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Elliott makes Sprint Cup debut Sunday

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is set to make his Sprint Cup debut in Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

March 25, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Bill Elliott celebrates ‘Awesome’ career

The legend of Bill Elliott's awesome racing career culminated Friday night when the Dawsonville native was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

February 04, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Chase Elliott gets fulltime cup ride in 2016

There was already speculation that Dawsonville's Chase Elliott would take over the No. 24 when four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon announced last week he planned to retire at the end of the 2015 season.

February 04, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS




Banquet remembers racers

Each year, the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame inducts a new class into its hall of legends.

December 17, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Commemorative Chase Elliott T-shirts arrive

Be the first to own a part of Dawsonville's unique racing history.

December 17, 2014 | | SPORTS


Racers to be inducted at hall of fame event

This weekend, the newest class of racers will join their peers in the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame.

December 09, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Beusse helps UNG to earn second place

Dawson County High School graduate, Emily Beusse, helped lead the University of North Georgia's cross country team to a second place finish in the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Championships.

December 02, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


McIntosh wins at Boyd’s Speedway

Dawsonville's Donald McIntosh sped into the lead at Boyd's Speedway and held off "The Georgia Giant" Shane Clanton to win the Turkey Gobble 50 in Chattanooga on Saturday.

November 25, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Elliott wins Nationwide championship

Nationwide champion. Rookie of the year. Most popular driver.

November 19, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Chase Elliott is NASCAR's newest champion

The "si-rene" atop the world-famous Pool Room is screaming through downtown Dawsonville for Chase Elliott

November 15, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott clinches the title

Dawsonville's legacy of producing NASCAR champions continued Saturday when Chase Elliott clinched the 2014 Nationwide Series title with a fifth-place finish at Phoenix International Speedway.

November 12, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


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


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Tigers get win over Northview during Thanksgiving tourney

After a solid start and a close loss to a talented John's Creek team last week, the Dawson County Tigers' boys' basketball program got ...

November 30, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers fall short against Habersham

The Lady Tigers varsity basketball team traveled to Habersham Central over the weekend and played a tight game against the Lady Raiders, but were unable ...

November 30, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Swim season under way

Swim season is under way for the Dawson County High School swim team and Coach Linda Sperin is excited about the second year of competition.

November 30, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Young Lady Tigers open with loss

The Dawson County Lady Tigers basketball team had a busy week heading into the Thanksgiving break that started with a pre-season scrimmage win over Rockmart ...

November 28, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Wrestling team out to strong start

The Dawson County Tigers' wrestling team is off to a solid start on the season after posting wins over every opponent it faced last week.

November 28, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Noah Davis signs to play Division I baseball

Dawson County High School senior baseball player Noah Davis signed to play at Garner Webb University last week during a ceremony with friends and family.

November 28, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers open with win

The Dawson County Tigers varsity boys' basketball team opened the season with a win on the road last week at Rabun County.

November 28, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Chase Elliott is rookie of the year

After an 11th place finish at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Chase Elliott has officially earned Sprint Cup Rookie of the Year honors.

November 28, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Basketball season opens this week

The Dawson County boys and girls varsity basketball seasons will get underway this week when the teams travel to Rabun County tomorrow to open play.

November 16, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Football season comes to an end

Outside the Dawson County Tigers field house on Monday morning, shoulder pats sat on the pavement drying from their early morning, end-of-season cleaning.

November 16, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Georgia Racing Hall of Fame inducts 2016 class

The quiet heroes of another era gathered on Saturday afternoon at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame to honor this year's five inductees and ...

November 16, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


McGinnis signs to play softball for the Battlers

Dawson County High School senior Sydney McGinnis knew she wanted to continue playing softball and when she visited the campus of Alderson Broaddus University in ...

November 16, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Playoff heartbreak

The Dawson County Tigers were plagued by turnovers--six of them--on Friday night and their playoff hopes were dashed by the Lovett Lions with a 49-28 ...

November 12, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Boys’ cross country team reaches podium at state

The Dawson County High School cross country team accomplished another first last week when the boys finished fourth place in state and made it onto ...

November 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Competition cheerleaders make it three in a row

For the third year in a row the Dawson County High School competitive cheerleading squad has become region champions.

November 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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