With all the winter weather Dawson County has been experiencing, it is hard to believe that several spring sports can begin conditioning or practice over the next couple of weeks.
The 3-2 match-up zone proved to be very effective as the Tigers escaped Fannin County on Saturday afternoon by a 34-28 score. Dawson came away with a very important Region 8-AA win over the Rebels in a hostile environment in Blue Ridge.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls basketball team traveled to Blue Ridge last Saturday afternoon for a Region 8-AA game with No. 6-ranked and undefeated Fannin County.
The Georgia High School Association State Duals tournament was canceled Jan. 14-15 due to inclement weather.
There is one thing that can be said of the Dawson County High School wrestling team ... it never gives up.
Head Coach Steve Sweat's varsity Lady Tiger basketball team fell to an undefeated Rabun County team, 79-49, in Tiger Friday night.
It was Jekyll and Hyde performances for Head Coach Thad Burgess' varsity Tiger basketball team last week. Dawson traveled to Rabun County for its first Region 8-AA game on Friday. The Tigers led for most of the ballgame just to see their 12-point lead evaporate in the fourth quarter. The Tigers ended up losing to the Wildcats, 51-46.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys' basketball team remained undefeated following two big wins this week. The Tigers defeated Woody Gap on Tuesday, 70-22, and Riverside Military Academy on Saturday, 43-29.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers basketball team finished the first half of its season with an impressive 8-4 overall record. The Lady Tigers played in the Pickens Holiday Classic last week and finished with a 2-1 record.
Dawson County High School seniors Zach Johnson and Ethan Brown were selected to the Georgia Sports Writers Association 2010 AA All-State football team, released on Dec. 26.
One of the most prestigious wrestling tournaments in Georgia will begin later this week at the Ford E. Phillips Center at Dawson County High School.
The Dawson County Tiger wrestling team rolled over visiting Clarkston High School on Dec. 21 to win the team's first home match of the season. The Tigers lost only one weight classification to come away with a huge 74-4 win.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team captured the championship at the Pacelli Christmas Tournament in Columbus early last week.
The varsity Lady Tigers basketball team is on a winning streak.
Junior Lady Tiger cross country sensation Madalyn Walters has been named to the second team All-Area team by the The Times of Gainesville.
Madison Caldwell continues to play well for the Lady Tigers golf team. Caldwell shot an even par 36 at Crystal Falls Golf Course against Fannin and Gilmer counties on March 11.
The Dawson County High School boys track team ran at the prestigious Greater Atlanta Christian School Invitational on March 15 in Norcross.
The winning streak is now at eight games for the Dawson County High School varsity boys' soccer team. Coach Jed Lacey's team swept all three games at the Tournament of Champions in Jekyll Island on March 13-15.
Dawson County was on "cloud nine" after winning its first five games of the season. Unfortunately, that came to an end last week as the Tigers dropped all three of their games. All three games were region 7-AAA match-ups.
Dawson County High School Golf Coach Wes Greer's team played two matches last week in less than favorable weather.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls soccer team showed why it holds a No. 7 ranking in the state in Class AAA.
The Dawson County High School varsity soccer team won both matches played last week in convincing fashion.
The Tigers picked up their fifth straight win with no losses following a come from behind 5-2 win over Gilmer County in Ellijay on March 5.
The run of Lady Tigers basketball came to a halt in Madison on Feb. 24 against a very strong Morgan County team.
The Dawson County boys' basketball season has come to an end. The Tigers ran into a very good Cedar Grove basketball team Feb. 25 in Ellenwood and fell 62-33.
The Dawson County baseball team is off to a great start. The Tigers, under first year head coach Thad Burgess, are currenlty 3-0 with wins at East Jackson Feb. 26, 13-0, and Chestatee on March 1, 10-2.
The Dawson County 12 and under all stars basketball team has done it again. The team won the GRPA District 7 Class B tournament March 1 and will compete in the GRPA State Tournament on March 7 and 9.
The No. 5 Class AAA Lady Tigers soccer team picked up two wins last week against Pickens County, 8-0, and Rabun County, 4-0.
The Dawson County varsity boys' soccer team improved its record to 3-1 with wins over Pickens County, 7-0, and Rabun County, 6-0, last week.
Dawson County High School varsity girls basketball coach Steve Sweat said at the beginning of the season that he anticipated Region 7-AAA to be one of the toughest in the state. Sweat proved to be right, as all four teams from the region advanced to the "Sweet Sixteen" round of the state tourney Feb. 21 and 22.
Region 7-AAA defeated all four teams from Region 5-AAA; East Hall defeated North Murray, 61-36, Buford won over Ringgold, 64-29, North Hall edged No. 1-seed Sonoraville, 62-53, and in the biggest game of all, Dawson County defeated a very talented Cartersville team, on ...