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Runners compete in region event

The Dawson County men's and women's cross country teams ran at the Region 7-AAA meet yesterday at Banks County High School. Both teams are ranked in the top 10 in Class AAA and are looking for good results.

October 27, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers fall to Fannin

Dawson County couldn't overcome a 24-0 halftime deficit Friday night.

October 20, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Runners rank in top 10

Both the boys and girls Dawson County High School cross country teams are ranked in the top 10 in Class AAA.

October 20, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Resilient recover for Elliott and NAPA team at Kansas

Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, finished seventh in Saturday's Kansas Lottery 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) race at Kansas Speedway.

October 20, 2015 | By Staff Reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Lady Tigers headed to playoffs

Dawson County High School Varsity Softball Coach Jimmy Pruett's Lady Tigers team is headed to the state playoffs.

October 13, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers improve to 3-0

The last time Dawson County scored more than 50 points was during a 54-12 defeat of Fannin County on Nov. 9, 2012.

October 13, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Weather hinders times at River Run

The boys and girls cross country teams competed at the Lambert River Run at Chattahoochee River Park on Saturday.

October 13, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Ladies rally to win 7-6

Freshman Maggie Schandera singled to drive in teammate Kaila Billingsley in the bottom of the eighth inning to give the Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers softball team a come from behind 7-6 win over visiting Franklin County Oct. 1.

October 06, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers take down Vikings

The weather didn't stop the Dawson County offense on Friday night in Valhalla.

October 06, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Rain dampens Unicoi finishes

The Dawson County High School varsity cross country teams competed at Unicoi State Park in the Mountain Invitational last week.

October 06, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Elliott jumps to second in standings

Chase Elliott finished seventh in Saturday's Hisense 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Dover International Speedway.

October 06, 2015 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


‘Georgia Shaker’ dies at the age of 83

One of the state's most decorated drag racers and a 2006 inductee of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame died Saturday.

September 30, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott nets 11th top-five at Kentucky

Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, finished fourth in Saturday's VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kentucky Speedway.

September 29, 2015 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Elliott breaks 39-race winless streak by taking Richmond

The thunderous SI-RENE atop the world famous Pool Room woke up Dawsonville as Chase Elliott took the checkered flag Friday night at Richmond International Raceway in Virginia.

September 15, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Another top-10 for Chase Elliott

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott raced to his 15th top-10 finish of the season in Saturday's U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway, despite a questionable pit call late in the race and a wreck a few laps later.

August 04, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


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Track team honored for successful season

The Dawson County track program finished a successful season that saw multiple students achieve personal bests and break school records.

May 24, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Golf tournament raises funds to help overcome addictions

The Jericho House, a non-profit drug and alcohol recovery program, held its fifth annual golf tournament last week in hopes of raising funds to expand ...

May 24, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Maroon and white game all about speed

There was plenty to see and no time to get bored for any Dawson County football fan during Saturday's maroon and white game.

May 18, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lacey and Queen top the region

Coach Jed Lacey's commitment to soccer is unwavering.

May 17, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


High school wins All Sports Award under athletic director of the year

When Dawson County High School's Athletic Director Grady Turner talks about his student athletes, he's like a proud dad bragging on his kids.

May 17, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott cards career best Sprint Cup finish with third place run at Dover

After what Jeff Gordon called the craziest race he's ever seen at the Dover International Speedway, Dawsonville rookie Chase Elliott had his best career ...

May 16, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County boys’ soccer falls in the quarterfinals

After a strong showing against Rutland to advance to the quarterfinals of the Class AAA state playoffs, the Dawson County Tigers fell to Oconee High ...

May 12, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Adams signs to wrestle for Reinhardt College

Harrison Adams was determined to be a wrestler and his determination and perseverance have paid off.

May 12, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Sillesky signs to play basketball

Just a couple of years ago, Eliza Sillesky wasn't sure she wanted to play basketball anymore. After taking a year off, however, she realized ...

May 12, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Spring game gives football team preview

Spring fever is upon us-of the football variety.

May 12, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers end run for championship

The Westminster Wildcats put an abrupt stop to the Lady Tigers run for a state championship on Saturday night.

May 12, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Westside Patriots take out Tigers in Sweet Sixteen

The Dawson County Tigers' baseball post season came to an end Thursday in the Sweet Sixteen round of state playoffs after a loss in the ...

May 06, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers dominate Central in Sweet Sixteen

The Dawson County Lady Tigers soccer team dominated the Central Chargers on Wednesday.

May 05, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County Tigers boys’ soccer moves to Elite Eight

Dawson County boys' soccer moved past the Rutland Hurricanes last night to face Oconee County in the Elite Eight of the GHSA state playoffs.

May 04, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott survives at Talladega

Survival seemed to be the word for this year's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Talladega Superspeedway and Dawsonville's rookie driver Chase ...

May 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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