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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


McIntosh wins at Boyd’s Speedway

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.

November 25, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Elliott wins Nationwide championship

Nationwide champion. Rookie of the year. Most popular driver.

November 19, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Chase Elliott is NASCAR's newest champion

The "si-rene" atop the world-famous Pool Room is screaming through downtown Dawsonville for Chase Elliott

November 15, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott clinches the title

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.

November 12, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott clinches Nationwide title

November 08, 2014 | | SPORTS


Elliott could clinch Nationwide Series in Phoenix

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.

November 04, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Local driver named rookie of the year

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.

October 28, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


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Junior varsity softball opens with a win

In its first outing of the season, the Lady Tigers junior varsity softball team got a win in an abbreviated contest against the White County ...

August 17, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Racing hall of fame hosts Lakewood reunion

The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame will host the annual Lakewood Speedway Reunion this weekend.

August 10, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Scrimmage gives Tigers ‘teachable moments’

On Friday night the Dawson County Tigers traveled to North Oconee to face their first on-field test in a scrimmage.

August 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers face first test

The volleyball program at Dawson County High School is still in its infancy, but this week will be the first marker to see how much ...

August 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott finishes 13th

Coming off a series of tough endings, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott was able to hold on through multiple cautions and turn in a strong finish ...

August 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Local gymnast places third in nationals

Dawson County High School sophomore Chloe Pressley has been a gymnast for more than a decade.

August 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


High school football returns

Back to school means back to football.

August 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Swimmers hone skills in summer

With school around the corner and student athletes hard at work, the Dawson County High School swim team is no exception.

August 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Football cheerleaders attend camp and spread the spirit

The Dawson County High School football cheerleaders made their first trip to team camp earlier this summer.

August 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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