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Elliott finishes sixth in California

Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 24 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet SS finished sixth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway Sunday afternoon.

March 22, 2016 | From staff reports, editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Spring sports opening day is Saturday

Rock Creek Park will hold its annual spring sports opening day on Saturday.

March 15, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers win two on the road in Savannah

The Lady Tigers' soccer team traveled to Savannah over the weekend and came away with two wins over Savannah Arts and Islands High School.

March 15, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson sweeps Banks

The Dawson County Tigers were able to sweep Banks County last week with the help of strong performances at home and during a double header away.

March 15, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers’ baseball moves to 6-1 on season

Dawson County Tigers baseball moved to 6-1 on the season with two wins last weekend over Pickens County and Chestatee.

March 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Ending on a high note

The Lady Tigers soccer team finished the week strong after a tough start away at Forsyth Central that resulted in a 2-0 loss. The Lady Tigers were able to get it done at home on Friday against North Hall with a 3-0 win. Last week's play dropped them one spot to No. 4 in the state in Class AAA.

March 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers’ soccer finish week strong versus North Hall

Dawson County Tigers varsity boys' soccer team split its games last week with a 2-1 loss at Forsyth Central, followed by a 6-2 win over North Hall Friday night.

March 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Chase Elliott earns top 10 finish on home track

Chase Elliott finished eighth in his first home track race after starting in the 24th spot at the Atlanta Motor Speed Way for the Folds of Honor 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday.

March 02, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


24 hours of victories

Dawson County High School's varsity baseball team came away with three wins last week over the reigning Region AAA champs Jefferson High on Friday night and then both Pickens County and Apalachee on Saturday.

March 01, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Brandon Monkus signs to play baseball at Andrew College

Dawson County Senior Brandon Markus signed with Andrew College in Cuthbert, Ga. to play baseball in front of friends, family and coaches. The catcher and outfielder had multiple offers but felt Andrew would suit his goals.

March 01, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Katelynn Simpson signs with Andrew College to play softball

"We don't normally do this but we don't normally have an athlete that excels in multiple sports," said Dawson County High School Athletic Director Grady Turner during the signing for softball player Katelynn Simpson.

March 01, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Chase Elliott makes Sprint Cup debut at hometown track Sunday

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott has a special place in his heart for Atlanta Motor Speedway.

February 26, 2016 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Young team proving itself early

The Dawson County Lady Tigers soccer team warmed up on offense in the second half to defeat the Pinecrest Academy Paladins 3-0 last week.

February 23, 2016 | By Amy French afrench@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Lady Tigers end season in sweet sixteen of Class AAA state playoffs

The reigning AAA state champs Laney Wildcats eliminated the Dawson County Lady Tigers for the second year in a row in the state playoffs by a score of 64-45.

February 23, 2016 | By Amy French afrench@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Dawson moves to No. 3 in state

Dawson County Tigers soccer came away with two wins last week against Pinecrest Academy at home and away at Athens Academy to jump to No. 3 in the state in Class AAA.

February 23, 2016 | By Amy French afrench@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


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Junior varsity teams finish first and second in annual tourney

The junior varsity basketball teams at Dawson County High School both played their way into the championship game of the first annual Tiger Invitational over ...

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Swim team finishes second season

The Dawson County High School swim team finished up its second season last week when the team traveled to Darlington and Cumming for its final ...

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers take down Rebels and Trojans

The Dawson County Tigers boys' basketball team continued on its mission to control its own destiny by picking up two more significant region wins last ...

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Up and down week for Lady Tigers

The Lady Tigers had another up and down week when the team picked up a crucial region win with their dominant performance against the Lady ...

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


New soccer season, same high expectations

Coming off yet another successful season for both the girls and boys varsity soccer programs, Head Coach Jed Lacey has high expectations for the new ...

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Wrestlers advance to first round of state

Five Dawson County High School wrestlers advanced to the first round of state after their performances last week during the area traditional tournament at Fannin ...

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Middle school basketball team finishes undefeated

The Dawson County Middle School seventh grade boys' basketball team not only finished as regular season champions in the North Georgia Mountain League, the team ...

January 25, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Senior-laden roster for DCHS baseball

Tryouts for this year's Dawson County High School baseball team concluded last week and the new roster will be laden with seniors according to ...

January 25, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers knock off Indians on road

The Dawson County Tigers boys' basketball team completed the sweep of Dawson teams over Lumpkin County last Friday when they picked up the region overtime ...

January 25, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers win over rival Lumpkin

Last Friday the Lady Tigers traveled to play rivals Lumpkin County and got a big region win on the road.

January 25, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers’ wrestling team takes fourth at Burnt Mountain Classic

The Dawson County Tigers wrestling team traveled to White County last week where it picked up a 54-18 win before participating in the Burnt Mountain ...

January 25, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Junior varsity girls get back on court

The Dawson County junior varsity girls' basketball program got back to the court last week for the first time since mid-December and lost on the ...

January 18, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Kaila Billingsley signs with the Sand Sharks

Dawson County High School softball player Kaila Billingsley signed last week to play at the collegiate level at the University of South Carolina Beaufort.

January 18, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


DCHS swim team sets school best times

The Dawson County High School swim team traveled to Adairsville and Cumming last week for two events where freshman swimmer Matthew Wood qualified in his ...

January 18, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson loses two close road games

The Tigers traveled last week to play the Union County Panthers and the East Hall Vikings.

January 18, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


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