The Lady Tiger softball team has opened the season with a spectacular 6-1 start after defeating Lumpkin County 2-1 Aug. 17 in Dahlonega.
Dawson scored its runs in the fourth and fifth innings to secure the win.
High school football will start for most teams in the state Friday night. It will be a chance for players and coaches to see how far they have come after all the weight training, agilities, passing camps and conditioning over the summer.
The time is now for the Dawson County football team. The Tigers open the season with a showdown against neighboring Pickens County High School on Friday night at a renovated Tiger Stadium.
The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers junior varsity softball team dropped a 6-3 decision to Lumpkin County Aug. 17.
Following the loss, Dawson County is currently 0-2 on the year.
It was a festive atmosphere at Lanier Point Softball Complex in Gainesville. There was a huge crowd on hand to see local teams open the 2011 softball season.
Teams from all over the area competed Aug. 13 in the 10th Annual Lanier Point Invitational.
Opening of softball season is a special time for middle school sports in Dawson County. Aug. 9 saw the first game of the season for both Dawson County and Riverview middle schools.
Playing on a new field at Dawson County Middle School, the Riverview Lady Eagles spoiled the opener for Dawson County and came away with an 18-12 win.
The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers junior varsity softball team opened the 2011 season with a 12-0 loss at North Forsyth on Aug. 11.
"We got a chance to take a good look at all the players," Head Coach Nickie Rogers said. "Everybody got in the game against a really good team in North Forsyth."
Last week's scrimmage against Greater Atlanta Christian School was not the kind of start Head Coach Jeff Lee hoped for at the newly renovated Tiger Stadium.
On the first play from scrimmage, the visiting Spartans ran a toss sweep on the Dawson County defense. Eighty yards and eight seconds later, DaSean Daniels from GACS was in the end zone.
The sound of a softball hitting a mitt and the sharp metallic noise that a bat makes when it connects just right are starting to be heard again at Dawson County High School. Yes, softball season is almost here and for the Dawson County Lady Tigers games will begin soon.
With the annual preseason scrimmage this week, the Dawson County Tiger football team prepared with an inter-squad scrimmage game Saturday.
Football is back. Despite the hot and humid days of July and August, head coach Jeff Lee and his 70-plus football players began practice at midnight Monday.
The excitement was in the air as the Tigers football coaches ran the players through conditioning and drills early Monday morning.
Summer break is coming to a close for Dawson County High School students, but the school's cross country program has yet to take a break. Both the boys and girls teams have used the summer months to prepare for the upcoming season beginning this month.
Runners have trained at least two days a week to prepare themselves for the 3.1 miles they must run in each meet.
The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers softball team will hold tryouts from 9 a.m. until noon Aug. 1.
Tryouts will be held for all girls interested in playing either junior varsity or varsity softball at the school.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys and girls basketball teams will play a game at Philips Arena during the upcoming season.
Both teams will play Towns County before the Hawks game at a date to be determined once the National Basketball Association schedule is released in August.
As July heats up so does preparation for the upcoming 2011 Dawson County High School football season.
The Tigers started training last week after a week off during the GHSA state imposed "dead week."
All sports activities came to a standstill last week.
There was no bouncing of balls in the gym, no weight lifting, no 3-mile runs, no conditioning of any kind, as the Georgia High School Association's "dead week" was honored by schools throughout the state.
Dawson County High School head softball coach Jimmy Pruett's Lady Tigers' softball team split home games last week.
Dawson County High School Varsity Football Head Coach Sid Maxwell's team defeated defending Region 7-AAA champion West Hall, 17-0, last week in Oakwood.
It was a tough week for the Dawson County High School varsity softball team. The Lady Tigers dropped games to East Hall, 8-2, on Monday ...
The Dawson County boys and girls varsity cross country teams competed at the West Hall Invitational Meet at West Hall High School in Oakwood Sept ...
The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys and girls cross country teams competed at the West Hall Invitational meet at West Hal High School ...
After a week off, the Tigers will square off with defending Region 7-AAA champions West Hall High School in Oakwood Friday night.
Avoiding the weather has been a recurring theme this softball season for Head Coach Jimmy Pruett's squad.
An open week is just what the Dawson County High School varsity football team needs right now.
Dawson County High School Head Football Coach Sid Maxwell recorded his first win at the helm of the Tigers program Friday night.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls cross country team started the 2015 season with a bang.
The Dawson County High School Junior Varsity football team opened the season against Lumpkin County Sept. 3 at home.
The junior varsity cross country team opened the season Sept. 1 with a meet at the War Eagle Invitational at Chestatee Middle School in Gainesville.
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Under a hazy full moon the Dawson County High School varsity Tigers opened the 2015 football season with a loss to Forsyth Central.
It was a busy week for the Dawson County Lady Tigers softball team.