Tiger Jake Leete scored three touchdowns, but it wasn't enough as Dawson County Middle School lost to Jasper Middle School, 34-22, on Thursday.
The Dawson County Middle School Tiger football team picked up its first win of the season Sept. 9. The Tigers defeated visiting Pickens County Middle School by a 13-6 score. Dawson is currently 1-2 overall on the season.
The Riverview Middle School football team lost for the first time this season Sept. 9. The Eagles fell to Union County by a 21-7 score. With the loss, the Eagles moved to 2-1 on the season.
The Riverview Middle School football team remained undefeated with a come from behind win over a good Jasper Middle School team last Thursday in Jasper. The Eagles came away with a 15-8 win and moved to 2-0 on the season.
The Dawson County Middle School football team dropped a 22-0 decision to visiting Fannin County last Thursday at Sandy Walls Memorial Stadium.
It was a classic battle between two county rivals last Saturday evening at Tiger Stadium. Anytime Dawson County and Riverview middle schools play the outcome usually comes down to the fourth quarter.
The Riverview Lady Eagle softball team is playing great. Jeff Compton's team is currently 2-1 on the season.
Both of the county's middle schools will open their football season this Saturday, against each other. To top it off, the teams will play at Tiger Stadium on the campus of Dawson County High School.
The Dawson County Middle School softball team just can't catch a break with the weather. On Friday, the Lady Tigers played host to Union County. Trailing just 3-2 in the third inning lightning was detected in the area and players were removed from the playing field.
Both middle school football teams, Riverview and Dawson County, will play in a preseason scrimmage at Pickens County Middle School in Jasper on Thursday. Each team will play two 30-minute games.
Head Coach Karen Spencer will begin her third year as head coach of the Dawson County Middle School softball team. Spencer conducted tryouts last week at Veterans Memorial Park. Over 30 girls participated in tryouts with only 11 players making the team.
Head Coach Thomy Edwards and the Dawson County Middle School Tigers have been busy preparing for the upcoming 2010 season. The team has been working out all summer to get ready for the upcoming campaign.
Riverview Middle School hosted a passing camp July 20 with two other schools, White County and Riverwatch.
The 2010 edition of Dawson County Middle School football opened practice for quarterbacks, receivers and running backs last week at the school.
The Riverview Middle School Eagle football team is busily preparing for the upcoming 2010 campaign. Head Coach Mark Thomason's team participated in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes passing camp at North Hall Middle School last Wednesday.
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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