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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


Bill Elliott, Raymond Parks among NASCAR Hall of Fame nominees

Dawsonville's Bill Elliott, the 1988 Winston Cup Champion, is among 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame's 6th induction class.

February 21, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott makes Nationwide debut Saturday at Daytona

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott makes his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut in the DRIVE4COPD 300 tomorrow at Daytona International Speedway.

February 21, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott starts season with top-10 finish at superspeedway

Saturday's ARCA race run at Daytona didn't go as well as Chase Elliott had hoped, but the 18-year-old from Dawsonville will take what he learned at the famed superspeedway as he prepares for his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut this weekend.

February 18, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Young Elliott’s career on track

It's been more than 25 years since Bill Elliott won the Winston Cup Championship and thrust Dawsonville into the spotlight as a powerhouse racing community.

February 11, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


New rules make Elliott hall of fame eligible

Bill Elliott is among a handful of legends now eligible for nomination into the NASCAR Hall of Fame after racing officials announced procedural changes in December intended to broaden the slate of available candidates.

Any driver that competed for 30 years is now eligible for induction in to the hall of fame, as are drivers that have reached their 55th birthday after competing for 10 years.

February 04, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


YEAR IN REVIEW: Chase Elliott to drive for Dale Jr.

As if 2013 wasn't Dawsonville's Chase Elliott's year, the announcement came Monday that he would compete fulltime in the NASCAR Nationwide Series for JR Motorsports with Atlanta-based NAPA Auto Parts as his primary sponsor for 2014.

January 07, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Elliott named GRHOF 2013 Driver of the Year

Second generation racer Chase Elliott, 17, has been named the 2013 Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Driver of the Year.

November 20, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Local youth shines in rifle events

Dawson County High School freshman Tristan Melton has managed to do what few other 14 year olds can lay claim to.

October 30, 2013 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Fans savor pit stop by ‘The King’ of racing

Fans gathered Friday night for the opportunity to see, hear and meet one of NASCAR's greatest drivers, "The King" Richard Petty.

September 04, 2013 | By Charles Phelps DCN regional staff | SPORTS


Elliott makes history

In just his sixth start, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott made history as the youngest winner in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series when he took the checkered flag in Monday's inaugural race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

September 03, 2013 | editor@dawsonnews.com | 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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