"To be the best, you have to play the best," is an old saying that coaches throw around a lot. It means to win championships your team has to play championship teams. That's what the Dawson County Lady Tiger golf team did last week.
The Tigers soccer team traveled to Jekyll Island March 13 - 15 to participate in the Tournament of Champions Invitational.
The Tigers fell to 3-5 overall, and more importantly 2-2 in Region 8-AA play, last week.
Tiger football player Jacob Perry signed a letter of intent to play at Campbellsville University in Kentucky last week.
The Dawson County Lady Tiger golf team improved to 5-0 on the season with three wins last week.
For the second time in two weeks the Tiger golf team set a new 9-hole school record.
Head Coach Jimmy Pruett and his Dawson County Tiger baseball team know in order to get deep into the playoffs they must play good baseball teams.
The Dawson County boys' and girls' track teams competed in their first tri-meet of the season Thursday, March 5 at Pickens County High School. Gilmer County was the third team at the meet.
Lady Tiger Charley Whitmire overcame a tough front nine to finish fourth individually in the girls division in the Coal Mountain Golf Classic Saturday at Hampton Golf Club.
Head Coach Rick Corwin and his Lady Tiger soccer team had a very successful week.
Dawson County traveled to City Park in Gainesville (6-1) last Tuesday to face a strong Red Elephant team.
Dawson County defeated Fannin County last Tuesday, 160-179, in a match played at Crystal Falls Golf Course in Dawsonville. It was the first win of the season for the Tigers (1-1).
It was very cold last Monday as the Tigers played host to Gilmer County High School. Despite the wind and frigid temperatures, Dawson rallied to take an 8-4 victory over the Bobcats. It was the first game of the season for both teams.
Head Coach Jed Lacey has his Tiger soccer team playing great defense. It was evident last week as Dawson won over White County, 7-0 and Gilmer County, 2-0.
The never give up attitude that Head Coach Thad Burgess preaches to his players was definitely evident during last Saturday's state tournament game.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team didn't miss a beat after being off for 10 days. Coach Steve Sweat's team made the long trip to Homer on Friday and defeated Banks County, 55-40.
Playing on the road in a very hostile environment and against the No. 2 team in Region 7-AAA was not a good combination for Coach Thad Burgess' varsity boys' basketball team Friday night. The Tigers dropped to 4-17 after losing to Banks County 73-38.
The 2014-2015 Varsity Lady Tigers have done something that no team before them has managed - the longest winning streak in Dawson County High School history.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team ran its winning streak to 20 after demolishing West Hall in Oakwood last week.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team dropped a close 50-48 decision to West Hall last week in Oakwood.
Coach Anne Hyams' junior varsity girls' basketball team picked up its seventh win of the season last week.
The winning streak continues at 19 for Dawson County High School Head Coach Steve Sweat's varsity Lady Tigers basketball team after picking up two Region 7-AAA wins last week over Lumpkin County, 77-29, and Fannin County, 83-43.
The Dawson County High School varsity Tiger basketball team picked up a huge Region 7-AAA win over Lumpkin County Jan. 6 by a 49-44 score before falling to Fannin County, 43-34 on Friday.
The Dawson County High School varsity Tiger wrestling team finished in fourth place at the Region 7-AAA Duals Tournament at West Hall High School in Oakwood on Saturday.
Dawson County High School Athletic Director Grady Turner confirmed on Wednesday that longtime football coach Jeff Lee will not be returning to lead the Tigers next season.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys' basketball team defeated Franklin County in Carnesville by a 52-22 score on Dec. 19.
The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers' varsity basketball team ran its winning streak to 17 games following four wins over the last nine days.
Dawson County High School Varsity Boys' Basketball Coach Thad Burgess' varsity boys' basketball team played four games last week.
The Dawson County High School varsity wrestling team finished in second place in the Osley B. Saunooke Tournament at Cherokee High School in North Carolina on Jan. 3.