The Dawson County 9-10 girls' basketball team won the GRPA District 7 Basketball Championship over the weekend to earn a spot in the state tournament. A win over Union County on Feb. 25 clinched the berth.
Dawson County Parks and Recreation is proud to announce the results of the 2011 North Georgia Youth Football Association Super Bowl. For the first time ever Dawson County's youth football program was well represented with four teams earning spots in the association's Super Bowl.
Kick-off the fall sports season at the inaugural Fall Sports Pep Rally hosted by Dawson County Parks and Recreation Aug. 19. Combined with August movie night, the fun-filled event will be held at the Veterans Memorial Park football field beginning at 6 p.m.
The Dawsonville Racers swim team competed at the North Georgia Swim League District 7 meet July 9. According to the team's coach the entire team saw improvements. The event was held at the Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center in Clarkesville.
The Dawson County Dizzy Dean 7-year old All-Star team was eliminated from state tournament play recently in Canton. The team, coached by Billy Smith, won its first game of the tournament against Hall County before losing its next two games to Hobgood and Ringgold to put them out of the double elimination tournament.
The Dawsonville Racers competed in a swim meet June 25 in Dacula. Several girls had great showings at the meet, especially in the older age groups.
Two Dizzy Dean All-Star teams from Dawson County are going to state. The 7-year-old and 8-year-old teams will represent the county at their respective state tournaments in July.
Four teams from Dawson County played in the Dizzy Dean All-Star softball District 6 tournament June 16-18. The tournaments were played at various locations, based on age. The 9-10 girls softball team, coached by Natosha Beary, finished in third place in Jefferson.
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.
Three Dawson County youth football teams competed in the elite eight of the North Georgia Youth Football Association playoffs recently.
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