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.
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.