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Chase Elliott Sprint Cup debut doesn’t go as planned

Despite a decent qualifying start for Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, short-track racing in NASCAR's premier series proved difficult for Dawsonville's Chase Elliott.

March 31, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott makes Sprint Cup debut Sunday

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is set to make his Sprint Cup debut in Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

March 25, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Bill Elliott celebrates ‘Awesome’ career

The legend of Bill Elliott's awesome racing career culminated Friday night when the Dawsonville native was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

February 04, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Chase Elliott gets fulltime cup ride in 2016

There was already speculation that Dawsonville's Chase Elliott would take over the No. 24 when four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon announced last week he planned to retire at the end of the 2015 season.

February 04, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS




Banquet remembers racers

Each year, the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame inducts a new class into its hall of legends.

December 17, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Commemorative Chase Elliott T-shirts arrive

Be the first to own a part of Dawsonville's unique racing history.

December 17, 2014 | | SPORTS


Racers to be inducted at hall of fame event

This weekend, the newest class of racers will join their peers in the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame.

December 09, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Beusse helps UNG to earn second place

Dawson County High School graduate, Emily Beusse, helped lead the University of North Georgia's cross country team to a second place finish in the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Championships.

December 02, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


McIntosh wins at Boyd’s Speedway

Dawsonville's Donald McIntosh sped into the lead at Boyd's Speedway and held off "The Georgia Giant" Shane Clanton to win the Turkey Gobble 50 in Chattanooga on Saturday.

November 25, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Elliott wins Nationwide championship

Nationwide champion. Rookie of the year. Most popular driver.

November 19, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Chase Elliott is NASCAR's newest champion

The "si-rene" atop the world-famous Pool Room is screaming through downtown Dawsonville for Chase Elliott

November 15, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott clinches the title

Dawsonville's legacy of producing NASCAR champions continued Saturday when Chase Elliott clinched the 2014 Nationwide Series title with a fifth-place finish at Phoenix International Speedway.

November 12, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott clinches Nationwide title

November 08, 2014 | | SPORTS


Elliott could clinch Nationwide Series in Phoenix

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott could clinch the NASCAR Nationwide Series title a week before the season ends if all goes well in Phoenix this weekend.

November 04, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


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Soccer players receive all-area honors

Multiple players in the Dawson County High School soccer program were honored once again when the The Times of Gainesville released its all-area soccer teams ...

June 28, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Gridiron girls starts second season

Hot summer days start early for Georgia Smith and the entire Tigers football team.

June 28, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott has busy weekend at Sonoma

After a week off for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott had a busy weekend at the Sonoma Raceway.

June 28, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers work together during team camps

The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers basketball teams are in the midst of a busy June.

June 21, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson Christian football comes up big

It may be the only time all year that the Dawson Christian Academy Eagles football team has what might be considered a level playing field.

June 21, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Players putting in time during summer practices

Another week of practice and camp are in the books for Coach Chad Pittman and the basketball players of Dawson County High School.

June 21, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Swim team competes in first meet

The Dawsonville Racers swim season got under way this month when they traveled to Winder for the North Georgia Swim League Pentathlon.

June 14, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Soccer teams honored at banquet

Dawson County High School varsity soccer players were honored during the end of the year banquet last month at Veterans Park.

June 14, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Girls learn basics at basketball camp

Up and coming Dawson County Lady Tigers took the court last week for the Fun-damental Basketball Camp at Rock Creek Park.

June 14, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott finishes second at Michigan

Chase Elliott once again raced to a career best finish in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

June 13, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Volleyball teams prep for fall

The Dawson County High School junior varsity and varsity volleyball teams got started last week.

June 07, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Spencer Davis wins ComServe Wireless 150

Another young Dawsonville race car driver had a big finish over the Memorial Day weekend.

June 07, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott takes fourth at Pocono

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott fought hard on Monday after a rain delayed race was bumped from the scheduled Sunday start.

June 06, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Raymond Parks named to NASCAR Hall of Fame

Dawsonville can now boast another NASCAR Hall of Famer.

May 31, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson sports teams end successful year

The Dawson County sports programs continue to find success within the region and beyond, as evidenced by this last school year.

May 31, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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