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Chase Elliott earns top 10 finish on home track

Chase Elliott finished eighth in his first home track race after starting in the 24th spot at the Atlanta Motor Speed Way for the Folds of Honor 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday.

March 02, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


24 hours of victories

Dawson County High School's varsity baseball team came away with three wins last week over the reigning Region AAA champs Jefferson High on Friday night and then both Pickens County and Apalachee on Saturday.

March 01, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Brandon Monkus signs to play baseball at Andrew College

Dawson County Senior Brandon Markus signed with Andrew College in Cuthbert, Ga. to play baseball in front of friends, family and coaches. The catcher and outfielder had multiple offers but felt Andrew would suit his goals.

March 01, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Katelynn Simpson signs with Andrew College to play softball

"We don't normally do this but we don't normally have an athlete that excels in multiple sports," said Dawson County High School Athletic Director Grady Turner during the signing for softball player Katelynn Simpson.

March 01, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Chase Elliott makes Sprint Cup debut at hometown track Sunday

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott has a special place in his heart for Atlanta Motor Speedway.

February 26, 2016 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Young team proving itself early

The Dawson County Lady Tigers soccer team warmed up on offense in the second half to defeat the Pinecrest Academy Paladins 3-0 last week.

February 23, 2016 | By Amy French afrench@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Lady Tigers end season in sweet sixteen of Class AAA state playoffs

The reigning AAA state champs Laney Wildcats eliminated the Dawson County Lady Tigers for the second year in a row in the state playoffs by a score of 64-45.

February 23, 2016 | By Amy French afrench@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Dawson moves to No. 3 in state

Dawson County Tigers soccer came away with two wins last week against Pinecrest Academy at home and away at Athens Academy to jump to No. 3 in the state in Class AAA.

February 23, 2016 | By Amy French afrench@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Tops in the region

Senior Karlie Bearden's quiet leadership has made an impact on the Lady Tigers basketball team over her four years of playing under Head Coach Steve Sweat.

February 23, 2016 | By Amy French afrench@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Dawsonville buzzing over Chase Elliott's first Daytona 500

Three days before the Daytona 500, the Dawsonville Pool Room restaurant was packed for lunch.

February 23, 2016 | By Clark Leonard DCN regional staff, editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Dawsonville buzzing over Chase Elliott's first Daytona 500

DAWSONVILLE - Three days before the Daytona 500, the Dawsonville Pool Room restaurant is packed for lunch.

February 20, 2016 | By Clark Leonard DCN regional staff, editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Lady Tigers' post season ends with second round loss to Laney

The Dawson County Lady Tigers' post season came to an end Friday night with a 64-45 loss to Laney in the second round of the state AAA playoffs.

February 20, 2016 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Dawsonville’s Chase Elliott ready for ‘the 500’

Chase Elliott was trying to believe his lifelong dream of being a Sprint Cup driver was finally coming true when reality became even more unbelievable.

February 17, 2016 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Lady Tigers advance in first round of state

The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers defeated visiting Calhoun 71-54 Tuesday night to advance to the second round of the state playoffs.

February 16, 2016 | By Amy French afrench@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Three represent Dawson at state meet

Three wrestlers represented Dawson County High School at the State Traditional Wrestling Championships at Infinite Energy Arena (formerly The Arena at Gwinnett Center) in Duluth Feb. 11-13.

February 16, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


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Lady Tigers dominate Central in Sweet Sixteen

The Dawson County Lady Tigers soccer team dominated the Central Chargers on Wednesday.

May 05, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County Tigers boys’ soccer moves to Elite Eight

Dawson County boys' soccer moved past the Rutland Hurricanes last night to face Oconee County in the Elite Eight of the GHSA state playoffs.

May 04, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott survives at Talladega

Survival seemed to be the word for this year's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Talladega Superspeedway and Dawsonville's rookie driver Chase ...

May 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson soccer gets first round win

The end of April meant a hotly contested finale to the first round of soccer state playoffs for the Dawson County High School boys' team.

May 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers advance in playoffs

The Dawson County Lady Tigers advanced to the Sweet Sixteen round of the Class AAA state playoffs with a win Friday night over the Sonoraville ...

May 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Varsity volleyball coming to Dawson County High School

Girls' volleyball is finally coming to Dawson County.

April 26, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers take 3 from Indians

The Dawson County High School varsity baseball team secured the second seed in the region with a win in the first game of Friday's ...

April 26, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers win region track title

Dawson County track had a history making week as the girls' team finished at the top of the region for the first time ever.

April 26, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County senior signs with Piedmont College

When senior runner Melanie Rimawi went out for ninth grade soccer, she had no trouble with the conditioning. So much so, people told her she ...

April 26, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers back in the swing

The Dawson County varsity baseball team swept Fannin County last week to put themselves in contention for a strong finish in the region, as well ...

April 19, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County senior signs with Piedmont College

When senior runner Melanie Rimawi went out for ninth grade soccer, she had no trouble with the conditioning. So much so, people told her she ...

April 19, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Three Tigers sign to play football

Dawson County High School had three of its Tiger football players sign to continue play at the next level during a joint event last week.

April 19, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Former Dawson County quarterback signs to play Canadian football

Former Dawson County Tiger quarterback Zach Buchan signed last week to play football at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada.

April 19, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Board approves Chad Pittman as boys’ basketball coach

During the April meeting of the Dawson County Board of Education, the board voted to approve Chad Pittman as the new head boys' basketball coach ...

April 19, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott takes fourth at Bristol

Rookie NASCAR driver Chase Elliott once again finished in the top five, besting his previous finish last weekend, with a fourth place spot at Bristol ...

April 18, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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