Before a packed house at the Gwinnett Arena in Duluth, Tiger Joe Perry celebrated.
The big story was a state championship by Joe Perry, but two other Tiger wrestlers also participated in the State Traditional Tournament at the Gwinnett Arena in Duluth over the weekend.
Dawson County High School Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach Thad Burgess and his Tiger basketball team is headed to the state tournament for the third year in a row.
The game was over early as the #1-seed North Oconee Lady Titans (18-7) used a suffocating full court press to defeat Dawson County 55-27 last Tuesday night.
Battling cool temperatures and the wind, the Dawson County boys' golf team dropped its first match of the season 171-157 to Lumpkin County High School.
Even though there was a chance of snow last weekend, spring sports are beginning to start at Dawson County High School.
Dawson County will send three wrestlers to the Gwinnett Arena this weekend to participate in the State Traditional Meet.
Playing shorthanded, with only six players, the Dawson County junior varsity boys' basketball team finished its season with a 49-26 loss to Rabun County last Friday.
It comes down to win or the season comes to an end for the Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team.
Dawson could have easily thrown in the towel two weeks ago when they dropped a 47-35 decision to Jefferson. But this Tiger team is a lot like their coach, who battles every minute of every game.
It was a great weekend for the Dawson County wrestling team last weekend at Fannin County High School. The Tigers qualified seven wrestlers for the east sectionals to be held at Jefferson High School this weekend. If the seven can place first through eighth then they will advance to the state traditional at the Gwinnett Arena.
The struggles continue for Head Coach Steve Sweat and the varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team.
The Dawson County varsity boys' basketball team seems to have Union County's number.
It was another long week for Head Coach Steve Sweat and the Lady Tiger varsity basketball team.
Dawson County High School Head Varsity Basketball Coach Thad Burgess and his team just couldn't catch a break against Region 8-AA teams last week.
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.