The Dawson County High School varsity girls soccer team has seemed to turn the corner under new coach Jed Lacey. The Lady Tigers picked up two wins, at home, last week with Banks County, 8-0, and Rabun County, 3-0.
The Tiger varsity boys soccer team opened the Region 8-AA season with two big wins over Banks County, 2-0, and Rabun County, 6-1, last week. Both games were played at Tiger Stadium in Dawsonville.
Dawson County High School Sophomore Lady Tiger Carly Gilreath was named to the first team 8-AA Sub-Region team last week. Gilreath was the only sophomore on the first team.
The Lady Tiger tennis team lost 5-0 to a very strong Banks County team last Tuesday in Dawsonville.
Head Coach Jed Lacey's varsity girls soccer team picked up a win against Stephens County (3-2) Friday night in Dawsonville. The Lady Tigers defeated their opponent, 4-1.
The Dawson County High School boys' tennis team dropped a 5-0 decision last week at home against Banks County.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' soccer team has elevated its play and it's beginning to pay off as the team enters region play this week.
The Tiger offense was missing during two games last week with Gilmer and Habersham Central.
The Tiger soccer team traveled to Cross Keys High School last Friday for a showdown with #10-ranked Cross Keys. Dawson lost the contest 3-0 but showed signs of improvement throughout the game.
The Dawson County High School boys tennis team opened the season with a 3-2 victory over visiting Fannin County last week. Fannin is in the Tigers region, however the match did not count toward region play.
Jacob Evans was named to the All-Region 8-AA first team. Evans had a great career at Dawson County High School. He scored more than 1,000 points and pulled down more than 500 rebounds.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tiger soccer team picked up its first win of the season with a 1-0 victory over Pickens County High School Feb. 22.
The Dawson County High School girls tennis team opened the season with a 3-2 win over Fannin County last week.
The Dawson County High School golf teams split their matches last week. Both teams defeated Gilmer County at Crystal Falls last Tuesday before dropping a match with Lumpkin County at Achasta Golf Club in Dahlonega on Thursday.
Jimmy Pruett's Dawson County High School varsity baseball team opened the season with two convincing wins last week.
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.