Dawson County High School senior Tyler Dominy was named Region 7-AAA Offensive Player of the Year last week. Dominy led the Tigers to a 6-5 record this season and a state playoff appearance.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team remains undefeated after picking up three wins last week. The Tigers defeated visiting Pinecrest Academy on Dec. 11 by a, 47-28, score.
Senior point guard Carly Gilreath led the Dawson County Lady Tigers to three wins last week. Gilreath scored 56 total points, an average of 18.7 points per game, in wins against Pinecrest Academy, 74-29, Schley County, 67-25, and Brookstone Academy, 69-25.
Dawson County High improved its wrestling record to 17-5 with wins over North Hall and White County last week. Under Head Coach Arron Haynes, the team defeated White County, 64-11, to begin the tri-match at North Hall High School on Dec. 11.
Tiger wrestler Gavin Brown is perfect on the season with a 21-0 record for Coach Arron Haynes' team. Brown is dominating the 182-pound weight class so far. Brown's team is currently 13-4 in dual matches on the year.
The Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team had a productive week. The team went 2-1, with wins over Fannin County, 49-22, and Pacelli, 72-14, and a loss to Banks County, 66-58.
With the offense struggling it was head coach Thad Burgess' team's defense that was extraordinary in three big wins last week. Opposing offenses managed only 80 total points, for an average of 26.7 points per game, during the three game stretch.
The Dawson County varsity boys' basketball team picked up where it left off last season. The Tigers captured two wins in their opening week, both against Lumpkin County, to take a 2-0 record into week two of action.
It was a busy week for the Dawson County varsity wrestling team. On Friday and Saturday the team traveled to Towns County High School for the King of the Mountain wrestling tournament. Coach Arron Haynes' team fared well and came away with third place out of 23 teams.
The Lady Tiger basketball team opened the season with two big wins over neighboring Lumpkin County last week. On Nov. 27, Dawson County opened the season with a huge win over the Lady Indians, 49-26, in Dahlonega.
Coach Anne Hyams junior varsity girls' basketball team opened the season with two wins last week. The Lady Tigers defeated Lumpkin County in two games.
The Dawson County High School wrestling team had one meet during the Thanksgiving holidays. The team competed at Flowery Branch High School on Nov. 20. The Tigers took on three opponents. The team fell to Flowery Branch and Oconee County before pulling out a win against Cedar Shoals.
There is an excitement in the air at the Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball practices. An intact returning line-up from last year should be enough to give Dawson County a spot in the state Class AAA playoffs.
Tiger cross country runner Dylan Forester was selected to the Region 7-AAA coaches All-Region first team last week. The list of recipients was selected by the coaches in the region.
The Dawson County High School baseball team has qualified for the Class AAA state playoffs as the No. 4 seed from Region 7-AAA.
Dawson County High School hosted the Region 7-AAA boys and girls track meet last week.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls soccer team improved its record to 13-1 overall and 5-0 in Region 7-AAA play with two wins last week.
One of Dawson County High School's most talented basketball players will soon be settling in with friends at the University of North Georgia.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys soccer team outscored its two opponents 19-1 last week to improve its overall record to 12-2. More importantly, the team is 4-1 in region 7-AAA play.
Dawson County High School varsity baseball coach Jimmy Pruett breathed a sigh of relief after Saturday's final out against Banks County. His Tigers broke a five game losing streak, by beating the Leopards, 14-0.
The Class AAA No. 4 ranked Lady Tiger soccer team picked up two big wins last week. Dawson County defeated Lakeview Academy, 7-0, on April 10, and followed with a big 5-0 Region 7-AAA win over East Hall on Friday.
Dawson County High School varsity boys soccer coach Jed Lacey's team played two nail biters last week. The Tigers defeated Lakeview Academy, 3-2, on a goal with only four seconds remaining in the match and lost to East Hall, 1-0, after two overtimes and 11 rounds of penalty kicks.
The Dawson County High School boys' golf team improved its record to 15-3 last week. Coach Wes Greer's team began the week playing in the War Eagle Invitational at Crystal Falls Golf Club on April 8. The team shot a season low 325 to take ninth place in the event.
The Dawson County High School golf team is currently 13-3 on the season. The team played in a tri-match with Buford and Chestatee on March 27. The Tigers defeated Chestatee, 180-189, but lost to the Wolves, 170-180.
While most students were enjoying spring break last week, the Dawson County High School varsity baseball team played three close Region 7-AAA games. Two games were decided by one run and a third was won in the bottom of the seventh inning.
The Dawson County High School tennis team's season is in full swing. The boys and girls teams have improved each week this season in preparation for the Region 7-AAA tournament in mid-April.
When he began coaching basketball, Dawson County's Steve Sweat never imagined that he would be coaching a girls' team, much less guiding them to a state championship game. Sweat started out coaching a boys basketball program, but when he changed schools to work closer to home, the only position available was as an assistant coach to the girls basketball team. So, he took the job and immediately began contemplating how he was going to change ...
The Lady Tigers completed their toughest week of the season so far last week. Dawson County split games with an overtime win against West Hall, 3-2, and a loss at No. 1-ranked in Class AAA Blessed Trinity on Thursday, 2-0.
Dawson County senior Carly Gilreath had a couple of big goals to accomplish in her final high school season. First, she wanted to surpass 1,000 points for her career, something she did back in December in a win over Hoke's Bluff, Ala. in the Battle of the States tournament in Hiawassee.