After a week off the Tigers will jump back into action this Friday with a showdown with undefeated North Oconee in Bogart.
Oglethorpe County made the long two-hour journey to Tiger Stadium last Friday night and dampened homecoming for Dawson County.
Head Coach Jimmy Pruett and his Dawson County Lady Tiger softball team will be seeded No. 3 in the upcoming Region 8-AA softball tournament.
The Dawson County High School Junior Varsity football team moved its record to 2-1 on the season with a 24-6 victory over Lumpkin County at Tiger Stadium last Thursday.
The Dawson County junior varsity football team lost a close decision to Gilmer County, 13-8, last Thursday at Tiger Stadium.
Dawson County Head Coach Jeff Lee sighed with relief Friday as his Tigers notched their first win, 6-0, over Rabun County on the road.
It was a busy week for head coach Jimmy Pruett and his Lady Tiger softball team.
It was a banner day for the Dawson County cross country team last Saturday in Commerce. Under rainy skies and soggy conditions, Madelyn Walters and her Lady Tiger teammates captured first place at the Eagle Run held at East Jackson High School.
About the only thing it didn't do last Friday night was rain. The much anticipated weather system moving through the Southeast didn't hit Tiger Stadium as Dawson matched up with Region 8-AA foe Fannin County.
The Dawson County Tiger competitive cheerleading squad played host to its 14th annual Tiger Cheer Classic last Saturday in the Ford E. Phillips gymnasium.
Bouncing back from a 9-1 drubbing by No. 2-ranked North Oconee (16-1-1) last Thursday in a Region 8-AA game, the Dawson County Lady Tiger softball team went 4-1-1 in the Adairsville Tiger Classic last weekend.
Dawson County High School Varsity Football Head Coach Jeff Lee left the field Friday night shaking his head.
Last year, Banks County High School Head Coach Blair Armstrong's team made the first round of the state playoffs with a 6-5 record.
After an almost two-week hiatus, the Dawson County Lady Tiger softball team defeated Region 8-AA foe East Jackson 7-5 last Thursday at Jack Waldrip Field.
It was a long night for Tiger Head Coach Jeff Lee and his team last Friday at Memorial Stadium in Jefferson.
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 ...