Fall is in the air and football is getting in high gear.
The 2009 softball season is over for the Lady Tigers.
The Dawson County junior varsity football team was victorious over Pickens County last Thursday in Jasper by a convincing 26-7 score. The Tigers moved to 3-1 on the season with the win.
After a week off the Tigers will jump back into action this Friday with a showdown with undefeated North Oconee in Bogart.
Oglethorpe County made the long two-hour journey to Tiger Stadium last Friday night and dampened homecoming for Dawson County.
Head Coach Jimmy Pruett and his Dawson County Lady Tiger softball team will be seeded No. 3 in the upcoming Region 8-AA softball tournament.
The Dawson County High School Junior Varsity football team moved its record to 2-1 on the season with a 24-6 victory over Lumpkin County at Tiger Stadium last Thursday.
The Dawson County junior varsity football team lost a close decision to Gilmer County, 13-8, last Thursday at Tiger Stadium.
Dawson County Head Coach Jeff Lee sighed with relief Friday as his Tigers notched their first win, 6-0, over Rabun County on the road.
It was a busy week for head coach Jimmy Pruett and his Lady Tiger softball team.
It was a banner day for the Dawson County cross country team last Saturday in Commerce. Under rainy skies and soggy conditions, Madelyn Walters and her Lady Tiger teammates captured first place at the Eagle Run held at East Jackson High School.
About the only thing it didn't do last Friday night was rain. The much anticipated weather system moving through the Southeast didn't hit Tiger Stadium as Dawson matched up with Region 8-AA foe Fannin County.
The Dawson County Tiger competitive cheerleading squad played host to its 14th annual Tiger Cheer Classic last Saturday in the Ford E. Phillips gymnasium.
Bouncing back from a 9-1 drubbing by No. 2-ranked North Oconee (16-1-1) last Thursday in a Region 8-AA game, the Dawson County Lady Tiger softball team went 4-1-1 in the Adairsville Tiger Classic last weekend.
Dawson County High School Varsity Football Head Coach Jeff Lee left the field Friday night shaking his head.
Top-ranked Dawson County is now 27-0 after Saturday night's nail-biting 51-45 win over East Hall to claim the 7-AAA championship at Franklin County in Carnesville
Head Coach Steve Sweat was heard commenting on the "so sweet" victory as he walked off the floor.
The Varsity boys' basketball season has come to an end.
Coach Thad Burgess' squad lost to Franklin County in the opening round of the Region 7-AAA tournament, 63-57.
Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County High School wrestling team competed at the State Traditional tournament in Macon Feb. 12-14. The Tigers took six wrestlers to the meet led by Gavin Brown (195 pounds), Harrison Adams (138 pounds), Jeremy Whalen (145 pounds), Brett Whalen (182 pounds), Ty Williams (heavyweight), and Justin Evans (113 pounds). All six wrestlers finished in the top ten.
Two-time state champion, Gavin Brown, finished in fourth place at state. Brown moved up a weight class this season and completed the season with a 44-8 record.
The Dawson County girls' soccer team opened the season with wins over Winder-Barrow, 7-0, on Feb. 10 and North Forsyth, 2-0, Feb. 13.
Coach Jed Lacey's team is currently ranked No, 7 in the latest Class AAA rankings.
The Dawson County boys' soccer team is ranked No. 1 this week in the latest Class AAA rankings.
The Tigers opened the season with wins over Winder-Barrow, 4-0, on Tuesday, and a 6-2 victory over North Forsyth Feb. 13
Despite the cold weather, baseball season for Coach Thad Burgess' Dawson County Tiger team began with a scrimmage game against Elbert County on Saturday.
On a chilly and windy Valentine's Day, the Tigers played seven innings in front of a decent crowd of Blue Devil and Tiger fans.
The Lady Tigers are region champions.
Dawson County coach Steve Sweat was happy his team could book a spot in the Region 7-AAA title game.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers are perfect after Friday night's victory over West Hall.
Excellent. Perfection. Without blemish. Unmatched.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team has gotten hot at just the right time.
Six Dawson County wrestlers qualified for the State Traditional Meet to be held this week in Macon.
The Dawson County High School varsity baseball team will open the season with a game at Elbert County on Saturday.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers are perfect after Friday night's victory over West Hall at home.
A victory Friday night at home against West Hall will place the Dawson County Lady Tigers atop a pedestal where no other team in school history has stood before.