The Dawson County High School track team competed in the Greater Atlanta Christian Invitational meet last Saturday in Norcross.
"To be the best, you have to play the best," is an old saying that coaches throw around a lot. It means to win championships your team has to play championship teams. That's what the Dawson County Lady Tiger golf team did last week.
The Tigers soccer team traveled to Jekyll Island March 13 - 15 to participate in the Tournament of Champions Invitational.
The Tigers fell to 3-5 overall, and more importantly 2-2 in Region 8-AA play, last week.
Tiger football player Jacob Perry signed a letter of intent to play at Campbellsville University in Kentucky last week.
The Dawson County Lady Tiger golf team improved to 5-0 on the season with three wins last week.
For the second time in two weeks the Tiger golf team set a new 9-hole school record.
Head Coach Jimmy Pruett and his Dawson County Tiger baseball team know in order to get deep into the playoffs they must play good baseball teams.
The Dawson County boys' and girls' track teams competed in their first tri-meet of the season Thursday, March 5 at Pickens County High School. Gilmer County was the third team at the meet.
Lady Tiger Charley Whitmire overcame a tough front nine to finish fourth individually in the girls division in the Coal Mountain Golf Classic Saturday at Hampton Golf Club.
Head Coach Rick Corwin and his Lady Tiger soccer team had a very successful week.
Dawson County traveled to City Park in Gainesville (6-1) last Tuesday to face a strong Red Elephant team.
Dawson County defeated Fannin County last Tuesday, 160-179, in a match played at Crystal Falls Golf Course in Dawsonville. It was the first win of the season for the Tigers (1-1).
It was very cold last Monday as the Tigers played host to Gilmer County High School. Despite the wind and frigid temperatures, Dawson rallied to take an 8-4 victory over the Bobcats. It was the first game of the season for both teams.
Head Coach Jed Lacey has his Tiger soccer team playing great defense. It was evident last week as Dawson won over White County, 7-0 and Gilmer County, 2-0.
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.