After playing 11 games in just a week and a half, the Dawson County Lady Tigers softball team played one game last week. The team faced off against another quality opponent in Mt. Pisgah Christian. The Lady Patriots are currently ranked No. 2 in Class A with a 5-3 record.
The boys cross country team competed in its first meet of the season at the Northeast Georgia Championships at Athens Christian High School on Saturday. Head coach Brian DeRose was impressed by the opening day results from his team.
The Dawson County High School softball team went 2-2-1 at the Hawk/Bulldog Invitational softball tournament last week. The tournament was played at West Jackson Park in Hoschton. The Lady Tigers got a chance to play some bigger schools with a lot of talent.
Dawson County High School head football coach Jeff Lee was all smiles after Friday's scrimmage game at home against Towns County. His Tigers scored at will through the air and used a punishing ground attack to dominate the visiting Indians from Hiawassee.
It was a long Saturday for the Dawson County High School softball team. In the end, the Lady Tigers came away with a Gold Division championship at Lanier Point. The team finished playing around 12:15 a.m. with a 7-3 triumph over rival Union County.
After all the sweat, pain, heat and practices the Dawson County Tiger football team will finally get the chance to play someone else this week. The Tigers will play host to Towns County in a preseason scrimmage at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
The Dawson County High School softball team will open the regular season on Friday at the Lanier Point Softball Tournament in Gainesville. The Lady Tigers will open up with The Wesleyan School in a 6:30 p.m. game on Friday.
Lady Tiger senior cross country runner Savanna Estes is running up to 40 miles per week in preparation for the 2012 season. Estes will be a key part of a rebuilding year for the Dawson County High School cross country program, following the team's loss of four seniors from last year's team.
There are only 17 days until the beginning of the 2012 football season at Dawson County High School. The Tigers are currently preparing for the opening on Aug. 17 against Towns County.
A fundamental softball camp, conducted by varsity coach Jimmy Pruett, was held at Dawson County High School last week. The camp was designed to introduce fundamentals with current high school players and players from the middle school.
Head Coach Jeff Lee and his staff are preparing the Dawson County High School football team for the upcoming season. With play less than a month away, practices and camp will begin next week for the Tigers.
Head coach Brian DeRose is excited about the upcoming cross country season at Dawson County High School. DeRose's boys and girls teams have been holding informal workouts all summer to get ready for the season.
Could this be the year for the Dawson County softball team? The Lady Tigers having been playing practice games this summer eagerly anticipating the 2012 campaign. The team has been playing scrimmage games against teams from around the area on Monday and Wednesday nights at Lumpkin County High School.
Dawson County High School Head Football Coach Jeff Lee took the skill position players to camp at Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C. last week. "This is probably the best team I have ever taken to [Presbyterian College] in my 15 years attending the camp," Lee said.
Senior Tiger football player Bruce Clark will enter his final year as a player at Dawson County High School this season. Clark has had an illustrious career at the school for head coach Jeff Lee. Last year Clark had a tremendous year for the Tigers. He recorded 53 catches for 637 yards and 10 touchdowns. It was also notable that he had only one drop during the 10-game season.
When he began coaching basketball, Dawson County's Steve Sweat never imagined that he would be coaching a girls' team, much less guiding them to a state championship game. Sweat started out coaching a boys basketball program, but when he changed schools to work closer to home, the only position available was as an assistant coach to the girls basketball team. So, he took the job and immediately began contemplating how he was going to change ...
The Lady Tigers completed their toughest week of the season so far last week. Dawson County split games with an overtime win against West Hall, 3-2, and a loss at No. 1-ranked in Class AAA Blessed Trinity on Thursday, 2-0.
Dawson County senior Carly Gilreath had a couple of big goals to accomplish in her final high school season. First, she wanted to surpass 1,000 points for her career, something she did back in December in a win over Hoke's Bluff, Ala. in the Battle of the States tournament in Hiawassee.
Coach Jed Lacey knew last week was going to be tough for his Tiger soccer team. Playing two ranked teams in three days is physically and mentally demanding. The Tigers split games with a 3-0 win over West Hall on Tuesday before dropping a 3-0 decision to Blessed Trinity on Thursday.
Friday was a battle between two Class AAA top 10- ranked teams as the No. 4 Lady Tigers played a tough match against No. 7-ranked White County (7-3) at Tiger Stadium. Dawson County came out on top with a 1-0 victory.
Dawson County High School varsity soccer coach Jed Lacey was noticeably unhappy with how his third-ranked Dawson County Tigers played against White County on March 22 at Tiger Stadium. "It was a very sluggish game," Lacey said. "I knew coming back from the Tournament of Champions in Jekyll Island we would have to get the engines going again. This was not one of our better games, but we pushed through it and did enough to win. I'm glad we got that game out of our system."
Fighting the elements and some good Class AAA teams, the Dawson County High School varsity Tigers baseball team went 1-2 last week. Weather was an issue last week. On March 18, the Tigers were rained out against White County. The game was pushed back a day and was played on March 19 in Cleveland. Dawson County came out on the good end of a 4-3 win.