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.
Head coach Jessie Crane's Dawson County Middle School softball team attended a fundamental camp at Dawson County High School last week.
The camp instructors were varsity coaches Jimmy Pruett, Nickie Rogers and Mark Ragsdale.
It took almost 57 minutes before the game was decided in the Mountain League Soccer championship game between Riverview and crosstown rival Dawson County last Thursday afternoon.
The Lady Eagles were awarded a hand ball penalty and capitalized when full back Tina Libao blasted a shot past the Lady Tiger goalie to score the lone goal of the game.
The Riverview Middle School boys soccer team lost an exciting 2-1 decision to Clear Creek Middle School in the Mountain League Championship last Thursday at home.
Coach Phil Branson's team scored first in the game.
The Riverview Middle School girls soccer team ran its record to 4-0-2 with a tie against Pickens Middle, 0-0, on and a big win over Clear Creek, 5-0, last week.
The March 5 game was a hard fought battle against a very determined Pickens team.
The Riverview Middle School girls soccer team defeated Jasper Middle School 9-0 last week in Dawsonville.
"This was the best passing game we have had this year," said head coach John Lundy. "The girls really worked together, which allowed seven different players to score."
Anytime Riverview and Dawson County middle schools match up in any sporting event, spectators know that it will be a hard fought battle.
Such was the case Feb. 23 when the girls soccer teams from both schools met at Dawson County Middle for the annual showdown.
The Riverview Middle School Lady Eagle's soccer team defeated Clear Creek, 6-0, last week.
With the win the team has won 22-straight games, more than any other team, in any sport, in Dawson County history.
The eighth grade Riverview Lady Eagles defeated Jasper Middle School, 31-27, last week.
Tabitha Morrison led all scorers in the Jan. 24 game with 13 points.
Head coach Jonathan Tinsley's eighth grade boys basketball team at Dawson County Middle lost a close 41-35 match-up against Fannin County last week at home.
The Jan. 19 game was close throughout with the visiting Rebels.
The Dawson County Middle School eighth grade girls basketball team remains undefeated after manhandling Fannin County, 31-6, last week.
Coach Tina Brown's team is currently 8-0 for the season.
The Riverview Middle School eighth grade girls basketball team dropped a close 32-28 decision last week to Pickens Middle in Jasper.
With the Jan. 17 loss, the Lady Eagles are currently 4-5 on the season.
The Riverview Middle School eighth grade Lady Eagles are getting hot at just the right time of year. With the Mountain League Tournament just around the corner coach Rhonda Sillesky's team pulled off two big wins last week.
Riverview defeated Lumpkin County, 36-17, and Clear Creek, 33-30 to move the team's record to 4-4 on the season.
The seventh grade Tigers basketball team at Dawson County Middle School defeated Pickens Middle 32-12, last week in Dawsonville.
The Tigers were led in scoring in the Jan. 12 game by Austin Young. He contributed 9 points.
The Riverview Middle School girls' soccer team worked very hard to prepare for its season opener.
The Dawson County Middle School boys' soccer team lost its first game of the season, 2-0, at Clear Creek Middle in Ellijay on Feb. 10.
The Dawson County Middle School wrestling team finished in fifth place at the recent state duals at Cass High School.
The Riverview Middle School eight grade boys 'basketball team continued to improve its record after picking up two wins last week.
Riverview Middle School girls' basketball coach Natosha Beary's seventh and eighth grade teams split games with cross-county rival Dawson County Middle School Dec. 19.
The Dawson County Middle School wrestling team won the Appalachian League Individual Tournament on Dec. 20.
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