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Girls fall to White County

Dawson County went on its first road trip of the season last week.

The Lady Tigers basketball team traveled to Cleveland to face off against White County on Nov. 29. The team was sluggish and lost to the Lady Warriors 51-48.

December 06, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Still undefeated

Undefeated has a nice sound to it, every team strives to win every game it plays. So far that has been true for the Dawson County varsity boys basketball team coached by Thad Burgess.

The Tigers are currently 4-0 with big wins at White County, 38-24, and a huge home win over formerlly undefeated Gilmer County, 55-48.

December 06, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


JV girls unable to nab the win

Coach Wes Greer's junior varsity Lady Tigers basketball team played well, but couldn't catch up with visiting Gilmer County last week at home.

The Lady Tigers lost 36-27 to the Bobcats.

December 06, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Boys let lead slip away

The junior varsity boys basketball ball team dropped two games last week. The team lost to White County 34-31 on the road and at home against Gilmer County 58-43.

In both games Head Coach Wes Greer's team held a lead at halftime just to see it taken away in the second half.

December 06, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Wrestling season begins

Wrestling season is underway at Dawson County High School.

Head coach Arron Haynes' grapplers opened the regular season with a win over Fannin County High School, 60-15, and a loss to AAAA Flowery Branch, 51-28, on Nov. 22 in Dawsonville.

November 29, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Telling week ahead

The Dawson County varsity girl's basketball team will begin their post-Thanksgiving schedule with games against White and Gilmer counties this week.

The Lady Tigers are currently 1-1 with a win over Tallulah Falls, 87-36, and a loss to Towns County, 54-48.

November 29, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Coach hopes team picks up where it left off

The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team has been impressive so far this season. Behind the play of Tyler Dominy, the Tigers have dominated their first two opponents.

Dawson County is currently 2-0 and riding high after defeating Tallulah Falls, 67-16, and Towns County, 64-22.

November 29, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Gilreath scores 21 points

It was "throwback night" at Dawson County's season opener against Tallulah Falls last week in Dawsonville. Both head coaches, Steve Sweat and Thad Burgess, decided to break out the old uniforms in a tribute to former players in the program.

"We decided to do this because we were playing a longtime opponent in Tallulah Falls," Sweat said. "We wore some uniforms that some of the mothers of my current players played in when they played for me years ago."

November 22, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Tigers dominate

Domination would be the term used to describe Dawson County's first wins of the season.

The Tigers have not allowed an opposing team to score in double digits in any one quarter of play in two games, as they have easily defeated Tallulah Falls, 67-16, and Towns County, 64-22.

November 22, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Girls stumble during opener

The junior varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team lost its season opener 54-48 to Towns County on Saturday.

Coach Mark Ragsdale's team battled through foul trouble to keep the game competitive.

November 22, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Defense key in JV boys win

Dawson County used defensive pressure to come away with a 58-35 win over visiting Towns County in junior varsity boys action Saturday.

The game was the first of the season for Coach Wes Greer's team.

November 22, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Walters named runner of the year

The 2011 Region 8-AA cross country team was named last week. The girls' runner of the year was Madalyn Walters from Dawson County.

Walters won the Region 8-AA championships held at Oglethorpe County High School in October and placed fourth in the state championships in Carrollton.

November 15, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Ladies show effort against N. Forsyth

The Lady Tigers fell behind 11-0 before rallying and almost beating North Forsyth in a scrimmage game last week at Dawson County High School.

Dawson lost the Nov. 10 contest 54-51 in a gritty effort against the much bigger school.

November 15, 2011 | Mark Swendra | High School


Dominy leads Tigers

Tyler Dominy, fresh from the football field, took over the scrimmage game with North Forsyth last Thursday in Dawsonville.

Dominy, a junior, finished the contest with 25 points to lead the Tigers to a 58-41 win over the AAAAA Raiders.

November 15, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Softball players honored

The 2011 Dawson County High School softball program was recognized at an awards ceremony last week.

Athletic Director Grady Turner opened the Nov. 8 banquet welcoming players, coaches, families and guests.

November 15, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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Dawson golf standout signs intent to play at Truett-McConnell

When Coach Steve Patton scouts golfers for his Truett-McConnell College golf team, he has a certain kind of player in mind.

May 27, 2015 | Michele Hester | High School


Memorial scholarship continues education

For the second year since her son's death, one mother is continuing to help Dawson County students take advantage of an opportunity her son never had the chance to complete.

May 26, 2015 | David Renner | High School


Tiger standouts on all-region squad

Dawson County's Lady Tigers named eight players to the 7-AAA All-Region soccer team, the most selected on any team in the region.

May 26, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Caldwell claims elusive state title

Dawson County Senior Madison Caldwell went into Monday's state championship golf match with nerves of steel, an unmatched mental focus and a drive to achieve the goal she set for herself four years ago.

May 19, 2015 | Michele Hester | High School


Seniors finish strong

The senior athletes at Dawson County High School are just a couple of days away from moving on to the next chapter in their lives.

May 19, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Caldwell is best in State

Dawson County High School Lady Tiger senior golfer Madison Caldwell claimed the Class AAA state championship as the low medalist Monday at Horseshoe Bend Country Club in Roswell.

May 19, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Track Tigers take 21st at Class AAA state event

The Dawson County boys track team ran at the Class AAA track meet last week at Memorial Stadium in Jefferson.

May 19, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


DCHS wins ‘All-Sports Trophy’

Student athletes and coaches are celebrating Dawson County High's latest victory after the school was awarded the Region 7-AAA All-Sports Trophy last week.

May 13, 2015 | Michele Hester | High School


Senior Ty Williams signs to continue wrestling career

Another Dawson County High School senior has received a scholarship for his athletic prowess.

May 12, 2015 | David Renner | High School


Team competes in Class AAA finals

The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers' track team competed at the Girls State Class AAA Championship last week in Albany. The event is run at Hugh Mills Stadium.

May 12, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Season comes to a close

The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' soccer team's season came to an end at The Westminster School Friday night in an Elite Eight game.

May 12, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Chase Elliott adds sixth race to Sprint Cup campaign

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is hoping to have the fifth Hendrick Motorsports car competing in the Sprint All-Star race next weekend.

May 12, 2015 | From staff reports | High School


Caldwell named MVP

Dawson County High School junior golfer Madison Caldwell was selected Most Valuable Player for Region 7-AAA.

May 12, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Decatur outlasts Tigers in Elite Eight action

The Dawson County High School varsity Tiger soccer team traveled about 1,000-miles last week on the team's quest for a state championship.

May 12, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Dawson County athletes to take part in finals

Saturday was an eventful day in Dawson County High School track history.

May 05, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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