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'Awesome Bill' named to NASCAR Hall of Fame

Dawsonville's Bill Elliott was at the top of the list Wednesday afternoon when NASCAR's 2015 Hall of Fame class was announced.

May 21, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott continues to lead points

A day after graduating from King's Ridge Christian School, Chase Elliott drove his way to another top-five finish at Iowa Speedway Sunday afternoon and continues to lead in the points standings as he contends for the NASCAR Nationwide Championship in his rookie season.

May 20, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Ladies succumb to St. Pius

In what many people think could have been the state soccer championship, the Dawson County Lady Tigers, No. 7, lost to last year's defending state champions St. Pius X, No. 1 in Class AAA, 1-0, May 7.

May 13, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Forester finishes seventh in meet

Dawson County High School senior Dylan Forester finished in seventh place in the 3,200-meters at the state track meet held at Memorial Stadium in Jefferson last weekend.

May 13, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers bow out of state

The Dawson County High School varsity Tigers soccer team played a classic game against St. Pius May 6 at Tigers Stadium. In a game that will be talked about for years, the Tigers lost 2-1 on penalty kicks to the Lions in the State Class AAA Sweet Sixteen.

May 13, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Three compete at state meet

Three Dawson County High School girls' track athletes participated in the state meet at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany May 2 -3.

May 06, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Ladies shutout Ringgold

The Lady Tigers advanced to the Sweet Sixteen.

May 06, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Team reels in 2nd

The Dawson County High School team members Tristan Melton and Cameron Hudson reeled in second place during the 2014 Georgia State High School Fishing Championship May 3.

May 06, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Tigers take down opponent

The Dawson County High School varsity boys' soccer team is headed to the Sweet 16.

May 06, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Elliott runs second at Richmond

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott continues to lead in driver points after Friday night's second place finish at Richmond International Raceway.

April 29, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Hometown racer draws crowd

Coming off back-to-back wins in NASCAR's Nationwide Series, Chase Elliott came home to Dawsonville on Wednesday and was greeted by a couple hundred fans ready to meet their hometown hero.

April 22, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Chase wins again

Downtown Dawsonville is not typically known for its loud nightlife. Except when there's a NASCAR race on TV and native son Chase Elliott is celebrating in victory lane.

April 16, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Chase Elliott wins again

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott won his second consecutive victory in the Nationwide Series Friday at Darlington Speedway in South Carolina.

April 11, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Taking a look back at Bill and Chase Elliotts' careers

Bill Elliott's career

April 09, 2014 | | SPORTS


CHASE WINS!

The siren at the world famous Pool Room rang out through Dawsonville on Friday night after native son Chase Elliott won his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.

April 09, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


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Lady Tigers work together during team camps

The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers basketball teams are in the midst of a busy June.

June 21, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson Christian football comes up big

It may be the only time all year that the Dawson Christian Academy Eagles football team has what might be considered a level playing field.

June 21, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Players putting in time during summer practices

Another week of practice and camp are in the books for Coach Chad Pittman and the basketball players of Dawson County High School.

June 21, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Swim team competes in first meet

The Dawsonville Racers swim season got under way this month when they traveled to Winder for the North Georgia Swim League Pentathlon.

June 14, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Soccer teams honored at banquet

Dawson County High School varsity soccer players were honored during the end of the year banquet last month at Veterans Park.

June 14, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Girls learn basics at basketball camp

Up and coming Dawson County Lady Tigers took the court last week for the Fun-damental Basketball Camp at Rock Creek Park.

June 14, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott finishes second at Michigan

Chase Elliott once again raced to a career best finish in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

June 13, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Volleyball teams prep for fall

The Dawson County High School junior varsity and varsity volleyball teams got started last week.

June 07, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Spencer Davis wins ComServe Wireless 150

Another young Dawsonville race car driver had a big finish over the Memorial Day weekend.

June 07, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott takes fourth at Pocono

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott fought hard on Monday after a rain delayed race was bumped from the scheduled Sunday start.

June 06, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Raymond Parks named to NASCAR Hall of Fame

Dawsonville can now boast another NASCAR Hall of Famer.

May 31, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson sports teams end successful year

The Dawson County sports programs continue to find success within the region and beyond, as evidenced by this last school year.

May 31, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County boys basketball teams prepares for next season

The Dawson County boys' basketball program is preparing for a new era under Head Coach Chad Pittman and assistant coach Michael Parker and they are ...

May 31, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Girls basketball summer program gets underway

Girls' basketball at Dawson County had a successful season last year that ended with a trip to the second round of state playoffs and a ...

May 31, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott finishes in the top 10 again

Consistency continues to be the theme of Chase Elliott's first season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as he earned another top spot during ...

May 31, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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