Coach Jeff Lee's Dawson County High School Tiger football team is now fighting for its postseason life. The team is trying to secure the No. 4 seed in Region 7-AAA and a trip to the state playoffs.
Basketball is just around the corner for head coach Thad Burgess's boys team at Dawson County High School. The Tigers are trying to follow arguably the best team in Dawson County history this season with most of the starters returning.
The Dawson County High School Tiger cross country team finished in fifth place at the Bob Roller Invitational at East Jackson High School last week. Dawson County recorded 249 points in the 27 team event Oct. 18.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls cross country team finished in eighth place at the Bob Roller Invitational Meet in Commerce last week. The Lady Tigers posted 254 team points at the Oct. 18 event.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity football team improved its record to 3-4 with a convincing 42-0 win over Fannin County last week at Tiger Stadium. Freshman running back Logan Hurst had a huge game. Hurst had four rushing touchdowns and two, 2-point conversions in the Oct. 18 win.
The first quarter proved to be too much for the Dawson County High School varsity football team to overcome Friday night. The Tigers spotted the defending Class AA state runners-up Buford High School Wolves (4-3; 2-2) 21 points to begin the second quarter.
The softball season came to an end for nine Dawson County seniors last week in Ringgold. The Lady Tigers lost both games of a doubleheader, 1-0 and 11-0, to close the careers of Jenna Abbott, Samantha Moulder, Carly Gilreath, Gracie Hovan, Becca Monkus, Taylor Shirley, Taylor Willoughby, Kenna Seitz and Natalie Burt.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tiger softball team advanced to the second round of the Class AAA state playoffs with a sweep of Woodward Academy in Atlanta Oct. 10. Coach Jimmy Pruett's team run-ruled Woodward in five innings. The Lady Tigers took the first game by a score of 9-1 before taking the second game by a 5-3 score.
Dawson County will advance to the second round of the state playoffs with a journey to the Northwest corner of the state to face Ringgold. It will be a tough series for head coach Jimmy Pruett's Lady Tiger softball team.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity football team dropped a 30-0 decision at Pickens County High School on Oct. 11. With the loss, the team fell to 2-3 overall.
The Dawson County High School girls cross country team finished in sixth place at the sixth annual Buford Invitational Oct. 10. The Lady Tigers earned 152 points.
Tiger Dylan Forester captured the individual title at the sixth annual Buford Invitational cross country meet Oct. 10. Forester finished the 3.1-mile course with a time of 17:24, 8 seconds faster than runner-up, Max Warner, from Forsyth Central High School.
One bad inning was all it took for Dawson County to lose a heartbreaking 4-1 decision to reigning state champion Buford last week. The Lady Tigers couldn't overcome a 4-run fourth inning in the Oct. 3 loss.
Dawson County High School sophomore Cassidy Lecours led all Lady Tigers at the Mountain Invitational cross country meet at Unicoi State Park in Helen last week. Lecours finished the hilly course Oct. 4 with a time of 22:39. The time was good for 54th place out of 169 runners.
Three first quarter touchdown passes from quarterback Tyler Dominy helped Dawson County pick up its second Region 7-AAA win Friday night. The 21-0 first quarter sealed the fate for Banks County (1-5; 0-3).
Madison Caldwell captured the individual title at the Region 7-AAA golf tournament last week at Scales Golf Course in Homer.
It was a roller coaster week for the Dawson County varsity boys soccer team.
The Dawson County High School Tiger golf team competed in the Region 7-AAA tournament last week at Mossy Creek Golf Course in Cleveland. Head Coach Wes Greer's team picked up a fourth place finish.
The Dawson County High School baseball team has qualified for the Class AAA state playoffs as the No. 4 seed from Region 7-AAA.
Dawson County High School hosted the Region 7-AAA boys and girls track meet last week.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls soccer team improved its record to 13-1 overall and 5-0 in Region 7-AAA play with two wins last week.
One of Dawson County High School's most talented basketball players will soon be settling in with friends at the University of North Georgia.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys soccer team outscored its two opponents 19-1 last week to improve its overall record to 12-2. More importantly, the team is 4-1 in region 7-AAA play.
Dawson County High School varsity baseball coach Jimmy Pruett breathed a sigh of relief after Saturday's final out against Banks County. His Tigers broke a five game losing streak, by beating the Leopards, 14-0.
The Class AAA No. 4 ranked Lady Tiger soccer team picked up two big wins last week. Dawson County defeated Lakeview Academy, 7-0, on April 10, and followed with a big 5-0 Region 7-AAA win over East Hall on Friday.
Dawson County High School varsity boys soccer coach Jed Lacey's team played two nail biters last week. The Tigers defeated Lakeview Academy, 3-2, on a goal with only four seconds remaining in the match and lost to East Hall, 1-0, after two overtimes and 11 rounds of penalty kicks.
The Dawson County High School boys' golf team improved its record to 15-3 last week. Coach Wes Greer's team began the week playing in the War Eagle Invitational at Crystal Falls Golf Club on April 8. The team shot a season low 325 to take ninth place in the event.
The Dawson County High School golf team is currently 13-3 on the season. The team played in a tri-match with Buford and Chestatee on March 27. The Tigers defeated Chestatee, 180-189, but lost to the Wolves, 170-180.
While most students were enjoying spring break last week, the Dawson County High School varsity baseball team played three close Region 7-AAA games. Two games were decided by one run and a third was won in the bottom of the seventh inning.
The Dawson County High School tennis team's season is in full swing. The boys and girls teams have improved each week this season in preparation for the Region 7-AAA tournament in mid-April.