The youthful Dawson County Lady Tiger varsity basketball team opened the 2010 season with a 57-47 loss to visiting Towns County last Friday night.
Head Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County wrestling team will open the season this Friday at West Forsyth High School. Also wrestling in the tri-meet will be AAAAA power house Mill Creek.
It was the coldest state cross country meet in recent history. Not only was weather a factor, but a tough 3.1-mile course at Carrollton High School made getting a good time pretty hard to come by.
Injuries and sickness have plagued the Lady Tiger cross country team all season. Such was the case at the AA state championships held at Carrollton High School on Saturday.
It was a cold night at Titan Stadium in Bogart for a match-up between North Oconee and the Dawson County Tigers. The winner would advance to the state playoffs as the #3-seed from Region 8-AA.
Dawson County High School junior Madalyn Walters captured the Region 8-AA cross country championship last Thursday with a time of 20:35.45. The 3.1-mile race was held at Crowe's Lake and hosted by Jefferson High School.
The Tigers have a chance to make the state playoffs.
The Dawson County boys' cross country team is the Region 8-AA runners-up.
A full moon was shining over Viking Stadium last Friday night. The celestial body seemed to bring out the best of the Tiger football team as it dominated in a 24-6 win over East Hall for the team's second victory of the season.
With one game remaining the football playoff race in Region 8-AA is uncertain.
All those grueling miles of running will be tested Oct. 28 at the Region 8-AA cross country championship to be held at Jefferson High School.
Dawson County High School Varsity Football Coach Jeff Lee was speechless after his Dawson County Tiger football team dropped a 13-7 loss to Union County in Blairsville on Friday.
The Dawson County High School cross country team traveled to The Wesleyan School in Norcross for a meet on Saturday.
The Dawson County High School varsity softball season came to an end last week.
The annual Dawson County High School powder puff game was held Oct. 14 at Tiger Stadium.
Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County High School wrestling team competed at the State Traditional tournament in Macon Feb. 12-14. The Tigers took six wrestlers to the meet led by Gavin Brown (195 pounds), Harrison Adams (138 pounds), Jeremy Whalen (145 pounds), Brett Whalen (182 pounds), Ty Williams (heavyweight), and Justin Evans (113 pounds). All six wrestlers finished in the top ten.
Two-time state champion, Gavin Brown, finished in fourth place at state. Brown moved up a weight class this season and completed the season with a 44-8 record.
The Dawson County girls' soccer team opened the season with wins over Winder-Barrow, 7-0, on Feb. 10 and North Forsyth, 2-0, Feb. 13.
Coach Jed Lacey's team is currently ranked No, 7 in the latest Class AAA rankings.
The Dawson County boys' soccer team is ranked No. 1 this week in the latest Class AAA rankings.
The Tigers opened the season with wins over Winder-Barrow, 4-0, on Tuesday, and a 6-2 victory over North Forsyth Feb. 13
Despite the cold weather, baseball season for Coach Thad Burgess' Dawson County Tiger team began with a scrimmage game against Elbert County on Saturday.
On a chilly and windy Valentine's Day, the Tigers played seven innings in front of a decent crowd of Blue Devil and Tiger fans.
The Lady Tigers are region champions.