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Brown returns to gridiron for Tigers

Head coach Frank Brown returns to roam the sidelines this year for first year program Dawson County Middle School.

August 24, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Legion team heading to state

For the first time in its history, the American Legion team from Post 247 in Dawsonville is heading to the state tournament.

August 10, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Bandits to travel to Texas

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.

August 10, 2008 | | SPORTS


Park and Rec soccer to be managed by local group

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.

August 10, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Dawsonville Racers finish swim season

The Dawsonville Racers finished their season last Saturday, July 19 at Hunters Chase in Cumming.

August 10, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Palmer prepares for senior season

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.

August 03, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers tune passing game

The Tigers continued to improve their aerial attack this past week. Dawson County High School head coach Jeff Lee's Tigers participated in two passing leagues, one at Habersham Central last Tuesday and the other at Pickens County on Thursday.

August 03, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Anderson continues tradition

Race car driver Joel Anderson is one of a long line of stock car racers. Driving race cars can be traced back more than 60 years in his family.

August 03, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Reunion to focus on Lakewood legacy

It's been nearly 30 years since the last automobile race was held on the mile-long dirt track at Atlanta's Lakewood Speedway, but the memories of the place haven't faded.

July 28, 2008 | By BJ Corbitt DCN Regional Staff | SPORTS


Georgia Racing Hall of Fame inductees announced

The votes are in and the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame class of 2008 has been chosen. This year's inductees are former NASCAR vice president of competition Bill Gazaway, short track racer Jack Jackson, 1965 NASCAR Rookie of the Year Sam McQuagg, Peach Bowl champion Charles Padgett, drag racing pioneer Randy Payne, NASCAR legend Wilbur Rakestraw, car owner Dub Smith and track promoter Mike Swims. The eight inductees were chosen from the initial "Sweet 15" nominees, who had been whittled down from over 40 nominees that were submitted to the Hall of Fame voting committee. Following are brief bios ...

July 28, 2008 | | SPORTS


Tigers travel to Jacksonville State for camp

With the 2008 season rapidly approaching, the Dawson County Tigers continue to prepare their offensive and defensive squads.

July 28, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Racers pick up speed

The Dawsonville Racers' swim team competed in the District Park and Recreation meet at the Ruby C. Fulbright Aquatic Center in Clarkesville last Saturday, July 12.

July 28, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Holbrook awarded girls golfer of the year

Recently graduated Lady Tiger golfer Kasay Holbrook was named golfer of the year by the Gainesville Times last month.

July 28, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Racers make a splash in recent meets

The Dawsonville Racers swim team, under the direction of Stephanie Morgan and assistant coach Moriah Spicer, continue to make improvements with each meet.

July 20, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Legion walks away with victory

Baseball and patriotism are two concepts that go hand in hand in America.

July 20, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


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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


Chase Elliott wins first Nationwide Series race

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

April 04, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott 15th in debut at Daytona

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.

February 26, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott, Parks hall of fame nominees

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.

February 25, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


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