With all the winter weather Dawson County has been experiencing, it is hard to believe that several spring sports can begin conditioning or practice over the next couple of weeks.
The 3-2 match-up zone proved to be very effective as the Tigers escaped Fannin County on Saturday afternoon by a 34-28 score. Dawson came away with a very important Region 8-AA win over the Rebels in a hostile environment in Blue Ridge.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls basketball team traveled to Blue Ridge last Saturday afternoon for a Region 8-AA game with No. 6-ranked and undefeated Fannin County.
The Georgia High School Association State Duals tournament was canceled Jan. 14-15 due to inclement weather.
There is one thing that can be said of the Dawson County High School wrestling team ... it never gives up.
Head Coach Steve Sweat's varsity Lady Tiger basketball team fell to an undefeated Rabun County team, 79-49, in Tiger Friday night.
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.
The Dawson County High School varsity wrestlers traveled to Blue Ridge Jan. 20 for a tri-match with host Fannin County and Towns County. The Tigers came away with victorious with a 54-21 win over Fannin County and a 48-33 victory over Towns County.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team didn't miss a beat after being off for 10 days. Coach Steve Sweat's team made the long trip to Homer on Friday and defeated Banks County, 55-40.
Playing on the road in a very hostile environment and against the No. 2 team in Region 7-AAA was not a good combination for Coach Thad Burgess' varsity boys' basketball team Friday night. The Tigers dropped to 4-17 after losing to Banks County 73-38.