The 2010 senior letterman awards program was held May 25 in the cafeteria at Dawson County High School. Sixty-two seniors were honored at the dinner and awards ceremony this year.
Following good seasons the Dawson County High School track teams held their annual banquet May 23 in the auditorium at Dawson County High School.
In three months high school football around the state of Georgia will begin its 2010 season.
The Dawson County tennis teams held their end-of-year banquet last Sunday evening at Ruby Tuesday's in Dawsonville. Both teams are coming off a successful 2010 season.
It is the time of year when every football team has that renewed hope. Football coaches are trying to install their basic offenses and defenses. Players are vying for positions on the team for next season.
Rush Davenport participated in the Georgia Olympics on May 14 at Bryan-Keen Memorial Stadium in Jefferson. Davenport was the only athlete to qualify for the state meet from Head Coach Arron Haynes' boys track team.
The Dawson County High School girls' track team competed in the AA state championships last Thursday through Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
The Dawson County High School girls' golf team finished in seventh place at the AA state golf tournament on Monday. The Lady Tigers were paced by junior Rachel Dotson. She finished the 18-hole event with a 108.
Rush Davenport will compete in the state track meet this Friday and Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Jefferson.
In their very first state golf tournament, the Dawson County boys golf team finished a respectable 10th place Tuesday at the Capital City Golf Club in Woodstock.
A threat of severe thunderstorms on Monday delayed the state golf tournament for the Dawson County boys and girls teams.
Head Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County High School girls' track team finished fourth in Region 8-AA last week.
The Lady Tigers soccer season has come to an end. Last Friday, the team played host to the North Oconee Lady Titans at Tiger Stadium. Despite a close first half, Dawson lost the game 3-0. The loss put an end to the team's state playoff hopes.
The Dawson County boys' soccer team was eliminated from the A/AA state playoffs by Athens Academy in Athens last Thursday by a 2-0 score. Both goals by Athens Academy came off of penalty kicks.
It was a frustrating day for the Dawson County Tiger baseball team.
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.