It was a long tiring week for the Dawson County Lady Tiger varsity basketball team. The Lady Tigers made two long road trips. The team travelled to Walnut Grove on Tuesday night, a 52-31 defeat, and to East Jackson on Friday night, a 39-38 win.
The Lady Tigers keep finding a way to win. Last week was a perfect example, as Head Coach Steve Sweat and the team won two close games over Banks County 42-39, and Jefferson, 37-35. The team's only hiccup was a 50-42 loss to White County on Saturday.
The No. 10-ranked Dawson County boys basketball team picked up two wins last week against Banks County, 55-53, and non-region foe White County, 54-51. Sandwiched in between, the Tigers lost their first game of the season to an athletic Jefferson team, 65-54.
The five game winning streak for Head Coach Steve Sweat and his Lady Tiger basketball team is over.
The Dawson County boys basketball team continued its winning ways with three victories last week.
After announcing the new class designations last month, the Georgia High School Association moved forward in the next phase of reclassification, slotting teams into regions during last Wednesday's meeting in Thomaston.
Dawson County High School freshman softball pitcher and first baseman Jenna Abbott was named to the Gainesville Times All-Area second team last week.
The Dawson County ninth grade boys basketball team improved its record to 2-0 with a 46-18 win over Woody Gap last Thursday.
Coach Arron Haynes has announced team captains for the 2009-2010 wrestling season.
It has been a long time since the Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team has started the season at 4-0. But Coach Steve Sweat has his team winning.
The Dawson County boys basketball team defeated Hebron Christian Academy, 59-48, to claim the championship trophy of the Inaugural Lions Thanksgiving Tournament. The tournament was held at Hebron Christian Academy in Dacula.
The Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team steamrolled Oglethorpe County, 64-5, and Cross Keys, 73-1, last week to get off to a quick 2-0 start.
The JV girls basketball team lost to Lambert in its first action of the 2009-2010 season, by a 36-21 score last Thursday, Nov. 19.
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.
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.