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 eighth grade girls basketball team improved its record to 2-3 with a 22-14 win over Fannin County and a 22-11 victory over Lumpkin County recently. Emily Queen led the Lady Eagles in scoring with 10 points against Fannin on Dec. 13.
Haley Burgess tallied 22 points in a 45-20 rout over Jasper Middle School recently at home. Burgess scored more points than the entire Jasper team. With the win the Dawson County Middle eighth grade girls' team remains undefeated with a perfect 5-0 record.
The Dawson County Middle School wrestling program has a bright future according to Head Coach Thomy Edwards. The Tigers wrestled their last match of the season with White County on Dec. 15. Although Dawson County lost the match, Edwards complimented his grapplers for a fine season.
It was a match-up of undefeated teams last week when the Dawson County eighth grade girls' basketball team played host to Clear Creek Middle from Gilmer County. In the end the Lady Tigers came away with a 46-24 victory.
The Dawson County Middle School eighth grade boys basketball team defeated Clear Creek Middle School, 33-25, last week. Head Coach Jonathan Tinsley's Tigers never trailed in the Dec. 8 ballgame, after taking a slim 9-5 first quarter lead.
The Dawson County Middle School eighth grade girls basketball team remains undefeated following a huge 49-8 win at Fannin County last week. Following the Dec. 1 game, the Lady Tigers are 3-0 on the season.
The Dawson County Middle School Tigers seventh grade basketball team lost to Fannin County 47-29 last week in Blue Ridge. The Dec. 1 loss was the first of the season for the Tigers. The Tigers are now 2-1 overall.
The Riverview Middle School seventh grade boys basketball team lost two games recently. On Nov. 15 the Eagles were defeated by Lumpkin County Middle, 38-23, and Nov. 17, the team dropped a 38-18 decision to Clear Creek Middle.
The Dawson County Middle School seventh grade girls basketball team lost a 26-6 decision to Pickens County Middle recently. With the Nov. 17 loss, the Lady Tigers fell to 1-1 on the season.
Head coach Steven Moates' seventh grade Dawson County Middle School boys basketball team picked up its second win of the season with a 24-15 victory over Pickens County Middle recently in Jasper. Dawson held a 14-7 lead at halftime behind leading scorer Parker Cantrell. Cantrell finished the Nov. 17 game with a team-high 9 points.
Head Coach Rhonda Sillesky continues to see improvement with her eighth grade girls basketball team at Riverview Middle. Despite the improvement the Lady Eagles dropped a close contest to Clear Creek last week, 37-32.
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.
Dawson County didn't need a trick play to open the game last week, the middle school Tigers used the hardcore running by running back Coey Watson to capture the Mountain League Championship with a 28-20 defeat of Pickens on Oct. 3 in Jasper.
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