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Spring football concludes with scrimmage

Spring football at Dawson County High School culminated last week with the spring game under the lights.

May 24, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Soccer teams host end of year event

The Dawson County High School girls and boys soccer teams held their annual banquet last week at Veterans Park to celebrate another successful season.

May 24, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott earns spot in all-star race via fan vote

After three weeks of tough finishes for Dawsonville's Chase Elliott, the stage was set at Charlotte Motor Speedway over the weekend.

May 24, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Five Tigers make all-region team in baseball

As the playoffs wrap up and the baseball season comes to a close, this year's all-region team was released last week with five Dawson County Tigers on the list.

May 24, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson runners and high jumper make it to podium

The Dawson County High School boys and girls track teams traveled to Albany last week for the state meet where three athletes made it on the podium, three new school records were set and the boys team took 15th overall.

May 17, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Spring football game Friday

It's time for a sneak peek of Tiger football.

May 17, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Middle school powderpuff game

The stands were quiet for just a few minutes as parents filed in last Thursday afternoon.

May 17, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Boys’ golf advances to state

The Dawson County High School boys' golf team advanced to the state playoffs with their fourth place finish during the area tournament last week.

May 17, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


DCHS students finish fishing season strong

Two Dawson County High School senior members of the fishing club took eighth place during the final Georgia High School Fishing tournament of the year at Lake Lanier on May 7.

May 17, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


April showers bring May flowers and football

Like the first buds popping on trees across Dawson County, the football equipment being unpacked from boxes in the field house at the high school serve as the early signs of spring. In this case, spring football.

May 10, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County expands volleyball program to middle school

Volleyball officially came to Dawson County last year when the high school fielded its first-ever junior varsity and varsity teams.

May 10, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lacey named region coach of the year

For the fourth time in his career, Coach Jed Lacey has been named coach of the year.

May 10, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Poston signs to run at Augusta University

Maybe the secret is out-even the really good runners don't actually like running.

May 10, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County track and field teams send 19 to state finals

The Dawson County track and field teams continued to prove themselves again last week as 19 qualified to compete in the state finals in Albany.

May 03, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers eliminated

All season the consensus was that the Dawson County Lady Tigers would make a deep run in the state tournament.

May 03, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


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Dawson boys 8U baseball heads to state tournament

For the second consecutive year, the Dawson County Tigers 8U boys all-star baseball team qualified for the state tournament.

June 28, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Basketball camp held at Rock Creek Park

The gymnasiums at Rock Creek Park were once again swarming with avid basketball players during last week's Fun-damental Basketball Camp.

June 28, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott gets career-best finish at Sonoma

After a spin and hard hit into the wall during the final practice run at Sonoma Raceway, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott was forced to switch ...

June 28, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County and beyond

Over the next couple of weeks, the Dawson County News is going to feature a few of Dawson County High School's former students who ...

June 28, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Young softball team preps for fall season

The repetitive clank of bats to practice balls in the field house last week matched the repetitive sound of steady rain from bands of Tropical ...

June 28, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County High School hosts inaugural tennis camp

For the first time, the Dawson County High School tennis program hosted a summer camp.

June 28, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Varsity coaches work with middle school ballers

Dawson County High School Head Coach Chad Pittman and Assistant Coach Michael Parker hosted Tiger basketball camp last week for middle school boys.

June 28, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Young Lady Tigers look for first state championship

The Dawson County girls' 8U all-star softball team just accomplished something no 8U team has before-won the district tournament to advance to the state championship ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Three times two

If it felt like deja-vu at the Michigan International Speedway on Father's Day, it was. For the third time in as many races at ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson girls’ soccer makes annual trip to camp

The Dawson County varsity girls soccer team returned from their annual trip to Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee last week after having what Head Coach ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Look forward to thermocline to concentrate fish

Lake Lanier's water level continues to move in the right direction and is up again due to the consistent rains. Lake Lanier's level ...

June 14, 2017 | By Eric Aldrich For the Dawson County News | SPORTS


Tigers’ football keeps up rigorous summer schedule

The Dawson County High School football team continued with rigorous summer workouts and traveled last Friday to Pickens County High School for a 7-on-7 event.

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Young Lady Tigers strengthen skill set

Up-and-coming Lady Tiger basketball stars spent last week honing their skills at Rock Creek Park during the annual Fun-damentals Basketball Camp.

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott snags another top-10 at Pocono

During Sunday's Axalta presents the Pocono 400, Dawsonville driver Chase Elliott was once again able to grab a top 10 finish in the Monster ...

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers put in work at summer camps

The Dawson County Lady Tigers basketball team is in the midst of summer work outs and camp dates and according to Head Coach Steve Sweat ...

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


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