It was a festive and exciting time on Saturday afternoon at Tiger Stadium.
The Dawson County High School football team held its annual spring game in hot and humid weather. The Dawson faithful didn't let the weather bother them as they enjoyed a day of games, rides, a car show and plenty of food.
Madalyn Walters is headed to the girl's state track meet. Walters captured the Region 8-AA championship last week in the 3,200-meters at East Jackson High School in Commerce. Walters finished a considerable distance ahead of second place runner Dorie Faber of North Oconee who was 23 seconds behind her.
The first round of state for the Dawson County Tiger men's soccer team was a defensive battle with Jackson County. Coach Jed Lacey's team prevailed in the second half taking a 2-1 victory and advancing to the Sweet Sixteen.
Lady Tiger Savannah Haberkam captured the Region 7-AAA title in the shot put (34'2.5") and discus (103'7") to help lead Dawson County to a second place finish at the region meet in Dawsonville last week.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' soccer team is getting hot at just the right time. The Tigers have won four straight games and five of the last six as they prepare for the Class AAA state playoffs, which are set to begin this week.