Chants of "Sweet 16" rocked Ford E. Phillips Gymnasium on Friday night. The Dawson County Tigers punched their ticket to the next round of the state basketball playoffs with a 55-43 win over Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe.
Dawson County controlled the tempo in the first quarter and took a 6-4 lead with 3:16 remaining in the quarter on a made shot by Lucas Pain. The Tigers never surrendered that lead.
Tiger Gavin Brown was crowned champion at the State Traditional Wrestling Championships on Feb. 22. The tournament was a one-day event held at Buford High School.
Brown, who wrestles at 182 pounds, opened the tournament with a 4-1 decision over Isaiah Hale from North Hall. With the win, Brown advanced to the semi-finals.
The Dawson County High School varsity baseball team recorded several firsts for the season on opening day Feb. 19.
The team picked up its first win of the season, head coach Thad Burgess picked up his first win as coach and pitcher Logan Burt recorded his first win from the mound.
The last couple weeks have been a tough balancing act for Dawson County Tigers Coach Thad Burgess.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers basketball team is back in the show.
The Dawson County Tigers are beginning to be regulars in the Georgia High School Association basketball tournament.
The Region 7-AAA basketball tournament will be this weekend.
Dawson County High School Wrestling Coach Arron Haynes' Tiger team finished in third place at the State Sectionals tournament Feb. 7 and 8 at Sonoraville High School.
Last week didn't start well for Head Coach Steve Sweat's Dawson County High School varsity girls basketball team, after losing to North Hall on Feb. 4, 66-49. However, the team rebounded with two big wins over West Hall, 42-35, on Feb. 7 and Banks County, 55-51 on Saturday.
Dawson County High School Varsity Boys Soccer Coach Jed Lacey says that he is excited about his team this year. The Tigers have high expectations every year, after going to the state playoffs five out of the last six years.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team is getting hot at just the right time. Coach Thad Burgess' team is currently on a three game winning streak headed into the Region 7-AAA tournament to be held this week.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity girls basketball team, under Coach Anne Hyams, finished the 2013-2014 season with an impressive 11-2 record.
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.
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.