Fall is in the air and football is getting in high gear.
The 2009 softball season is over for the Lady Tigers.
The Dawson County junior varsity football team was victorious over Pickens County last Thursday in Jasper by a convincing 26-7 score. The Tigers moved to 3-1 on the season with the win.
After a week off the Tigers will jump back into action this Friday with a showdown with undefeated North Oconee in Bogart.
Oglethorpe County made the long two-hour journey to Tiger Stadium last Friday night and dampened homecoming for Dawson County.
Head Coach Jimmy Pruett and his Dawson County Lady Tiger softball team will be seeded No. 3 in the upcoming Region 8-AA softball tournament.
The Dawson County High School Junior Varsity football team moved its record to 2-1 on the season with a 24-6 victory over Lumpkin County at Tiger Stadium last Thursday.
The Dawson County junior varsity football team lost a close decision to Gilmer County, 13-8, last Thursday at Tiger Stadium.
Dawson County Head Coach Jeff Lee sighed with relief Friday as his Tigers notched their first win, 6-0, over Rabun County on the road.
It was a busy week for head coach Jimmy Pruett and his Lady Tiger softball team.
It was a banner day for the Dawson County cross country team last Saturday in Commerce. Under rainy skies and soggy conditions, Madelyn Walters and her Lady Tiger teammates captured first place at the Eagle Run held at East Jackson High School.
About the only thing it didn't do last Friday night was rain. The much anticipated weather system moving through the Southeast didn't hit Tiger Stadium as Dawson matched up with Region 8-AA foe Fannin County.
The Dawson County Tiger competitive cheerleading squad played host to its 14th annual Tiger Cheer Classic last Saturday in the Ford E. Phillips gymnasium.
Bouncing back from a 9-1 drubbing by No. 2-ranked North Oconee (16-1-1) last Thursday in a Region 8-AA game, the Dawson County Lady Tiger softball team went 4-1-1 in the Adairsville Tiger Classic last weekend.
Dawson County High School Varsity Football Head Coach Jeff Lee left the field Friday night shaking his head.
The Class AAA, No. 1 ranked Tigers men's soccer team picked up an easy 6-1 victory at home against Forsyth Central March 3.
Dawson County High School has a new head football coach.
Former Dawson County High School head Tigers football coach Jeff Lee has accepted a new head coaching position at North Bay Haven Charter Academy in Panama City, Fla.
In bitter cold and windy conditions on Friday, the Lady Tigers dropped their first varsity soccer match in two weeks by a 1-0 score at Blessed Trinity.
In what could arguably be considered a "state final" caliber game, the Dawson County High School Lady Tigers' basketball team ended its season with a heart breaking 70-64 loss at Laney High School in Augusta on Feb. 24.
The top-ranked, Class AAA Tigers' men's soccer team saw its first action in two weeks with a 1-0 win at Blessed Trinity on Friday.
Fighting weather over the last two weeks, Head Coach Thad Burgess' baseball team finally opened the season Feb. 23 with a 6-1 win at Chestatee High School.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers varsity girls' basketball team bowed out of the state tournament after falling 70-64to Laney High School in Augusta Tuesday night.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team continued its playoff run with two wins last week.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers varsity girls' basketball team defeated Dodge County by a score of 71-40 to advance to the Elite Eight round of the state tournament.
The team will face off next week against Laney High School.
The undefeated Lady Tigers advanced to the Sweet Sixteen with Thursday's 71-35 win over Elbert County.
For the second straight day, icy conditions and the threat of more winter weather moving into the area has postponed state basketball playoffs in Dawson County.
Top-ranked Dawson County is now 27-0 after Saturday night's nail-biting 51-45 win over East Hall to claim the 7-AAA championship at Franklin County in Carnesville
Head Coach Steve Sweat was heard commenting on the "so sweet" victory as he walked off the floor.
The Varsity boys' basketball season has come to an end.
Coach Thad Burgess' squad lost to Franklin County in the opening round of the Region 7-AAA tournament, 63-57.
Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County High School wrestling team competed at the State Traditional tournament in Macon Feb. 12-14. The Tigers took six wrestlers to the meet led by Gavin Brown (195 pounds), Harrison Adams (138 pounds), Jeremy Whalen (145 pounds), Brett Whalen (182 pounds), Ty Williams (heavyweight), and Justin Evans (113 pounds). All six wrestlers finished in the top ten.
Two-time state champion, Gavin Brown, finished in fourth place at state. Brown moved up a weight class this season and completed the season with a 44-8 record.