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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


Ladies open season with a win

The Dawson County High School girls' soccer team opened the regular season with an easy, 4-0, win at Walnut Grove High School last week.

February 16, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers’ soccer team starts season with a win

The boys' soccer team at Dawson County High School opened the season with a 1-0 victory at Walnut Grove High School last week.

February 16, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Season ends

The game between rivals Dawson and Lumpkin counties would determine a basketball state tournament berth.

February 16, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Carlisle signs to run for Point University

Garrett Carlisle is determined and if your name is on his wall, he's coming for you.

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




Region 7-AAA basketball playoff games moved to Thursday

Tonight's scheduled Region 7-AAA basketball games at East Hall and West Hall high schools have been postponed until Thursday due to weather concerns in some areas.

February 10, 2016 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Three Tigers qualify for state wrestling championships

Coming off his best in class win a week earlier, Dawson County freshman Kelton LeBaron was one of three Tigers to qualify for the state wrestling championships in the GHSA Class 3A-A Sectionals on Saturday in Madison.

February 09, 2016 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Tigers see improvement

One thing the Dawson County High School varsity boys basketball team didn't have a lot of coming in to the season was experience. Head Coach Thad Burgess said his team has come a long way from where it started.

February 09, 2016 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Swim team finishes on high note

The Dawson County High School Swim Team had its last regular season meet Jan. 16 at the Cumming Aquatic Center.

February 09, 2016 | By Jake Alvarado For the Dawson County News | SPORTS


Soccer season underway

The Dawson County High School varsity soccer teams kicked off their seasons with a scrimmage against North Forsyth High School Friday night.

February 09, 2016 | By Jake Alvarado For the Dawson County News | SPORTS


Region-leading Dawson County falls to West Hall

With West Hall celebrating Senior Night, its girls had big plans for a way to celebrate, by knocking off the team sitting atop the Region 7-AAA standings, Dawson County, 69-57.

February 09, 2016 | By Zack Myers editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


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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


Dawson County boys basketball teams prepares for next season

The Dawson County boys' basketball program is preparing for a new era under Head Coach Chad Pittman and assistant coach Michael Parker and they are ...

May 31, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Girls basketball summer program gets underway

Girls' basketball at Dawson County had a successful season last year that ended with a trip to the second round of state playoffs and a ...

May 31, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott finishes in the top 10 again

Consistency continues to be the theme of Chase Elliott's first season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as he earned another top spot during ...

May 31, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Track team honored for successful season

The Dawson County track program finished a successful season that saw multiple students achieve personal bests and break school records.

May 24, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Golf tournament raises funds to help overcome addictions

The Jericho House, a non-profit drug and alcohol recovery program, held its fifth annual golf tournament last week in hopes of raising funds to expand ...

May 24, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Maroon and white game all about speed

There was plenty to see and no time to get bored for any Dawson County football fan during Saturday's maroon and white game.

May 18, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lacey and Queen top the region

Coach Jed Lacey's commitment to soccer is unwavering.

May 17, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


High school wins All Sports Award under athletic director of the year

When Dawson County High School's Athletic Director Grady Turner talks about his student athletes, he's like a proud dad bragging on his kids.

May 17, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott cards career best Sprint Cup finish with third place run at Dover

After what Jeff Gordon called the craziest race he's ever seen at the Dover International Speedway, Dawsonville rookie Chase Elliott had his best career ...

May 16, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County boys’ soccer falls in the quarterfinals

After a strong showing against Rutland to advance to the quarterfinals of the Class AAA state playoffs, the Dawson County Tigers fell to Oconee High ...

May 12, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Adams signs to wrestle for Reinhardt College

Harrison Adams was determined to be a wrestler and his determination and perseverance have paid off.

May 12, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Sillesky signs to play basketball

Just a couple of years ago, Eliza Sillesky wasn't sure she wanted to play basketball anymore. After taking a year off, however, she realized ...

May 12, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Spring game gives football team preview

Spring fever is upon us-of the football variety.

May 12, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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