect example, as Head Coach Steve Sweat and the team won two close games over Banks County 42-39, and Jefferson, 37-35. The team's only hiccup was a 50-42 loss to White County on Saturday.
The No. 10-ranked Dawson County boys basketball team picked up two wins last week against Banks County, 55-53, and non-region foe White County, 54-51. Sandwiched in between, the Tigers lost their first game of the season to an athletic Jefferson team, 65-54.
During a time when most high school students are enjoying the pool and their time off from studies, the Dawson County High School cross country team is putting in several miles a day in anticipation of the upcoming season.
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.