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Boys fall to Fellowship

The week did not get off to a great start for the Dawson County Tigers varsity basketball team. Playing without head coach Thad Burgess, due to an ejection, the Tigers lost a close contest to Fellowship Christian, 44-41, on Tuesday. It was the Tigers first loss of the season.

Things perked up over the weekend with two big wins over Tech High School, 100-29, on Friday and Towns County, 78-42, on Saturday.

December 13, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Girls use defense to defeat Pinecrest

Coach Mark Ragsdale's junior varsity girls' basketball team tallied a 1-1 record over the last week.

The Lady defeated Pinecrest Academy, 51-13, on Dec. 9 before losing, 47-44, at Towns County on Dec. 10.

December 13, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Busy week for grapplers

It was a busy and successful week for the Dawson County wrestling team.

Head Coach Arron Haynes' grapplers began the week with a Nov. 29 home match against Johnson and Monroe Area.

December 06, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Girls fall to White County

Dawson County went on its first road trip of the season last week.

The Lady Tigers basketball team traveled to Cleveland to face off against White County on Nov. 29. The team was sluggish and lost to the Lady Warriors 51-48.

December 06, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Still undefeated

Undefeated has a nice sound to it, every team strives to win every game it plays. So far that has been true for the Dawson County varsity boys basketball team coached by Thad Burgess.

The Tigers are currently 4-0 with big wins at White County, 38-24, and a huge home win over formerlly undefeated Gilmer County, 55-48.

December 06, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


JV girls unable to nab the win

Coach Wes Greer's junior varsity Lady Tigers basketball team played well, but couldn't catch up with visiting Gilmer County last week at home.

The Lady Tigers lost 36-27 to the Bobcats.

December 06, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Boys let lead slip away

The junior varsity boys basketball ball team dropped two games last week. The team lost to White County 34-31 on the road and at home against Gilmer County 58-43.

In both games Head Coach Wes Greer's team held a lead at halftime just to see it taken away in the second half.

December 06, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Wrestling season begins

Wrestling season is underway at Dawson County High School.

Head coach Arron Haynes' grapplers opened the regular season with a win over Fannin County High School, 60-15, and a loss to AAAA Flowery Branch, 51-28, on Nov. 22 in Dawsonville.

November 29, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Telling week ahead

The Dawson County varsity girl's basketball team will begin their post-Thanksgiving schedule with games against White and Gilmer counties this week.

The Lady Tigers are currently 1-1 with a win over Tallulah Falls, 87-36, and a loss to Towns County, 54-48.

November 29, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Coach hopes team picks up where it left off

The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team has been impressive so far this season. Behind the play of Tyler Dominy, the Tigers have dominated their first two opponents.

Dawson County is currently 2-0 and riding high after defeating Tallulah Falls, 67-16, and Towns County, 64-22.

November 29, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Gilreath scores 21 points

It was "throwback night" at Dawson County's season opener against Tallulah Falls last week in Dawsonville. Both head coaches, Steve Sweat and Thad Burgess, decided to break out the old uniforms in a tribute to former players in the program.

"We decided to do this because we were playing a longtime opponent in Tallulah Falls," Sweat said. "We wore some uniforms that some of the mothers of my current players played in when they played for me years ago."

November 22, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Tigers dominate

Domination would be the term used to describe Dawson County's first wins of the season.

The Tigers have not allowed an opposing team to score in double digits in any one quarter of play in two games, as they have easily defeated Tallulah Falls, 67-16, and Towns County, 64-22.

November 22, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Girls stumble during opener

The junior varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team lost its season opener 54-48 to Towns County on Saturday.

Coach Mark Ragsdale's team battled through foul trouble to keep the game competitive.

November 22, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Defense key in JV boys win

Dawson County used defensive pressure to come away with a 58-35 win over visiting Towns County in junior varsity boys action Saturday.

The game was the first of the season for Coach Wes Greer's team.

November 22, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Walters named runner of the year

The 2011 Region 8-AA cross country team was named last week. The girls' runner of the year was Madalyn Walters from Dawson County.

Walters won the Region 8-AA championships held at Oglethorpe County High School in October and placed fourth in the state championships in Carrollton.

November 15, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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Summer ends at Auburn

Hard-working, effort, and coachable are three words used to describe the boys basketball team at Dawson County this summer, according to Head Coach Thad Burgess.

June 30, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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