The four year state tournament run for the Dawson County Lady Tigers golf team has come to a close.
Head Coach Jed Lacey and his varsity boys' soccer team ended their bid for a return to the state playoffs with a 3-0 loss to Area 15 Champion Union County last Tuesday.
The Dawson County High School Varsity Tiger baseball team is in a three game slump after losing to Riverside Military Academy, 7-4, last Friday and a doubleheader to Union County, 9-3, and 12-6 on Saturday.
After a week off for spring break, Dawson County spring sports will continue their quest for a play-off birth in each respective sport.
Defense and clutch hitting marked last weeks two big Region 8-AA wins for Head Coach Jimmy Pruett's varsity baseball team.
Dawson County High School senior Tommy Lin won the weight lifting state championship for the 140-pound and under weight class in March.
Dawson County High School seniors Charley Whitmire and Katie Stowers combined for a 140 over 18 holes to finish in seventh place at the St. Pius X High School Par 3 tournament on Monday, March 30.
This is turning out to be the most successful Tiger golf team in history, as the boys continue their winning ways.
Madalyn Walters and Christine Parker each set new track records for the Lady Tigers during the GAC Invitational track meet, March 21.
Head Coach Mark Ragsdale and his Dawson County High School Junior Varsity Tiger baseball team split a doubleheader with Gilmer County High School last Tuesday in Dawsonville.
Dawson County High School Tiger Josh Bolz picked up a hat trick, three goals, in an 8-0 shutout over Lakeview Academy last Wednesday.
The Dawson County High School track team competed in the Greater Atlanta Christian Invitational meet last Saturday in Norcross.
"To be the best, you have to play the best," is an old saying that coaches throw around a lot. It means to win championships your team has to play championship teams. That's what the Dawson County Lady Tiger golf team did last week.
The Tigers soccer team traveled to Jekyll Island March 13 - 15 to participate in the Tournament of Champions Invitational.
The Tigers fell to 3-5 overall, and more importantly 2-2 in Region 8-AA play, last week.
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 ...