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Dawson County High School losing two head coaches

Dawson County Tigers basketball head coach Thad Burgess has accepted a position with Oconee County High School in Watkinsville, according to Dawson County Athletic Director Grady Turner.

March 25, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Boys’ track takes second in meet at home, improves at invitational

In last week's home meet versus East Hall and North Forsyth, the Dawson County Tigers took second overall in track and field. At the GACS invitational on Saturday, several athletes finished well against 12 other schools from across North Georgia.

March 23, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County soccer has nearly ‘flawless game’ to open region play

Dawson County varsity boys' soccer shutout Fannin County Friday night at home for a strong start in region play.

March 23, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers handle Fannin County

Despite heading into region play without three starters on Friday night, the varsity Lady Tigers were able to handle Fannin County without any problem.

March 23, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Cheer teams win national berths

Over the weekend cheerleaders of all ages from TKO Cheer competed in two national competitions and won in multiple categories including a national championship by the Youth Level 2 team and an overall grand championship to qualify for nationals by the Senior 4 division team.

March 23, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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


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Dawson soccer gets first round win

The end of April meant a hotly contested finale to the first round of soccer state playoffs for the Dawson County High School boys' team.

May 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers advance in playoffs

The Dawson County Lady Tigers advanced to the Sweet Sixteen round of the Class AAA state playoffs with a win Friday night over the Sonoraville ...

May 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Varsity volleyball coming to Dawson County High School

Girls' volleyball is finally coming to Dawson County.

April 26, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers take 3 from Indians

The Dawson County High School varsity baseball team secured the second seed in the region with a win in the first game of Friday's ...

April 26, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers win region track title

Dawson County track had a history making week as the girls' team finished at the top of the region for the first time ever.

April 26, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County senior signs with Piedmont College

When senior runner Melanie Rimawi went out for ninth grade soccer, she had no trouble with the conditioning. So much so, people told her she ...

April 26, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers back in the swing

The Dawson County varsity baseball team swept Fannin County last week to put themselves in contention for a strong finish in the region, as well ...

April 19, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County senior signs with Piedmont College

When senior runner Melanie Rimawi went out for ninth grade soccer, she had no trouble with the conditioning. So much so, people told her she ...

April 19, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Three Tigers sign to play football

Dawson County High School had three of its Tiger football players sign to continue play at the next level during a joint event last week.

April 19, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Former Dawson County quarterback signs to play Canadian football

Former Dawson County Tiger quarterback Zach Buchan signed last week to play football at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada.

April 19, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Board approves Chad Pittman as boys’ basketball coach

During the April meeting of the Dawson County Board of Education, the board voted to approve Chad Pittman as the new head boys' basketball coach ...

April 19, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott takes fourth at Bristol

Rookie NASCAR driver Chase Elliott once again finished in the top five, besting his previous finish last weekend, with a fourth place spot at Bristol ...

April 18, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott finishes fifth in Texas

Despite a start from the back of the field, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott was able to race his way to his highest finish in NASCAR ...

April 13, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers’ take last game in West Hall series

After a rough week against Franklin County, and dropping the first two games of the series, the Tigers were able to get a win over ...

April 12, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Racing loses a legend

Racing legend Charlie Mincey has died.

April 12, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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