Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of biographies about head coaches at Dawson County Schools.
There are only 38 days left for the Dawson County Tigers before the team's first regular season football game against Lumpkin County in Dahlonega.
Head Coach Jimmy Pruett has announced that tryouts for the high school softball team will be held at 7 p.m. on Aug. 3. All girls interested in trying out for the team must meet at the high school field at 6:45 p.m.
The month of June is a time of evaluation for Head Coach Thad Burgess and his basketball team. Despite getting off to a slow start at Buford High School at the beginning of the month,his team finished strong at Birmingham-Southern University in Alabama.
While most school children are trying to find ways to occupy their time during the summer, athletes at Dawson County High School are busy trying to improve themselves.
Christine Parker was named first team All-Area track by the Gainesville Times earlier this month. Parker claimed the Region 8-AA title in the 3200 meters for the Lady Tigers during her senior season.
Dawson County Tiger junior shortstop Chase Gilreath was recently named to the Gainesville Times All-Area team as an honorable mention.
Dawson County placed three players on the All-Area Girls' Soccer Team announced last week by the Gainesville Times.
Dawson County High School Senior Charley Whitmire was named to the first team All-Area girls' golf team by the Gainesville Times last week.
Dawson County High School Head Track Coach Arron Haynes and his assistants honored their athletes last Sunday, May 17 at a banquet held at Dawson County High School.
Dawson County High School Head Tigers Basketball Coach Thad Burgess and his team began summer basketball practice last Friday, May 22. The team is preparing for several games and camps this summer. Dawson is coming off an appearance in the state AA tournament.
Tiger wrestler Joe Perry begins a journey that he has wished for a long time.
Christine Parker and Madalyn Walters both placed in the Girls State Track Meet held last Thursday through Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
The spring sports teams held their end of year banquets over the last two weeks.
With menacing skies all around, the Dawson County Tigers held the annual spring football game last Saturday at Tiger Stadium.
The Dawson County Tigers may have the fastest and most aggressive defense the school has seen in years.
Head Dawson County High School cross country coach Charles Beusse was invited to attend the Nike Smoky Running Camp recently held at the University of North Carolina at Asheville.
More than 30 girls participated in softball tryouts Friday at Jack Waldrip Field on the campus of Dawson County High School.
Leadership. Facing fear. Teamwork.