Dawson County High School is the recipient of the 2010 Georgia High School Association and Georgia Electric Membership Corporation Georgia EMC Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award for Region 8-AA.
The Dawson County High School boys' and girls' cross country team started regular season practices Aug. 2.
Dawson County High School Head Softball Coach Jimmy Pruett's team traveled to Anderson, S.C. to participate in the Higher Ground Softball Camp last week.
The Tiger football team competed in a passing camp at Pickens County High School in Jasper last Tuesday and Wednesday.
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 Class AAA No. 6-ranked Dawson County Lady Tigers soccer team picked up two wins last week.
The Dawson County High School men's soccer team continued its winning ways with wins over West Hall on April 15, 1-0, and against visiting Banks County, 3-0, on April 18.
Another of Dawson County High School's football players has signed an athletic scholarship with a nearby college.
The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers track team finished in fourth place at the Region 7-AAA meet last week in Dawsonville. Coach Arron Haynes' team accumulated 77 team points.
Dawson County standout cross country runner Dylan Forester has signed a letter of intent to continue his running career at Georgia Regents University, formerly August State University.
Dawson County's chance at a state play-off bid may now have come to an end. The Tigers lost an 8-0 decision to White County April 17 that ended a three-game winning streak for the Tigers.
The Dawson County High School track team came off Spring Break April 8 and picked up huge wins over Lumpkin, Union and Fannin counties at home in Tigers Stadium.
The Dawson County High School boys' golf team won the Border Wars Tournament at Achasta Golf Club on April 8.
The Dawson County High School boys' tennis team defeated visiting Woody Gap High School, 5-0, on April 10.
Dawson County High School Head Coach Jed Lacey's boys' soccer team picked up a huge win at Wesleyan on April 11. The Tigers won the tough match with a score of 1-0.
It was one of the most memorable weeks in the history of Dawson County baseball.
Dawson County wrestler Gavin Brown was able to add another honor to his stellar career last week.
Spring sports will resume at Dawson County High School this week after taking a week off for Spring Break.
Three Dawson County High School Lady Tigers basketball players were honored by The Times of Gainesville last week.
The Dawson County High School baseball team had an up and down week.