The Jefferson High School Dragons (2-0; 1-0) invaded Tiger Stadium on Friday night and came away with a 19-0 shutout over Dawson County (1-1; 0-1) as both teams opened Region 8-AA play.
Dawson County High School graduate Tiffany Burgess has been named a member of the University of Georgia cheerleading squad for the 2008 season.
It took an extra two periods before the Dawson County Tigers could put away Lumpkin County last Friday night at Tiger Stadium. A fumble by Indian quarterback Daniel Abercrombie, his sixth of the game, in double overtime allowed Dawson to come away with a 26-23 win.
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Riverview held on to a 6-0 win over cross-county rival Dawson County in the first ever meeting between the two schools last Thursday. Riverview Middle School Head Coach Mark Thomason's Eagle team scored early in the second quarter and had to hold on to obtain the victory.
Dawson County High School graduate Chad Cunningham will punt for coach Phillip Fulmer's University of Tennessee Volunteers this year when they open up with UCLA on Sept. 1 in the Rose Bowl.
"I missed it," said youth basketball coach Ray Porredon, speaking of the driving force behind his recent decision to start a 3-day basketball camp in Dawson County. "When you've done something like this for 40 years, it's hard not to," he added.
The Bill Elliott Driver Development program recently announced the addition of 15-year-old racing prodigy Casey Roderick to its stable of young drivers.
Head coach Jimmy Pruett and his Lady Tiger softball team looks to improve on their 13-13 record from a year ago with a wealth of young talent this season.
Head coach Frank Brown returns to roam the sidelines this year for first year program Dawson County Middle School.
For the first time in its history, the American Legion team from Post 247 in Dawsonville is heading to the state tournament.
Dawsonville resident Jenna Abbott and her teammates on the Bandits 94 traveling fastpitch softball team will be traveling to Midland, Texas to participate in the ASA 14 and under division "A" national tournament later this week.
In a press release last week by the Dawson County Parks and Recreation Department, it has entered an agreement with Dawson County United Soccer Club to manage the local soccer program.
The Dawsonville Racers finished their season last Saturday, July 19 at Hunters Chase in Cumming.
Dawson County graduate Blake Palmer has had an illustrious career playing golf at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, N.C. Palmer is the No. 1-seeded player for the Bulldogs under head coach Tee Burton entering his senior year.
A Dawsonville man is among 15 semifinalists for the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame's 2013 class of inductees.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott carded his first Camping World Truck Series top-five finish Sunday at Rockingham Speedway in North Carolina. The fifth-place finish follows his sixth-place run at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia, where the 17-year-old Hendrick Motorsports driver made his national racing debut a week earlier.
Dawson County Young Life is still accepting players for its annual golf tournament that will be held Monday at Hampton Golf Club in Cumming. Entry fees are $100 for individuals or $400 for a four-player team.
In his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott drove to a sixth-place finish Saturday at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia. Racing against veterans like Kevin Harvick and Ron Hornday Jr., the 17-year-old rookie was among a half dozen teenagers in the field.
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