The fourth quarter has been the nemesis of Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball over the last few games.
The Dawson County wrestling team competed in the Area Wrestling Championships last Friday and Saturday at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville. Head Coach Arron Haynes' team was able to qualify four wrestlers for this weekend's sectionals, which will be held at Jefferson High School.
The Dawson County varsity Lady Tigers maintained a lead for three quarters, but just couldn't hang on as the team dropped its fifth straight game with a 68-50 loss to Union County last Friday night in Blairsville.
Dawson County has a strangle hold over Union County. The Tigers defeated Union for the ninth consecutive time last Friday night in Blairsville. Behind the great offensive performance by Stephen Scaife and Tyler Dominy, with 26 and 25 points respectively, the Tigers captured a 66-46 win over their archrivals Union County.
The young Dawson County Lady Tigers basketball team continues to fight.
The Tigers dropped an important Region 8A-AA game to Riverside Military Academy Monday night at the Ford E. Phillips gymnasium by a score of 52-41.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys basketball team won its second game in a row with a 40-34 win over Riverside Military Academy on Monday. Head Coach Wes Greer's team now stands at 7-6 on the season.
It was a tough week for the Dawson County Lady Tiger varsity basketball team. Head Coach Steve Sweat's team played two top-10 ranked AA opponents in Rabun County, No. 3, and North Oconee, No. 10. To make matters worse, both games were long road trips.
The No. 9-ranked Dawson County High School varsity basketball team broke its two-game losing skid with an impressive 37-33 win over North Oconee last Thursday night in Bogart.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity Lady Tiger basketball team got a taste of "varsity" action when it traveled to North Murray High School last Friday night.
The Lady Tigers lost a tough battle to Region 8A-AA foe Union County last Wednesday in Dawsonville. Despite keeping the game close for much of three quarters, the Lady Tigers fell to Union 51-41.
It was an up and down week for Head Coach Thad Burgess and his Tiger basketball team last week. In a rescheduled make-up game with Union County, the Tigers were victorious with a convincing 53-43 win.
The Lady Tiger junior varsity basketball team defeated Union County 30-24 last Wednesday in Dawsonville.
The Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team moved to 10-4 on the season with two wins last week.
Jefferson High School went into the Area 8-AA Duals tournament as the No. 1-seed on Monday at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville.
Dawson County High School Varsity Girls Coach Steve Sweat and his Lady Tigers split games last week. The Lady Tigers defeated West Hall, 62-31, before losing to Fannin County, 58-45, on Friday night. Both games were on the road.
The Dawson County Tigers did their best in creating some separation from the logjam of teams behind them in Region 7-AAA on Jan. 14, earning a 69-66 overtime win over West Hall in Oakwood.
Dawson County High School has signed another of its senior baseball players to a Rome college.
The Dawson County High School Junior Varsity girls basketball team extended its record to 8-1 with two wins last week.