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Track teams take first and second

The Dawson County High School boys and girls track and field teams finished up their regular season last week with first and second place respective finishes against North Hall, Johnson and Fannin County.

April 19, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Ladies tennis qualifies for state

Dawson County High School hosted the Region 7-AAA tennis tournament last week and the Lady Tigers took third in the region.

April 19, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers get physical in rivalry game

In its usual, somewhat hostile fashion, the rivalry with Lumpkin County continued Friday night when the Lady Tigers soccer team traveled to Dahlonega and picked up a road win over the Lady Indians.

April 19, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson blanks the Indians

The Dawson County boys' soccer team continued undefeated last Friday when the Tigers got a win in Dahlonega over the Lumpkin County Indians.

April 19, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tiger’s baseball completes third straight sweep

The Dawson County Tigers baseball team finished up their next-to-last series last week when they defeated East Hall on three separate outings.

April 19, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Another top-10 finish keeps Elliott high on points list

Seven races into the 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy season and Dawsonville-native Chase Elliott is still in the second spot behind Kyle Larson in the overall points standings.

April 12, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Soccer teams poised for runs at state titles

Though the Dawson County girls and boys soccer teams took a well-deserved break last week, the rest is something Head Coach Jed Lacey believes will only help as the teams move into the critical part of the season.

April 12, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers pick up win during spring break

While most everyone was on spring break last week, the Dawson County Tigers' baseball team had two regular season games.

April 12, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Track and field teams continue successful streaks

The Dawson County track and field teams continued their winning ways last week and another school record was broken.

April 05, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers take tough loss against GAC

In what has become a bad habit, according to Head Coach Jed Lacey, the Lady Tigers started slow against Greater Atlanta Christian last week and it cost them.

April 05, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott takes third at Martinsville

Dawsonville-native Chase Elliott picked up a win over the weekend.

April 05, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers topple Spartans

In another true-to-form team effort, the Dawson County Tigers soccer team shut out Greater Atlanta Christian at home last week, positioning itself for a solid run at a region championship.

April 05, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers take out the Indians in second sweep of season

For the second time in two weeks, the Dawson County Tigers baseball team swept their opponents in a series-this time the victims were the Lumpkin County Indians.

April 05, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Boys’ soccer team makes adjustments for another road win

An early goal for the Dawson County Tigers made it look like last Friday's game at Fannin would be an easy one.

March 29, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Boys’ and girls’ track teams take first

The Dawson County High School boys and girls track and field teams both picked up wins last Friday when they hosted North Forsyth and Fannin County.

March 29, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


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Young Lady Tigers look for first state championship

The Dawson County girls' 8U all-star softball team just accomplished something no 8U team has before-won the district tournament to advance to the state championship ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Three times two

If it felt like deja-vu at the Michigan International Speedway on Father's Day, it was. For the third time in as many races at ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson girls’ soccer makes annual trip to camp

The Dawson County varsity girls soccer team returned from their annual trip to Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee last week after having what Head Coach ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Look forward to thermocline to concentrate fish

Lake Lanier's water level continues to move in the right direction and is up again due to the consistent rains. Lake Lanier's level ...

June 14, 2017 | By Eric Aldrich For the Dawson County News | SPORTS


Tigers’ football keeps up rigorous summer schedule

The Dawson County High School football team continued with rigorous summer workouts and traveled last Friday to Pickens County High School for a 7-on-7 event.

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Young Lady Tigers strengthen skill set

Up-and-coming Lady Tiger basketball stars spent last week honing their skills at Rock Creek Park during the annual Fun-damentals Basketball Camp.

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott snags another top-10 at Pocono

During Sunday's Axalta presents the Pocono 400, Dawsonville driver Chase Elliott was once again able to grab a top 10 finish in the Monster ...

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers put in work at summer camps

The Dawson County Lady Tigers basketball team is in the midst of summer work outs and camp dates and according to Head Coach Steve Sweat ...

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott back in top five

It was almost as if a collective sigh could be heard from Chase Elliott fans everywhere on Sunday when Elliott eluded a massive wreck in ...

June 07, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Fishing action rises and falls based on weather fronts

Water Conditions: Lake Lanier's water level is up again from recent rains. Lake Lanier's level is 1,064.31 or 6.69 feet ...

June 07, 2017 | By Eric Aldrich DCN regional staff | SPORTS


Tigers put in summer work

The Dawson County High School basketball team is back to work.

June 07, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Local student wins shooting competition

Dawson County 4-H member Madelyn Lee recently competed in the Georgia Games in Carrollton where she won gold in the BB shooting competition for the ...

June 07, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Baseball team hold annual banquet

The Dawson County junior varsity and varsity baseball teams were honored last week during the end of season banquet at Rock Creek Park.

May 31, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson finishes golf season at state tournament

The Dawson County Tigers boys and girls golf programs wrapped up their seasons last week with a trip to the state tournament in Blackshear where ...

May 31, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Rising water levels helping anglers haul in better catch

Lake Lanier's water level is up more than four feet from the start of this year.

May 31, 2017 | By Eric Aldrich For the Dawson County News | SPORTS


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