He is not a player of many words, but gives it 110 percent at all times while on the football field. This Tiger has played through injury, pain and many position changes, but he is always upbeat.
Tiger football player Zack Johnson is being recruited by several Division I football schools throughout the Southeast. Johnson, a 6'3" 300 pound senior, has traveled to many football camps this summer.
Dawson County High School is the recipient of the 2010 Georgia High School Association and Georgia Electric Membership Corporation Georgia EMC Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award for Region 8-AA.
The Dawson County High School boys' and girls' cross country team started regular season practices Aug. 2.
Dawson County High School Head Softball Coach Jimmy Pruett's team traveled to Anderson, S.C. to participate in the Higher Ground Softball Camp last week.
The Tiger football team competed in a passing camp at Pickens County High School in Jasper last Tuesday and Wednesday.
Going into a game with the Tulsa Eagles fastpitch softball team in June, the girls of the Georgia Impact - Giles team knew someone would have to step up, take on the pressure, and deliver if they were going to get the win. And someone did.
Just 30 days remain before the opening of the 2010 Dawson County Tiger football season. Head Coach Jeff Lee's team will open the season with a scrimmage game with the Greater Atlanta Christian school at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19 in Dawsonville.
There will not be any ninth grade sports teams at Dawson County High School next school year.
Last week was what is referred to as "Dead Week" by the Georgia High School Association By-Laws. The name is given to the July 4th holiday week by the association.
The Tiger basketball team has finished its summer basketball camp play. The team was very successful and finished the summer with a record of 23-11.
The Dawson County High School football team is preparing for the upcoming 2010 campaign. The team has been participating in workouts from 7:30-10:30 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at the high school.
Head Coach Thad Burgess and his Dawson County Tiger basketball team traveled to Auburn University last Thursday. The team played summer games against some of the best teams in Alabama and the Southeast during the 3-day camp.
Chase Gilreath has been named second team All-Area by the Gainesville Times. The Tiger senior will continue his baseball career at the collegiate level next year at Columbus State.
Sophomore track sensation Madalyn Walters was named first team All-Area by the Gainesville Times last week.
It was a tough week for the Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team. Coach Steve Sweat's squad suffered two Region 7AAA losses to put them at 3-3 in region play.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team needed an extra period on Jan. 10, but the team was able to prevail 52-43 over visiting North Hall.
Dawson County High School junior varsity girls' basketball coach Anne Hyams' team won 31-21 over North Hall Jan. 10 in Dawsonville.
Despite outscoring North Hall, 19-7, in the fourth quarter, the Dawson County High School junior varsity boys basketball team was unable to come out on top against the North Hall Trojans, Jan. 10.
Despite a hard-fought loss, the Dawson County High School Lady Tigers returned to Dawsonville March 9 with their heads held high, proud of their second-place finish and knowing they gave it their all.
Dawson County wrestling participated in the Area Duals last Friday and Saturday at Fannin County High School in Blue Ridge.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers started the new year with a convincing 65-42 win over East Hall on Jan. 3. With the win, Head Coach Steve Sweat's team is currently 12-3 overall and 3-1 in region 7-AAA play.
Lucas Pain had a monster night on offense for the Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team Jan. 3 in Dawsonville.
Jackson Putnam was named to the first team defense for football by The Times of Gainesville last week. Putnam was selected as a defensive back by The Times sports staff.