In three months high school football around the state of Georgia will begin its 2010 season.
The Dawson County tennis teams held their end-of-year banquet last Sunday evening at Ruby Tuesday's in Dawsonville. Both teams are coming off a successful 2010 season.
It is the time of year when every football team has that renewed hope. Football coaches are trying to install their basic offenses and defenses. Players are vying for positions on the team for next season.
Rush Davenport participated in the Georgia Olympics on May 14 at Bryan-Keen Memorial Stadium in Jefferson. Davenport was the only athlete to qualify for the state meet from Head Coach Arron Haynes' boys track team.
The Dawson County High School girls' track team competed in the AA state championships last Thursday through Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
The Dawson County High School girls' golf team finished in seventh place at the AA state golf tournament on Monday. The Lady Tigers were paced by junior Rachel Dotson. She finished the 18-hole event with a 108.
Rush Davenport will compete in the state track meet this Friday and Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Jefferson.
In their very first state golf tournament, the Dawson County boys golf team finished a respectable 10th place Tuesday at the Capital City Golf Club in Woodstock.
A threat of severe thunderstorms on Monday delayed the state golf tournament for the Dawson County boys and girls teams.
Head Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County High School girls' track team finished fourth in Region 8-AA last week.
The Lady Tigers soccer season has come to an end. Last Friday, the team played host to the North Oconee Lady Titans at Tiger Stadium. Despite a close first half, Dawson lost the game 3-0. The loss put an end to the team's state playoff hopes.
The Dawson County boys' soccer team was eliminated from the A/AA state playoffs by Athens Academy in Athens last Thursday by a 2-0 score. Both goals by Athens Academy came off of penalty kicks.
It was a frustrating day for the Dawson County Tiger baseball team.
Dawson County High School Head Coach Jimmy Pruett's baseball team knows what is at stake. In order for the Tigers to have a shot at the region playoffs they must win their last four games and hope some other region teams help out.
The state playoff bound Dawson County Lady Tiger soccer team finished its regular season with a 6-0 loss to Creekview on April 20.
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.