The Dawson County Tiger varsity basketball team jumped all over visiting Towns County in its season opener last week. The Tigers used the 3-point shot and a stingy defense to defeat the Indians by a massive 51-21 score.
Dawson County High School junior Madalyn Walters captured the Region 8-AA cross country championship last Thursday with a time of 20:35.45. The 3.1-mile race was held at Crowe's Lake and hosted by Jefferson High School.
A full moon was shining over Viking Stadium last Friday night. The celestial body seemed to bring out the best of the Tiger football team as it dominated in a 24-6 win over East Hall for the team's second victory of the season.
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.