The Dawson County High School junior varsity girls basketball team remains undefeated following a 31-19 win over Fannin County on Friday. Coach Anne Hyams' team is currently 12-0 on the season.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys basketball team split their games last week with West Hall and Fannin County. Both games were played at home.
Dawson County rebounded Friday night, after losing to Buford on Jan. 8, to take a hard fought, 55-51, win over North Hall. The Lady Tigers had to come back after trailing by five points early in the fourth quarter.
For the second time in less than four days the Dawson County High School varsity Tigers basketball team faced a worthy opponent. On the schedule this time was a trip to Gainesville to face a tough North Hall Trojan team. The Trojans came into the game with a 14-1 record and a perfect 6-0 record in Region 7-AAA.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity Lady Tiger basketball team used a strong second half to defeat Buford, 40-38, last week. Dawson County trailed by nine points at halftime, 23-14, of the Jan. 8 game.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys basketball team dropped a, 47-26, decision at North Hall last week. With the loss Dawson County fell to 6-2 on the season.
The Dawson County High School varsity basketball teams will play at Philips Arena on Saturday against Rabun County High School. Coach Steve Sweat's varsity girls team will play at 1 p.m. and will be followed by the boys game at 2:30 p.m.
The New Year has started out well for Coach Steve Sweat's varsity girls basketball team. The Lady Tigers are riding an 11-game winning streak with a Region 7-AAA, 65-52, win at East Hall last week.
Will Anglin hit five three-pointers to lead Dawson County to a 51-43 win at East Hall on Friday. Dawson County remains perfect with a 14-0 record and the Tigers are 4-0 in Region 7-AAA.
The Dawson County High School wrestling team finished in third place at the Area 3 duals at Woodward Academy last weekend. The Tigers narrowly missed out on a state playoff spot after losing to Woodward, 54-15, and McNair High School, 41-30.
Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County Tiger wrestlers won the team championship at the Amicalola Classic last month at Dawson County High School. The Tigers scored 268 team points to easily outdistance runner-up Chattooga High School who had 197.5 points.
Thirteen Dawson County High School Tiger football players were named to The Times of Gainesville's All-Area football team last week. Leading the selections were fullback and linebacker Zack Martin.
Coach Thad Burgess' Dawson County High School varsity boys basketball team is continuing its winning ways. The Tigers picked up two big wins recently.
The Dawson County High School varsity girls basketball team improved its record to 10-1 with an impressive, 59-49, win over Hoke's Bluff, Ala. in the opening round of the Battle of the States tournament at Towns County High School on Dec. 27. Despite playing the early morning game, the Lady Tigers came off the bus on fire.
Dawson County High School senior football players Bruce Clark and Tyler Dominy received huge honors last week. Both Tiger football players were named as honorable mention selectees by the Georgia Sportswriters Association in Class AAA.
Coach Jed Lacey knew last week was going to be tough for his Tiger soccer team. Playing two ranked teams in three days is physically and mentally demanding. The Tigers split games with a 3-0 win over West Hall on Tuesday before dropping a 3-0 decision to Blessed Trinity on Thursday.
Friday was a battle between two Class AAA top 10- ranked teams as the No. 4 Lady Tigers played a tough match against No. 7-ranked White County (7-3) at Tiger Stadium. Dawson County came out on top with a 1-0 victory.
Dawson County High School varsity soccer coach Jed Lacey was noticeably unhappy with how his third-ranked Dawson County Tigers played against White County on March 22 at Tiger Stadium. "It was a very sluggish game," Lacey said. "I knew coming back from the Tournament of Champions in Jekyll Island we would have to get the engines going again. This was not one of our better games, but we pushed through it and did enough to win. I'm glad we got that game out of our system."
Fighting the elements and some good Class AAA teams, the Dawson County High School varsity Tigers baseball team went 1-2 last week. Weather was an issue last week. On March 18, the Tigers were rained out against White County. The game was pushed back a day and was played on March 19 in Cleveland. Dawson County came out on the good end of a 4-3 win.