It was the coldest state cross country meet in recent history. Not only was weather a factor, but a tough 3.1-mile course at Carrollton High School made getting a good time pretty hard to come by.
Injuries and sickness have plagued the Lady Tiger cross country team all season. Such was the case at the AA state championships held at Carrollton High School on Saturday.
It was a cold night at Titan Stadium in Bogart for a match-up between North Oconee and the Dawson County Tigers. The winner would advance to the state playoffs as the #3-seed from Region 8-AA.
Dawson County High School junior Madalyn Walters captured the Region 8-AA cross country championship last Thursday with a time of 20:35.45. The 3.1-mile race was held at Crowe's Lake and hosted by Jefferson High School.
The Tigers have a chance to make the state playoffs.
The Dawson County boys' cross country team is the Region 8-AA runners-up.
A full moon was shining over Viking Stadium last Friday night. The celestial body seemed to bring out the best of the Tiger football team as it dominated in a 24-6 win over East Hall for the team's second victory of the season.
With one game remaining the football playoff race in Region 8-AA is uncertain.
All those grueling miles of running will be tested Oct. 28 at the Region 8-AA cross country championship to be held at Jefferson High School.
Dawson County High School Varsity Football Coach Jeff Lee was speechless after his Dawson County Tiger football team dropped a 13-7 loss to Union County in Blairsville on Friday.
The Dawson County High School cross country team traveled to The Wesleyan School in Norcross for a meet on Saturday.
The Dawson County High School varsity softball season came to an end last week.
The annual Dawson County High School powder puff game was held Oct. 14 at Tiger Stadium.
The Dawson County High School Lady Tiger softball team is headed to the state sectionals. The Lady Tigers picked up wins over Oglethorpe County, Jefferson and Jackson County to pave their way into the playoffs.
The coach's adage: "Play through the buzzer until you hear a referees whistle" was never more evident than on Friday night at Tiger Stadium.
The Dawson County Tigers dropped their second football game of the season Friday against Gilmer County at home.
Fatigue seemed to set in for the Dawson County High School varsity softball team.
After seven games the Lady Tigers softball team remains undefeated.
Friday night was the final tune-up for the Dawson County High School football team, but the game with North Hall at Tigers Stadium didn't go exactly as Head Coach Jeff Lee had planned.
Dawson County High School's cross country season kicks off Saturday at Chestatee High School.