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Cheerleaders place sixth at state meet

The Dawson County High Competition Cheerleaders are in celebration mode after placing sixth in Saturday's state completion at the Columbus Civic Center.

November 17, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Dawson takes on Ringgold in 1st round of state playoffs

The Dawson County Tigers are calling for a white-out when the Region 7-AAA champs take on Ringgold in the first round of the state playoffs in Dawsonville tonight.

November 13, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Local students show support for West Forsyth runner

Students at Dawson County High School are encouraging the crowd expected to be at tomorrow night's first round of the state playoff's football game against Ringgold to support a West Forsyth athlete stripped of his qualifying run in a recent cross country meet for wearing a headband that read "Isaiah 40:30-31" across the front.

November 12, 2015 | From Forsyth County News editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS




Tigers are region champions

Going into the season, Tigers Head Coach Sid Maxwell set a theme for his new football team: Playing for those that came before you, setting the standard for those to follow.

November 04, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Dawson swim team ready for action

Dawson County High School may not have a local arena for its new swim team to practice, but that won't stop a dozen committed swimmers from training for their first meet.

October 28, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Tigers are playoff bound

The Dawson County High School Varsity Tigers football team is in the state playoffs.

October 28, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Runners compete in region event

The Dawson County men's and women's cross country teams ran at the Region 7-AAA meet yesterday at Banks County High School. Both teams are ranked in the top 10 in Class AAA and are looking for good results.

October 27, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers fall to Fannin

Dawson County couldn't overcome a 24-0 halftime deficit Friday night.

October 20, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Runners rank in top 10

Both the boys and girls Dawson County High School cross country teams are ranked in the top 10 in Class AAA.

October 20, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Resilient recover for Elliott and NAPA team at Kansas

Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, finished seventh in Saturday's Kansas Lottery 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) race at Kansas Speedway.

October 20, 2015 | By Staff Reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Lady Tigers headed to playoffs

Dawson County High School Varsity Softball Coach Jimmy Pruett's Lady Tigers team is headed to the state playoffs.

October 13, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers improve to 3-0

The last time Dawson County scored more than 50 points was during a 54-12 defeat of Fannin County on Nov. 9, 2012.

October 13, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Weather hinders times at River Run

The boys and girls cross country teams competed at the Lambert River Run at Chattahoochee River Park on Saturday.

October 13, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Ladies rally to win 7-6

Freshman Maggie Schandera singled to drive in teammate Kaila Billingsley in the bottom of the eighth inning to give the Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers softball team a come from behind 7-6 win over visiting Franklin County Oct. 1.

October 06, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


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Dawson County Tigers boys’ soccer moves to Elite Eight

Dawson County boys' soccer moved past the Rutland Hurricanes last night to face Oconee County in the Elite Eight of the GHSA state playoffs.

May 04, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott survives at Talladega

Survival seemed to be the word for this year's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Talladega Superspeedway and Dawsonville's rookie driver Chase ...

May 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson soccer gets first round win

The end of April meant a hotly contested finale to the first round of soccer state playoffs for the Dawson County High School boys' team.

May 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers advance in playoffs

The Dawson County Lady Tigers advanced to the Sweet Sixteen round of the Class AAA state playoffs with a win Friday night over the Sonoraville ...

May 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Varsity volleyball coming to Dawson County High School

Girls' volleyball is finally coming to Dawson County.

April 26, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers take 3 from Indians

The Dawson County High School varsity baseball team secured the second seed in the region with a win in the first game of Friday's ...

April 26, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers win region track title

Dawson County track had a history making week as the girls' team finished at the top of the region for the first time ever.

April 26, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County senior signs with Piedmont College

When senior runner Melanie Rimawi went out for ninth grade soccer, she had no trouble with the conditioning. So much so, people told her she ...

April 26, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers back in the swing

The Dawson County varsity baseball team swept Fannin County last week to put themselves in contention for a strong finish in the region, as well ...

April 19, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County senior signs with Piedmont College

When senior runner Melanie Rimawi went out for ninth grade soccer, she had no trouble with the conditioning. So much so, people told her she ...

April 19, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Three Tigers sign to play football

Dawson County High School had three of its Tiger football players sign to continue play at the next level during a joint event last week.

April 19, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Former Dawson County quarterback signs to play Canadian football

Former Dawson County Tiger quarterback Zach Buchan signed last week to play football at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada.

April 19, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Board approves Chad Pittman as boys’ basketball coach

During the April meeting of the Dawson County Board of Education, the board voted to approve Chad Pittman as the new head boys' basketball coach ...

April 19, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott takes fourth at Bristol

Rookie NASCAR driver Chase Elliott once again finished in the top five, besting his previous finish last weekend, with a fourth place spot at Bristol ...

April 18, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott finishes fifth in Texas

Despite a start from the back of the field, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott was able to race his way to his highest finish in NASCAR ...

April 13, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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