Poor shooting from the free throw line spelled doom for Coach Wes Greer's junior varsity Tigers. The Tigers converted on only 6-of-15 attempts as the team lost its opening game of the season to Lambert High School 55-46 last Thursday, Nov. 19.
The Dawson County wrestling team opened the season last Friday, Nov. 20 with a tri-match against Gilmer County and Southeast Whitfield in Ellijay. The match was a tough way to open the season, as the Tigers dropped a 68-12 decision to Gilmer and a 46-36 loss to Southeast Whitfield, from 6-AAA.
The Dawson County High School ninth grade boys team opened its season last Tuesday, Nov. 17 with a 57-18 win at Union County.
Dawson County High School senior Chase Gilreath had plenty of reasons to be smiling last Thursday when he inked a baseball scholarship with the Columbus State University Cougars.
With the 2009-2010 basketball season ready to get underway, the Dawson County Tigers held a scrimmage game last Thursday night against Providence Christian Academy from Lilburn.
It was just a scrimmage, but the Dawson County Lady Tigers were feeling good about themselves as they walked off the floor Thursday night at the Ford E. Phillips Center.
The Dawson County High School girl's cross country team set a goal back in June to finish in the top four in the state. Mission accomplished.
The season is over for Head Coach Jeff Lee and his Dawson County varsity football team.
The Dawson County High School boys' cross country team ran a solid race in last Saturday's State Class AA meet hosted by Carrollton High School.
Dawson County High School's girls' cross country team is the 2009 Region 8-AA champions.
It was senior night at Tiger Stadium last Friday night. Head Coach Jeff Lee and his staff honored five young men who have dedicated the last four years to Tiger football.
The Dawson County High School boys' cross country team is headed to the state meet in Carrollton this Saturday.
The Dawson County Tiger football team dropped its third straight game in a 44-14 shellacking by Union County last Friday night at Tiger Stadium.
Head Coach Brian DeRose and his boys' and girls' cross country teams are preparing for the Region 8-AA meet this weekend at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville. In a tune-up for the region meet, Dawson ran against five other schools in a race at Buford High School last Wednesday, Oct. 21.
The Dawson County High School Varsity Tiger Football team is preparing this week to take on the Union County Panthers, a team that Coach Jeff Lee has never lost to.
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.