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McGinnis signs to play softball for the Battlers

Dawson County High School senior Sydney McGinnis knew she wanted to continue playing softball and when she visited the campus of Alderson Broaddus University in West Virginia, she knew that's where she wanted to do it.

November 16, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Georgia Racing Hall of Fame inducts 2016 class

The quiet heroes of another era gathered on Saturday afternoon at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame to honor this year's five inductees and award winners.

November 16, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Football season comes to an end

Outside the Dawson County Tigers field house on Monday morning, shoulder pats sat on the pavement drying from their early morning, end-of-season cleaning.

November 16, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Basketball season opens this week

The Dawson County boys and girls varsity basketball seasons will get underway this week when the teams travel to Rabun County tomorrow to open play.

November 16, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Playoff heartbreak

The Dawson County Tigers were plagued by turnovers--six of them--on Friday night and their playoff hopes were dashed by the Lovett Lions with a 49-28 loss at home.

November 12, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers take fifth in state

The Lady Tigers cross country team finished up its season last week at the state meet in Carrollton where the team finished fifth in the state.

November 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers prepare for state playoffs after loss

Despite a loss in the region championship title game last week, the Dawson County Tigers are ready to start a new season this week in the first round of the state playoffs.

November 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Competition cheerleaders make it three in a row

For the third year in a row the Dawson County High School competitive cheerleading squad has become region champions.

November 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Boys’ cross country team reaches podium at state

The Dawson County High School cross country team accomplished another first last week when the boys finished fourth place in state and made it onto the podium at the state competition.

November 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County falls short in bid for region championship

The Dawson County Tigers came up short Friday night in their attempt to defend their region title at home against Greater Atlanta Christian.

November 04, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Volleyball banquet recognizes players and inaugural season

The Dawson County junior varsity and varsity volleyball teams gathered last week for their first banquet at the Dawson County Professional Development Center to celebrate the inaugural season of volleyball at DCHS.

November 02, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Ladies cross country makes history

The Dawson County girls' cross country team made history last week when they took home their third straight region championship.

November 02, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers seeking another region championship

With the Tigers' win over Lumpkin County last week, the team set up what many are calling the biggest regular season game in Dawson County football history.

November 02, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers cruise past rival Indians

Rivalry game or not, the Dawson County Tigers had no trouble finishing off the Lumpkin County Indians on Friday night.

November 02, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Runners dominate on trail

Dawson County High School dominated last week's race at Unicoi State Park when the team won its second straight region championship behind individual region champion Jacob Poston.

November 02, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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Dawson falls to North Hall on the road

The Dawson County varsity boys' basketball team came alive in the second half against the North Hall Trojans last week, but it was not enough ...

January 11, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers lose at North Hall

The Dawson County Lady Tigers traveled to North Hall last week for their only game of the week and lost 55-44.

January 11, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Weather postpones athletic events

Winter weather all but shut down Dawson County last weekend and there was no exception for the schools and sports across the area.

January 11, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Wrestlers celebrate senior night with big wins at home

The Dawson County High School wrestlers hosted Gainesville and Flowery Branch last week and soundly defeated both.

January 11, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


High school fishing club team takes second place in tourney

The Dawson County High School Fishing Club recently competed in one of six tournaments for the Georgia High School Fishing Trail.

January 04, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers take second in Christmas tourney

The Dawson County Lady Tigers had a successful stint in the Commerce Christmas Classic tournament last week when the team took second place in the ...

January 04, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Varsity boys pick up tourney win

The Dawson County Tigers traveled to Commerce last week for the Commerce Classic Christmas tournament and played three games over a three day span getting ...

January 04, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Wrestlers take second at the Amicalola Classic

The margin of victory was about as narrow as possible in last week's Amicalola Classic wrestling tournament at Dawson County High School.

January 04, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Habersham outlasts Lady Tigers again

Last month when the Dawson County High School girls' basketball team traveled to Habersham Central High School, the Lady Raiders were able to pull ahead ...

December 28, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers keep up the streak

The Dawson County High School boys' basketball team continued their streak last week when Habersham Central came to town.

December 28, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Unmatched passion

When Dawson County High School senior Luke Martin talks about football, his passion is absolutely undeniable. For anyone who has seen him play the game ...

December 28, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers look back on another successful year

The Dawson County High School football banquet was another reminder of the mission of the program under Head Coach Sid Maxwell-it is a family and ...

December 28, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Seventh grade girls lose to Fannin

The Dawson County Middle School girls' basketball team played at home and lost last week to the Fannin County Lady Rebels.

December 21, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Maxwell ready for UGA baseball season

Being the new guy isn't easy, but Dawson County High School graduate Tucker Maxwell is making it look easy.

December 21, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


DCHS boys' basketball picks up three in a row

The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team picked up three wins last week including region wins over Lumpkin and Fannin counties.

December 21, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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