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Cunningham set to kick for Vols

Dawson County High School graduate Chad Cunningham will punt for coach Phillip Fulmer's University of Tennessee Volunteers this year when they open up with UCLA on Sept. 1 in the Rose Bowl.

August 31, 2008 | | SPORTS


Basketball vet instructs area youth

"I missed it," said youth basketball coach Ray Porredon, speaking of the driving force behind his recent decision to start a 3-day basketball camp in Dawson County. "When you've done something like this for 40 years, it's hard not to," he added.

August 24, 2008 | Adam Stapleton | SPORTS


Roderick added to Bill Elliott Team

The Bill Elliott Driver Development program recently announced the addition of 15-year-old racing prodigy Casey Roderick to its stable of young drivers.

August 24, 2008 | | SPORTS


Lady Tigers gear up for softball season

Head coach Jimmy Pruett and his Lady Tiger softball team looks to improve on their 13-13 record from a year ago with a wealth of young talent this season.

August 24, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Brown returns to gridiron for Tigers

Head coach Frank Brown returns to roam the sidelines this year for first year program Dawson County Middle School.

August 24, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Legion team heading to state

For the first time in its history, the American Legion team from Post 247 in Dawsonville is heading to the state tournament.

August 10, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Bandits to travel to Texas

Dawsonville resident Jenna Abbott and her teammates on the Bandits 94 traveling fastpitch softball team will be traveling to Midland, Texas to participate in the ASA 14 and under division "A" national tournament later this week.

August 10, 2008 | | SPORTS


Park and Rec soccer to be managed by local group

In a press release last week by the Dawson County Parks and Recreation Department, it has entered an agreement with Dawson County United Soccer Club to manage the local soccer program.

August 10, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Dawsonville Racers finish swim season

The Dawsonville Racers finished their season last Saturday, July 19 at Hunters Chase in Cumming.

August 10, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Palmer prepares for senior season

Dawson County graduate Blake Palmer has had an illustrious career playing golf at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, N.C. Palmer is the No. 1-seeded player for the Bulldogs under head coach Tee Burton entering his senior year.

August 03, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers tune passing game

The Tigers continued to improve their aerial attack this past week. Dawson County High School head coach Jeff Lee's Tigers participated in two passing leagues, one at Habersham Central last Tuesday and the other at Pickens County on Thursday.

August 03, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Anderson continues tradition

Race car driver Joel Anderson is one of a long line of stock car racers. Driving race cars can be traced back more than 60 years in his family.

August 03, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Reunion to focus on Lakewood legacy

It's been nearly 30 years since the last automobile race was held on the mile-long dirt track at Atlanta's Lakewood Speedway, but the memories of the place haven't faded.

July 28, 2008 | By BJ Corbitt DCN Regional Staff | SPORTS


Georgia Racing Hall of Fame inductees announced

The votes are in and the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame class of 2008 has been chosen. This year's inductees are former NASCAR vice president of competition Bill Gazaway, short track racer Jack Jackson, 1965 NASCAR Rookie of the Year Sam McQuagg, Peach Bowl champion Charles Padgett, drag racing pioneer Randy Payne, NASCAR legend Wilbur Rakestraw, car owner Dub Smith and track promoter Mike Swims. The eight inductees were chosen from the initial "Sweet 15" nominees, who had been whittled down from over 40 nominees that were submitted to the Hall of Fame voting committee. Following are brief bios ...

July 28, 2008 | | SPORTS


Tigers travel to Jacksonville State for camp

With the 2008 season rapidly approaching, the Dawson County Tigers continue to prepare their offensive and defensive squads.

July 28, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


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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


Elliott finishes fourth, holds the lead

This weekend saw another Nationwide Series race end with Dawsonville's Chase Elliott in a top-five position.

August 19, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Elliott stays in the lead

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott continues to hold onto his top points spot after his 15th top-10 finish of the season.

August 13, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Elliott finishes eighth in Iowa

Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, finished eighth in Saturday night's U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway.

August 06, 2014 | | SPORTS


Six ladies join elite group

Six Dawson County Lady Tiger soccer players join an elite group of All-Area performers as selected by The Times of Gainesville last week.

July 22, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


‘Get to Know:’ Coach Mark Thomason

This article is the sixth in a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.

July 22, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Elliott wins again

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is leading the NASCAR Nationwide Series points race after claiming a third victory in his rookie season Saturday night at Chicagoland Speedway.

July 22, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


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