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Legion wins 1st game of tourney

Connor Pennington pitched the game of his life with a 9-inning shutout over Loganville in the first round of the American Legion Georgia State tournament on Friday in Alpharetta.

July 30, 2013 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Elliott beginning to make own name

Chase Elliott isn't letting his family name dictate the direction of his racing career.

July 16, 2013 | By Mitch Blomert DCN regional staff | SPORTS


Clark to continue career at Shorter

Former Dawson County High School football standout Bruce Clark will continue his career at Shorter University next season. Clark will play for Hawks coach Phil Jones.

July 16, 2013 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


STATE BOUND

American Legion Post 247 qualified for the state baseball tournament with a 15-0 win over Canton Post 45 last week.

July 16, 2013 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Dominy prepares for college

Tiger basketball star Tyler Dominy will lace up his shoes at the University of North Georgia next season.

July 09, 2013 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Legion Post 247 aims to improve

American Legion Post 247 seems to be in a slump. Head Coach Kasey Wilson's team has lost the last three games and are sitting at 3-5 record.

July 09, 2013 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Gilreath to continue at next level

Former Dawson County High Lady Tiger Carly Gilreath will continue her basketball career at the University of South Carolina-Aiken next season under Pacer Coach Mike Brandt.

July 02, 2013 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Post moves to 3-2

American Legion Post 247 moved to 3-2 on the season after picking up two wins last week.

July 02, 2013 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Working on fundamentals

Boys from Dawson County and surrounding counties learned basketball fundamentals at the Tiger Boys Basketball Camp last week at Rock Creek Park.

June 25, 2013 | By Amanda Head Dawson Community News | SPORTS


Vaughn to continue career at West Georgia

Recent Dawson County Tiger football standout Harley Vaughn will continue his career next season playing for Coach Daryl Dickey at the University of West Georgia.

June 25, 2013 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Big league dreams

Kaleb Holbrook was preparing for his second game as a catcher for a summer league in Connecticut on June 8 when his phone began to ring with calls and text messages of congratulations.

June 19, 2013 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Wilson going strong at Union College

Former Dawson County standout Levi Wilson will enter his junior season at Union College in Barbourville, Ky. this year. He is the son of Karen and Gary Wilson.

June 18, 2013 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Post 247 falls to Buford

American Legion Post 247 dropped its first game of the season to a hard hitting Buford team last Saturday by a score of 16-9.

June 11, 2013 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Elliott wins Pocono ARCA race

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott continued to make racing history when he became the youngest superspeedway driver to take the checkered flag in an ARCA Series race at Pocono on Saturday.

June 11, 2013 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Team picks up win

The American Legion Post 247 baseball team opened the season on Sunday with a 9-8 victory over Peachtree City in a game played in Dawsonville.

June 04, 2013 | Pam Jacobs | 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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