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DCHS Winter Sports Media Day to stream on Facebook next Monday
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Kirklyn Porter dribbles past the Lumpkin County defender during the 68-33 loss on Tuesday, Jan. 19. - photo by Corinne Thompson

On Monday, Nov. 8, Dawson County News will host the four Dawson County winter sports teams in the first-ever Winter Sports Media Day. 

DCN editor Jacob Smith will sit down and talk to the head coaches and selected players of the boys and girls basketball team, swim team and the wrestling team. 

In 2020, the boys basketball team won their third Region 7-3A championship in a row and advanced to the Sweet 16 of the state playoffs. The wrestling team sent eight individual wrestlers to the state tournament in Macon, Ga. and the girls basketball team finished fifth in region play. 

Swim starts their season this Saturday, Nov. 6 at Frances Meadows in Gainesville. Basketball plays their first intrasquad scrimmage open to the public on Saturday as well but officially starts their season on Saturday, Nov. 13 at home. Wrestling will begin Tuesday, Nov. 16 at Gainesville High School. 

Winter Media Day will start streaming on Facebook at 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 8, starting with boys basketball. Girls basketball will stream at 5:20, swim at 5:40 and wrestling streaming at 6 p.m.