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Elliott clinches Nationwide title

November 08, 2014 | | SPORTS


Elliott could clinch Nationwide Series in Phoenix

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott could clinch the NASCAR Nationwide Series title a week before the season ends if all goes well in Phoenix this weekend.

November 04, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Local driver named rookie of the year

Dawsonville native Spencer Davis made history earlier this month when he was named 2014 Rookie of the Year in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour series.

October 28, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


‘Georgia Shaker’ is festival’s grand marshal

Known as the Georgia Shaker, Hubert Platt is the grand marshal for the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.

October 22, 2014 | | SPORTS


Voting opens for most popular NASCAR driver

It's another showdown between the rising stars and seasoned veterans of the NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR's seven touring series, as voting for the Most Popular Driver Awards opened Oct. 9.

October 22, 2014 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Elliott struggles at Kansas

With four races left in the season, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott remains at the top of the NASCAR Nationwide Series leader board, despite a 10th-place finish at Kansas Speedway on Saturday.

October 07, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott holds on to series lead

With five races left in the season, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is poised to take home the NASCAR Nationwide Championship title in his first year on the circuit.

October 01, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott finishes second at Richmond

Dawsonville's "hometown hero" Chase Elliott continues his Nationwide Series points lead with his latest top-five finish, taking second place.

September 10, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Elliott finishes fifth

HAMPTON - There was little doubt who the star of the Great Clips 300 to benefit Feed the Hungry was at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday.

September 03, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


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


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DCA loses season opener

Half a yard made all the difference last Friday when Dawson Christian Academy played Georgia Force in its season football opener.

August 24, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers handle West Hall

The Lady Tigers easily handled non-region opponent West Hall last Monday when they run-ruled them after five innings.

August 24, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


First home test for Lady Tigers

The Lady Tigers faced their first test at home in the inaugural volleyball season at Dawson County High School last Thursday.

August 24, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Softball team starts with mixed results

The Lady Tigers softball season got under way last week with games on Tuesday, Thursday and a trio of games over the weekend.

August 17, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Volleyball season underway

Volleyball is official at Dawson County High School.

August 17, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Junior varsity softball opens with a win

In its first outing of the season, the Lady Tigers junior varsity softball team got a win in an abbreviated contest against the White County ...

August 17, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Racing hall of fame hosts Lakewood reunion

The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame will host the annual Lakewood Speedway Reunion this weekend.

August 10, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Scrimmage gives Tigers ‘teachable moments’

On Friday night the Dawson County Tigers traveled to North Oconee to face their first on-field test in a scrimmage.

August 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers face first test

The volleyball program at Dawson County High School is still in its infancy, but this week will be the first marker to see how much ...

August 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott finishes 13th

Coming off a series of tough endings, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott was able to hold on through multiple cautions and turn in a strong finish ...

August 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Local gymnast places third in nationals

Dawson County High School sophomore Chloe Pressley has been a gymnast for more than a decade.

August 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


High school football returns

Back to school means back to football.

August 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Swimmers hone skills in summer

With school around the corner and student athletes hard at work, the Dawson County High School swim team is no exception.

August 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Football cheerleaders attend camp and spread the spirit

The Dawson County High School football cheerleaders made their first trip to team camp earlier this summer.

August 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Cheerleaders give back by working with local girls

Last week at Rock Creek Park there was giggling, dancing, clapping, cheering and bows-lots and lots of bows.

July 27, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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