Dawson County High School is the recipient of the 2010 Georgia High School Association and Georgia Electric Membership Corporation Georgia EMC Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award for Region 8-AA.
The Dawson County High School boys' and girls' cross country team started regular season practices Aug. 2.
Dawson County High School Head Softball Coach Jimmy Pruett's team traveled to Anderson, S.C. to participate in the Higher Ground Softball Camp last week.
The Tiger football team competed in a passing camp at Pickens County High School in Jasper last Tuesday and Wednesday.
Going into a game with the Tulsa Eagles fastpitch softball team in June, the girls of the Georgia Impact - Giles team knew someone would have to step up, take on the pressure, and deliver if they were going to get the win. And someone did.
Just 30 days remain before the opening of the 2010 Dawson County Tiger football season. Head Coach Jeff Lee's team will open the season with a scrimmage game with the Greater Atlanta Christian school at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19 in Dawsonville.
There will not be any ninth grade sports teams at Dawson County High School next school year.
Last week was what is referred to as "Dead Week" by the Georgia High School Association By-Laws. The name is given to the July 4th holiday week by the association.
The Tiger basketball team has finished its summer basketball camp play. The team was very successful and finished the summer with a record of 23-11.
The Dawson County High School football team is preparing for the upcoming 2010 campaign. The team has been participating in workouts from 7:30-10:30 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at the high school.
Head Coach Thad Burgess and his Dawson County Tiger basketball team traveled to Auburn University last Thursday. The team played summer games against some of the best teams in Alabama and the Southeast during the 3-day camp.
Chase Gilreath has been named second team All-Area by the Gainesville Times. The Tiger senior will continue his baseball career at the collegiate level next year at Columbus State.
Sophomore track sensation Madalyn Walters was named first team All-Area by the Gainesville Times last week.
Senior Lady Tiger soccer player Lindsey Vinson was named second team All-Area by the Gainesville Times last week. Vinson recorded seven shutouts, five in area play, from her goalie position for Dawson County Head Coach Rick Corwin.
The Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team has a new attitude and determination this summer. Coach Steve Sweats' squad began summer workouts a day after Memorial Day with a fire in their eyes.
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.