Chad Cunningham, Tennessee Volunteer football player and former Dawson County High School football star, has entered his name in the record books. Cunningham is listed on the career punting list as the number eight punter in Tennessee history.
The Georgia High School Association recently announced the new region alignments for member schools beginning next fall.
The 27th annual Amicalola Classic wrestling tournament was held Jan. 1 and 2 at Dawson County High School. The tournament was a huge success with Gilmer County taking the team championship.
Tiger wrestler James Evans captured a first place tournament champion's medal at the Walnut Grove Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 19. Evans wrestles in the 112-pound weight class. He finished the tournament with an impressive 6-1 record.
Head Coach Thad Burgess and his varsity Tiger basketball team were licking their wounds after losing their top 10 ranking in AA.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity girls basketball team picked up two big wins last week.
Since being ranked No. 10 in AA, Dawson County has fallen on rough times.
It was a long tiring week for the Dawson County Lady Tiger varsity basketball team. The Lady Tigers made two long road trips. The team travelled to Walnut Grove on Tuesday night, a 52-31 defeat, and to East Jackson on Friday night, a 39-38 win.
The Lady Tigers keep finding a way to win. Last week was a perfect example, as Head Coach Steve Sweat and the team won two close games over Banks County 42-39, and Jefferson, 37-35. The team's only hiccup was a 50-42 loss to White County on Saturday.
The No. 10-ranked Dawson County boys basketball team picked up two wins last week against Banks County, 55-53, and non-region foe White County, 54-51. Sandwiched in between, the Tigers lost their first game of the season to an athletic Jefferson team, 65-54.
The five game winning streak for Head Coach Steve Sweat and his Lady Tiger basketball team is over.
The Dawson County boys basketball team continued its winning ways with three victories last week.
After announcing the new class designations last month, the Georgia High School Association moved forward in the next phase of reclassification, slotting teams into regions during last Wednesday's meeting in Thomaston.
Dawson County High School freshman softball pitcher and first baseman Jenna Abbott was named to the Gainesville Times All-Area second team last week.
The Dawson County ninth grade boys basketball team improved its record to 2-0 with a 46-18 win over Woody Gap last Thursday.
Dawson County High School Head Boys Basketball Coach Thad Burgess was very pleased with team camp at Birmingham-Southern College in Alabama. The Tigers finished the camp with a 3-1 record.
The Dawson County High School Tiger boys' basketball team continues to work hard this summer.
This article is the third of a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.
Dawson County High School Head Football Coach Jeff Lee and his 2014 edition of Tiger football have several camps, 7-on-7 passing events, weight training and agility sessions scheduled this summer.