Despite a hard-fought loss, the Dawson County High School Lady Tigers returned to Dawsonville March 9 with their heads held high, proud of their second-place finish and knowing they gave it their all.
Dawson County wrestling participated in the Area Duals last Friday and Saturday at Fannin County High School in Blue Ridge.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers started the new year with a convincing 65-42 win over East Hall on Jan. 3. With the win, Head Coach Steve Sweat's team is currently 12-3 overall and 3-1 in region 7-AAA play.
Lucas Pain had a monster night on offense for the Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team Jan. 3 in Dawsonville.
Jackson Putnam was named to the first team defense for football by The Times of Gainesville last week. Putnam was selected as a defensive back by The Times sports staff.
Dawson County High School varsity girls basketball coach Steve Sweat's Lady Tigers team but came up on the short end of a 70-65 loss to Hayesville, N.C. in the finals of the Battle of the States tournament at Towns County High School last week.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team returned home on Saturday as champions of the Battle of the States tournament at Towns County High School in Hiawassee.
Dawson County High School Coach Anne Hyams and her junior varsity Lady Tiger basketball team demolished Lumpkin County, 57-27, Dec. 26 in Dahlonega.
The 28th Annual Amicalola Wrestling Classic came to an end on Saturday afternoon. After an exciting two days of wrestling, host team Dawson County finished in second place with 201 team points.
The Dawson County Tiger varsity wrestling team took home a third place finish during last week's Rumble on the Ridge tournament held at Fannin County High School in Blue Ridge.
It was a busy week for Coach Steve Sweat and his Lady Tiger basketball team. The team played three away games, which is always trying for a veteran team.
Still fighting injuries, illness and unforeseen circumstances, the Dawson County High School Tigers basketball team had a tough week with losses to Region 7-AAA foe White County, 59-50, and Lumpkin County, 62-51, before rebounding on Saturday with a 48-45 win over Brookstone.
The annual Amicalola Wrestling Classic is this weekend at Dawson County High School.
Dawson County Lady Tigers basketball is on fire. Head Coach Steve Sweat's team averaged 67.6 points per game last week in three wins over Pickens, 63-59, Lumpkin County, 66-33 and Pacelli, 74-5.
Playing through injuries and adversity is something that teams have to overcome during a long basketball season. Coach Thad Burgess' team is currently playing with a small squad.
Dawson County High School Golf Coach Wes Greer's team played two matches last week in less than favorable weather.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls soccer team showed why it holds a No. 7 ranking in the state in Class AAA.
The Dawson County High School varsity soccer team won both matches played last week in convincing fashion.
The Tigers picked up their fifth straight win with no losses following a come from behind 5-2 win over Gilmer County in Ellijay on March 5.
The run of Lady Tigers basketball came to a halt in Madison on Feb. 24 against a very strong Morgan County team.
The Dawson County boys' basketball season has come to an end. The Tigers ran into a very good Cedar Grove basketball team Feb. 25 in Ellenwood and fell 62-33.
The Dawson County baseball team is off to a great start. The Tigers, under first year head coach Thad Burgess, are currenlty 3-0 with wins at East Jackson Feb. 26, 13-0, and Chestatee on March 1, 10-2.
The Dawson County 12 and under all stars basketball team has done it again. The team won the GRPA District 7 Class B tournament March 1 and will compete in the GRPA State Tournament on March 7 and 9.
The No. 5 Class AAA Lady Tigers soccer team picked up two wins last week against Pickens County, 8-0, and Rabun County, 4-0.
The Dawson County varsity boys' soccer team improved its record to 3-1 with wins over Pickens County, 7-0, and Rabun County, 6-0, last week.
Dawson County High School varsity girls basketball coach Steve Sweat said at the beginning of the season that he anticipated Region 7-AAA to be one of the toughest in the state. Sweat proved to be right, as all four teams from the region advanced to the "Sweet Sixteen" round of the state tourney Feb. 21 and 22.
Region 7-AAA defeated all four teams from Region 5-AAA; East Hall defeated North Murray, 61-36, Buford won over Ringgold, 64-29, North Hall edged No. 1-seed Sonoraville, 62-53, and in the biggest game of all, Dawson County defeated a very talented Cartersville team, on ...
The Dawson County varsity boys' soccer team, ranked No. 8 in Class AAA, defeated North Forsyth in Coal Mountain, 2-0 on Feb. 21.
It was a scoreless battle in the first half, but that soon changed with a goal by Tiger Brandon Lund on an assist by Cole Edwards at the 33:33 mark of the second half.
Chants of "Sweet 16" rocked Ford E. Phillips Gymnasium on Friday night. The Dawson County Tigers punched their ticket to the next round of the state basketball playoffs with a 55-43 win over Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe.
Dawson County controlled the tempo in the first quarter and took a 6-4 lead with 3:16 remaining in the quarter on a made shot by Lucas Pain. The Tigers never surrendered that lead.
Tiger Gavin Brown was crowned champion at the State Traditional Wrestling Championships on Feb. 22. The tournament was a one-day event held at Buford High School.
Brown, who wrestles at 182 pounds, opened the tournament with a 4-1 decision over Isaiah Hale from North Hall. With the win, Brown advanced to the semi-finals.
The Dawson County High School varsity baseball team recorded several firsts for the season on opening day Feb. 19.
The team picked up its first win of the season, head coach Thad Burgess picked up his first win as coach and pitcher Logan Burt recorded his first win from the mound.