The Dawson County wrestling team opened the season last Friday, Nov. 20 with a tri-match against Gilmer County and Southeast Whitfield in Ellijay. The match was a tough way to open the season, as the Tigers dropped a 68-12 decision to Gilmer and a 46-36 loss to Southeast Whitfield, from 6-AAA.
Head Coach Brian DeRose and his boys' and girls' cross country teams are preparing for the Region 8-AA meet this weekend at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville. In a tune-up for the region meet, Dawson ran against five other schools in a race at Buford High School last Wednesday, Oct. 21.
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.