In three months high school football around the state of Georgia will begin its 2010 season.
The Dawson County tennis teams held their end-of-year banquet last Sunday evening at Ruby Tuesday's in Dawsonville. Both teams are coming off a successful 2010 season.
It is the time of year when every football team has that renewed hope. Football coaches are trying to install their basic offenses and defenses. Players are vying for positions on the team for next season.
Rush Davenport participated in the Georgia Olympics on May 14 at Bryan-Keen Memorial Stadium in Jefferson. Davenport was the only athlete to qualify for the state meet from Head Coach Arron Haynes' boys track team.
The Dawson County High School girls' track team competed in the AA state championships last Thursday through Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
The Dawson County High School girls' golf team finished in seventh place at the AA state golf tournament on Monday. The Lady Tigers were paced by junior Rachel Dotson. She finished the 18-hole event with a 108.
Rush Davenport will compete in the state track meet this Friday and Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Jefferson.
In their very first state golf tournament, the Dawson County boys golf team finished a respectable 10th place Tuesday at the Capital City Golf Club in Woodstock.
A threat of severe thunderstorms on Monday delayed the state golf tournament for the Dawson County boys and girls teams.
Head Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County High School girls' track team finished fourth in Region 8-AA last week.
The Lady Tigers soccer season has come to an end. Last Friday, the team played host to the North Oconee Lady Titans at Tiger Stadium. Despite a close first half, Dawson lost the game 3-0. The loss put an end to the team's state playoff hopes.
The Dawson County boys' soccer team was eliminated from the A/AA state playoffs by Athens Academy in Athens last Thursday by a 2-0 score. Both goals by Athens Academy came off of penalty kicks.
It was a frustrating day for the Dawson County Tiger baseball team.
Dawson County High School Head Coach Jimmy Pruett's baseball team knows what is at stake. In order for the Tigers to have a shot at the region playoffs they must win their last four games and hope some other region teams help out.
The state playoff bound Dawson County Lady Tiger soccer team finished its regular season with a 6-0 loss to Creekview on April 20.
The last couple weeks have been a tough balancing act for Dawson County Tigers Coach Thad Burgess.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers basketball team is back in the show.
The Dawson County Tigers are beginning to be regulars in the Georgia High School Association basketball tournament.
The Region 7-AAA basketball tournament will be this weekend.
Dawson County High School Wrestling Coach Arron Haynes' Tiger team finished in third place at the State Sectionals tournament Feb. 7 and 8 at Sonoraville High School.
Last week didn't start well for Head Coach Steve Sweat's Dawson County High School varsity girls basketball team, after losing to North Hall on Feb. 4, 66-49. However, the team rebounded with two big wins over West Hall, 42-35, on Feb. 7 and Banks County, 55-51 on Saturday.
Dawson County High School Varsity Boys Soccer Coach Jed Lacey says that he is excited about his team this year. The Tigers have high expectations every year, after going to the state playoffs five out of the last six years.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team is getting hot at just the right time. Coach Thad Burgess' team is currently on a three game winning streak headed into the Region 7-AAA tournament to be held this week.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity girls basketball team, under Coach Anne Hyams, finished the 2013-2014 season with an impressive 11-2 record.
Hard work and dedication are two words used to describe the Area 3 Class AAA champions, the Dawson County Tigers.
The Tiger wrestling team, under the helm of Head Coach Arron Haynes, defeated defending Woodward Academy on their home mat to take the championship last weekend.
Coach Steve Sweat's Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team matched up against region rival and No. 3 ranked in Class AAA, Buford (20-2; 11-0) Jan. 31 in Dawsonville.
Dawson County was unable to recover from a 17-2 first quarter deficit and dropped a 59-23 decision to the Lady Wolves.
There was an electrifying atmosphere in the Ford E. Phillips Gymnasium Jan. 31 as the Buford Wolves traveled to Dawson County to face the Tigers.
Buford, undefeated in Region 7-AAA, faced a fired up student section and a feisty Tiger team.
Effort, heart and persistence were three key terms to describe the Dawson County boys' basketball team last week.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers bounced back last week with two big Region 7-AAA wins.
The Dawson County High School wrestling program recognized its seniors during the annual Senior Night tradition Jan. 14. The Tigers grapplers picked up two big wins against Riverside Military Academy, 57-18, and Rabun Gap, 72-6.