The never give up attitude that Head Coach Thad Burgess preaches to his players was definitely evident during last Saturday's state tournament game.
Before a packed house at the Gwinnett Arena in Duluth, Tiger Joe Perry celebrated.
The big story was a state championship by Joe Perry, but two other Tiger wrestlers also participated in the State Traditional Tournament at the Gwinnett Arena in Duluth over the weekend.
Dawson County High School Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach Thad Burgess and his Tiger basketball team is headed to the state tournament for the third year in a row.
The game was over early as the #1-seed North Oconee Lady Titans (18-7) used a suffocating full court press to defeat Dawson County 55-27 last Tuesday night.
Battling cool temperatures and the wind, the Dawson County boys' golf team dropped its first match of the season 171-157 to Lumpkin County High School.
Even though there was a chance of snow last weekend, spring sports are beginning to start at Dawson County High School.
Dawson County will send three wrestlers to the Gwinnett Arena this weekend to participate in the State Traditional Meet.
Playing shorthanded, with only six players, the Dawson County junior varsity boys' basketball team finished its season with a 49-26 loss to Rabun County last Friday.
It comes down to win or the season comes to an end for the Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team.
Dawson could have easily thrown in the towel two weeks ago when they dropped a 47-35 decision to Jefferson. But this Tiger team is a lot like their coach, who battles every minute of every game.
It was a great weekend for the Dawson County wrestling team last weekend at Fannin County High School. The Tigers qualified seven wrestlers for the east sectionals to be held at Jefferson High School this weekend. If the seven can place first through eighth then they will advance to the state traditional at the Gwinnett Arena.
The struggles continue for Head Coach Steve Sweat and the varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team.
The Dawson County varsity boys' basketball team seems to have Union County's number.
It was another long week for Head Coach Steve Sweat and the Lady Tiger varsity basketball team.
When he began coaching basketball, Dawson County's Steve Sweat never imagined that he would be coaching a girls' team, much less guiding them to a state championship game. Sweat started out coaching a boys basketball program, but when he changed schools to work closer to home, the only position available was as an assistant coach to the girls basketball team. So, he took the job and immediately began contemplating how he was going to change ...
The Lady Tigers completed their toughest week of the season so far last week. Dawson County split games with an overtime win against West Hall, 3-2, and a loss at No. 1-ranked in Class AAA Blessed Trinity on Thursday, 2-0.
Dawson County senior Carly Gilreath had a couple of big goals to accomplish in her final high school season. First, she wanted to surpass 1,000 points for her career, something she did back in December in a win over Hoke's Bluff, Ala. in the Battle of the States tournament in Hiawassee.
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.