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Thrilling win starts Tigers' new year
Tigers Basketball
The Dawson County Tigers and the Cherokee Bluff Bears huddle during the final timeout of their game on Jan. 3. - photo by Bob Christian
With 12.1 seconds remaining and a two-point lead, Head Coach Eric Herrick called timeout on Jan. 3 and brought the Dawson County Tigers to the bench, drawing up what he hoped would be the final play in a hard- fought game. Instead, it took two more timeouts and three more possessions before the Tigers claimed the 64-61 win over the Cherokee Bluff Bears to the uproarious delight of the home-town crowd in Ford Phillips Arena.