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Elliott 15th in debut at Daytona

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott raced to a 15th-place finish Saturday during his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at Daytona International Speedway.

The 18-year-old driver of the No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro said he was satisfied "to bring my Napa Auto Parts Chevy home clean" from the famed superspeedway.

February 26, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott, Parks hall of fame nominees

Dawsonville's Bill Elliott, the 1988 Winston Cup Champion, is among 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame's sixth induction class.

Five will be voted in on May 21.

February 25, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Bill Elliott, Raymond Parks among NASCAR Hall of Fame nominees

Dawsonville's Bill Elliott, the 1988 Winston Cup Champion, is among 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame's 6th induction class.

February 21, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott makes Nationwide debut Saturday at Daytona

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott makes his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut in the DRIVE4COPD 300 tomorrow at Daytona International Speedway.

February 21, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott starts season with top-10 finish at superspeedway

Saturday's ARCA race run at Daytona didn't go as well as Chase Elliott had hoped, but the 18-year-old from Dawsonville will take what he learned at the famed superspeedway as he prepares for his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut this weekend.

February 18, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Young Elliott’s career on track

It's been more than 25 years since Bill Elliott won the Winston Cup Championship and thrust Dawsonville into the spotlight as a powerhouse racing community.

February 11, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


New rules make Elliott hall of fame eligible

Bill Elliott is among a handful of legends now eligible for nomination into the NASCAR Hall of Fame after racing officials announced procedural changes in December intended to broaden the slate of available candidates.

Any driver that competed for 30 years is now eligible for induction in to the hall of fame, as are drivers that have reached their 55th birthday after competing for 10 years.

February 04, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


YEAR IN REVIEW: Chase Elliott to drive for Dale Jr.

As if 2013 wasn't Dawsonville's Chase Elliott's year, the announcement came Monday that he would compete fulltime in the NASCAR Nationwide Series for JR Motorsports with Atlanta-based NAPA Auto Parts as his primary sponsor for 2014.

January 07, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Elliott named GRHOF 2013 Driver of the Year

Second generation racer Chase Elliott, 17, has been named the 2013 Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Driver of the Year.

November 20, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Local youth shines in rifle events

Dawson County High School freshman Tristan Melton has managed to do what few other 14 year olds can lay claim to.

October 30, 2013 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Fans savor pit stop by ‘The King’ of racing

Fans gathered Friday night for the opportunity to see, hear and meet one of NASCAR's greatest drivers, "The King" Richard Petty.

September 04, 2013 | By Charles Phelps DCN regional staff | SPORTS


Elliott makes history

In just his sixth start, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott made history as the youngest winner in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series when he took the checkered flag in Monday's inaugural race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

September 03, 2013 | editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Elliott takes first truck series pole

Chase Elliott made history last week as the youngest driver to sit on the pole in NASCAR's Camping World Truck Series at Bristol Motor Speedway.

August 27, 2013 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Player advances to Auburn

Former Dawson County High School Lady Tiger standout softball player Jenna Abbott will continue her career at Auburn University next season.

August 20, 2013 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Standout headed to Union College

Former Tiger football standout Zack Martin will attend Union College in Barbourville, Ky. this fall following an outstanding prep career at Dawson County High School.

August 06, 2013 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


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Lady Tigers get record win

The Lady Tiger track team had a strong showing last week with the girls relay team setting a school record in their win.

April 05, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers shutout opponents

The Dawson County Lady Tigers traveled to Franklin County last week and came away with a shutout.

April 05, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Boys’ track takes seven first place spots

The Dawson County boys track team had a record setting day with close to half of the athletes setting personal records and the relay team ...

April 05, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


No. 3 Tigers win over Franklin County

The Tigers soccer team overcame a slow start to beat Franklin County away last week.

April 05, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers drop series to Franklin County

The undefeated Franklin County Lions were too much for the Tigers Saturday in blustery conditions at Dawson County High School.

April 05, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Former Lady Tiger named Southern Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week

Western Carolina freshman and Dawson County alumna Madison Caldwell was named Southern Conference's Women's Golfer of the Week after finishing first among 20 ...

April 05, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Junior varsity baseball wins Mountain League tourney

The Dawson County junior varsity baseball team won the Mountain League Tournament championship last weekend at Gilmer High School.

April 05, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Brody Chester signs to play for West Georgia Tech

Baseball players crowded into the media center with family and friends at Dawson County High School last week to watch senior Brody Chester sign to ...

April 05, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Burgess hopes to replicate his success

One of the winningest coaches in Dawson County High School history is moving on with hopes of repeating that success elsewhere.

March 30, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Boys and girls golf teams take down Lumpkin County

The Dawson County varsity golf teams both posted wins last week against longtime rivals Lumpkin County at Chestatee Golf Course.

March 29, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


No. 2 Lady Tigers stay on top of region

When girls' soccer Coach Jed Lacey predicted players would leave in ambulances, he wasn't too far off the mark about the Lady Tigers home ...

March 29, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers pummel defending state champs

Dawson County boys' soccer took down defending state champs, the Lumpkin County Indians at home last week.

March 29, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County handles East Hall in six innings

The Dawson County Tigers varsity baseball team put away the East Hall Vikings in six innings last week during the first game of their series ...

March 29, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County Tigers football schedule released

The Dawson County Tigers will open the 2016 football season at home against Forsyth Central, according to schedules released by the Georgia High School Association.

March 29, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County JV boys handle Fannin

The Dawson County JV baseball team easily handled Fannin County with solid hitting by the Tigers last week.

March 29, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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