The 27th annual Amicalola Classic wrestling tournament was held Jan. 1 and 2 at Dawson County High School. The tournament was a huge success with Gilmer County taking the team championship.
Tiger wrestler James Evans captured a first place tournament champion's medal at the Walnut Grove Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 19. Evans wrestles in the 112-pound weight class. He finished the tournament with an impressive 6-1 record.
Head Coach Thad Burgess and his varsity Tiger basketball team were licking their wounds after losing their top 10 ranking in AA.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity girls basketball team picked up two big wins last week.
Since being ranked No. 10 in AA, Dawson County has fallen on rough times.
It was a long tiring week for the Dawson County Lady Tiger varsity basketball team. The Lady Tigers made two long road trips. The team travelled to Walnut Grove on Tuesday night, a 52-31 defeat, and to East Jackson on Friday night, a 39-38 win.
The Lady Tigers keep finding a way to win. Last week was a perfect example, as Head Coach Steve Sweat and the team won two close games over Banks County 42-39, and Jefferson, 37-35. The team's only hiccup was a 50-42 loss to White County on Saturday.
The No. 10-ranked Dawson County boys basketball team picked up two wins last week against Banks County, 55-53, and non-region foe White County, 54-51. Sandwiched in between, the Tigers lost their first game of the season to an athletic Jefferson team, 65-54.
The five game winning streak for Head Coach Steve Sweat and his Lady Tiger basketball team is over.
The Dawson County boys basketball team continued its winning ways with three victories last week.
After announcing the new class designations last month, the Georgia High School Association moved forward in the next phase of reclassification, slotting teams into regions during last Wednesday's meeting in Thomaston.
Dawson County High School freshman softball pitcher and first baseman Jenna Abbott was named to the Gainesville Times All-Area second team last week.
The Dawson County ninth grade boys basketball team improved its record to 2-0 with a 46-18 win over Woody Gap last Thursday.
Coach Arron Haynes has announced team captains for the 2009-2010 wrestling season.
It has been a long time since the Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team has started the season at 4-0. But Coach Steve Sweat has his team winning.
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.