Dawsonville native Mattie Brogdon, a senior on the Texas Christian University rifle team, garnered national attention when she received All-American honors in March.
The young markswoman was named to the 2012 National Rifle Association's All-Americans Smallbore Second Team and received an Air Rifle Honorable Mention.
Rotarians and their guests took to the greens May 7 for the group's 20th annual golf tournament at Crystal Falls Golf Club.
The team of Eric White, Eddie Register, Devon West and Charles White were the first place gross winners in the four-man scramble.
Former Dawson County High School baseball player Chase Gilreath has been named Pitcher of the Week for Columbus State for the week ending Feb. 28.
The Cougars play in the Peach Belt Conference.
Bill Elliott announced last week a partnership that will put the 1988 Cup champion from Dawsonville behind the wheel of a blue No. 50 Walmart-sponsored Chevy in the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway in July.
The retail giant unveiled the Legends of Racing venture as part of its 50th anniversary celebration last week during the annual Sprint Media Tour in Charlotte.
THOMASTON - After rescinding a measure that would have allowed schools to deduct special needs students from the enrollment counts, the Georgia High Schools Association passed its reclassification of member schools Monday morning.
With the state moving to a six-classification system, big changes are in store for some local schools.
There will be a packed house for Friday night's Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Induction ceremony.
Announced earlier this year, the 2011 class of inductees are George Elliott, Mike Head, Harold Kite, Swayne Pritchett and Ken Ragan.
Dawson County native Stuart Chester had the opportunity to coach some of the nation's best young baseball players recently in the ninth annual Perfect Game All-American Classic at PETCO Park in San Diego, Calif.
The East versus West matchup Aug. 14 featured 38 of the nation's most promising high school players.
With more than 500 feature go-cart victories and more than 40 championships, 12-year-old Spencer Davis has established himself as a winning driver before he's old enough to get a license.
This season, the Dawsonville resident moved up to late-model trucks, where his winning ways haven't missed a beat.
Former Dawson County Lady Tiger golfer Kasay Holbrook had a great junior year at Presbyterian College last season. A 2008 Dawson County High School graduate, Holbrook has set or broke several Blue Hose records during her 3-year career at the Clinton, S.C. school.
Holbrook played in 10 tournaments this past season for Head Coach Thomas Addison.
Dawson County High graduate and former University of Tennessee punter Chad Cunningham has signed a free-agent contract with the Tennessee Titans.
Cunningham went undrafted in April, but said that he believed he would get a shot with an NFL team.
There is another football team in town. Atlanta Sports Academy, located on the campus of the former Southern Catholic College in Gold Creek, recently began football conditioning and practice.
Players from all over the United States and Canada recently moved into the dorms on the school's campus.
On a sweltering Saturday morning 60 plus football players took to the field at Veterans Memorial Park in Dawsonville. They were there to participate in a joint effort by Beyond Sports Network and Atlanta Sports Academy to evaluate players for college and beyond.
The combine was structured as a National Football League type experience.
Chase Elliott and the HendrickCars.com/Aaron's Chevrolet team took another step forward on NASCAR's K&N Pro Series East Series as he finished fifth in the circuit's inaugural run at Langley Speedway and earned his second "Rookie of the Race' award.
Elliott, the youngest driver on the circuit at age 15, qualified seventh for the Visit Hampton VA 175 with a lap at 85.968 miles per hour around the .396-mile speedway.
Dawson County High School hosted a Fellowship of Christian Athletes football camp last week.
The camp was held Wednesday through Friday at the school's practice field.
The varsity Tiger basketball team received a huge loss last week with the injury of starting guard, Tyler Dominy. Dominy fractured his ankle during a game at Chestatee High School. The star basketball player and quarterback on the football team could be out a minimum of six weeks.
"This was a major loss for the summer because of his play and leadership," said Dawson County High School Head Basketball Coach Thad Burgess.
The Lady Tiger track team had a strong showing last week with the girls relay team setting a school record in their win.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers traveled to Franklin County last week and came away with a shutout.
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 ...
The Tigers soccer team overcame a slow start to beat Franklin County away last week.
The undefeated Franklin County Lions were too much for the Tigers Saturday in blustery conditions at Dawson County High School.
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 ...
The Dawson County junior varsity baseball team won the Mountain League Tournament championship last weekend at Gilmer High School.
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 ...
One of the winningest coaches in Dawson County High School history is moving on with hopes of repeating that success elsewhere.
The Dawson County varsity golf teams both posted wins last week against longtime rivals Lumpkin County at Chestatee Golf Course.
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 ...
Dawson County boys' soccer took down defending state champs, the Lumpkin County Indians at home last week.
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 ...
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.
The Dawson County JV baseball team easily handled Fannin County with solid hitting by the Tigers last week.