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Dawson County falls in quarterfinals

DAWSONVILLE - As Coach Sid Maxwell embraced his tearful son, Tucker, at midfield, he and the rest of the Tigers knew it was over. The greatest season in Dawson County football history came to an end Friday night in a 35-7 loss to No. 2 Blessed Trinity in the Class AAA state quarterfinals.

December 02, 2015 | By Colin Ochs DCN regional staff, editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Lady Tigers remain undefeated

Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers basketball team played in one game last week and came away with a 52-32 win over Union County.

December 01, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers improve to 2-1

The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team moved to 2-1 with a 52-41 win at Union County last week.

December 01, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers fall to Blessed Trinity

The Tigers Cinderella season has come to an end.

November 27, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS




Ladies open season 2-0

The reigning Region 7-AAA champion Dawson County Lady Tigers opened the season last week with two big wins over traditionally strong teams.

November 25, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Dawson County embracing ‘great opportunity’ in state quarterfinal

Riding the wave of its most successful season in school history, the Dawson County High football team will host No. 2 Blessed Trinity on Friday in a Class AAA state quarterfinal at Tiger Stadium.

November 25, 2015 | By David Thackham DCN regional staff, editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Chase Elliott wins ‘Most Popular Driver’ for second consecutive season

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott has once again been voted one of NASCAR's most popular drivers.

November 25, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Tigers defeat Spencer 22-12

The 7-AAA champion Dawson County Tigers kept the dream alive Friday night, defeating Spencer High's Green Waves 22-12 in the second round of the state playoffs.

November 20, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Tigers ready for round two of the playoffs

The crowd wore white last week, but for Friday night's second round playoff game, the Dawson County Tigers are calling for everyone to wear black in support of the team.

November 19, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Maxwell will play baseball for UGA

Dawson County athletics inked a historical moment last week when Tucker Maxwell signed on to play baseball for the University of Georgia.

November 18, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Record night for Tigers, win 63-40 in first round of playoffs

DAWSONVILLE - Coey Watson and the Dawson County offense could not be stopped Friday night, scoring touchdowns on seven of their first eight possessions in a 63-40 first-round Class AAA playoff win over Ringgold at Tiger Stadium.

November 18, 2015 | By Colin Ochs DCN regional staff, editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Cheerleaders place sixth at state meet

The Dawson County High Competition Cheerleaders are in celebration mode after placing sixth in Saturday's state completion at the Columbus Civic Center.

November 17, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Dawson takes on Ringgold in 1st round of state playoffs

The Dawson County Tigers are calling for a white-out when the Region 7-AAA champs take on Ringgold in the first round of the state playoffs in Dawsonville tonight.

November 13, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Local students show support for West Forsyth runner

Students at Dawson County High School are encouraging the crowd expected to be at tomorrow night's first round of the state playoff's football game against Ringgold to support a West Forsyth athlete stripped of his qualifying run in a recent cross country meet for wearing a headband that read "Isaiah 40:30-31" across the front.

November 12, 2015 | From Forsyth County News editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


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Lady Tigers on right track

Since dropping a couple of game two weeks ago the Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers basketball team has righted its ship.

February 02, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers take 2, preparing for region tourney

The Dawson County High School varsity Tigers basketball team is hitting its stride at just the right time.

February 02, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


LeBaron named best in his class

Dawson County High School's Kelton LeBaron, a freshman, was crowned champion of the 113-pound weight class at the Area Wrestling Tournament at West Hall ...

February 02, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Ladies bounce back to defeat Union County

After back to back losses to East Hall and Chestatee, the Dawson County Lady Tigers varsity basketball team bounced back in a big way with ...

January 26, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers take down Union County

The Dawson County High School varsity Tigers basketball team came away with a huge win over visiting Union County in a non-region game last week ...

January 26, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Winning streak ends for Lady Tigers

The Dawson County Lady Tigers' winning streak came to an end with Friday night's 60-42 East Hall defeat at home.

January 18, 2016 | | SPORTS


Top-ranked Lady Tigers continue streak

The top ranked Dawson County Lady Tigers won the George Walton Academy Christmas Tournament in convincing fashion as they cruised to three wins last week.

January 06, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Perfect streak remains

The No. 1-ranked Dawson County Lady Tigers continue to dominate their opposition with a convincing 69-46 win at Pickens County last week.

December 29, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers host annual tourney

The Dawson County wrestling team hosted its annual Amicalola Classic tournament last week.

December 29, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Lady Tigers are top cats

The Lady Tigers are on a roll. Head Coach Steve Sweat's Lady Tigers dominated in three wins last week.

December 22, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers outlast Columbus High School 56-53

Dawson County High School Head Coach Thad Burgess' Tigers basketball team played three games last week.

December 22, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Working holiday for swim team

It may be Christmas break, but for the Dawson County High Swim Team, that means additional time is available to prepare for the next meet.

December 22, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Tigers fall to Vikings in 1st region game

Dawson County traveled to East Hall Dec. 8 for its first Region 7-AAA game of the season.

December 15, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Grapplers dominate

Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County High School wrestling program had a dominating week.

December 15, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Watson named player of the year

Sophomore quarterback Coey Watson has been named Region 7-AAA player of the year by coaches in the region.

December 15, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


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