Mother Nature was a factor last week as the Dawosn County High School Tigers began spring football practice.
Madalyn Walters and Christine Parker are headed to Albany for the girls' state track meet this weekend. Both runners qualified at last week's Region 8-AA girls track meet held at East Jackson High School.
Despite some very impressive performances the Dawson County boy's track team failed to qualify anyone for the state meet.
The Dawson County High School Football team recently sold raffle tickets for a seven day-six night vacation at the Liki Tiki Resort in Orlando, Fla.
The four year state tournament run for the Dawson County Lady Tigers golf team has come to a close.
Head Coach Jed Lacey and his varsity boys' soccer team ended their bid for a return to the state playoffs with a 3-0 loss to Area 15 Champion Union County last Tuesday.
The Dawson County High School Varsity Tiger baseball team is in a three game slump after losing to Riverside Military Academy, 7-4, last Friday and a doubleheader to Union County, 9-3, and 12-6 on Saturday.
After a week off for spring break, Dawson County spring sports will continue their quest for a play-off birth in each respective sport.
Defense and clutch hitting marked last weeks two big Region 8-AA wins for Head Coach Jimmy Pruett's varsity baseball team.
Dawson County High School senior Tommy Lin won the weight lifting state championship for the 140-pound and under weight class in March.
Dawson County High School seniors Charley Whitmire and Katie Stowers combined for a 140 over 18 holes to finish in seventh place at the St. Pius X High School Par 3 tournament on Monday, March 30.
This is turning out to be the most successful Tiger golf team in history, as the boys continue their winning ways.
Madalyn Walters and Christine Parker each set new track records for the Lady Tigers during the GAC Invitational track meet, March 21.
Head Coach Mark Ragsdale and his Dawson County High School Junior Varsity Tiger baseball team split a doubleheader with Gilmer County High School last Tuesday in Dawsonville.
Dawson County High School Tiger Josh Bolz picked up a hat trick, three goals, in an 8-0 shutout over Lakeview Academy last Wednesday.
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.
Coach Jed Lacey knew last week was going to be tough for his Tiger soccer team. Playing two ranked teams in three days is physically and mentally demanding. The Tigers split games with a 3-0 win over West Hall on Tuesday before dropping a 3-0 decision to Blessed Trinity on Thursday.
Friday was a battle between two Class AAA top 10- ranked teams as the No. 4 Lady Tigers played a tough match against No. 7-ranked White County (7-3) at Tiger Stadium. Dawson County came out on top with a 1-0 victory.
Dawson County High School varsity soccer coach Jed Lacey was noticeably unhappy with how his third-ranked Dawson County Tigers played against White County on March 22 at Tiger Stadium. "It was a very sluggish game," Lacey said. "I knew coming back from the Tournament of Champions in Jekyll Island we would have to get the engines going again. This was not one of our better games, but we pushed through it and did enough to win. I'm glad we got that game out of our system."
Fighting the elements and some good Class AAA teams, the Dawson County High School varsity Tigers baseball team went 1-2 last week. Weather was an issue last week. On March 18, the Tigers were rained out against White County. The game was pushed back a day and was played on March 19 in Cleveland. Dawson County came out on the good end of a 4-3 win.