The Dawson County High School Lady Tiger basketball team has a busy summer planned. Head Coach Steve Sweat and his varsity and junior varsity basketball teams have already begun preparing for next season with several practice games and camps.
After five practices the team headed to Pickens County High School in Jasper for a series of games against some tough opponents. Games against the likes of AAAAA power North Gwinnett, Duluth, and other big schools will help Dawson County get ready for next year, according to Sweat.
Lady Tiger track star Madalyn Walters was named First Team All-Area by the Gainesville Times last week. Walters, a junior, captured the Region 8-AA 3,200-meter championship. She also finished in second place in the 1,600-meters during the region meet.
At the state meet in Albany, Walters was runner-up in the 3,200-meters with a time of 11:47 and she also crossed the finish line in second place in the 1,600-meters with a time of 5:21.
Chase Elliott and the Aaron's No. 9 team ventured again into uncharted territory late last month, racing a USA Racing Pro Cup Series car at Langley Speedway.
When the checkered flag fell, Elliott and his team had a solid top-five finish as well as a wealth of knowledge to apply when they return to Langley on June 18 for a NASCAR K&N Pro Series race.
Fifty-five seniors were honored at the Senior Letterman banquet held in the Dawson County High School Commons Area May 24.
Three Dawson County High School soccer players were chosen to play in the 2011 Georgia Soccer Coaches Association High School All-Star soccer game at Riverwood High School on May 21.
Dawson County High School Head Track Coach Arron Haynes honored the past year's track team with a banquet May 22 in the auditorium at Dawson County High School.
Dawson County High School junior quarterback Tyler Dominy competed in the Nike Quarterback Invitational Camp at the University of Georgia in Athens last month.
Dawson County High School Head Basketball Coach Thad Burgess and his Tiger basketball team are preparing for a very busy summer schedule of workouts and games.
Head Coach Jeff Lee and his staff recently finished the first week of spring practice for upcoming ninth graders last week. Between 25-35 students participated in practice in preparation for the transition to high school football.
The Dawson County High School girls' track team is in fourth place after day one at the Region 8-AA track meet at East Jackson High School.
Ethan Brown is the latest Tiger to sign an athletic scholarship to play football in college.
The Dawson County High School boy's track team finished in eighth place during the Region 8-AA track meet last week in Jefferson.
The Dawson County High School boys' soccer team closed the season with a 4-0 loss to Westminster in Atlanta on Friday night.
Dawson County is headed to the state soccer playoffs as the No. 3-seed out of Region 8-AA. The Tigers came from behind to defeat East Hall on April 20 in Gainesville by a 2-1 score.
Spring practice for upcoming ninth-graders will start today at Dawson County High School. The current eighth-graders from Riverview and Dawson County middle schools will practice each day this week and Monday through Thursday next week.
Be the first to own a part of Dawsonville's unique racing history.
Each year, the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame inducts a new class into its hall of legends.
This weekend, the newest class of racers will join their peers in the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame.
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.
Dawsonville's Donald McIntosh sped into the lead at Boyd's Speedway and held off "The Georgia Giant" Shane Clanton to win the Turkey Gobble 50 in Chattanooga on Saturday.
Nationwide champion. Rookie of the year. Most popular driver.
The "si-rene" atop the world-famous Pool Room is screaming through downtown Dawsonville for Chase Elliott
Dawsonville's legacy of producing NASCAR champions continued Saturday when Chase Elliott clinched the 2014 Nationwide Series title with a fifth-place finish at Phoenix International Speedway.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott could clinch the NASCAR Nationwide Series title a week before the season ends if all goes well in Phoenix this weekend.
Dawsonville native Spencer Davis made history earlier this month when he was named 2014 Rookie of the Year in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour series.
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