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Ex-Tiger excels at Redlands

Former Dawson County three-sport star Katie Lebel just completed a very successful freshman season at the University of Redlands in California.

May 05, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Palmer finishes career at Gardner-Webb

Dawson County High School graduate Blake Palmer finished his golf career at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Spring, N.C. with a 24th place overall individual finish in the Big South Conference tournament held in Ninety-Six, S.C.

May 05, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Chestatee Golf Club holds Sunbelt Golf Tour

The Sunbelt Senior Golf Tour, which is the minor leagues of the Champions PGA Tour, will hold a 3-day tournament at Chestatee Golf Club in Dawsonville. The tournament runs through Friday.

April 29, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Baseball season over

The 2009 Tiger baseball season ended last Friday with a doubleheader loss to Banks County, 15-5 and 18-5, in Dawsonville. The team finished the season with a 7-11 overall record. The team lost six of their last seven games.

April 29, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Former local standout leads Presbyterian College

Former Dawson County Lady Tiger Kasay Holbrook led Division I Presbyterian College to a 8th place finish in the Big South Conference tournament April 15 in Ninety-Six, S.C.

April 29, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Cunningham wraps up spring practice

University of Tennessee punter Chad Cunningham averaged 42 yards per punt April 18 as the Vols wrapped up spring training with the annual Orange and White game at Neyland Stadium.

April 29, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Kimbrell named to NCAA national championship tournament

Former Dawson County Tiger wrestler Thomas Kimbrell was named to one of 52 total at-large qualifiers for the 2009 NCAA Division-I Wrestling National Championships, announced Wednesday, March 11 by the NCAA.

March 31, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Kimbrell named to NCAA Wrestling National Championship

Former Dawson County Tiger wrestler Thomas Kimbrell was named to one of 52 total at-large qualifiers for the 2009 NCAA Division-I Wrestling National Championships, announced Wednesday, March 11 by the NCAA.

March 17, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


All-Star basketball game set

The North Georgia High School All-Star Basketball Game will be held at 7 p.m. WEdnesday at Dawson County High School.

March 17, 2009 | | SPORTS


Athlete named to Olympic program

Twelve-year old Anela Melton has been named to the Georgia Olympic Development Program.

February 04, 2009 | | SPORTS


Sportsmen support youth hunting

The Amicalola Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold its sixth annual Hunting Heritage Banquet at 6 p.m. Jan. 23 at Rock Creek Sports Complex.

January 21, 2009 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Roderick to run CRA, GAS Late Model Races at SpeedFest

Casey Roderick, driver of the No. 9 Ford for the Bill Elliott Driver Development team, is gearing up for an action-packed weekend at SpeedFest 2009 at Lanier National Speedway Jan. 23-25 in Braselton.

January 21, 2009 | | SPORTS


Local players compete in junior golf event

Dawson County High School Tiger Wesley Bearden and Lady Tiger Charley Whitmire placed in the Inaugural Rudolph Junior Golf Classic at the Chattahoochee Country Club Dec. 22.

January 06, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Racing brother named race track manager

Dawsonville's Elliott family racing franchise began a new chapter in local racing history Monday when Dan Elliott was named General Manager of the newly purchased Peachstate Speedway in Jefferson.

December 31, 2008 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


The year in sports

The year 2008 was exciting for high school and middle school sports in Dawson County.

December 30, 2008 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


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Commemorative Chase Elliott T-shirts arrive

Be the first to own a part of Dawsonville's unique racing history.

December 17, 2014 | | 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


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


‘Georgia Shaker’ is festival’s grand marshal

Known as the Georgia Shaker, Hubert Platt is the grand marshal for the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.

October 22, 2014 | | SPORTS


Voting opens for most popular NASCAR driver

It's another showdown between the rising stars and seasoned veterans of the NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR's seven touring series, as voting for the Most Popular Driver Awards opened Oct. 9.

October 22, 2014 | From staff reports | SPORTS


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