Dawson County was well represented on the Gainesville Times All-Area football team announced last week.
Two players were picked for second team honors while four others were named honorable mention.
In what turned out to be an early Christmas present, the Dawson County Lady Tigers varsity basketball team captured the Pacelli Christmas Tournament with a 57-35 victory over the host team.
The tourney win capped a great week for coach Steve Sweat's team.
Thad Burgess' Dawson County High School varsity Tigers basketball team is on a roll.
The team played in the Pacelli Christmas Tournament last week and came away with a championship trophy following a 56-22 win over host Pacelli High.
The Dawson County High School wrestling team raised its overall record to 10-4 with a convincing 69-9 win over Stephens County last week.
The Dec. 20 match was originally scheduled as a tri-meet in Toccoa, however, Smokey Mountain, N.C. wasn't able to make the event.
Head Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County High School wrestling team won two of three matches last week. The Tigers are currently 8-4 overall on the season.
The Tigers traveled Dec. 13 to Dahlonega to wrestle Lumpkin County and White County.
It was an up and down week for head coach Steve Sweat's varsity Lady Tigers basketball team.
The team began the week with a visit to Ellijay for a rematch with Gilmer County.
It was a great week for the Dawson County High School varsity boys basketball team. The Tigers played well and defeatg Gilmer County 65-59 and Lumpkin County 57-43.
With the two wins Dawson County stands at 8-1 overall.
The Dawson County High School varsity wrestling team picked up a second place finish at the Rumble on the Ridge Dual Tournament held at Fannin County High School.
Coach Arron Haynes' squad notched wins against Murphy High School from North Carolina, 53-30, Riverside Military Academy, 45-29 and dominated Union County in a shutout, 84-0.
To many, running is nothing more than putting one foot in front of the other. It's a means to an end: Getting from one place to another or staying in shape.
But for Dawson County's Madalyn Walters, it's much more. It's become a way of life.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity girls basketball team pulled out two wins last week.
Coach Mark Ragsdale's team defeated Pinecrest Academy, 51-13 and Lumpkin County, 51-18.
The Dawson County High School Tigers wrestling team traveled to Blessed Trinity last week for a tri-match with Milton and Blessed Trinity.
Head Coach Arron Haynes' team wrestled hard Dec. 6 and defeated Milton, 48-30, before losing to Blessed Trinity, 41-30, in a very close match.
Steve Sweat's varsity girls basketball team had a very productive week.
The Lady Tigers defeated Fellowship Christian, 43-16, on Dec. 6 and Tech High School on Dec. 9, 62-11, before being defeated by state ranked in single A, Towns County, 76-46 on Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team didn't miss a beat after being off for 10 days. Coach Steve Sweat's team made the long trip to Homer on Friday and defeated Banks County, 55-40.
Playing on the road in a very hostile environment and against the No. 2 team in Region 7-AAA was not a good combination for Coach Thad Burgess' varsity boys' basketball team Friday night. The Tigers dropped to 4-17 after losing to Banks County 73-38.
The 2014-2015 Varsity Lady Tigers have done something that no team before them has managed - the longest winning streak in Dawson County High School history.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team ran its winning streak to 20 after demolishing West Hall in Oakwood last week.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team dropped a close 50-48 decision to West Hall last week in Oakwood.
Coach Anne Hyams' junior varsity girls' basketball team picked up its seventh win of the season last week.
The winning streak continues at 19 for Dawson County High School Head Coach Steve Sweat's varsity Lady Tigers basketball team after picking up two Region 7-AAA wins last week over Lumpkin County, 77-29, and Fannin County, 83-43.
The Dawson County High School varsity Tiger basketball team picked up a huge Region 7-AAA win over Lumpkin County Jan. 6 by a 49-44 score before falling to Fannin County, 43-34 on Friday.
The Dawson County High School varsity Tiger wrestling team finished in fourth place at the Region 7-AAA Duals Tournament at West Hall High School in Oakwood on Saturday.
Dawson County High School Athletic Director Grady Turner confirmed on Wednesday that longtime football coach Jeff Lee will not be returning to lead the Tigers next season.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys' basketball team defeated Franklin County in Carnesville by a 52-22 score on Dec. 19.
The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers' varsity basketball team ran its winning streak to 17 games following four wins over the last nine days.
Dawson County High School Varsity Boys' Basketball Coach Thad Burgess' varsity boys' basketball team played four games last week.
The Dawson County High School varsity wrestling team finished in second place in the Osley B. Saunooke Tournament at Cherokee High School in North Carolina on Jan. 3.