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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


Adams signs to wrestle for Reinhardt College

Harrison Adams was determined to be a wrestler and his determination and perseverance have paid off.

May 12, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Sillesky signs to play basketball

Just a couple of years ago, Eliza Sillesky wasn't sure she wanted to play basketball anymore. After taking a year off, however, she realized she did.

May 12, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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Dawson County and beyond

For this week's edition, Katelynn Simpson took a few minutes to answer questions about her softball experience so far at Andrew College.

July 19, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson cheerleaders give back

The Dawson County High School cheerleaders recently prepared for the fall season by coaching the future generation of Dawson Tigers in a summer camp.

July 19, 2017 | By Carly McCurry For the Dawson County News | SPORTS


Middle school volleyball heats up with summer camp

The Dawson County Middle School volleyball team played together for the first time this week, starting with camp on Monday and practice throughout the week.

July 19, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


'Shine Pedalers Metric enters fifth year

The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce and Office of Tourism Development is hosting its fifth annual Shine Pedalers bicycle ride July 29.

July 19, 2017 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Volleyball camp gives young girls chance to learn skills

A volleyball camp held last week at Rock Creek Park had high school volleyball team students helping teach lower grades a thing or two about ...

July 19, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Dawson County and beyond

Dawson County graduate from the Class of 2016, Brandon Monkus, is playing catcher for the Andrew College baseball team. He took some time to answer ...

July 12, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Cornhole sensation entertains on long summer days

While high school sports took a break for the Georgia High School Association's mandated annual "dead week" and some are counting down the 52 ...

July 12, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson softball team to host summer camp

The Dawson County High School Lady Tigers softball team is gearing up for the fall season with a series of events to promote the team ...

July 12, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Middle and junior high school softball tryouts coming up

Rising seventh and eighth grade girls who are interested in trying out for Dawson County softball will have the chance in a couple of weeks.

July 12, 2017 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Fishing is heating up along with the weather

Water Conditions: Lake Lanier's water level is up again with the steady afternoon rains, and is 1,065.29, or 5.71 feet below ...

July 12, 2017 | By Eric Aldrich For the Dawson County News | SPORTS


Elliott signs contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports

Dawsonville-native and sophomore driver in the NASCAR Cup series, Chase Elliott and Hendrick Motorsports recently agreed to extend his contract to drive for the team ...

July 05, 2017 | | SPORTS


Middle school girls put in time at basketball camps

A group of middle school and junior high school girls have been putting in some extra time on their basketball skills since the middle of ...

July 05, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County and beyond

This week 2016 Dawson County High School graduate Brody Chester answers questions about his freshman year of college baseball at West Georgia Tech as well ...

July 05, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County Junior High cheerleaders host camp

For the last two weeks, the gymnasium at Dawson County Junior High has been a haven for young girls who love pom-poms, tumbling and all ...

July 05, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Cross country teams working towards strong fall season

Despite the graduation of Dawson County's top cross country runner on the boys' side and one of the top runners on the girls' side ...

July 05, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


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