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Lady Tigers drop last two region games

The Dawson County varsity girls' team finished up their regular season play last week when they hosted East Hall and Union County and fell to both teams.

February 08, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Five straight: Tigers win out and head to region tourney

Head Coach Chad Pittman has been saying for the last three weeks that his team's destiny is in their control.

February 08, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


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


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Dawson County and beyond

For this week's edition, Katelynn Simpson took a few minutes to answer questions about her softball experience so far at Andrew College.

July 19, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson cheerleaders give back

The Dawson County High School cheerleaders recently prepared for the fall season by coaching the future generation of Dawson Tigers in a summer camp.

July 19, 2017 | By Carly McCurry For the Dawson County News | SPORTS


Middle school volleyball heats up with summer camp

The Dawson County Middle School volleyball team played together for the first time this week, starting with camp on Monday and practice throughout the week.

July 19, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


'Shine Pedalers Metric enters fifth year

The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce and Office of Tourism Development is hosting its fifth annual Shine Pedalers bicycle ride July 29.

July 19, 2017 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Volleyball camp gives young girls chance to learn skills

A volleyball camp held last week at Rock Creek Park had high school volleyball team students helping teach lower grades a thing or two about ...

July 19, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Dawson County and beyond

Dawson County graduate from the Class of 2016, Brandon Monkus, is playing catcher for the Andrew College baseball team. He took some time to answer ...

July 12, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Cornhole sensation entertains on long summer days

While high school sports took a break for the Georgia High School Association's mandated annual "dead week" and some are counting down the 52 ...

July 12, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson softball team to host summer camp

The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers softball team is gearing up for the fall season with a series of events to promote the team ...

July 12, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Middle and junior high school softball tryouts coming up

Rising seventh and eighth grade girls who are interested in trying out for Dawson County softball will have the chance in a couple of weeks.

July 12, 2017 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Fishing is heating up along with the weather

Water Conditions: Lake Lanier's water level is up again with the steady afternoon rains, and is 1,065.29, or 5.71 feet below ...

July 12, 2017 | By Eric Aldrich For the Dawson County News | SPORTS


Elliott signs contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports

Dawsonville-native and sophomore driver in the NASCAR Cup series, Chase Elliott and Hendrick Motorsports recently agreed to extend his contract to drive for the team ...

July 05, 2017 | | SPORTS


Middle school girls put in time at basketball camps

A group of middle school and junior high school girls have been putting in some extra time on their basketball skills since the middle of ...

July 05, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County and beyond

This week 2016 Dawson County High School graduate Brody Chester answers questions about his freshman year of college baseball at West Georgia Tech as well ...

July 05, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County Junior High cheerleaders host camp

For the last two weeks, the gymnasium at Dawson County Junior High has been a haven for young girls who love pom-poms, tumbling and all ...

July 05, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Cross country teams working towards strong fall season

Despite the graduation of Dawson County's top cross country runner on the boys' side and one of the top runners on the girls' side ...

July 05, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


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