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Spring practice begins today

Spring practice for upcoming ninth-graders will start today at Dawson County High School. The current eighth-graders from Riverview and Dawson County middle schools will practice each day this week and Monday through Thursday next week.

April 26, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers run to finals

The first round of the Region 8-AA boys track meet was held Saturday at Jefferson Memorial Stadium on the Bryan-Keen Track. Finals in all the field events were decided on Saturday. All running finals, with the exception of the 1,600-meter, were held Monday.

April 26, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Boys golf season draws to a close

The Dawson County boys' golf team finished the season with a seventh place finish in the Region 8-AA tournament April 18 at The Traditions golf course in Braselton.

April 26, 2011 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


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


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Six ladies join elite group

Six Dawson County Lady Tiger soccer players join an elite group of All-Area performers as selected by The Times of Gainesville last week.

July 22, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


‘Get to Know:’ Coach Mark Thomason

This article is the sixth in a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.

July 22, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Elliott wins again

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is leading the NASCAR Nationwide Series points race after claiming a third victory in his rookie season Saturday night at Chicagoland Speedway.

July 22, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Rising senior sets sites on University of Pennsylvania

Dawson County High School rising senior Joy Lewis had her eyes set on two colleges, University of Pennsylvania and Eastern Carolina University, but it was the call from Pennsylvania offering a softball scholarship that helped her come to a decision.

July 16, 2014 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | SPORTS


Elliott visits Dawsonville

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott joined Atlanta Motor Speedway officials at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame last week to announce a special promotional ticket offer for the Great Clips 300 to benefit Feed the Children.

July 16, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Get to Know: Charles Beusse, cross country coach at DCHS

This article is the fifth of a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.

July 16, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Elliott at hall of fame Thursday

Chase Elliott, along with officials from Atlanta Motor Speedway, will be in Dawsonville at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame to promote the Great Clips 300 to benefit Feed the Children on Thursday.

July 08, 2014 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | SPORTS


Get to Know: Arron Haynes

This article is the fourth of a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.

July 01, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Part of America’s Team

Many young athletes aspire to travel the globe playing their favorite sports, but one Dawson County High School sophomore is getting the chance to do just that.

June 25, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Fun-damental camp a success

Dawson County Coach Tina Brown instructed the Lady Tigers Fun-damental Basketball Camp June 2-6 at Rock Creek Park in Dawsonville.

June 17, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Elliott battles, runs sixth at Michigan

Chase Elliott remains in third place in NASCAR's Nationwide Series points standing after finishing sixth in Michigan on Saturday.

June 17, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Summer play continues

Dawson County High School Head Basketball Coach Thad Burgess' boys continued its summer games with a two-day team play at the University of North Georgia last Thursday and Friday.

June 17, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Elliott runs fifth at Dover

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott trimmed the points lead held by JR Motorsports teammate Regan Smith in Saturday's Buckle Up 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway.

June 03, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Elliott ready to rebound at Dover

Coming off his worst finish in his Nationwide Series career, Chase Elliott is ready to head to Dover International Speedway where he said "anything short of winning is just not good enough."

May 30, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott named to NASCAR Hall of Fame

Dawsonville's Bill Elliott is back in Victory Lane.

May 28, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


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