It was a tough week for the Riverview Middle School Lady Eagle softball team.
The Lady Eagles lost both games they played last week. On Sept. 11, the team fell to Fannin County 7-4, then on Friday, the team lost to Jasper Middle 12-0.
Trailing 30-12 in the third quarter, the Riverview Middle School football team never game up and rebounded to take a 39-38 victory over Pickens Middle School last week in Jasper.
Making the Sept. 13 win even more exciting was the fact that the Eagles had not recorded a win up until this point this season.
The Dawson County Middle School Tigers remain undefeated following a hard fought 30-14 win over Fannin County in Blue Ridge last week.
With the Sept. 13 win the football team is currently 5-0 on the season with one regular season game remaining.
The Dawson County Middle School Tiger football team remains undefeated following a 25-0 away win over Jasper Middle last week.
Coach Thomy Edwards' team is currently holding on to a perfect 3-0 record.
Two schools separated by just under six miles got together on Friday afternoon for an annual rivalry softball game. The Dawson County Middle School Lady Tiger softball team traveled to neighboring Riverview Middle for a region match-up.
Both teams came into the game needing a win.
The youthful Riverview Middle School football team dropped a 38-0 decision to an experienced Clear Creek Middle team last Thursday in Ellijay.
With the loss, head coach Benjy Edwards' team fell to 0-2 on the season.
Dawson County Middle School's football team jumped out early on Pickens Middle last Thursday and never looked back.
The Tigers scored four first half touchdowns to take a commanding 25-0 lead.
The atmosphere was electric on Saturday as the Dawson County Middle School Tigers squared off against cross-county rival Riverview Middle Eagles.
Both teams opened the season in front of a huge crowd at Tiger Stadium on the campus of Dawson County High School.
The Riverview Middle School softball team dropped its first two games this season at Pickens Middle lost Tuesday and then at home with Clear Creek on Friday.
The Lady Eagles are currently 0-2 on the season.
The Riverview Middle School football team hosted a jamboree with Pickens and Clear Creek middle schools last week in Dawsonville.
The Aug. 16 event was a chance for first year head coach Benjy Edwards to evaluate his players before the regular season begins.
It was a tough opening week for the Dawson County Middle School softball team.
The Lady Tigers dropped a 15-0 decision to Clear Creek on Tuesday and fell 14-0 to Jasper Middle on Friday.
Dawson County Middle School football traveled to Jasper Middle School for a preseason jamboree against Jasper and Fannin County middle schools last week.
Coach Thomy Edwards and his staff got a chance to see his team in action against a different opponent during the Aug. 16 action.
Last Thursday was hot and humid but that didn't stop the Riverview Middle School softball team from holding tryouts for the upcoming season.
More than 15 girls braved the weather to give it their best for head coach Jeff Compton.
Riverview Middle School began football practice under first year head coach Benji Edwards last week.
Edwards had been an assistant coach for 4 years before taking the head position this spring.
The Dawson County Middle School football team has been using early morning practices to prepare for the 2012 season.
The Tigers have been starting at 6:30 a.m. in order to beat the heat.
Rising seventh- and eighth-grade girls wanting to play softball for Dawson County need to be ready for tryouts by the end of July.
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