Hard work and dedication are two words used to describe the Area 3 Class AAA champions, the Dawson County Tigers.
The Tiger wrestling team, under the helm of Head Coach Arron Haynes, defeated defending Woodward Academy on their home mat to take the championship last weekend.
Coach Steve Sweat's Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team matched up against region rival and No. 3 ranked in Class AAA, Buford (20-2; 11-0) Jan. 31 in Dawsonville.
Dawson County was unable to recover from a 17-2 first quarter deficit and dropped a 59-23 decision to the Lady Wolves.
There was an electrifying atmosphere in the Ford E. Phillips Gymnasium Jan. 31 as the Buford Wolves traveled to Dawson County to face the Tigers.
Buford, undefeated in Region 7-AAA, faced a fired up student section and a feisty Tiger team.
Effort, heart and persistence were three key terms to describe the Dawson County boys' basketball team last week.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers bounced back last week with two big Region 7-AAA wins.
The Dawson County High School wrestling program recognized its seniors during the annual Senior Night tradition Jan. 14. The Tigers grapplers picked up two big wins against Riverside Military Academy, 57-18, and Rabun Gap, 72-6.
Dawson County High School Varsity Girls Coach Steve Sweat and his Lady Tigers split games last week. The Lady Tigers defeated West Hall, 62-31, before losing to Fannin County, 58-45, on Friday night. Both games were on the road.
The Dawson County Tigers did their best in creating some separation from the logjam of teams behind them in Region 7-AAA on Jan. 14, earning a 69-66 overtime win over West Hall in Oakwood.
Dawson County High School has signed another of its senior baseball players to a Rome college.
The Dawson County High School Junior Varsity girls basketball team extended its record to 8-1 with two wins last week.
It was a tough week for the Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team. Coach Steve Sweat's squad suffered two Region 7AAA losses to put them at 3-3 in region play.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team needed an extra period on Jan. 10, but the team was able to prevail 52-43 over visiting North Hall.
Dawson County High School junior varsity girls' basketball coach Anne Hyams' team won 31-21 over North Hall Jan. 10 in Dawsonville.
Despite outscoring North Hall, 19-7, in the fourth quarter, the Dawson County High School junior varsity boys basketball team was unable to come out on top against the North Hall Trojans, Jan. 10.
Despite a hard-fought loss, the Dawson County High School Lady Tigers returned to Dawsonville March 9 with their heads held high, proud of their second-place finish and knowing they gave it their all.
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.