In the high school and college ranks, there's a fine line between academics and sports - you can't do the latter without the former.
Dawson County High School Head Football Coach Jeff Lee conducted a speed and agility camp last week at Pickens County High School in Jasper.
Last week, the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame in Dawsonville, announced the "Sweet 15" semi-finalist list for the 2009 Hall of Fame class.
More than 40 young ladies attended a basketball fundamental camp held last week at Rock Creek Sports Complex.
Atlanta Junior Golf will host a tournament at Chestatee Golf Club in Dawsonville Tuesday, July 7.
Charles and Emily Beusse made their parents proud last Saturday as the Dawson County siblings won their respective divisions in the Kiwanis Club's 5K run through Dawsonville.
BRASELTON - It was a night of firsts at Lanier National Speedway on Saturday when the track hosted the Georgia Asphalt Series for the first time in 2009 and 13-year-old Chase Elliott, son of local NASCAR legend Bill Elliott, scored his first career Late Model win at his "home track" in the GAS Super Six Series 100 presented by Cornerstone Lodge.
Chestatee Golf Club will host the inaugural Circle of Friends Golf Charity Tournament on June 8 with a 10 a.m. shotgun start.
Former Dawson County High School basketball standout Ty Overmyer recently completed his career at Newberry College in South Carolina.
At 95, Raymond Parks doesn't get out as much as he used to.
Former Dawson County three-sport star Katie Lebel just completed a very successful freshman season at the University of Redlands in California.
Dawson County High School graduate Blake Palmer finished his golf career at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Spring, N.C. with a 24th place overall individual finish in the Big South Conference tournament held in Ninety-Six, S.C.
The Sunbelt Senior Golf Tour, which is the minor leagues of the Champions PGA Tour, will hold a 3-day tournament at Chestatee Golf Club in Dawsonville. The tournament runs through Friday.
The 2009 Tiger baseball season ended last Friday with a doubleheader loss to Banks County, 15-5 and 18-5, in Dawsonville. The team finished the season with a 7-11 overall record. The team lost six of their last seven games.
Former Dawson County Lady Tiger Kasay Holbrook led Division I Presbyterian College to a 8th place finish in the Big South Conference tournament April 15 in Ninety-Six, S.C.
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.
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.
Dawsonville's Bill Elliott, the 1988 Winston Cup Champion, is among 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame's 6th induction class.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott makes his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut in the DRIVE4COPD 300 tomorrow at Daytona International Speedway.
Saturday's ARCA race run at Daytona didn't go as well as Chase Elliott had hoped, but the 18-year-old from Dawsonville will take what he learned at the famed superspeedway as he prepares for his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut this weekend.
It's been more than 25 years since Bill Elliott won the Winston Cup Championship and thrust Dawsonville into the spotlight as a powerhouse racing community.
Bill Elliott is among a handful of legends now eligible for nomination into the NASCAR Hall of Fame after racing officials announced procedural changes in December intended to broaden the slate of available candidates.
Any driver that competed for 30 years is now eligible for induction in to the hall of fame, as are drivers that have reached their 55th birthday after competing for 10 years.
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