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Tigers ready for opener

High school football will start for most teams in the state Friday night. It will be a chance for players and coaches to see how far they have come after all the weight training, agilities, passing camps and conditioning over the summer.

The time is now for the Dawson County football team. The Tigers open the season with a showdown against neighboring Pickens County High School on Friday night at a renovated Tiger Stadium.

August 23, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


JV ladies lose to Lumpkin

The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers junior varsity softball team dropped a 6-3 decision to Lumpkin County Aug. 17.

Following the loss, Dawson County is currently 0-2 on the year.

August 23, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Team third in tourney

It was a festive atmosphere at Lanier Point Softball Complex in Gainesville. There was a huge crowd on hand to see local teams open the 2011 softball season.

Teams from all over the area competed Aug. 13 in the 10th Annual Lanier Point Invitational.

August 16, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Cross county rivals face off

Opening of softball season is a special time for middle school sports in Dawson County. Aug. 9 saw the first game of the season for both Dawson County and Riverview middle schools.

Playing on a new field at Dawson County Middle School, the Riverview Lady Eagles spoiled the opener for Dawson County and came away with an 18-12 win.

August 16, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Game provides ‘good look’ at team

The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers junior varsity softball team opened the 2011 season with a 12-0 loss at North Forsyth on Aug. 11.

"We got a chance to take a good look at all the players," Head Coach Nickie Rogers said. "Everybody got in the game against a really good team in North Forsyth."

August 16, 2011 | By Pam Jacobs pjacobs@dawsonnews.com | High School


Tigers scrimmage GACS

Last week's scrimmage against Greater Atlanta Christian School was not the kind of start Head Coach Jeff Lee hoped for at the newly renovated Tiger Stadium.

On the first play from scrimmage, the visiting Spartans ran a toss sweep on the Dawson County defense. Eighty yards and eight seconds later, DaSean Daniels from GACS was in the end zone.

August 16, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


'Stressing more defense'

The sound of a softball hitting a mitt and the sharp metallic noise that a bat makes when it connects just right are starting to be heard again at Dawson County High School. Yes, softball season is almost here and for the Dawson County Lady Tigers games will begin soon.

August 10, 2011 | By Pam Jacobs pjacobs@dawsonnews.com | High School


Tigers prepare for GAC

With the annual preseason scrimmage this week, the Dawson County Tiger football team prepared with an inter-squad scrimmage game Saturday.

August 10, 2011 | By Pam Jacobs pjacobs@dawsonnews.com | High School


Kick-off draws near

Football is back. Despite the hot and humid days of July and August, head coach Jeff Lee and his 70-plus football players began practice at midnight Monday.

The excitement was in the air as the Tigers football coaches ran the players through conditioning and drills early Monday morning.

August 02, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Teams sprint into season

Summer break is coming to a close for Dawson County High School students, but the school's cross country program has yet to take a break. Both the boys and girls teams have used the summer months to prepare for the upcoming season beginning this month.

Runners have trained at least two days a week to prepare themselves for the 3.1 miles they must run in each meet.

August 02, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Softball tryouts next week

The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers softball team will hold tryouts from 9 a.m. until noon Aug. 1.

Tryouts will be held for all girls interested in playing either junior varsity or varsity softball at the school.

July 26, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Tigers to play at Philips Arena

The Dawson County High School varsity boys and girls basketball teams will play a game at Philips Arena during the upcoming season.

Both teams will play Towns County before the Hawks game at a date to be determined once the National Basketball Association schedule is released in August.

July 19, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Football heats up

As July heats up so does preparation for the upcoming 2011 Dawson County High School football season.

The Tigers started training last week after a week off during the GHSA state imposed "dead week."

July 19, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


‘Dead week’ comes to end

All sports activities came to a standstill last week.

There was no bouncing of balls in the gym, no weight lifting, no 3-mile runs, no conditioning of any kind, as the Georgia High School Association's "dead week" was honored by schools throughout the state.

July 12, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Cross country teams hit the trail

Practices for the Dawson County High School cross country teams recently resumed following the Fourth of July break.

Head Coach Brian DeRose is busy preparing his team for the upcoming season.

July 12, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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Caldwell is best in State

Dawson County High School Lady Tiger senior golfer Madison Caldwell claimed the Class AAA state championship as the low medalist Monday at Horseshoe Bend Country Club in Roswell.

May 19, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Track Tigers take 21st at Class AAA state event

The Dawson County boys track team ran at the Class AAA track meet last week at Memorial Stadium in Jefferson.

May 19, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


DCHS wins ‘All-Sports Trophy’

Student athletes and coaches are celebrating Dawson County High's latest victory after the school was awarded the Region 7-AAA All-Sports Trophy last week.

May 13, 2015 | Michele Hester | High School


Senior Ty Williams signs to continue wrestling career

Another Dawson County High School senior has received a scholarship for his athletic prowess.

May 12, 2015 | David Renner | High School


Team competes in Class AAA finals

The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers' track team competed at the Girls State Class AAA Championship last week in Albany. The event is run at Hugh Mills Stadium.

May 12, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Season comes to a close

The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' soccer team's season came to an end at The Westminster School Friday night in an Elite Eight game.

May 12, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Chase Elliott adds sixth race to Sprint Cup campaign

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is hoping to have the fifth Hendrick Motorsports car competing in the Sprint All-Star race next weekend.

May 12, 2015 | From staff reports | High School


Caldwell named MVP

Dawson County High School junior golfer Madison Caldwell was selected Most Valuable Player for Region 7-AAA.

May 12, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


Decatur outlasts Tigers in Elite Eight action

The Dawson County High School varsity Tiger soccer team traveled about 1,000-miles last week on the team's quest for a state championship.

May 12, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School


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