Several age groups just completed their respective Dizzy Dean All-Star tournaments over the last few weeks. Teams representing Dawson County play in District 6. Both softball and baseball All-Stars did a great job at their tournaments, according to Dawson County Parks and Recreation. Two teams qualified for the State Dizzy Dean tournament. Both the 7-year old and 8-year old baseball teams will play in the state tournament this month.
The Dawsonville Racers swim team has started a new season with a splash. The Racers boast more than 60 swimmers this season. Once again, Stephanie Morgan is in charge of practices and meets this summer.
The Dawsonville Racers competed in the Splash North Georgia Swim Meet held at the Ruby Fulbright Center in Clarksville on Saturday. Several Dawsonville swimmers placed in the event that was hosted by the Habersham Rapids Swim Team.
If all goes as planned, about 15 acres in southern Dawson County will become home to a new soccer complex later this summer. Anton Sieber, director of Dawson County United Soccer Club, said Monday the complex will be built in phases with construction beginning in July.
A town hall meeting Friday night introduced the new club selected to oversee Dawson County Park and Recreation's soccer program this fall.
Officials with the new organization chosen to oversee Dawson County's parks and recreation soccer program have pledged that fees will not increase.
A decision by the Dawson County Parks and Recreation board to work with a new soccer club has some parents and coaches questioning where their children will play this fall.
When Dawson County Park and Rec sought nominations for a volunteer coach of the year, the criteria was simple.
Parents called it a true "Bad News Bears" story after a Dawson County team won the Super Bowl for their age group earlier this month.
Four members of the Dawsonville Racer swim team competed in the State Park and Recreation championships July 23-24 in Tifton.
The Dawsonville Racer Swim team competed in the Georgia Park and Recreation District 7 swim meet on Saturday, July 10 at the Lanier Aquatic Club in Gainesville. Dawsonville qualified fours swimmers for the state meet on July 23-24 in Tifton.
The Dawsonville Racer swim team picked up several first place ribbons at a recent tri-meet held July 5 at Coosawattee River Resort in Ellijay. Along with Dawsonville was the Coosawattee swim team and the Pickens County Sea Dragons.
The Dawson County Park and Recreation 7-year-old baseball team advanced to the state tournament, which continues through July 7 at Wills Park in Alpharetta.
Rock Creek Park was the sight of this summer's British Soccer Camp. More than 25 future players took part in the event hosted by the Dawson County Park and Recreation Department.
The Dawsonville Racers swim team will begin its season with a home meet at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park pool.