The four year state tournament run for the Dawson County Lady Tigers golf team has come to a close.
Head Coach Jed Lacey and his varsity boys' soccer team ended their bid for a return to the state playoffs with a 3-0 loss to Area 15 Champion Union County last Tuesday.
The Dawson County High School Varsity Tiger baseball team is in a three game slump after losing to Riverside Military Academy, 7-4, last Friday and a doubleheader to Union County, 9-3, and 12-6 on Saturday.
After a week off for spring break, Dawson County spring sports will continue their quest for a play-off birth in each respective sport.
Defense and clutch hitting marked last weeks two big Region 8-AA wins for Head Coach Jimmy Pruett's varsity baseball team.
Dawson County High School senior Tommy Lin won the weight lifting state championship for the 140-pound and under weight class in March.
Dawson County High School seniors Charley Whitmire and Katie Stowers combined for a 140 over 18 holes to finish in seventh place at the St. Pius X High School Par 3 tournament on Monday, March 30.
This is turning out to be the most successful Tiger golf team in history, as the boys continue their winning ways.
Madalyn Walters and Christine Parker each set new track records for the Lady Tigers during the GAC Invitational track meet, March 21.
Head Coach Mark Ragsdale and his Dawson County High School Junior Varsity Tiger baseball team split a doubleheader with Gilmer County High School last Tuesday in Dawsonville.
Dawson County High School Tiger Josh Bolz picked up a hat trick, three goals, in an 8-0 shutout over Lakeview Academy last Wednesday.
The Dawson County High School track team competed in the Greater Atlanta Christian Invitational meet last Saturday in Norcross.
"To be the best, you have to play the best," is an old saying that coaches throw around a lot. It means to win championships your team has to play championship teams. That's what the Dawson County Lady Tiger golf team did last week.
The Tigers soccer team traveled to Jekyll Island March 13 - 15 to participate in the Tournament of Champions Invitational.
The Tigers fell to 3-5 overall, and more importantly 2-2 in Region 8-AA play, last week.
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.