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.
A lifetime of hard work and determination came to fruition this weekend for one Dawson County student.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team traveled to Gainesville Nov. 13 for a preseason scrimmage game with Lakeview Academy.
Saturday's contest may not have been the result Dawson County High School's competitive cheerleaders had hoped for, but the excitement of competing in the state finals in Columbus had the team pumped in celebration of a winning season.
The Region 7-AAA cross country team has been announced and several Dawson County runners are on the list.
Dawson County finished the 2014 football season with a big 28-0 win over visiting Johnson High School on Friday night.
The Dawson County High School girls cross country team stepped up big at the Class AAA state meet at Carrollton High School on Saturday. The Lady Tigers went into the meet ranked No. 7 and pulled out a hard-earned fifth place overall finish.
With wrestling season opening on Nov. 15 at the Dunwoody Duals, veteran head wrestling coach Arron Haynes recently discussed the upcoming season.
The Dawson County High School boys' cross country team finished ninth overall Saturday morning in the Class AAA state meet at Carrollton High School.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers returned to Dawsonville with their heads held high, knowing they accomplished a feat that no other fast-pitch softball team in the high school's history had been able to achieve.
The Dawson County High School varsity softball team saw its season come to an end with a 10-0 loss to Central, Carroll Friday afternoon in Columbus.
Dawson County's varsity football team dropped a 42-19 decision at Lumpkin County on Friday night.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls cross country team captured the Region 7-AAA championship on Oct. 28 at Banks County High School.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys cross country team finished in third place at the Region 7-AAA meet at Banks County High School last week and is headed to the Class AAA state meet Saturday in Carrollton.
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.