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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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Elliott racing in Atlanta

Dawsonville race fans will get a chance this weekend to see their hometown driver make his Atlanta Motor Speedway debut as the Nationwide Series arrives for the Great Clips 300.

August 27, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Elliott finishes fourth, holds the lead

This weekend saw another Nationwide Series race end with Dawsonville's Chase Elliott in a top-five position.

August 19, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Elliott stays in the lead

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott continues to hold onto his top points spot after his 15th top-10 finish of the season.

August 13, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Elliott finishes eighth in Iowa

Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, finished eighth in Saturday night's U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway.

August 06, 2014 | | SPORTS


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


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