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Tigers take second at Amicalola Classic

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

December 30, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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.

December 30, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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.

December 30, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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.

December 30, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Three Lady Tigers named All-State

Three Dawson County High School varsity softball players were named to the Class AAA All-State team by the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association.

December 24, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Lady Tigers continue on winning streak

The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team continues to roll. The team picked up three big wins last week. Two of those victories were over Region 7-AAA opponents Banks County, 64-47, and Franklin County, 84-50.

December 23, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Tigers pick up first win

The Dawson County High School varsity boys basketball team broke its eight-game losing streak with a 59-40 win over Murray County Saturday night at the Mistletoe Madness Christmas tournament at North Murray High School in Chatsworth.

December 23, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | High School


JV Lady Tigers improve to 3-2

Dawson County High School Junior Varsity Girls' Basketball Coach Anne Hyams' team improved their record to 3-2 with a 50-27 win over Banks County last week in Dawsonville.

December 23, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Wrestlers take two

The Dawson County High School varsity wrestling team picked up two wins Dec. 9 at East Jackson.

December 16, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Lady Tigers on fire

The Dawson County High School varsity girls' basketball team improved to a perfect 7-0 record with wins over East Hall, 52-49, Union County, 41-37, and Pickens County, 71-40 last week.

December 16, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Tigers continue to battle, play hard

Coach Thad Burgess' varsity boys' basketball team continues to play hard but the basketball just doesn't seem to be bouncing their way.

December 16, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Melton signs with Brenau

Dawson County High School senior Anela Melton on Monday signed a soccer scholarship with Brenau University.

December 16, 2014 | David Renner | High School


Freshman boys continue winning with game against Pickens

The Dawson County High School freshman boys' basketball team continued its winning ways with a 30-22 win over Pickens County High School Dec. 13 in Dawsonville.

December 16, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Lady Tigers move to 4-0

Dawson County High School Head Coach Steve Sweat's Lady Tigers remain undefeated, 4-0, following an impressive offensive display in a 73-50 win over visiting Rabun County Dec. 2.

December 09, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Varsity boys continue to struggle

The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team continues to struggle with a youthful squad.

December 09, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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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.

February 26, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Lady Tigers keep streak alive

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

February 24, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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.

February 21, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Lady Tigers advance to Sweet Sixteen

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

February 19, 2015 | Michele Hester | High School


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.

February 18, 2015 | From staff reports | High School


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.

February 18, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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.

February 17, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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.

February 17, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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.

February 17, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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

February 17, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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.

February 17, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Lady Tigers are region champions

The Lady Tigers are region champions.

February 15, 2015 | From staff reports | High School


Lady Tigers remain undefeated

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

February 14, 2015 | From staff reports | High School


Lady Tigers go entire season without loss

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

February 11, 2015 | Michele Hester | High School


Perfection Exists

Excellent. Perfection. Without blemish. Unmatched.

February 10, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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