Coach Jeff Lee's Dawson County High School Tiger football team is now fighting for its postseason life. The team is trying to secure the No. 4 seed in Region 7-AAA and a trip to the state playoffs.
Basketball is just around the corner for head coach Thad Burgess's boys team at Dawson County High School. The Tigers are trying to follow arguably the best team in Dawson County history this season with most of the starters returning.
The Dawson County High School Tiger cross country team finished in fifth place at the Bob Roller Invitational at East Jackson High School last week. Dawson County recorded 249 points in the 27 team event Oct. 18.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls cross country team finished in eighth place at the Bob Roller Invitational Meet in Commerce last week. The Lady Tigers posted 254 team points at the Oct. 18 event.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity football team improved its record to 3-4 with a convincing 42-0 win over Fannin County last week at Tiger Stadium. Freshman running back Logan Hurst had a huge game. Hurst had four rushing touchdowns and two, 2-point conversions in the Oct. 18 win.
The first quarter proved to be too much for the Dawson County High School varsity football team to overcome Friday night. The Tigers spotted the defending Class AA state runners-up Buford High School Wolves (4-3; 2-2) 21 points to begin the second quarter.
The softball season came to an end for nine Dawson County seniors last week in Ringgold. The Lady Tigers lost both games of a doubleheader, 1-0 and 11-0, to close the careers of Jenna Abbott, Samantha Moulder, Carly Gilreath, Gracie Hovan, Becca Monkus, Taylor Shirley, Taylor Willoughby, Kenna Seitz and Natalie Burt.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tiger softball team advanced to the second round of the Class AAA state playoffs with a sweep of Woodward Academy in Atlanta Oct. 10. Coach Jimmy Pruett's team run-ruled Woodward in five innings. The Lady Tigers took the first game by a score of 9-1 before taking the second game by a 5-3 score.
Dawson County will advance to the second round of the state playoffs with a journey to the Northwest corner of the state to face Ringgold. It will be a tough series for head coach Jimmy Pruett's Lady Tiger softball team.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity football team dropped a 30-0 decision at Pickens County High School on Oct. 11. With the loss, the team fell to 2-3 overall.
The Dawson County High School girls cross country team finished in sixth place at the sixth annual Buford Invitational Oct. 10. The Lady Tigers earned 152 points.
Tiger Dylan Forester captured the individual title at the sixth annual Buford Invitational cross country meet Oct. 10. Forester finished the 3.1-mile course with a time of 17:24, 8 seconds faster than runner-up, Max Warner, from Forsyth Central High School.
One bad inning was all it took for Dawson County to lose a heartbreaking 4-1 decision to reigning state champion Buford last week. The Lady Tigers couldn't overcome a 4-run fourth inning in the Oct. 3 loss.
Dawson County High School sophomore Cassidy Lecours led all Lady Tigers at the Mountain Invitational cross country meet at Unicoi State Park in Helen last week. Lecours finished the hilly course Oct. 4 with a time of 22:39. The time was good for 54th place out of 169 runners.
Three first quarter touchdown passes from quarterback Tyler Dominy helped Dawson County pick up its second Region 7-AAA win Friday night. The 21-0 first quarter sealed the fate for Banks County (1-5; 0-3).
The Dawson County High School 2013 tennis program held its awards banquet last week.
Once again, the Dawson County High School athletes fared well in spring competition. The Tigers were well represented at the state level in both girls and boys soccer, golf, baseball and track.
Spring practice came to an end with an annual scrimmage game Saturday at Tiger Stadium.
Two golfers will compete in the Class AAA State Championship for Dawson County on Monday.
Ten scholarships have been signed this year at Dawson County High School, but out of the list of soccer, baseball and football scholarships, one stands out.
One Dawson County High School student is showing that comebacks can happen.
Two Dawson County High School track athletes participated in the class AAA state meet last week in Albany.
Kickoff is more than three months away, but preparation for the season is in full tilt at Dawson County High School.
Playing arguably the best team in Class AAA, the Dawson County Tigers saw their season come to an end with a first round sweep by the Blessed Trinity Titans, 15-0 and 4-2.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys soccer teams was eliminated from the Class AAA state playoffs by St. Pius X, 5-0, on Friday at Stadium Field in Atlanta.
Dawson County High School senior Tiger baseball player David Chester signed an athletic scholarship Monday to continue his career at Georgia Highlands College.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls' soccer team played host to visiting Woodward Academy on May 2 in the first round of the Class AAA state playoffs.
Two Dawson County Lady Tigers will compete in the 2013 GHSA Girls State Meet at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany Thursday through Saturday.
The Dawson County High School boys and girls track teams competed at the State Class AAA Sectionals meet at SE Bulloch High School on Saturday.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tiger soccer team secured a No. 2 seeding, despite dropping its last two regular season games. The team will play its first round state playoff game at home against Woodward Academy on Thursday.