Dawson County was well represented on the Gainesville Times All-Area football team announced last week.
Two players were picked for second team honors while four others were named honorable mention.
In what turned out to be an early Christmas present, the Dawson County Lady Tigers varsity basketball team captured the Pacelli Christmas Tournament with a 57-35 victory over the host team.
The tourney win capped a great week for coach Steve Sweat's team.
Thad Burgess' Dawson County High School varsity Tigers basketball team is on a roll.
The team played in the Pacelli Christmas Tournament last week and came away with a championship trophy following a 56-22 win over host Pacelli High.
The Dawson County High School wrestling team raised its overall record to 10-4 with a convincing 69-9 win over Stephens County last week.
The Dec. 20 match was originally scheduled as a tri-meet in Toccoa, however, Smokey Mountain, N.C. wasn't able to make the event.
Head Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County High School wrestling team won two of three matches last week. The Tigers are currently 8-4 overall on the season.
The Tigers traveled Dec. 13 to Dahlonega to wrestle Lumpkin County and White County.
It was an up and down week for head coach Steve Sweat's varsity Lady Tigers basketball team.
The team began the week with a visit to Ellijay for a rematch with Gilmer County.
It was a great week for the Dawson County High School varsity boys basketball team. The Tigers played well and defeatg Gilmer County 65-59 and Lumpkin County 57-43.
With the two wins Dawson County stands at 8-1 overall.
The Dawson County High School varsity wrestling team picked up a second place finish at the Rumble on the Ridge Dual Tournament held at Fannin County High School.
Coach Arron Haynes' squad notched wins against Murphy High School from North Carolina, 53-30, Riverside Military Academy, 45-29 and dominated Union County in a shutout, 84-0.
To many, running is nothing more than putting one foot in front of the other. It's a means to an end: Getting from one place to another or staying in shape.
But for Dawson County's Madalyn Walters, it's much more. It's become a way of life.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity girls basketball team pulled out two wins last week.
Coach Mark Ragsdale's team defeated Pinecrest Academy, 51-13 and Lumpkin County, 51-18.
The Dawson County High School Tigers wrestling team traveled to Blessed Trinity last week for a tri-match with Milton and Blessed Trinity.
Head Coach Arron Haynes' team wrestled hard Dec. 6 and defeated Milton, 48-30, before losing to Blessed Trinity, 41-30, in a very close match.
Steve Sweat's varsity girls basketball team had a very productive week.
The Lady Tigers defeated Fellowship Christian, 43-16, on Dec. 6 and Tech High School on Dec. 9, 62-11, before being defeated by state ranked in single A, Towns County, 76-46 on Saturday.
The week did not get off to a great start for the Dawson County Tigers varsity basketball team. Playing without head coach Thad Burgess, due to an ejection, the Tigers lost a close contest to Fellowship Christian, 44-41, on Tuesday. It was the Tigers first loss of the season.
Things perked up over the weekend with two big wins over Tech High School, 100-29, on Friday and Towns County, 78-42, on Saturday.
Coach Mark Ragsdale's junior varsity girls' basketball team tallied a 1-1 record over the last week.
The Lady defeated Pinecrest Academy, 51-13, on Dec. 9 before losing, 47-44, at Towns County on Dec. 10.
It was a busy and successful week for the Dawson County wrestling team.
Head Coach Arron Haynes' grapplers began the week with a Nov. 29 home match against Johnson and Monroe Area.
The Class AAA, No. 1 ranked Tigers men's soccer team picked up an easy 6-1 victory at home against Forsyth Central March 3.
Dawson County High School has a new head football coach.
Former Dawson County High School head Tigers football coach Jeff Lee has accepted a new head coaching position at North Bay Haven Charter Academy in Panama City, Fla.
In bitter cold and windy conditions on Friday, the Lady Tigers dropped their first varsity soccer match in two weeks by a 1-0 score at Blessed Trinity.
In what could arguably be considered a "state final" caliber game, the Dawson County High School Lady Tigers' basketball team ended its season with a heart breaking 70-64 loss at Laney High School in Augusta on Feb. 24.
The top-ranked, Class AAA Tigers' men's soccer team saw its first action in two weeks with a 1-0 win at Blessed Trinity on Friday.
Fighting weather over the last two weeks, Head Coach Thad Burgess' baseball team finally opened the season Feb. 23 with a 6-1 win at Chestatee High School.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers varsity girls' basketball team bowed out of the state tournament after falling 70-64to Laney High School in Augusta Tuesday night.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team continued its playoff run with two wins last week.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers varsity girls' basketball team defeated Dodge County by a score of 71-40 to advance to the Elite Eight round of the state tournament.
The team will face off next week against Laney High School.
The undefeated Lady Tigers advanced to the Sweet Sixteen with Thursday's 71-35 win over Elbert County.
For the second straight day, icy conditions and the threat of more winter weather moving into the area has postponed state basketball playoffs in Dawson County.
Top-ranked Dawson County is now 27-0 after Saturday night's nail-biting 51-45 win over East Hall to claim the 7-AAA championship at Franklin County in Carnesville
Head Coach Steve Sweat was heard commenting on the "so sweet" victory as he walked off the floor.
The Varsity boys' basketball season has come to an end.
Coach Thad Burgess' squad lost to Franklin County in the opening round of the Region 7-AAA tournament, 63-57.
Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County High School wrestling team competed at the State Traditional tournament in Macon Feb. 12-14. The Tigers took six wrestlers to the meet led by Gavin Brown (195 pounds), Harrison Adams (138 pounds), Jeremy Whalen (145 pounds), Brett Whalen (182 pounds), Ty Williams (heavyweight), and Justin Evans (113 pounds). All six wrestlers finished in the top ten.
Two-time state champion, Gavin Brown, finished in fourth place at state. Brown moved up a weight class this season and completed the season with a 44-8 record.