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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 getting started now.

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 runner-up finish in the region.

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 last weekend's race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

May 31, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Track team honored for successful season

The Dawson County track program finished a successful season that saw multiple students achieve personal bests and break school records.

May 24, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Golf tournament raises funds to help overcome addictions

The Jericho House, a non-profit drug and alcohol recovery program, held its fifth annual golf tournament last week in hopes of raising funds to expand facilities and services.

May 24, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Maroon and white game all about speed

There was plenty to see and no time to get bored for any Dawson County football fan during Saturday's maroon and white game.

May 18, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lacey and Queen top the region

Coach Jed Lacey's commitment to soccer is unwavering.

May 17, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


High school wins All Sports Award under athletic director of the year

When Dawson County High School's Athletic Director Grady Turner talks about his student athletes, he's like a proud dad bragging on his kids.

May 17, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott cards career best Sprint Cup finish with third place run at Dover

After what Jeff Gordon called the craziest race he's ever seen at the Dover International Speedway, Dawsonville rookie Chase Elliott had his best career finish in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series coming in third on Sunday.

May 16, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County boys’ soccer falls in the quarterfinals

After a strong showing against Rutland to advance to the quarterfinals of the Class AAA state playoffs, the Dawson County Tigers fell to Oconee High School Friday and finished their run for a state championship.

May 12, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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Dawson boys 8U baseball heads to state tournament

For the second consecutive year, the Dawson County Tigers 8U boys all-star baseball team qualified for the state tournament.

June 28, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Basketball camp held at Rock Creek Park

The gymnasiums at Rock Creek Park were once again swarming with avid basketball players during last week's Fun-damental Basketball Camp.

June 28, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott gets career-best finish at Sonoma

After a spin and hard hit into the wall during the final practice run at Sonoma Raceway, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott was forced to switch ...

June 28, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County and beyond

Over the next couple of weeks, the Dawson County News is going to feature a few of Dawson County High School's former students who ...

June 28, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Young softball team preps for fall season

The repetitive clank of bats to practice balls in the field house last week matched the repetitive sound of steady rain from bands of Tropical ...

June 28, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County High School hosts inaugural tennis camp

For the first time, the Dawson County High School tennis program hosted a summer camp.

June 28, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Varsity coaches work with middle school ballers

Dawson County High School Head Coach Chad Pittman and Assistant Coach Michael Parker hosted Tiger basketball camp last week for middle school boys.

June 28, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Young Lady Tigers look for first state championship

The Dawson County girls' 8U all-star softball team just accomplished something no 8U team has before-won the district tournament to advance to the state championship ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Three times two

If it felt like deja-vu at the Michigan International Speedway on Father's Day, it was. For the third time in as many races at ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson girls’ soccer makes annual trip to camp

The Dawson County varsity girls soccer team returned from their annual trip to Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee last week after having what Head Coach ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Look forward to thermocline to concentrate fish

Lake Lanier's water level continues to move in the right direction and is up again due to the consistent rains. Lake Lanier's level ...

June 14, 2017 | By Eric Aldrich For the Dawson County News | SPORTS


Tigers’ football keeps up rigorous summer schedule

The Dawson County High School football team continued with rigorous summer workouts and traveled last Friday to Pickens County High School for a 7-on-7 event.

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Young Lady Tigers strengthen skill set

Up-and-coming Lady Tiger basketball stars spent last week honing their skills at Rock Creek Park during the annual Fun-damentals Basketball Camp.

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott snags another top-10 at Pocono

During Sunday's Axalta presents the Pocono 400, Dawsonville driver Chase Elliott was once again able to grab a top 10 finish in the Monster ...

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers put in work at summer camps

The Dawson County Lady Tigers basketball team is in the midst of summer work outs and camp dates and according to Head Coach Steve Sweat ...

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


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