The Dawson County High School varsity boys' soccer team has elevated its play and it's beginning to pay off as the team enters region play this week.
The Tiger offense was missing during two games last week with Gilmer and Habersham Central.
The Tiger soccer team traveled to Cross Keys High School last Friday for a showdown with #10-ranked Cross Keys. Dawson lost the contest 3-0 but showed signs of improvement throughout the game.
The Dawson County High School boys tennis team opened the season with a 3-2 victory over visiting Fannin County last week. Fannin is in the Tigers region, however the match did not count toward region play.
Jacob Evans was named to the All-Region 8-AA first team. Evans had a great career at Dawson County High School. He scored more than 1,000 points and pulled down more than 500 rebounds.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tiger soccer team picked up its first win of the season with a 1-0 victory over Pickens County High School Feb. 22.
The Dawson County High School girls tennis team opened the season with a 3-2 win over Fannin County last week.
The Dawson County High School golf teams split their matches last week. Both teams defeated Gilmer County at Crystal Falls last Tuesday before dropping a match with Lumpkin County at Achasta Golf Club in Dahlonega on Thursday.
Jimmy Pruett's Dawson County High School varsity baseball team opened the season with two convincing wins last week.
Dawson County High School junior wrestler James Evans, 112 pounds, finished in second place at the AA State Traditional Wrestling Tournament last week at the Gwinnett Arena in Duluth.
The Dawson County High School varsity girl's soccer team lost its opening two matches of the season last week.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys soccer team opened the regular season with a 2-1 win over White County last Tuesday in Cleveland. The Tigers then dropped a 1-0 decision to state powerhouse Buford on Friday.
The Tigers basketball team dropped a 69-56 decision to Hart County last Thursday in Hartwell. With the loss Dawson ended its season with a 16-9 record.
Head Coach Jimmy Pruett and his staff got a chance to preview the upcoming baseball team with a scrimmage game against Pickens County High School on Friday night.
The Dawson County High School wrestling team competed in the State Sectional Traditional Tournament at Dublin High School last Friday and Saturday.
Dawson County High School has a new head football coach.
Former Dawson County High School head Tigers football coach Jeff Lee has accepted a new head coaching position at North Bay Haven Charter Academy in Panama City, Fla.
In bitter cold and windy conditions on Friday, the Lady Tigers dropped their first varsity soccer match in two weeks by a 1-0 score at Blessed Trinity.
In what could arguably be considered a "state final" caliber game, the Dawson County High School Lady Tigers' basketball team ended its season with a heart breaking 70-64 loss at Laney High School in Augusta on Feb. 24.
The top-ranked, Class AAA Tigers' men's soccer team saw its first action in two weeks with a 1-0 win at Blessed Trinity on Friday.
Fighting weather over the last two weeks, Head Coach Thad Burgess' baseball team finally opened the season Feb. 23 with a 6-1 win at Chestatee High School.
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.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team continued its playoff run with two wins last week.
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.
The undefeated Lady Tigers advanced to the Sweet Sixteen with Thursday's 71-35 win over Elbert County.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.