It was Jekyll and Hyde performances for Head Coach Thad Burgess' varsity Tiger basketball team last week. Dawson traveled to Rabun County for its first Region 8-AA game on Friday. The Tigers led for most of the ballgame just to see their 12-point lead evaporate in the fourth quarter. The Tigers ended up losing to the Wildcats, 51-46.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys' basketball team remained undefeated following two big wins this week. The Tigers defeated Woody Gap on Tuesday, 70-22, and Riverside Military Academy on Saturday, 43-29.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers basketball team finished the first half of its season with an impressive 8-4 overall record. The Lady Tigers played in the Pickens Holiday Classic last week and finished with a 2-1 record.
Dawson County High School seniors Zach Johnson and Ethan Brown were selected to the Georgia Sports Writers Association 2010 AA All-State football team, released on Dec. 26.
One of the most prestigious wrestling tournaments in Georgia will begin later this week at the Ford E. Phillips Center at Dawson County High School.
The Dawson County Tiger wrestling team rolled over visiting Clarkston High School on Dec. 21 to win the team's first home match of the season. The Tigers lost only one weight classification to come away with a huge 74-4 win.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team captured the championship at the Pacelli Christmas Tournament in Columbus early last week.
The varsity Lady Tigers basketball team is on a winning streak.
Junior Lady Tiger cross country sensation Madalyn Walters has been named to the second team All-Area team by the The Times of Gainesville.
For the second consecutive game the junior varsity boys' basketball team pulled out a win in thrilling fashion.
Junior Varsity Head Coach Anne Hyams' girls basketball team defeated Hebron Christian Academy on Dec. 11 in Dawsonville.
Senior Tiger football player Zach Johnson has signed an athletic scholarship to play at Troy University in Alabama.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team played a slow, methodical game against Fellowship Christian Saturday evening in Dawsonville. Both teams seemed sluggish as the Tigers were able to come away with a close 33-32 win.
Dawson County High School Lady Tiger Varsity Head Coach Steve Sweat's basketball team was unable to play a scheduled game with North Forsyth on Dec. 17 due to weather conditions.
Dawson County High School Head Boys Basketball Coach Thad Burgess was very pleased with team camp at Birmingham-Southern College in Alabama. The Tigers finished the camp with a 3-1 record.
The Dawson County High School Tiger boys' basketball team continues to work hard this summer.
This article is the third of a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.
Dawson County High School Head Football Coach Jeff Lee and his 2014 edition of Tiger football have several camps, 7-on-7 passing events, weight training and agility sessions scheduled this summer.