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Local markswoman shoots for success

One young girl from the Dawson County area is a real straight shooter - and she's got the marks to prove it.

November 03, 2010 | Frank Reddy | SPORTS


Ceremony inducts new class to hall

Ernie Elliott says he is more comfortable under the hood of a race car than in front of the camera.

October 26, 2010 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Holbrook named golfer of the week

Former Dawson County Lady Tiger golfer Kasay Holbrook was recently named Choice Hotels Big South Women's golfer of the week.

October 26, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Atlanta track loses spring race

Local NASCAR historian Gordon Pirkle said the loss of Atlanta Motor Speedway's spring race will not only affect Georgia fans but businesses as well.

August 11, 2010 | Frank Reddy | SPORTS


Team World Series bound

The 12 and under Georgia Stealth Girls Fastpitch Softball Team out of Central Park in Cumming finished in third place in the state championship tournament recently in Dublin, Ga.

July 13, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Bearden works on his swing

Wesley Bearden has been busy on the junior golf circuit in June. The Dawson County High School senior played in his most recent tournament last Wednesday, June 30 at Chestatee Golf Club in Dawsonville.

July 06, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Locals named scholar athletes at NGCSU

North Georgia College & State University athletes Charley Whitmire, golf, and Charles Beusse, track, have been named to the Peach Belt Conferences Presidential Honor Roll. Both athletes are graduates of Dawson County High School.

June 30, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Racers make a splash

The Dawsonville Racer swim team participated in a Splash meet in Habersham County on June 19. The meet was held at the Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center in Cornelia.

June 29, 2010 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Ernie Elliott joins local hall of fame

Dawsonville's Ernie Elliott was among five chosen recently as inductees into the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame for 2010.

June 22, 2010 | Frank Reddy | SPORTS


Girls learn basics of basketball

More than 40 future Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball players took part in a five-day basketball camp last week at Rock Creek Sports Complex.

June 15, 2010 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Barr races his way to championships

Dawsonville native Nick Barr has qualified for the largest amateur motocross race in the world, the 28th annual Air Nautiques/AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships at Loretta Lynn's Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.

June 15, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Bike race rolls through town

The Tour of Atlanta bike race made a stop in Dawsonville during the Memorial Day weekend. Over 50 riders from throughout the United States participated in the event sanctioned by USA cycling.

June 08, 2010 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Racecar driver going strong

Chase Elliott closes in on the current points leader of the Southern Six Pack Series, Augie Grill, after a strong third-place finish on May 23 at Hickory Motor Speedway.

June 02, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Golf program to take place here

The Atlanta Junior Golf program will be hosting an event at Chestatee Golf Course in Dawsonville on June 30. The tournament is open to junior golfers in a 9-hole and 18-hole format.

June 01, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Elliott makes it two in a row

Chase Elliott's scheduled race at the legendary Winchester Speedway in Indiana didn't turn out like he expected, but he wound up with something even better - a win in the season's second "Show Me The Money" race at Montgomery Motor Speedway in Alabama.

May 11, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


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Voting opens for most popular NASCAR driver

It's another showdown between the rising stars and seasoned veterans of the NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR's seven touring series, as voting for the Most Popular Driver Awards opened Oct. 9.

October 22, 2014 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Elliott struggles at Kansas

With four races left in the season, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott remains at the top of the NASCAR Nationwide Series leader board, despite a 10th-place finish at Kansas Speedway on Saturday.

October 07, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott holds on to series lead

With five races left in the season, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is poised to take home the NASCAR Nationwide Championship title in his first year on the circuit.

October 01, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


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


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