The Dawson County High School junior varsity Lady Tiger basketball team used a strong second half to defeat Buford, 40-38, last week. Dawson County trailed by nine points at halftime, 23-14, of the Jan. 8 game.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys basketball team dropped a, 47-26, decision at North Hall last week. With the loss Dawson County fell to 6-2 on the season.
The Dawson County High School varsity basketball teams will play at Philips Arena on Saturday against Rabun County High School. Coach Steve Sweat's varsity girls team will play at 1 p.m. and will be followed by the boys game at 2:30 p.m.
The New Year has started out well for Coach Steve Sweat's varsity girls basketball team. The Lady Tigers are riding an 11-game winning streak with a Region 7-AAA, 65-52, win at East Hall last week.
Will Anglin hit five three-pointers to lead Dawson County to a 51-43 win at East Hall on Friday. Dawson County remains perfect with a 14-0 record and the Tigers are 4-0 in Region 7-AAA.
The Dawson County High School wrestling team finished in third place at the Area 3 duals at Woodward Academy last weekend. The Tigers narrowly missed out on a state playoff spot after losing to Woodward, 54-15, and McNair High School, 41-30.
Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County Tiger wrestlers won the team championship at the Amicalola Classic last month at Dawson County High School. The Tigers scored 268 team points to easily outdistance runner-up Chattooga High School who had 197.5 points.
Thirteen Dawson County High School Tiger football players were named to The Times of Gainesville's All-Area football team last week. Leading the selections were fullback and linebacker Zack Martin.
Coach Thad Burgess' Dawson County High School varsity boys basketball team is continuing its winning ways. The Tigers picked up two big wins recently.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls basketball team improved its record to 10-1 with an impressive, 59-49, win over Hoke's Bluff, Ala. in the opening round of the Battle of the States tournament at Towns County High School on Dec. 27. Despite playing the early morning game, the Lady Tigers came off the bus on fire.
Dawson County High School senior football players Bruce Clark and Tyler Dominy received huge honors last week. Both Tiger football players were named as honorable mention selectees by the Georgia Sportswriters Association in Class AAA.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys basketball team improved its record to 6-0 last week. The team traveled to play against Woody Gap and came away with a 45-30 win.
Dawson County High School junior varsity girls head coach Anne Hyams' Lady Tigers improved their record to 8-0 with a decisive win of West Forsyth last week. Tied at 6-6 after one quarter of play, the Lady Tigers used some stingy defense in the Dec. 20 game to limit West to only one second quarter point.
Gunnar Armstrong scored a team-high 17 points to lead Dawson County to a 42-38 win over White County last week in Dawsonville. Armstrong hit a clutch three-pointer with less than a minute to go to tie the Dec. 18 game.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls basketball team controlled all aspects of the game last week against White County. The Lady Tigers picked up a 79-39 win at home Dec, 18 against White County.
Coach Jed Lacey knew last week was going to be tough for his Tiger soccer team. Playing two ranked teams in three days is physically and mentally demanding. The Tigers split games with a 3-0 win over West Hall on Tuesday before dropping a 3-0 decision to Blessed Trinity on Thursday.
Friday was a battle between two Class AAA top 10- ranked teams as the No. 4 Lady Tigers played a tough match against No. 7-ranked White County (7-3) at Tiger Stadium. Dawson County came out on top with a 1-0 victory.
Dawson County High School varsity soccer coach Jed Lacey was noticeably unhappy with how his third-ranked Dawson County Tigers played against White County on March 22 at Tiger Stadium. "It was a very sluggish game," Lacey said. "I knew coming back from the Tournament of Champions in Jekyll Island we would have to get the engines going again. This was not one of our better games, but we pushed through it and did enough to win. I'm glad we got that game out of our system."
Fighting the elements and some good Class AAA teams, the Dawson County High School varsity Tigers baseball team went 1-2 last week. Weather was an issue last week. On March 18, the Tigers were rained out against White County. The game was pushed back a day and was played on March 19 in Cleveland. Dawson County came out on the good end of a 4-3 win.
The fourth-ranked, Class AAA, Lady Tiger soccer team is currently 7-0 on the season after defeating three teams in Jekyll Island over the weekend. Head coach Jed Lacey's team dominated Cedar Shoals, Aquinas and Richmond Academy.
The Dawson County boys soccer team traveled to Jekyll Island over the weekend and proved why it is ranked No. 4 in Class AAA. The Tigers didn't give up a goal as the team defeated Cedar Shoals, 3-0, Brunswick, 5-0 and Richmond Academy, 6-0, at the Tournament of Champions event.
The Dawson County track team picked up two huge wins last week with a tri-match against Forsyth Central and Fannin County in Dawsonville. The Lady Tigers scored 101 points to capture first place. Central tallied 35 points and Fannin scored 25 points.
Dawson County High School football player Zack Martin was one of 10 players in the state of Georgia to receive the NAPA Auto Parts/Larry Csonka "Blue Collar Player of the Year" award. The award, which was presented March 19 in Macon, is given to "hard-working" players that, according to NFL Hall of Famer Larry Csonka in a released statement, "show up for work every day and never complain, unsung heroes who spend little time in ...