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.
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.
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.
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.
The first round of state for the Dawson County Tiger men's soccer team was a defensive battle with Jackson County. Coach Jed Lacey's team prevailed in the second half taking a 2-1 victory and advancing to the Sweet Sixteen.