Spring practice for upcoming ninth-graders will start today at Dawson County High School. The current eighth-graders from Riverview and Dawson County middle schools will practice each day this week and Monday through Thursday next week.
The first round of the Region 8-AA boys track meet was held Saturday at Jefferson Memorial Stadium on the Bryan-Keen Track. Finals in all the field events were decided on Saturday. All running finals, with the exception of the 1,600-meter, were held Monday.
The Dawson County boys' golf team finished the season with a seventh place finish in the Region 8-AA tournament April 18 at The Traditions golf course in Braselton.
Levi Wilson signed an athletic scholarship last week to play football at Union College in Barbourville, Ky. Wilson was a standout wide receiver on Head Coach Jeff Lee's Dawson County High School football team the last four years.
Judges at the NCAA Rifle Championships on March 12-14 held several marksmen and women in the highest regard.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott signed a multi-year agreement to drive for Hend-rick Motor-sports last week.
Most high school students welcomed the snow that hit last Sunday night, but it has caused nothing but havoc for area high school wrestling and basketball teams.
Another successful year has been completed in Dawson County sports. There have been many champions crowned and titles won.
One young girl from the Dawson County area is a real straight shooter - and she's got the marks to prove it.
Ernie Elliott says he is more comfortable under the hood of a race car than in front of the camera.
Former Dawson County Lady Tiger golfer Kasay Holbrook was recently named Choice Hotels Big South Women's golfer of the week.
Local NASCAR historian Gordon Pirkle said the loss of Atlanta Motor Speedway's spring race will not only affect Georgia fans but businesses as well.
The 12 and under Georgia Stealth Girls Fastpitch Softball Team out of Central Park in Cumming finished in third place in the state championship tournament recently in Dublin, Ga.
Wesley Bearden has been busy on the junior golf circuit in June. The Dawson County High School senior played in his most recent tournament last Wednesday, June 30 at Chestatee Golf Club in Dawsonville.
North Georgia College & State University athletes Charley Whitmire, golf, and Charles Beusse, track, have been named to the Peach Belt Conferences Presidential Honor Roll. Both athletes are graduates of Dawson County High School.
Dawson County High School golf sensation Madison Caldwell finished second at the Class AAA State tournament May 19 at the Waynesboro Golf Club.
Tiger Hunter Burt represented Dawson County at the 2014 state golf championships at Belle Meade Country Club in Thomason. The match was played on May 19.
Dawson County High School Head Football Coach Jeff Lee has announced the 2014 Tiger football schedule. New teams added to this year's schedule will be Gilmer County, Heritage-Catoosa, Franklin County and Johnson from Gainesville.
Four Dawson County soccer players were named to the Region 7-AAA team last week by coaches. In the voting, no coach could vote for a player on their team.