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Football players’ dreams come true on signing day

Dawson County High School, like so many schools across the state and the nation, hosted events for athletes signing letters of intent to play football at the collegiate level last week.

February 08, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Junior varsity teams finish first and second in annual tourney

The junior varsity basketball teams at Dawson County High School both played their way into the championship game of the first annual Tiger Invitational over the last two weekends.

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Swim team finishes second season

The Dawson County High School swim team finished up its second season last week when the team traveled to Darlington and Cumming for its final meets.

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers take down Rebels and Trojans

The Dawson County Tigers boys' basketball team continued on its mission to control its own destiny by picking up two more significant region wins last week against Fannin County and North Hall.

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Up and down week for Lady Tigers

The Lady Tigers had another up and down week when the team picked up a crucial region win with their dominant performance against the Lady Rebels of Fannin County, but fell to the North Hall Trojans on homecoming night.

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


New soccer season, same high expectations

Coming off yet another successful season for both the girls and boys varsity soccer programs, Head Coach Jed Lacey has high expectations for the new season that will begin next week.

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Wrestlers advance to first round of state

Five Dawson County High School wrestlers advanced to the first round of state after their performances last week during the area traditional tournament at Fannin County High School.

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Middle school basketball team finishes undefeated

The Dawson County Middle School seventh grade boys' basketball team not only finished as regular season champions in the North Georgia Mountain League, the team won the end of season tournament to finish undefeated on the year.

January 25, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Senior-laden roster for DCHS baseball

Tryouts for this year's Dawson County High School baseball team concluded last week and the new roster will be laden with seniors according to Head Coach Dwayne Sapp.

January 25, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers knock off Indians on road

The Dawson County Tigers boys' basketball team completed the sweep of Dawson teams over Lumpkin County last Friday when they picked up the region overtime win on the road.

January 25, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers win over rival Lumpkin

Last Friday the Lady Tigers traveled to play rivals Lumpkin County and got a big region win on the road.

January 25, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers’ wrestling team takes fourth at Burnt Mountain Classic

The Dawson County Tigers wrestling team traveled to White County last week where it picked up a 54-18 win before participating in the Burnt Mountain Classic over the weekend.

January 25, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Junior varsity girls get back on court

The Dawson County junior varsity girls' basketball program got back to the court last week for the first time since mid-December and lost on the road at Union County.

January 18, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Kaila Billingsley signs with the Sand Sharks

Dawson County High School softball player Kaila Billingsley signed last week to play at the collegiate level at the University of South Carolina Beaufort.

January 18, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


DCHS swim team sets school best times

The Dawson County High School swim team traveled to Adairsville and Cumming last week for two events where freshman swimmer Matthew Wood qualified in his second and third events for state.

January 18, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


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Young Lady Tigers look for first state championship

The Dawson County girls' 8U all-star softball team just accomplished something no 8U team has before-won the district tournament to advance to the state championship ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Three times two

If it felt like deja-vu at the Michigan International Speedway on Father's Day, it was. For the third time in as many races at ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson girls’ soccer makes annual trip to camp

The Dawson County varsity girls soccer team returned from their annual trip to Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee last week after having what Head Coach ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Look forward to thermocline to concentrate fish

Lake Lanier's water level continues to move in the right direction and is up again due to the consistent rains. Lake Lanier's level ...

June 14, 2017 | By Eric Aldrich For the Dawson County News | SPORTS


Tigers’ football keeps up rigorous summer schedule

The Dawson County High School football team continued with rigorous summer workouts and traveled last Friday to Pickens County High School for a 7-on-7 event.

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Young Lady Tigers strengthen skill set

Up-and-coming Lady Tiger basketball stars spent last week honing their skills at Rock Creek Park during the annual Fun-damentals Basketball Camp.

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott snags another top-10 at Pocono

During Sunday's Axalta presents the Pocono 400, Dawsonville driver Chase Elliott was once again able to grab a top 10 finish in the Monster ...

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers put in work at summer camps

The Dawson County Lady Tigers basketball team is in the midst of summer work outs and camp dates and according to Head Coach Steve Sweat ...

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott back in top five

It was almost as if a collective sigh could be heard from Chase Elliott fans everywhere on Sunday when Elliott eluded a massive wreck in ...

June 07, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Fishing action rises and falls based on weather fronts

Water Conditions: Lake Lanier's water level is up again from recent rains. Lake Lanier's level is 1,064.31 or 6.69 feet ...

June 07, 2017 | By Eric Aldrich DCN regional staff | SPORTS


Tigers put in summer work

The Dawson County High School basketball team is back to work.

June 07, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Local student wins shooting competition

Dawson County 4-H member Madelyn Lee recently competed in the Georgia Games in Carrollton where she won gold in the BB shooting competition for the ...

June 07, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Baseball team hold annual banquet

The Dawson County junior varsity and varsity baseball teams were honored last week during the end of season banquet at Rock Creek Park.

May 31, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson finishes golf season at state tournament

The Dawson County Tigers boys and girls golf programs wrapped up their seasons last week with a trip to the state tournament in Blackshear where ...

May 31, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Rising water levels helping anglers haul in better catch

Lake Lanier's water level is up more than four feet from the start of this year.

May 31, 2017 | By Eric Aldrich For the Dawson County News | SPORTS


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