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Rain dampens Unicoi finishes

The Dawson County High School varsity cross country teams competed at Unicoi State Park in the Mountain Invitational last week.

October 06, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Elliott jumps to second in standings

Chase Elliott finished seventh in Saturday's Hisense 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Dover International Speedway.

October 06, 2015 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


‘Georgia Shaker’ dies at the age of 83

One of the state's most decorated drag racers and a 2006 inductee of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame died Saturday.

September 30, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott nets 11th top-five at Kentucky

Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, finished fourth in Saturday's VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kentucky Speedway.

September 29, 2015 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Elliott breaks 39-race winless streak by taking Richmond

The thunderous SI-RENE atop the world famous Pool Room woke up Dawsonville as Chase Elliott took the checkered flag Friday night at Richmond International Raceway in Virginia.

September 15, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Another top-10 for Chase Elliott

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott raced to his 15th top-10 finish of the season in Saturday's U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway, despite a questionable pit call late in the race and a wreck a few laps later.

August 04, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott and NAPA team inch closer in championship at Indy

Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, finished 10th in Saturday's Lilly Diabetes 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

July 29, 2015 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Fast 15 racing hall of fame semi-finalists announced

The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame has announced the Fast 15 semi-finalists for its 2015 class.

July 21, 2015 | David Renner | SPORTS


Dawsonville Racers compete

The Dawsonville Racer swim team competed at the District 7 swim meet at the Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center in Clarkesville last week.

July 14, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Thomason leaves Dawson County

After eight years in the Dawson County School System, including one as a student teacher, Coach Mark Thomason has decided to leave and take an assistant basketball position at West Hall High School.

July 14, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Dawsonville Racers swim toward a goal

With summer heating up, the Dawsonville Racers are hitting the pool. But the team needs help from the community to keep its swimmers taking laps.

July 07, 2015 | David Renner | SPORTS


Caldwell overcame to earn coveted AAA state title

As Madison Caldwell walked the fairway at Horseshoe Bend Country Club in Roswell, the Dawson County senior doubled over in the pain that she was feeling in the right side of her stomach, taking the breath out of her lungs for a second or two.

June 30, 2015 | By David Thackham DCN regional staff | SPORTS


Blake Palmer keeping professional golf dream alive

Former Dawson County standout Blake Palmer is trying to make a name for himself in professional golf.

June 30, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Elliott finishes second at Michigan International

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott drove to a second place finish in Saturday's Great Clips 250 at Michigan International Speedway, his sixth top-five finish of the season.

June 17, 2015 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Dawsonville Racers dive in

Stephanie Morgan is entering her 15th year as head coach of the Dawsonville Racers swim team.

June 09, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


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DCA loses season opener

Half a yard made all the difference last Friday when Dawson Christian Academy played Georgia Force in its season football opener.

August 24, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers handle West Hall

The Lady Tigers easily handled non-region opponent West Hall last Monday when they run-ruled them after five innings.

August 24, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


First home test for Lady Tigers

The Lady Tigers faced their first test at home in the inaugural volleyball season at Dawson County High School last Thursday.

August 24, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Softball team starts with mixed results

The Lady Tigers softball season got under way last week with games on Tuesday, Thursday and a trio of games over the weekend.

August 17, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Volleyball season underway

Volleyball is official at Dawson County High School.

August 17, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Junior varsity softball opens with a win

In its first outing of the season, the Lady Tigers junior varsity softball team got a win in an abbreviated contest against the White County ...

August 17, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Racing hall of fame hosts Lakewood reunion

The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame will host the annual Lakewood Speedway Reunion this weekend.

August 10, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Scrimmage gives Tigers ‘teachable moments’

On Friday night the Dawson County Tigers traveled to North Oconee to face their first on-field test in a scrimmage.

August 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers face first test

The volleyball program at Dawson County High School is still in its infancy, but this week will be the first marker to see how much ...

August 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott finishes 13th

Coming off a series of tough endings, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott was able to hold on through multiple cautions and turn in a strong finish ...

August 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Local gymnast places third in nationals

Dawson County High School sophomore Chloe Pressley has been a gymnast for more than a decade.

August 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


High school football returns

Back to school means back to football.

August 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Swimmers hone skills in summer

With school around the corner and student athletes hard at work, the Dawson County High School swim team is no exception.

August 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Football cheerleaders attend camp and spread the spirit

The Dawson County High School football cheerleaders made their first trip to team camp earlier this summer.

August 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Cheerleaders give back by working with local girls

Last week at Rock Creek Park there was giggling, dancing, clapping, cheering and bows-lots and lots of bows.

July 27, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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