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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 GACS invitational on Saturday, several athletes finished well against 12 other schools from across North Georgia.

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 the Youth Level 2 team and an overall grand championship to qualify for nationals by the Senior 4 division team.

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 Sunday afternoon.

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 away.

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 Tigers were able to get it done at home on Friday against North Hall with a 3-0 win. Last week's play dropped them one spot to No. 4 in the state in Class AAA.

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 North Hall Friday night.

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 of Honor 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday.

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 night and then both Pickens County and Apalachee on Saturday.

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 outfielder had multiple offers but felt Andrew would suit his goals.

March 01, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Katelynn Simpson signs with Andrew College to play softball

"We don't normally do this but we don't normally have an athlete that excels in multiple sports," said Dawson County High School Athletic Director Grady Turner during the signing for softball player Katelynn Simpson.

March 01, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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Junior varsity softball opens with a win

In its first outing of the season, the Lady Tigers junior varsity softball team got a win in an abbreviated contest against the White County ...

August 17, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Racing hall of fame hosts Lakewood reunion

The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame will host the annual Lakewood Speedway Reunion this weekend.

August 10, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Scrimmage gives Tigers ‘teachable moments’

On Friday night the Dawson County Tigers traveled to North Oconee to face their first on-field test in a scrimmage.

August 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Lady Tigers face first test

The volleyball program at Dawson County High School is still in its infancy, but this week will be the first marker to see how much ...

August 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott finishes 13th

Coming off a series of tough endings, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott was able to hold on through multiple cautions and turn in a strong finish ...

August 09, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Local gymnast places third in nationals

Dawson County High School sophomore Chloe Pressley has been a gymnast for more than a decade.

August 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


High school football returns

Back to school means back to football.

August 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Swimmers hone skills in summer

With school around the corner and student athletes hard at work, the Dawson County High School swim team is no exception.

August 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Football cheerleaders attend camp and spread the spirit

The Dawson County High School football cheerleaders made their first trip to team camp earlier this summer.

August 03, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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