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Barr races his way to championships

Dawsonville native Nick Barr has qualified for the largest amateur motocross race in the world, the 28th annual Air Nautiques/AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships at Loretta Lynn's Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.

June 15, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Bike race rolls through town

The Tour of Atlanta bike race made a stop in Dawsonville during the Memorial Day weekend. Over 50 riders from throughout the United States participated in the event sanctioned by USA cycling.

June 08, 2010 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Racecar driver going strong

Chase Elliott closes in on the current points leader of the Southern Six Pack Series, Augie Grill, after a strong third-place finish on May 23 at Hickory Motor Speedway.

June 02, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Golf program to take place here

The Atlanta Junior Golf program will be hosting an event at Chestatee Golf Course in Dawsonville on June 30. The tournament is open to junior golfers in a 9-hole and 18-hole format.

June 01, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Elliott makes it two in a row

Chase Elliott's scheduled race at the legendary Winchester Speedway in Indiana didn't turn out like he expected, but he wound up with something even better - a win in the season's second "Show Me The Money" race at Montgomery Motor Speedway in Alabama.

May 11, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Whitmire has good college season

Charley Whitmire, former Dawson County Lady Tiger golfer, recently completed the Peachbelt Conference Tournament for North Georgia College & State University.

April 27, 2010 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Tiger Elite squad finishes big

The Tiger Elite Competition Cheer Squads, based out of Dawsonville, finished their seasons with a win on April 17 in Chattanooga, Tenn.

April 27, 2010 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Elliott pulls top 10 out of race

Chase Elliott and the Aaron's Lucky Dog Crew took their road show to Hickory Motor Speedway, the North Carolina short track known to many as the "Birthplace of NASCAR Stars."

April 14, 2010 | | SPORTS


Elliott finishes seventh in Pensacola

Dawsonville native Chase Elliott finished seventh in the Snowball Derby in Pensacola, Fla. on Dec. 6.

December 29, 2009 | | SPORTS


Kicking it at home for the holidays

University of Tennessee junior punter Chad Cunningham got home for the holidays a day earlier and with his pockets a little fuller.

December 29, 2009 | By Katie B. Davis DCN Regional Staff | SPORTS


New life breathed into historic track

In its 42 years of existence, the half-mile oval track outside Jefferson has seen its share of racing legends going door to door.

November 17, 2009 | By Stephen Gurr DCN Regional Staff | SPORTS


Winter sports begin practicing for season

Basketball and middle school wrestling began practice during the past week. Coach Arron Haynes and his high school wrestling team began practice Monday, Nov. 2.

November 04, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Racers honored

Names like "Cannonball," "Slick" and "The Bomb" drove their ways into regional racing history Friday night when they were inducted as the 2009 Georgia Racing Hall of Fame class.

October 28, 2009 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Synergy captures national title

Labor Day weekend to most people means fun and relaxation as the summer draws to an end; however, for Sole Impulse Dance Studio's competitive clogging team Synergy, Labor Day weekend rarely means a weekend full of relaxation.

October 21, 2009 | | SPORTS


Induction ceremony will be Friday night

The votes are in, and the inductees into the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame class of 2009 have been chosen.

October 21, 2009 | | SPORTS


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Hometown racer draws crowd

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.

April 22, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Chase wins again

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.

April 16, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Chase Elliott wins again

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott won his second consecutive victory in the Nationwide Series Friday at Darlington Speedway in South Carolina.

April 11, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Taking a look back at Bill and Chase Elliotts' careers

Bill Elliott's career

April 09, 2014 | | SPORTS


CHASE WINS!

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.

April 09, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Chase Elliott wins first Nationwide Series race

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.

April 04, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott 15th in debut at Daytona

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.

February 26, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott, Parks hall of fame nominees

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.

February 25, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


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