The determination and drive are still there for Dawson County High School Head Coach Steve Sweat's varsity Lady Tiger basketball team.
Dawson County High School freshman Maddy Walters was named to the Gainesville Times first team All-Area cross country team last week.
Dawson County High School safety Ethan Brown and kicker David Scully were named First Team All-Area by the Gainesville Times.
The Lady Tigers won a game and lost a game last week in basketball action.
Head Coach Thad Burgess and his Dawson County Tiger basketball team pulled out two wins this past week against Tallulah Falls, 67-17, and Gilmer County, 58-41.
Turnovers and poor free throw shooting led to the demise of the Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team Tuesday, Nov. 25.
The Dawson County High School Tigers traveled to Coal Mountain Tuesday, Nov. 25 for a game with rival North Forsyth.
Dawson County High School Head Wrestling Coach Arron Haynes and his squad almost defeated the defending AAA state champion Gilmer County Bobcats last Tuesday, Nov. 25 at the Ford E. Phillips gymnasium.
Thirteen players scored points as the Dawson County Tigers opened the season with a dominating 67-18 win over Tallulah Falls last Tuesday night at the Ford E. Phillips gymnasium in Dawsonville.
The game was over early as the Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team opened the season with a rout of visiting Tallulah Falls, 61-24, last Tuesday night.
The Dawson County High School Tiger wrestling team got off to a great start this season with a thrashing of host Osborne last Friday by a score of 63-18.
Dawson County High School Wrestling Coach Arron Haynes and the 2008-2009 edition of the Dawson County wrestling team will open the season with a match at Johnson High School Friday night. The first match should start at approximately 5 p.m.
As fall begins so does the beginning of basketball season.
Junior varsity and assistant varsity basketball coach Wes Greer begins his fourth year at Dawson County High School.
Dawson County finished in eighth place at the state cross country meet in Carrollton Saturday.
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 ...