Going into a game with the Tulsa Eagles fastpitch softball team in June, the girls of the Georgia Impact - Giles team knew someone would have to step up, take on the pressure, and deliver if they were going to get the win. And someone did.
Just 30 days remain before the opening of the 2010 Dawson County Tiger football season. Head Coach Jeff Lee's team will open the season with a scrimmage game with the Greater Atlanta Christian school at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19 in Dawsonville.
There will not be any ninth grade sports teams at Dawson County High School next school year.
Last week was what is referred to as "Dead Week" by the Georgia High School Association By-Laws. The name is given to the July 4th holiday week by the association.
The Tiger basketball team has finished its summer basketball camp play. The team was very successful and finished the summer with a record of 23-11.
The Dawson County High School football team is preparing for the upcoming 2010 campaign. The team has been participating in workouts from 7:30-10:30 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at the high school.
Head Coach Thad Burgess and his Dawson County Tiger basketball team traveled to Auburn University last Thursday. The team played summer games against some of the best teams in Alabama and the Southeast during the 3-day camp.
Chase Gilreath has been named second team All-Area by the Gainesville Times. The Tiger senior will continue his baseball career at the collegiate level next year at Columbus State.
Sophomore track sensation Madalyn Walters was named first team All-Area by the Gainesville Times last week.
Senior Lady Tiger soccer player Lindsey Vinson was named second team All-Area by the Gainesville Times last week. Vinson recorded seven shutouts, five in area play, from her goalie position for Dawson County Head Coach Rick Corwin.
The Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team has a new attitude and determination this summer. Coach Steve Sweats' squad began summer workouts a day after Memorial Day with a fire in their eyes.
The Gainesville Times recently named Dawson County Tiger soccer player Alex Cote to the first team All-Area. Cote helped the Tigers to a state playoff spot this past season.
The Dawson County boys basketball team continues to play well this summer.
Head Coach Jeff Lee, Dawson County football staff and players hosted a Fellowship of Christian Athletes youth football power camp last week at Tiger Stadium.
Coach Thad Burgess' varsity Tiger basketball team is starting its 2010 summer basketball season.
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.