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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


Tigers take down Vikings

The weather didn't stop the Dawson County offense on Friday night in Valhalla.

October 06, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


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Swim team competes in first meet

The Dawsonville Racers swim season got under way this month when they traveled to Winder for the North Georgia Swim League Pentathlon.

June 14, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Soccer teams honored at banquet

Dawson County High School varsity soccer players were honored during the end of the year banquet last month at Veterans Park.

June 14, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Girls learn basics at basketball camp

Up and coming Dawson County Lady Tigers took the court last week for the Fun-damental Basketball Camp at Rock Creek Park.

June 14, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott finishes second at Michigan

Chase Elliott once again raced to a career best finish in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

June 13, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Volleyball teams prep for fall

The Dawson County High School junior varsity and varsity volleyball teams got started last week.

June 07, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Spencer Davis wins ComServe Wireless 150

Another young Dawsonville race car driver had a big finish over the Memorial Day weekend.

June 07, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

May 31, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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