It was a tough weekend for Dawson County High School Head Basketball Coach Thad Burgess and his Tigers.
It was a great weekend for Tiger wrestling fans. Dawson finished in fourth place behind Jefferson, Banks County and East Jackson in the Area Duals held at East Jackson High School.
The Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team started the new year in a big way. The team finished the week with two wins and one loss.
You couldn't have wished for a better start to 2009 according to Dawson County High School Head Boy's Basketball Coach Thad Burgess. His Tiger basketball team jumped right into the second half of their season with three big wins last week.
The 26th annual Amicalola Classic wrestling tournament finished this past weekend. The tournament is arguably the best wrestling event in Georgia and last Friday and Saturday justified the reasoning.
The Dawson County High School wrestling team traveled to White County for a match with the Warriors, Stephens County and Banks County Tuesday, Dec. 16. The Tigers defeated Stephens County by a huge margin, 66-18, before dropping a 47-27 decision to the Leopards from Banks County.
It was a fantastic week for Dawson County High School wrestling. The Tigers won four of five matches at the Fannin County Duals in Blue Ridge last Saturday, Dec. 20. The lone loss came at the hands of East Jackson, 54-15.
It was just the gift Head Coach Thad Burgess wanted before Christmas. His Tiger basketball team finished 2008 with two wins over quality teams.
Coach Steve Sweat and the Dawson County Lady Tigers continue to struggle as the team dropped two games last week.
One of the most prestigious wrestling tournaments in Georgia will begin this weekend at the Ford E. Phillips Center. The Amicalola Wrestling Classic will be held for the 26th year at Dawson County High School Friday and Saturday, Jan. 2 and Jan 3.
One thing the Dawson County High School Wrestling team and their Head Coach Arron Haynes will never be called is scared.
The Dawson County High School Varsity Tigers played hard last week, but lost two of its three games during the grueling week.
The determination and drive are still there for Dawson County High School Head Coach Steve Sweat's varsity Lady Tiger basketball team.
Dawson County High School freshman Maddy Walters was named to the Gainesville Times first team All-Area cross country team last week.
Dawson County High School safety Ethan Brown and kicker David Scully were named First Team All-Area by the Gainesville Times.
Dawson County football player Chase Wilson signed a football scholarship March 19 to play at Faulkner University next season.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' soccer team picked up a huge 2-1 victory at White County on March 21. Dawson County had to fight back from a 1-0 halftime deficit to score two second half goals to grab the win.
Dawson County played host to the annual Amicalola Invitational track meet March 22.
The Dawson County High School boys' tennis team won two big matches last week.
The Dawson County High School baseball team played two close games last week before falling to North Hall by a 9-0 score.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' soccer team lived up to its No. 2-ranking with a 5-1 win over White County in a physical game March 21.
The Dawson County High School boys' golf team continues to play well. Last week, the Tigers picked up wins over Buford on March 10, and Gilmer and Fannin counties on March 11.
The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers soccer team dominated at the Tournament of Champions event played at Jekyll Island on March 13-15.
Madison Caldwell continues to play well for the Lady Tigers golf team. Caldwell shot an even par 36 at Crystal Falls Golf Course against Fannin and Gilmer counties on March 11.
The Dawson County High School boys track team ran at the prestigious Greater Atlanta Christian School Invitational on March 15 in Norcross.
The winning streak is now at eight games for the Dawson County High School varsity boys' soccer team. Coach Jed Lacey's team swept all three games at the Tournament of Champions in Jekyll Island on March 13-15.
Dawson County was on "cloud nine" after winning its first five games of the season. Unfortunately, that came to an end last week as the Tigers dropped all three of their games. All three games were region 7-AAA match-ups.
Dawson County High School Golf Coach Wes Greer's team played two matches last week in less than favorable weather.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls soccer team showed why it holds a No. 7 ranking in the state in Class AAA.
The Dawson County High School varsity soccer team won both matches played last week in convincing fashion.