After announcing the new class designations last month, the Georgia High School Association moved forward in the next phase of reclassification, slotting teams into regions during last Wednesday's meeting in Thomaston.
The Dawson County boys basketball team defeated Hebron Christian Academy, 59-48, to claim the championship trophy of the Inaugural Lions Thanksgiving Tournament. The tournament was held at Hebron Christian Academy in Dacula.
Poor shooting from the free throw line spelled doom for Coach Wes Greer's junior varsity Tigers. The Tigers converted on only 6-of-15 attempts as the team lost its opening game of the season to Lambert High School 55-46 last Thursday, Nov. 19.
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.
During a time when most high school students are enjoying the pool and their time off from studies, the Dawson County High School cross country team is putting in several miles a day in anticipation of the upcoming season.