When most high school teenagers are just getting out of bed, the Lady Tiger softball team had already conducted 30 minutes of workouts in the humidity of a typical Georgia morning.
The Dawson County Tigers hit the football field early last Thursday in preparation for their opening game at East Hall on Aug. 23.
With football season just around the corner, Dawson County High School Head Football Coach Jeff Lee and his coaching staff took the team and traveled to Presbyterian College for its annual 7-on-7 passing camp July 8-10.
Madison Caldwell has been blessed with an ability to play golf well and she's not about to take it for granted. With a long windup and smooth follow through, she's developed a rare ability to blast a golf ball off the tee with driver in hands well in excess of 250 yards.
Three Dawson County Tiger baseball players were selected to the All-Area team by The Times of Gainesville last week. Infielder Logan Burt was named to the second team while pitcher Jeffrey Partington and outfielder David Chester were named honorable mention.
The Dawson County High School Tiger football program participated in the Hickory Flat seven on seven tournament hosted by Sequoyah High School recently.
Tiger sports teams took part in a required "dead week" last week. The period runs from June 30 through July 6. Beginning four summers ago, the Georgia High School Association executive committee approved the "dead week" by request of the GHSA coaches.
Standout Lady Tiger golfer Madison Caldwell was selected to the Class AAA All-State team last week.
The 2013 7-AAA Region baseball team was announced last week. The team is selected by region coaches.
There are still several months before the Dawson County High School wrestling team takes to the mats, but several young Tigers have started working on their moves and performing maneuvers over the summer.
It was a busy week for Coach Thad Burgess and his Tiger basketball team.
Looks like the Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball team is primed to make another run deep into the Class AAA state tournament during the upcoming season.
The Tiger football team is working out in preparation for next season.
Summer basketball is in full swing for the Dawson County boys' program.
Two Tiger golfers played in the State Class AAA championships last week.
It was a tough week for the Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team. Coach Steve Sweat's squad suffered two Region 7AAA losses to put them at 3-3 in region play.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team needed an extra period on Jan. 10, but the team was able to prevail 52-43 over visiting North Hall.
Dawson County High School junior varsity girls' basketball coach Anne Hyams' team won 31-21 over North Hall Jan. 10 in Dawsonville.
Despite outscoring North Hall, 19-7, in the fourth quarter, the Dawson County High School junior varsity boys basketball team was unable to come out on top against the North Hall Trojans, Jan. 10.
Despite a hard-fought loss, the Dawson County High School Lady Tigers returned to Dawsonville March 9 with their heads held high, proud of their second-place finish and knowing they gave it their all.
Dawson County wrestling participated in the Area Duals last Friday and Saturday at Fannin County High School in Blue Ridge.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers started the new year with a convincing 65-42 win over East Hall on Jan. 3. With the win, Head Coach Steve Sweat's team is currently 12-3 overall and 3-1 in region 7-AAA play.
Lucas Pain had a monster night on offense for the Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team Jan. 3 in Dawsonville.
Jackson Putnam was named to the first team defense for football by The Times of Gainesville last week. Putnam was selected as a defensive back by The Times sports staff.