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.
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.
Lady Tiger Savannah Haberkam captured the Region 7-AAA title in the shot put (34'2.5") and discus (103'7") to help lead Dawson County to a second place finish at the region meet in Dawsonville last week.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' soccer team is getting hot at just the right time. The Tigers have won four straight games and five of the last six as they prepare for the Class AAA state playoffs, which are set to begin this week.