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Elliott repeats with Daytona pole

Chase Elliott kicked off his sophomore Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season by repeating his rookie feat of earning pole position for the Daytona 500.

February 22, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers slay the Lions

During the first round of the Class AAA state tournament, the Dawson County Lady Tigers jumped out to an early lead over the Lovett Lady Lions and would not relinquish it on their way to the Sweet 16.

February 22, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson boys’ basketball falls to the Knights

The Dawson County boys' basketball team traveled to Pace Academy last weekend for the first round of the Class AAA tournament.

February 22, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Burt signs to Bears

Dawson County High School golfer Hunter Burt signed last week to play college level golf at Truett McConnell University.

February 22, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Ladies soccer gets two more road wins

The Dawson County Lady Tigers soccer program picked up two more wins last week when the team traveled to East Jackson on Feb. 14 and Providence Christian Academy on Feb. 17.

February 22, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


‘We had something to prove’

The Dawson County Tigers varsity soccer team won twice more on the road last week.

February 22, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


DCHS baseball season opens with three wins

The Dawson County Tigers baseball team opened its season with a win on the road last week against Clarke Central High School in Athens and then followed it up with two more road wins against First Presbyterian Day School and Hampton.

February 22, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Girls’ soccer gets underway with two home wins

Dawson County girls' varsity soccer opened up their season last week with home wins over Hart County and Sonoraville.

February 15, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Girls’ basketball finishes second in region

The Dawson County Lady Tigers not only earned a spot in the state tournament, the team will host the first round after their runner-up finish in the Region 7-AAA tournament over the weekend.

February 15, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers’ soccer team plays tough in first home games

The Dawson County Tigers boys' soccer team got its season underway last week with a home win over Hart County and a tough tie game with Sonoraville.

February 15, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers qualify for state tournament

The Dawson County Tigers win streak came to an end when they met East Hall for the third time this year.

February 15, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Callas signs with the Golden Tigers

When Mackenzie Callas' mother, Tracy, tried to find the right word to describe her daughter's style of play last week, the closest she could come up with was passion.

February 15, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Football players’ dreams come true on signing day

Dawson County High School, like so many schools across the state and the nation, hosted events for athletes signing letters of intent to play football at the collegiate level last week.

February 08, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Five straight: Tigers win out and head to region tourney

Head Coach Chad Pittman has been saying for the last three weeks that his team's destiny is in their control.

February 08, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers drop last two region games

The Dawson County varsity girls' team finished up their regular season play last week when they hosted East Hall and Union County and fell to both teams.

February 08, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


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Coach Jed Lacey gets 200th win at DCHS

With an undeniable passion for soccer, particularly Dawson County High School soccer, Coach Jed Lacey has committed himself completely to the program-and the results are ...

March 15, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers open region play with come-from-behind win

Head Coach Dwayne Sapp recently talked about how difficult it is to come back from a large deficit acquired in a single inning of baseball.

March 15, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Boys’ soccer remains undefeated

The Dawson County boys' soccer team traveled to Savannah over the weekend and tied with Richmond Hill on Friday and garnered a win over Savannah ...

March 15, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


‘Some of the prettiest soccer I’ve ever seen’

Head Coach Jed Lacey just about giggled while talking about the performance of his varsity girls' soccer team last weekend in Savannah as they picked ...

March 15, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Track teams open season with success

The Dawson County High School track teams opened the season last week with much success, including a first place finish by the Dawson boys and ...

March 15, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


‘We made some mistakes’

The Dawson County Tigers baseball team dropped both games last week, one at home to Chestatee and another on the road at Morgan County.

March 08, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Changes equate to wins for boys’ soccer

Head Coach Jed Lacey said last week that he would be making changes.

March 08, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers run ends at Elite Eight

The Lady Tigers ended their season last week when the team traveled to Morgan County for the Elite Eight round of the Class AAA tournament ...

March 08, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Ladies soccer responds well after first loss

The Lady Tigers soccer team had another solid week with two wins over Pinecrest Christian Academy in Cumming and over Walnut Grove at home.

March 08, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Natalie Glass signs with LaGrange Panthers

On Monday the 10th player from the 2014-15 Dawson County High School softball team signed to play softball at the collegiate level.

March 08, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers’ baseball gets wins over White County and Clarke Central

The Tigers baseball team hosted its home opener as well as two other home games last week and came away with wins over White County ...

March 01, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


All tied up

The Tigers' soccer team played its way to two ties last week, at two goals each-on the road against Flowery Branch and another at home ...

March 01, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


‘I’m better with my feet’

Dawson County soccer player Cole Dennis celebrated with his "soccer family" last week when he signed to play at the collegiate level for Middle Georgia ...

March 01, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers upset the Tornadoes in the Sweet 16

In a year that looked like the Dawson County Lady Tigers would be relinquished to terms like "rebuilding" and "lots of youth," the team has ...

March 01, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


‘Our own worst enemy’

The Lady Tigers are the only ones slowing down the Lady Tigers at the moment, according to Head Coach Jed Lacey.

March 01, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS


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