The Dawson County High School Lady Tiger softball team is headed to the state sectionals. The Lady Tigers picked up wins over Oglethorpe County, Jefferson and Jackson County to pave their way into the playoffs.
The coach's adage: "Play through the buzzer until you hear a referees whistle" was never more evident than on Friday night at Tiger Stadium.
Dawson County High School cross country teams competed in a very large field Oct. 4 at the Runners Fit Mountain Invitational held at Unicoi State Park.
The Dawson County High School varsity softball team finished its regular season with a loss to Fannin County, 2-0 on senior night, before rebounding for a 6-4 win over Banks County last week. The Lady Tigers regular season record is 11-11-1.
When the final buzzer sounded on Friday night, something happened at Tiger Stadium that hadn't occurred since Aug. 29, 2008 when Dawson County defeated visiting Lumpkin County 26-23 in double overtime.
The junior varsity Lady Tiger softball team captured first place last Saturday at a tournament held at North Hall High School in Gainesville.
Head Coach Jimmy Pruett's Dawson County Lady Tiger softball team played some pretty tough competition last week. The Lady Tigers finished the week with a 2-2-1 record.
Head Coach Nickie Rogers' junior varsity softball team improved its record to 5-2 after picking up two wins last week.
The junior varsity boys and girls cross country teams competed at East Jackson High School in the 5K Eagle Run on Sept. 18.
The Dawson County High School football team will try to rebound this week after a difficult start to the season.
The Dawson County Lady Tiger softball team picked up two important Region 8-AA wins during the past week. On Tuesday, the Lady Tigers defeated Banks County, 7-2, at home and then on Thursday the team defeated Rabun County, 5-2.
Head Coach Jed Lacey, current head boys' soccer coach, has been named the new girls head soccer coach at Dawson County High School. Lacey has had a successful run as boys' coach at the school with two runs in the state tournament. In his second year the Tigers were in the Sweet 16.
Madalyn Walters captured first place at East Jackson High School on Sept. 18.
Turnovers played a key role in Chestatee's 55-7 win over Dawson County on Friday night.
Head coach Jimmy Pruett's Dawson County Lady Tiger softball team had a busy and eventful week. On Tuesday the team traveled to Blue Ridge for a game against Region 8-AA foe Fannin County. The Lady Tigers came out on the short end of an 8-inning, 3-2 loss to the Lady Rebels.
In what could arguably be considered a "state final" caliber game, the Dawson County High School Lady Tigers' basketball team ended its season with a heart breaking 70-64 loss at Laney High School in Augusta on Feb. 24.
The top-ranked, Class AAA Tigers' men's soccer team saw its first action in two weeks with a 1-0 win at Blessed Trinity on Friday.
Fighting weather over the last two weeks, Head Coach Thad Burgess' baseball team finally opened the season Feb. 23 with a 6-1 win at Chestatee High School.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers varsity girls' basketball team bowed out of the state tournament after falling 70-64to Laney High School in Augusta Tuesday night.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team continued its playoff run with two wins last week.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers varsity girls' basketball team defeated Dodge County by a score of 71-40 to advance to the Elite Eight round of the state tournament.
The team will face off next week against Laney High School.
The undefeated Lady Tigers advanced to the Sweet Sixteen with Thursday's 71-35 win over Elbert County.
For the second straight day, icy conditions and the threat of more winter weather moving into the area has postponed state basketball playoffs in Dawson County.
Top-ranked Dawson County is now 27-0 after Saturday night's nail-biting 51-45 win over East Hall to claim the 7-AAA championship at Franklin County in Carnesville
Head Coach Steve Sweat was heard commenting on the "so sweet" victory as he walked off the floor.
The Varsity boys' basketball season has come to an end.
Coach Thad Burgess' squad lost to Franklin County in the opening round of the Region 7-AAA tournament, 63-57.
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.