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Lady Tigers bow out of state tourney

The Dawson County Lady Tigers varsity girls' basketball team bowed out of the state tournament after falling 70-64to Laney High School in Augusta Tuesday night.


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Lady Tigers keep streak alive

Lady Tigers keep streak alive

The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team continued its playoff run with two wins last week.

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Lady Tigers advance to Elite Eight

The Dawson County Lady Tigers varsity girls' basketball team defeated Dodge County by a score of 71-40 to advance to the Elite Eight round of the state tournament.

The team will face off next week against Laney High School.

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Lady Tigers advance to Sweet Sixteen

Lady Tigers advance to Sweet Sixteen

The undefeated Lady Tigers advanced to the Sweet Sixteen with Thursday's 71-35 win over Elbert County.

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Tonight’s basketball playoff game postponed

For the second straight day, icy conditions and the threat of more winter weather moving into the area has postponed state basketball playoffs in Dawson County.

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REGION CHAMPS

Top-ranked Dawson County is now 27-0 after Saturday night's nail-biting 51-45 win over East Hall to claim the 7-AAA championship at Franklin County in Carnesville

Head Coach Steve Sweat was heard commenting on the "so sweet" victory as he walked off the floor.

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Season ends

The Varsity boys' basketball season has come to an end.

Coach Thad Burgess' squad lost to Franklin County in the opening round of the Region 7-AAA tournament, 63-57.

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Tiger grapplers finish in top 5

Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County High School wrestling team competed at the State Traditional tournament in Macon Feb. 12-14. The Tigers took six wrestlers to the meet led by Gavin Brown (195 pounds), Harrison Adams (138 pounds), Jeremy Whalen (145 pounds), Brett Whalen (182 pounds), Ty Williams (heavyweight), and Justin Evans (113 pounds). All six wrestlers finished in the top ten.

Two-time state champion, Gavin Brown, finished in fourth place at state. Brown moved up a weight class this season and completed the season with a 44-8 record.

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Girls start with double win

The Dawson County girls' soccer team opened the season with wins over Winder-Barrow, 7-0, on Feb. 10 and North Forsyth, 2-0, Feb. 13.

Coach Jed Lacey's team is currently ranked No, 7 in the latest Class AAA rankings.

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Boys begin season in front

The Dawson County boys' soccer team is ranked No. 1 this week in the latest Class AAA rankings.

The Tigers opened the season with wins over Winder-Barrow, 4-0, on Tuesday, and a 6-2 victory over North Forsyth Feb. 13

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Baseball begins with scrimmage

Despite the cold weather, baseball season for Coach Thad Burgess' Dawson County Tiger team began with a scrimmage game against Elbert County on Saturday.

On a chilly and windy Valentine's Day, the Tigers played seven innings in front of a decent crowd of Blue Devil and Tiger fans.

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Lady Tigers are region champions

Lady Tigers are region champions

The Lady Tigers are region champions.

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Lady Tigers remain undefeated

Lady Tigers remain undefeated

Dawson County coach Steve Sweat was happy his team could book a spot in the Region 7-AAA title game.

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Lady Tigers go entire season without loss

Lady Tigers go entire season without loss

The Dawson County Lady Tigers are perfect after Friday night's victory over West Hall.

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Perfection Exists

Perfection Exists

Excellent. Perfection. Without blemish. Unmatched.

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Tigers heating up

The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team has gotten hot at just the right time.

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Six grapplers qualify for state event

Six grapplers qualify for state event

Six Dawson County wrestlers qualified for the State Traditional Meet to be held this week in Macon.

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Season will start Saturday against Elbert County

The Dawson County High School varsity baseball team will open the season with a game at Elbert County on Saturday.

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Lady Tigers are perfect

Lady Tigers are perfect

The Dawson County Lady Tigers are perfect after Friday night's victory over West Hall at home.

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Lady Tigers looking at perfect season

Lady Tigers looking at perfect season

A victory Friday night at home against West Hall will place the Dawson County Lady Tigers atop a pedestal where no other team in school history has stood before.

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Tigers crown two varsity wrestling champions

Tigers crown two varsity wrestling champions

Gavin Brown and Harrison Adams were crowned champions on Saturday during the 7-AAA Traditional Wrestling Tournament at Lumpkin County High School.

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On the verge of history

On the verge of history

The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers basketball team is on the verge of making history again.

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Tigers score needed win

Tigers score needed win

The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team picked up a much needed win over Franklin County last week in Dawsonville. The Tigers scored 17 fourth quarter points to come away with the 53-39 win.

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Tigers take tri-meet

Tigers take tri-meet

The Dawson County High School varsity wrestlers traveled to Blue Ridge Jan. 20 for a tri-match with host Fannin County and Towns County. The Tigers came away with victorious with a 54-21 win over Fannin County and a 48-33 victory over Towns County.

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Lady Tigers remain perfect

Lady Tigers remain perfect

The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team didn't miss a beat after being off for 10 days. Coach Steve Sweat's team made the long trip to Homer on Friday and defeated Banks County, 55-40.

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Banks County outlasts team

Banks County outlasts team

Playing on the road in a very hostile environment and against the No. 2 team in Region 7-AAA was not a good combination for Coach Thad Burgess' varsity boys' basketball team Friday night. The Tigers dropped to 4-17 after losing to Banks County 73-38.

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Lady Tigers remain undefeated

Lady Tigers remain undefeated

The 2014-2015 Varsity Lady Tigers have done something that no team before them has managed - the longest winning streak in Dawson County High School history.

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Perfect streak continues

Perfect streak continues

The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team ran its winning streak to 20 after demolishing West Hall in Oakwood last week.

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Tigers fall short against West Hall

Tigers fall short against West Hall

The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team dropped a close 50-48 decision to West Hall last week in Oakwood.

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JV ladies record seventh win

Coach Anne Hyams' junior varsity girls' basketball team picked up its seventh win of the season last week.

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Streak continues

Streak continues

The winning streak continues at 19 for Dawson County High School Head Coach Steve Sweat's varsity Lady Tigers basketball team after picking up two Region 7-AAA wins last week over Lumpkin County, 77-29, and Fannin County, 83-43.

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Varsity Tigers pick up region win

The Dawson County High School varsity Tiger basketball team picked up a huge Region 7-AAA win over Lumpkin County Jan. 6 by a 49-44 score before falling to Fannin County, 43-34 on Friday.

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Tigers take fourth at Area duals

Tigers take fourth at Area duals

The Dawson County High School varsity Tiger wrestling team finished in fourth place at the Region 7-AAA Duals Tournament at West Hall High School in Oakwood on Saturday.

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Head football coach at high school resigns

Head football coach at high school resigns

Dawson County High School Athletic Director Grady Turner confirmed on Wednesday that longtime football coach Jeff Lee will not be returning to lead the Tigers next season.

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Tigers outscore Franklin County

The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys' basketball team defeated Franklin County in Carnesville by a 52-22 score on Dec. 19.

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Lady Tigers extend winning streak

The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers' varsity basketball team ran its winning streak to 17 games following four wins over the last nine days.

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Boys finish 1-3 for the week

Dawson County High School Varsity Boys' Basketball Coach Thad Burgess' varsity boys' basketball team played four games last week.

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Grapplers take second place

Grapplers take second place

The Dawson County High School varsity wrestling team finished in second place in the Osley B. Saunooke Tournament at Cherokee High School in North Carolina on Jan. 3.

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Tigers take second at Amicalola Classic

Tigers take second at Amicalola Classic

The 29th annual Amicalola Classic wrestling tournament was a huge success.

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Lady Tigers’ capture tournament title

Lady Tigers’ capture tournament title

Coach Steve Sweat's Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers basketball team continued its winning ways during the Christmas holidays.

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Coach: ‘Having a difficult time in all phases’

Coach: ‘Having a difficult time in all phases’

The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team played in two Christmas tournaments during the last two weeks.

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Fourteen Tigers named all-region

Fourteen Dawson County Tiger football players were named to the Region 7-AAA football team. Players were selected by head coaches throughout the region.

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