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Elliott repeats with Daytona pole

Chase Elliott kicked off his sophomore Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season by repeating his rookie feat of earning pole position for the Daytona 500.

February 22, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers slay the Lions

During the first round of the Class AAA state tournament, the Dawson County Lady Tigers jumped out to an early lead over the Lovett Lady Lions and would not relinquish it on their way to the Sweet 16.

February 22, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson boys’ basketball falls to the Knights

The Dawson County boys' basketball team traveled to Pace Academy last weekend for the first round of the Class AAA tournament.

February 22, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Burt signs to Bears

Dawson County High School golfer Hunter Burt signed last week to play college level golf at Truett McConnell University.

February 22, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Ladies soccer gets two more road wins

The Dawson County Lady Tigers soccer program picked up two more wins last week when the team traveled to East Jackson on Feb. 14 and Providence Christian Academy on Feb. 17.

February 22, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


‘We had something to prove’

The Dawson County Tigers varsity soccer team won twice more on the road last week.

February 22, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


DCHS baseball season opens with three wins

The Dawson County Tigers baseball team opened its season with a win on the road last week against Clarke Central High School in Athens and then followed it up with two more road wins against First Presbyterian Day School and Hampton.

February 22, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Girls’ soccer gets underway with two home wins

Dawson County girls' varsity soccer opened up their season last week with home wins over Hart County and Sonoraville.

February 15, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Girls’ basketball finishes second in region

The Dawson County Lady Tigers not only earned a spot in the state tournament, the team will host the first round after their runner-up finish in the Region 7-AAA tournament over the weekend.

February 15, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers’ soccer team plays tough in first home games

The Dawson County Tigers boys' soccer team got its season underway last week with a home win over Hart County and a tough tie game with Sonoraville.

February 15, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers qualify for state tournament

The Dawson County Tigers win streak came to an end when they met East Hall for the third time this year.

February 15, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Callas signs with the Golden Tigers

When Mackenzie Callas' mother, Tracy, tried to find the right word to describe her daughter's style of play last week, the closest she could come up with was passion.

February 15, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Football players’ dreams come true on signing day

Dawson County High School, like so many schools across the state and the nation, hosted events for athletes signing letters of intent to play football at the collegiate level last week.

February 08, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Five straight: Tigers win out and head to region tourney

Head Coach Chad Pittman has been saying for the last three weeks that his team's destiny is in their control.

February 08, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers drop last two region games

The Dawson County varsity girls' team finished up their regular season play last week when they hosted East Hall and Union County and fell to both teams.

February 08, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


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Dawson loses first game of season; bounces back with win on road

The Dawson County boys' soccer team suffered their first defeat last Tuesday in a physical, hotly-contested home game with the East Hall Vikings before going ...

April 26, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers finish strong

The Lady Tigers soccer team finished off the season as region runners-up after soundly defeating the East Hall Lady Vikings at home last week on ...

April 26, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


DCHS golf teams work towards area tourney

Girls' Golf

April 26, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson track teams finish third in region, prep for sectionals

The Dawson County High School boys and girls track teams both finished third overall in the region meet at Fannin County High School last week.

April 26, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Nick Murphy signs with Mount St. Joseph

Dawson County High School student and multi-sport athlete Nick Murphy signed last week to play Division III football next fall with Mount St. Joseph University ...

April 26, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson baseball trips up the Trojans

The Dawson County Tigers' baseball team became region runners-up last Friday when they defeated the North Hall Trojans at home to earn the series win.

April 26, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


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 ...

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


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


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 ...

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


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 ...

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 ...

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


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 ...

April 05, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


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