Chase Elliott and the Aaron's No. 9 team ventured again into uncharted territory late last month, racing a USA Racing Pro Cup Series car at Langley Speedway.
When the checkered flag fell, Elliott and his team had a solid top-five finish as well as a wealth of knowledge to apply when they return to Langley on June 18 for a NASCAR K&N Pro Series race.
Fifty-five seniors were honored at the Senior Letterman banquet held in the Dawson County High School Commons Area May 24.
Three Dawson County High School soccer players were chosen to play in the 2011 Georgia Soccer Coaches Association High School All-Star soccer game at Riverwood High School on May 21.
Dawson County High School Head Track Coach Arron Haynes honored the past year's track team with a banquet May 22 in the auditorium at Dawson County High School.
Dawson County High School junior quarterback Tyler Dominy competed in the Nike Quarterback Invitational Camp at the University of Georgia in Athens last month.
Dawson County High School Head Basketball Coach Thad Burgess and his Tiger basketball team are preparing for a very busy summer schedule of workouts and games.
Head Coach Jeff Lee and his staff recently finished the first week of spring practice for upcoming ninth graders last week. Between 25-35 students participated in practice in preparation for the transition to high school football.
The Dawson County High School girls' track team is in fourth place after day one at the Region 8-AA track meet at East Jackson High School.
Ethan Brown is the latest Tiger to sign an athletic scholarship to play football in college.
The Dawson County High School boy's track team finished in eighth place during the Region 8-AA track meet last week in Jefferson.
The Dawson County High School boys' soccer team closed the season with a 4-0 loss to Westminster in Atlanta on Friday night.
Dawson County is headed to the state soccer playoffs as the No. 3-seed out of Region 8-AA. The Tigers came from behind to defeat East Hall on April 20 in Gainesville by a 2-1 score.
Spring practice for upcoming ninth-graders will start today at Dawson County High School. The current eighth-graders from Riverview and Dawson County middle schools will practice each day this week and Monday through Thursday next week.
The first round of the Region 8-AA boys track meet was held Saturday at Jefferson Memorial Stadium on the Bryan-Keen Track. Finals in all the field events were decided on Saturday. All running finals, with the exception of the 1,600-meter, were held Monday.
The Dawson County boys' golf team finished the season with a seventh place finish in the Region 8-AA tournament April 18 at The Traditions golf course in Braselton.
Coming off back-to-back wins in NASCAR's Nationwide Series, Chase Elliott came home to Dawsonville on Wednesday and was greeted by a couple hundred fans ready to meet their hometown hero.
Downtown Dawsonville is not typically known for its loud nightlife. Except when there's a NASCAR race on TV and native son Chase Elliott is celebrating in victory lane.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott won his second consecutive victory in the Nationwide Series Friday at Darlington Speedway in South Carolina.
Bill Elliott's career
The siren at the world famous Pool Room rang out through Dawsonville on Friday night after native son Chase Elliott won his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The siren at the world famous Pool Room rang out through Dawsonville Friday night when Chase Elliott won his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott raced to a 15th-place finish Saturday during his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at Daytona International Speedway.
The 18-year-old driver of the No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro said he was satisfied "to bring my Napa Auto Parts Chevy home clean" from the famed superspeedway.
Dawsonville's Bill Elliott, the 1988 Winston Cup Champion, is among 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame's sixth induction class.
Five will be voted in on May 21.
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