Head Coach Thad Burgess' varsity boys' basketball team is on the right track.
The Dawson County High School wrestlers have been busy over the past two weeks. The Tigers have done very well, winning four out of five dual matches and this past weekend the team picked up a third place finish in the King of the Mountain wrestling tournament held at Towns County High School in Hiawassee.
The Lady Tiger basketball team picked up two big wins last week.
Dawson County High School senior Jacob Evans tied a school record by nailing eight, 3-pointers and scoring 33 points to lead the Tigers basketball team to a third place finish in a Thanksgiving tournament held last week at Hebron Christian Academy in Dacula.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers picked up a second place finish in the Turkey Classic Basketball Tournament held at Hebron Christian High School in Dacula last week.
The Dawson County Tiger varsity wrestling team opened the season in impressive fashion at West Forsyth Friday evening.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys' basketball team opened the season with a huge 58-30 win over Towns County on Nov. 19 in Dawsonville.
The junior varsity girls' basketball team opened the season with a hard fought 59-41 loss to Towns County on Nov. 19.
The Dawson County Tiger varsity basketball team jumped all over visiting Towns County in its season opener last week. The Tigers used the 3-point shot and a stingy defense to defeat the Indians by a massive 51-21 score.
The youthful Dawson County Lady Tiger varsity basketball team opened the 2010 season with a 57-47 loss to visiting Towns County last Friday night.
Head Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County wrestling team will open the season this Friday at West Forsyth High School. Also wrestling in the tri-meet will be AAAAA power house Mill Creek.
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.
Dawson County High School Head Boys Basketball Coach Thad Burgess was very pleased with team camp at Birmingham-Southern College in Alabama. The Tigers finished the camp with a 3-1 record.
The Dawson County High School Tiger boys' basketball team continues to work hard this summer.
This article is the third of a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.
Dawson County High School Head Football Coach Jeff Lee and his 2014 edition of Tiger football have several camps, 7-on-7 passing events, weight training and agility sessions scheduled this summer.