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.
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.
Coach Mark Thomason's eighth grade Riverview Middle School Eagles boys' basketball team remains undefeated following wins over Jasper and Clear Creek.
The Riverview Middle School seventh grade boys basketball team tried to use a fourth quarter rally to pull out a win over Jasper Middle School Nov. 19.
Dawson County Middle School eighth grade girls' basketball coach Tina Brown's team remains undefeated following two recent wins.
The Dawson County Middle School eighth grade boys' basketball team lost a heartbreaker, 47-44, to Pickens County Middle on Nov. 21.
Dawson County Middle School Coach Nichole Green's seventh grade Lady Tigers defeated Pickens County Middle, 31-30, Nov. 21.
The seventh grade Tigers from Dawson County Middle School fell to Pickens County Middle by a 35-11 score on Nov. 21.
The Riverview Middle school eighth grade girls basketball team won a thriller over Jasper Middle School on Nov. 21.
The Riverview Middle School seventh grade girls basketball team dropped two games last week to Jasper Middle, 24-10, on Nov. 21, and Clear Creek, 32-18, on Nov. 22.
Held in check for much of the ballgame, Cullen Reed hit the biggest shot of his career. The Riverview eighth-grader grabbed a rebound off of a missed free throw, took two dribbles and launched a shot from beyond half court. The shot touched nothing but net as Coach Mark Thomason's team stormed the floor as the Eagles took a 33-32 win over Lumpkin County Middle School on Saturday afternoon.
It was a tough week for the Riverview Middle School seventh grade boys basketball team. The Eagles dropped a 45-24 loss to Pickens Middle on Nov. 14 and lost 38-25 at Lumpkin on Nov. 16.
The Dawson County Middle School eighth grade boys basketball team moved to 2-0 with a 39-33 win over Fannin County last week in Dawsonville.
The Dawson County Middle School seventh-grade basketball teams played Fannin County Middle School last week.
The Riverview Middle School basketball teams opened their seasons on Saturday with a full slate of games against visiting Lumpkin County.
The Dawson County middle school cross country program ran in the Mountain League Championship meet at Clear Creek Middle School in Ellijay last week.
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