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Caldwell overcame to earn coveted AAA state title

As Madison Caldwell walked the fairway at Horseshoe Bend Country Club in Roswell, the Dawson County senior doubled over in the pain that she was feeling in the right side of her stomach, taking the breath out of her lungs for a second or two.

June 30, 2015 | By David Thackham DCN regional staff | SPORTS


Blake Palmer keeping professional golf dream alive

Former Dawson County standout Blake Palmer is trying to make a name for himself in professional golf.

June 30, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Elliott finishes second at Michigan International

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott drove to a second place finish in Saturday's Great Clips 250 at Michigan International Speedway, his sixth top-five finish of the season.

June 17, 2015 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Dawsonville Racers dive in

Stephanie Morgan is entering her 15th year as head coach of the Dawsonville Racers swim team.

June 09, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Native part of college softball history

The best season in the history of Auburn University softball came to an end on Sunday.

June 03, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Chase Elliott jumps to second in points

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is closing in on the Xfinity Series points lead with Friday night's fifth place finish at Martinsville International Raceway.

April 29, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Chase Elliott Sprint Cup debut doesn’t go as planned

Despite a decent qualifying start for Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, short-track racing in NASCAR's premier series proved difficult for Dawsonville's Chase Elliott.

March 31, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


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


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Region 7-AAA basketball playoff games moved to Thursday

Tonight's scheduled Region 7-AAA basketball games at East Hall and West Hall high schools have been postponed until Thursday due to weather concerns in ...

February 10, 2016 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Three Tigers qualify for state wrestling championships

Coming off his best in class win a week earlier, Dawson County freshman Kelton LeBaron was one of three Tigers to qualify for the state ...

February 09, 2016 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Tigers see improvement

One thing the Dawson County High School varsity boys basketball team didn't have a lot of coming in to the season was experience. Head ...

February 09, 2016 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Swim team finishes on high note

The Dawson County High School Swim Team had its last regular season meet Jan. 16 at the Cumming Aquatic Center.

February 09, 2016 | By Jake Alvarado For the Dawson County News | SPORTS


Soccer season underway

The Dawson County High School varsity soccer teams kicked off their seasons with a scrimmage against North Forsyth High School Friday night.

February 09, 2016 | By Jake Alvarado For the Dawson County News | SPORTS


Region-leading Dawson County falls to West Hall

With West Hall celebrating Senior Night, its girls had big plans for a way to celebrate, by knocking off the team sitting atop the Region ...

February 09, 2016 | By Zack Myers editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


7AAA basketball games at East Hall postponed due to winter weather

The 7AAA basketball tournament games tonight at East Hall High School are postponed until Wednesday due to winter weather in North Georgia counties.

Today's ...

February 09, 2016 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Lady Tigers on right track

Since dropping a couple of game two weeks ago the Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers basketball team has righted its ship.

February 02, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers take 2, preparing for region tourney

The Dawson County High School varsity Tigers basketball team is hitting its stride at just the right time.

February 02, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


LeBaron named best in his class

Dawson County High School's Kelton LeBaron, a freshman, was crowned champion of the 113-pound weight class at the Area Wrestling Tournament at West Hall ...

February 02, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Ladies bounce back to defeat Union County

After back to back losses to East Hall and Chestatee, the Dawson County Lady Tigers varsity basketball team bounced back in a big way with ...

January 26, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers take down Union County

The Dawson County High School varsity Tigers basketball team came away with a huge win over visiting Union County in a non-region game last week ...

January 26, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Winning streak ends for Lady Tigers

The Dawson County Lady Tigers' winning streak came to an end with Friday night's 60-42 East Hall defeat at home.

January 18, 2016 | | SPORTS


Top-ranked Lady Tigers continue streak

The top ranked Dawson County Lady Tigers won the George Walton Academy Christmas Tournament in convincing fashion as they cruised to three wins last week.

January 06, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Perfect streak remains

The No. 1-ranked Dawson County Lady Tigers continue to dominate their opposition with a convincing 69-46 win at Pickens County last week.

December 29, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


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