The Tiger football team finished its first week of spring practice. The team will continue to prepare this week for a scrimmage game at 1 p.m. Saturday at Tiger Stadium.
Dawson County High School junior Madalyn Walters had a strong showing at the state track meet last week in Albany. Walters finished as state runner-up in both the 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter.
The Dawson County High School tennis team held its annual banquet on May 9.
Lady Tiger soccer player Katie Pritchard signed an athletic scholarship May 4 to continue her career at Gordon College in Barnesville, Ga.
The Georgia High School Association voted last Tuesday to expand to six classifications for athletic competition, largely because of the unity of metro Atlanta.
The varsity football team will "hit the ground running" during spring practice which began Monday. According to Head Coach Jeff Lee, the coaching staff will speed things up for his older players.
Surrounded by his parents, sister, coaches and friends, Dawson County High School senior Kaleb Holbrook signed an athletic scholarship to play baseball at South Georgia College in Douglas, Ga.
Madalyn Walters is headed to the girl's state track meet. Walters captured the Region 8-AA championship last week in the 3,200-meters at East Jackson High School in Commerce. Walters finished a considerable distance ahead of second place runner Dorie Faber of North Oconee who was 23 seconds behind her.
The Dawson County varsity boys' soccer team is headed to state.
The Lady Tiger soccer season has come to an end. Dawson lost a close match to East Jackson, 1-0, last Wednesday that eliminated the team from region tournament play.
The boys and girls golf teams lost to Jackson County April 13.
The boys and girls track teams finished the regular season last week in a tri-meet held at Johnson High School in Gainesville.
The Dawson County High School Tigers varsity baseball team was on a four-game winning streak before first place Fannin County came to town April 11.
The Dawson County High School Tigers are playing great baseball. Not only is the team scoring runs, 38 in the last three games, but the team is playing great defense behind really good pitching.
The Dawson County High School boys and girls golf teams traveled to Big Canoe Golf Club for a match against Pickens County High School on March 24.
Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County High School wrestling team competed at the State Traditional tournament in Macon Feb. 12-14. The Tigers took six wrestlers to the meet led by Gavin Brown (195 pounds), Harrison Adams (138 pounds), Jeremy Whalen (145 pounds), Brett Whalen (182 pounds), Ty Williams (heavyweight), and Justin Evans (113 pounds). All six wrestlers finished in the top ten.
Two-time state champion, Gavin Brown, finished in fourth place at state. Brown moved up a weight class this season and completed the season with a 44-8 record.
The Dawson County girls' soccer team opened the season with wins over Winder-Barrow, 7-0, on Feb. 10 and North Forsyth, 2-0, Feb. 13.
Coach Jed Lacey's team is currently ranked No, 7 in the latest Class AAA rankings.
The Dawson County boys' soccer team is ranked No. 1 this week in the latest Class AAA rankings.
The Tigers opened the season with wins over Winder-Barrow, 4-0, on Tuesday, and a 6-2 victory over North Forsyth Feb. 13
Despite the cold weather, baseball season for Coach Thad Burgess' Dawson County Tiger team began with a scrimmage game against Elbert County on Saturday.
On a chilly and windy Valentine's Day, the Tigers played seven innings in front of a decent crowd of Blue Devil and Tiger fans.
The Lady Tigers are region champions.