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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


More than a hobby, a family tradition

Alexis Weber, 17, a senior at Dawson County High School this fall, won first place in the Bayside Thunder boating race in Walled Lake, Mich. on June 15.

July 20, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick Staff Intern | SPORTS


Tigers get break during 'Dead Week'

Tiger sports teams will observe a mandatory "dead week" for the next few days.

July 13, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers finish summer schedule at Birmingham-Southern

The Tigers boys' basketball team finished their summer with a final team camp at Birmingham-Southern University in Alabama last week.

July 13, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Lebel signs

Dawson County High School 2008 graduate and cross country and track standout Katie Lebel signed a cross country/track scholarship with the University of Redlands in Redlands, Calif., last Thursday.

July 06, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Legion sweeps Grayson

The Dawsonville Post 247 American Legion baseball team opened the 2008 season with a sweep of visiting Post 251 from Grayson.

July 06, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Girls' speed and agility camp set for mid-June

Dawson County High School Head Football Coach Jeff Lee will hold a girls speed and agility camp at Dawson County High School June 16-19. The camp will be for girls only and is designed to help female athletes to increase their ability to run, jump and help improve athletic quickness.

July 06, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


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Elliott finishes second at Richmond

Dawsonville's "hometown hero" Chase Elliott continues his Nationwide Series points lead with his latest top-five finish, taking second place.

September 10, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Elliott finishes fifth

HAMPTON - There was little doubt who the star of the Great Clips 300 to benefit Feed the Hungry was at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday.

September 03, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott racing in Atlanta

Dawsonville race fans will get a chance this weekend to see their hometown driver make his Atlanta Motor Speedway debut as the Nationwide Series arrives for the Great Clips 300.

August 27, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Elliott finishes fourth, holds the lead

This weekend saw another Nationwide Series race end with Dawsonville's Chase Elliott in a top-five position.

August 19, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Elliott stays in the lead

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott continues to hold onto his top points spot after his 15th top-10 finish of the season.

August 13, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Elliott finishes eighth in Iowa

Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, finished eighth in Saturday night's U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway.

August 06, 2014 | | SPORTS


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