Dawson County Middle School seventh grade boys basketball coach Steven Moates' team was impressive in a 35-8 clobbering of Riverview Middle last week.
The Tigers pitched a shutout in the first half of the Nov. 8 contest, holding a 19-0 lead.
The Dawson County Middle School wrestling team will open the season against cross-county rival Riverview Middle School this Thursday.
The match will begin at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at Riverview Middle School.
Riverview Middle School's football season ended with a 20-14 overtime loss to visiting Pickens County Middle last week.
The game was replayed in its entirety Sept. 26 after a Sept. 22 game was called at halftime due to bad weather.
Threatening skies tormented the Riverview Middle School football team Sept. 22 in the team's final regular season game with visiting Pickens County Middle.
After two quarters of play, administrators and game officials decided to call the game due to lightning.
Weather played havoc with Dawson County Middle School's football game at home with Fannin County last week. The game was called at halftime due to lightning and thunderstorms approaching the area.
The game did not turn out as planned for the Tigers, as the team dropped a 28-0 decision to a strong Rebels team.
The Dawson County Middle School football team needed a win over visiting Jasper Middle School last week to gain some momentum going into the Mountain League playoffs.
However, the Dragons used a strong running game to bounce the Tigers 38-16, Thursday.
Riverview Middle School is off to a rough start this football season. The Eagles fell to 0-3 with a 36-6 loss to Clear Creek Middle School last week in Dawsonville.
The only touchdown for Riverview came on a 60-yard kickoff return by Mateo Fritz.
Dawson County Middle School used a ball control offense to come away with a 14-6 win at Pickens County Middle School last Thursday.
The Tigers used five different running backs on offense.
Offensively the Riverview Middle School Eagles could not muster up any scoring against Jasper Middle School last week.
The Eagles didn't pick up a first down until 3:15 of the second quarter as the team was shutout by the Dragons 40-0.
For the first time this season, Riverview Middle School head softball coach Jeff Compton said his team played up to its potential.
"It was very exciting to see the Riverview Eagles play like I know they can play," Compton said.
It was a night of firsts for Dawson County Middle School's football team. Playing in a recently renovated Tiger Stadium the Dawson County Middle School Tigers did something that they have never done before, defeated Riverview Middle School, 14-0.
The Tigers dominated on both sides of the ball.
The Riverview Middle School Eagles are applying the final touches before playing its opening game of the season this Saturday against rival Dawson County Middle School.
The Eagles played in a jamboree last week in Blue Ridge against Fannin and Pickens counties. The scrimmage was the final chance for Head Coach Mark Thomason to take a look at his squad against different competition.
Football is almost here. Cross-county rivals Dawson County and Riverview middle schools will hit the field against each other at 7:30 p.m. Saturday night at Tiger Stadium.
"It is a great way to start the season off, playing Saturday in front of a big crowd. It gives the fans an opportunity to see what the future holds for Dawson County football since all of the boys will be playing on the same team in upcoming years," said Dawson County Middle School Tiger Head Coach Thomy Edwards.
Head Riverview softball coach Jeff Compton seemed excited about starting the upcoming 2011 campaign.
Summer passing camps have come and gone for the Riverview Middle School Eagle football team.
The team completed its final passing league July 26 at White County Middle School in Cleveland.
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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