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Wilson inks scholarship with Union

Levi Wilson signed an athletic scholarship last week to play football at Union College in Barbourville, Ky. Wilson was a standout wide receiver on Head Coach Jeff Lee's Dawson County High School football team the last four years.

April 26, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Sharpshooter ‘All-American’

Judges at the NCAA Rifle Championships on March 12-14 held several marksmen and women in the highest regard.

March 22, 2011 | Frank Reddy | SPORTS


Elliott inks deal with Hendrick

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott signed a multi-year agreement to drive for Hend-rick Motor-sports last week.

February 23, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Weather freezes local sports

Most high school students welcomed the snow that hit last Sunday night, but it has caused nothing but havoc for area high school wrestling and basketball teams.

January 18, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


A look back at a successful 2010

Another successful year has been completed in Dawson County sports. There have been many champions crowned and titles won.

January 04, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Local markswoman shoots for success

One young girl from the Dawson County area is a real straight shooter - and she's got the marks to prove it.

November 03, 2010 | Frank Reddy | SPORTS


Ceremony inducts new class to hall

Ernie Elliott says he is more comfortable under the hood of a race car than in front of the camera.

October 26, 2010 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Holbrook named golfer of the week

Former Dawson County Lady Tiger golfer Kasay Holbrook was recently named Choice Hotels Big South Women's golfer of the week.

October 26, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Atlanta track loses spring race

Local NASCAR historian Gordon Pirkle said the loss of Atlanta Motor Speedway's spring race will not only affect Georgia fans but businesses as well.

August 11, 2010 | Frank Reddy | SPORTS


Team World Series bound

The 12 and under Georgia Stealth Girls Fastpitch Softball Team out of Central Park in Cumming finished in third place in the state championship tournament recently in Dublin, Ga.

July 13, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Bearden works on his swing

Wesley Bearden has been busy on the junior golf circuit in June. The Dawson County High School senior played in his most recent tournament last Wednesday, June 30 at Chestatee Golf Club in Dawsonville.

July 06, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Locals named scholar athletes at NGCSU

North Georgia College & State University athletes Charley Whitmire, golf, and Charles Beusse, track, have been named to the Peach Belt Conferences Presidential Honor Roll. Both athletes are graduates of Dawson County High School.

June 30, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Racers make a splash

The Dawsonville Racer swim team participated in a Splash meet in Habersham County on June 19. The meet was held at the Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center in Cornelia.

June 29, 2010 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Ernie Elliott joins local hall of fame

Dawsonville's Ernie Elliott was among five chosen recently as inductees into the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame for 2010.

June 22, 2010 | Frank Reddy | SPORTS


Girls learn basics of basketball

More than 40 future Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball players took part in a five-day basketball camp last week at Rock Creek Sports Complex.

June 15, 2010 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


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Hometown racer draws crowd

Coming off back-to-back wins in NASCAR's Nationwide Series, Chase Elliott came home to Dawsonville on Wednesday and was greeted by a couple hundred fans ready to meet their hometown hero.

April 22, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Chase wins again

Downtown Dawsonville is not typically known for its loud nightlife. Except when there's a NASCAR race on TV and native son Chase Elliott is celebrating in victory lane.

April 16, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Chase Elliott wins again

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott won his second consecutive victory in the Nationwide Series Friday at Darlington Speedway in South Carolina.

April 11, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Taking a look back at Bill and Chase Elliotts' careers

Bill Elliott's career

April 09, 2014 | | SPORTS


CHASE WINS!

The siren at the world famous Pool Room rang out through Dawsonville on Friday night after native son Chase Elliott won his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.

April 09, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Chase Elliott wins first Nationwide Series race

The siren at the world famous Pool Room rang out through Dawsonville Friday night when Chase Elliott won his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.

April 04, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott 15th in debut at Daytona

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott raced to a 15th-place finish Saturday during his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at Daytona International Speedway.

The 18-year-old driver of the No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro said he was satisfied "to bring my Napa Auto Parts Chevy home clean" from the famed superspeedway.

February 26, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott, Parks hall of fame nominees

Dawsonville's Bill Elliott, the 1988 Winston Cup Champion, is among 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame's sixth induction class.

Five will be voted in on May 21.

February 25, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


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