Dawson County High School is the recipient of the 2010 Georgia High School Association and Georgia Electric Membership Corporation Georgia EMC Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award for Region 8-AA.
The Dawson County High School boys' and girls' cross country team started regular season practices Aug. 2.
Dawson County High School Head Softball Coach Jimmy Pruett's team traveled to Anderson, S.C. to participate in the Higher Ground Softball Camp last week.
The Tiger football team competed in a passing camp at Pickens County High School in Jasper last Tuesday and Wednesday.
Going into a game with the Tulsa Eagles fastpitch softball team in June, the girls of the Georgia Impact - Giles team knew someone would have to step up, take on the pressure, and deliver if they were going to get the win. And someone did.
Just 30 days remain before the opening of the 2010 Dawson County Tiger football season. Head Coach Jeff Lee's team will open the season with a scrimmage game with the Greater Atlanta Christian school at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19 in Dawsonville.
There will not be any ninth grade sports teams at Dawson County High School next school year.
Last week was what is referred to as "Dead Week" by the Georgia High School Association By-Laws. The name is given to the July 4th holiday week by the association.
The Tiger basketball team has finished its summer basketball camp play. The team was very successful and finished the summer with a record of 23-11.
The Dawson County High School football team is preparing for the upcoming 2010 campaign. The team has been participating in workouts from 7:30-10:30 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at the high school.
Head Coach Thad Burgess and his Dawson County Tiger basketball team traveled to Auburn University last Thursday. The team played summer games against some of the best teams in Alabama and the Southeast during the 3-day camp.
Chase Gilreath has been named second team All-Area by the Gainesville Times. The Tiger senior will continue his baseball career at the collegiate level next year at Columbus State.
Sophomore track sensation Madalyn Walters was named first team All-Area by the Gainesville Times last week.
Senior Lady Tiger soccer player Lindsey Vinson was named second team All-Area by the Gainesville Times last week. Vinson recorded seven shutouts, five in area play, from her goalie position for Dawson County Head Coach Rick Corwin.
The Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team has a new attitude and determination this summer. Coach Steve Sweats' squad began summer workouts a day after Memorial Day with a fire in their eyes.
Dawson County football player Chase Wilson signed a football scholarship March 19 to play at Faulkner University next season.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' soccer team picked up a huge 2-1 victory at White County on March 21. Dawson County had to fight back from a 1-0 halftime deficit to score two second half goals to grab the win.
Dawson County played host to the annual Amicalola Invitational track meet March 22.
The Dawson County High School boys' tennis team won two big matches last week.
The Dawson County High School baseball team played two close games last week before falling to North Hall by a 9-0 score.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' soccer team lived up to its No. 2-ranking with a 5-1 win over White County in a physical game March 21.
The Dawson County High School boys' golf team continues to play well. Last week, the Tigers picked up wins over Buford on March 10, and Gilmer and Fannin counties on March 11.
The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers soccer team dominated at the Tournament of Champions event played at Jekyll Island on March 13-15.
Madison Caldwell continues to play well for the Lady Tigers golf team. Caldwell shot an even par 36 at Crystal Falls Golf Course against Fannin and Gilmer counties on March 11.
The Dawson County High School boys track team ran at the prestigious Greater Atlanta Christian School Invitational on March 15 in Norcross.
The winning streak is now at eight games for the Dawson County High School varsity boys' soccer team. Coach Jed Lacey's team swept all three games at the Tournament of Champions in Jekyll Island on March 13-15.
Dawson County was on "cloud nine" after winning its first five games of the season. Unfortunately, that came to an end last week as the Tigers dropped all three of their games. All three games were region 7-AAA match-ups.
Dawson County High School Golf Coach Wes Greer's team played two matches last week in less than favorable weather.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls soccer team showed why it holds a No. 7 ranking in the state in Class AAA.
The Dawson County High School varsity soccer team won both matches played last week in convincing fashion.