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Chase Elliott makes Sprint Cup debut at hometown track Sunday

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott has a special place in his heart for Atlanta Motor Speedway.

February 26, 2016 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Young team proving itself early

The Dawson County Lady Tigers soccer team warmed up on offense in the second half to defeat the Pinecrest Academy Paladins 3-0 last week.

February 23, 2016 | By Amy French afrench@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Lady Tigers end season in sweet sixteen of Class AAA state playoffs

The reigning AAA state champs Laney Wildcats eliminated the Dawson County Lady Tigers for the second year in a row in the state playoffs by a score of 64-45.

February 23, 2016 | By Amy French afrench@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Dawson moves to No. 3 in state

Dawson County Tigers soccer came away with two wins last week against Pinecrest Academy at home and away at Athens Academy to jump to No. 3 in the state in Class AAA.

February 23, 2016 | By Amy French afrench@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Tops in the region

Senior Karlie Bearden's quiet leadership has made an impact on the Lady Tigers basketball team over her four years of playing under Head Coach Steve Sweat.

February 23, 2016 | By Amy French afrench@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Dawsonville buzzing over Chase Elliott's first Daytona 500

Three days before the Daytona 500, the Dawsonville Pool Room restaurant was packed for lunch.

February 23, 2016 | By Clark Leonard DCN regional staff, editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Dawsonville buzzing over Chase Elliott's first Daytona 500

DAWSONVILLE - Three days before the Daytona 500, the Dawsonville Pool Room restaurant is packed for lunch.

February 20, 2016 | By Clark Leonard DCN regional staff, editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Lady Tigers' post season ends with second round loss to Laney

The Dawson County Lady Tigers' post season came to an end Friday night with a 64-45 loss to Laney in the second round of the state AAA playoffs.

February 20, 2016 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Dawsonville’s Chase Elliott ready for ‘the 500’

Chase Elliott was trying to believe his lifelong dream of being a Sprint Cup driver was finally coming true when reality became even more unbelievable.

February 17, 2016 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Lady Tigers advance in first round of state

The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers defeated visiting Calhoun 71-54 Tuesday night to advance to the second round of the state playoffs.

February 16, 2016 | By Amy French afrench@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Three represent Dawson at state meet

Three wrestlers represented Dawson County High School at the State Traditional Wrestling Championships at Infinite Energy Arena (formerly The Arena at Gwinnett Center) in Duluth Feb. 11-13.

February 16, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Ladies open season with a win

The Dawson County High School girls' soccer team opened the regular season with an easy, 4-0, win at Walnut Grove High School last week.

February 16, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers’ soccer team starts season with a win

The boys' soccer team at Dawson County High School opened the season with a 1-0 victory at Walnut Grove High School last week.

February 16, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Season ends

The game between rivals Dawson and Lumpkin counties would determine a basketball state tournament berth.

February 16, 2016 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Carlisle signs to run for Point University

Garrett Carlisle is determined and if your name is on his wall, he's coming for you.

February 16, 2016 | By Amy French afrench@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

March 01, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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