On a hot and humid Saturday afternoon, the Dawson County Tigers took the practice field for the conclusion of football camp with a spirited scrimmage.
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.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers ended their season, and hopes of a championship, following a 10-0 loss to Central, Carroll in five innings Friday afternoon.
It's been a history-making season for the Dawson County High School Lady Tigers.
Joy Lewis fielded the final out from the pitchers circle and fired the ball over to teammate Brooke Wende at first base Thursday afternoon.
Head Coach Jeff Lee's varsity Tigers football team can't seem to catch a break. Dawson County scored what looked to be the winning touchdown with 31 seconds to play at Banks County last Friday, just to see an official throw a flag for holding.
The state-ranked Dawson County High School cross country teams competed in the Region 7-AAA meet yesterday at Banks County High School.
DAWSONVILLE-Joy Lewis fielded the final out from the pitchers circle and fired the ball over to teammate Brooke Wende at first base Thursday afternoon.
The Lady Tigers' varsity softball game Thursday may go down as the most thrilling ever played at Jack Waldrip Field.
The Dawson County High School varsity Tigers football team lost a heartbreaker in the final minutes of Friday night's game against Fannin County.
The Dawson County High School Competition Cheerleaders are on a roll.
For the first time in school history the Dawson County softball team has captured a region title.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity football team suffered a 22-14 defeat to White County last week in Cleveland.
The team walked hand-in-hand as they entered Ed Bryant Field in Carnesville last Friday night.
In the fourth annual Bob Roller Invitational Cross Country meet Oct. 7 at East Jackson High School in Commerce the boys and girls junior varsity teams both finished in fifth place.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys and girls cross country teams both finished in third place at the fourth annual Bob Roller Invitational at East Jackson High School Oct. 7.
Dawson County High School Head Softball Coach Jimmy Pruett's Lady Tigers team will enter the Region 7-AAA tournament as the No. 2 seed. Dawson County will play the winner of the Banks County and Franklin County game at 1 p.m. today.