While most school children are trying to find ways to occupy their time during the summer, athletes at Dawson County High School are busy trying to improve themselves.
Christine Parker was named first team All-Area track by the Gainesville Times earlier this month. Parker claimed the Region 8-AA title in the 3200 meters for the Lady Tigers during her senior season.
Dawson County Tiger junior shortstop Chase Gilreath was recently named to the Gainesville Times All-Area team as an honorable mention.
Dawson County placed three players on the All-Area Girls' Soccer Team announced last week by the Gainesville Times.
Dawson County High School Senior Charley Whitmire was named to the first team All-Area girls' golf team by the Gainesville Times last week.
Dawson County High School Head Track Coach Arron Haynes and his assistants honored their athletes last Sunday, May 17 at a banquet held at Dawson County High School.
Dawson County High School Head Tigers Basketball Coach Thad Burgess and his team began summer basketball practice last Friday, May 22. The team is preparing for several games and camps this summer. Dawson is coming off an appearance in the state AA tournament.
Tiger wrestler Joe Perry begins a journey that he has wished for a long time.
Christine Parker and Madalyn Walters both placed in the Girls State Track Meet held last Thursday through Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
The spring sports teams held their end of year banquets over the last two weeks.
With menacing skies all around, the Dawson County Tigers held the annual spring football game last Saturday at Tiger Stadium.
After conditioning all winter, the Dawson County Tigers football team is ready to show the community what they are made of.
Mother Nature was a factor last week as the Dawosn County High School Tigers began spring football practice.
Madalyn Walters and Christine Parker are headed to Albany for the girls' state track meet this weekend. Both runners qualified at last week's Region 8-AA girls track meet held at East Jackson High School.
Despite some very impressive performances the Dawson County boy's track team failed to qualify anyone for the state meet.
With only two days remaining before the official start date for cross country, the team continues to conduct voluntary running workouts at Dawson County High School.
Summer workouts are continuing for the Dawson County High School softball team.
In a first for Dawson County, local mothers and women relatives of gridiron players were indoctrinated to the ins and outs of high school football during "Fun on the Sidelines" Saturday at Tiger Stadium.