It took an extra two periods before the Dawson County Tigers could put away Lumpkin County last Friday night at Tiger Stadium. A fumble by Indian quarterback Daniel Abercrombie, his sixth of the game, in double overtime allowed Dawson to come away with a 26-23 win.
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Riverview held on to a 6-0 win over cross-county rival Dawson County in the first ever meeting between the two schools last Thursday. Riverview Middle School Head Coach Mark Thomason's Eagle team scored early in the second quarter and had to hold on to obtain the victory.
Dawson County High School graduate Chad Cunningham will punt for coach Phillip Fulmer's University of Tennessee Volunteers this year when they open up with UCLA on Sept. 1 in the Rose Bowl.
"I missed it," said youth basketball coach Ray Porredon, speaking of the driving force behind his recent decision to start a 3-day basketball camp in Dawson County. "When you've done something like this for 40 years, it's hard not to," he added.
The Bill Elliott Driver Development program recently announced the addition of 15-year-old racing prodigy Casey Roderick to its stable of young drivers.
Head coach Jimmy Pruett and his Lady Tiger softball team looks to improve on their 13-13 record from a year ago with a wealth of young talent this season.
Head coach Frank Brown returns to roam the sidelines this year for first year program Dawson County Middle School.
For the first time in its history, the American Legion team from Post 247 in Dawsonville is heading to the state tournament.
Dawsonville resident Jenna Abbott and her teammates on the Bandits 94 traveling fastpitch softball team will be traveling to Midland, Texas to participate in the ASA 14 and under division "A" national tournament later this week.
In a press release last week by the Dawson County Parks and Recreation Department, it has entered an agreement with Dawson County United Soccer Club to manage the local soccer program.
The Dawsonville Racers finished their season last Saturday, July 19 at Hunters Chase in Cumming.
Dawson County graduate Blake Palmer has had an illustrious career playing golf at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, N.C. Palmer is the No. 1-seeded player for the Bulldogs under head coach Tee Burton entering his senior year.
The Tigers continued to improve their aerial attack this past week. Dawson County High School head coach Jeff Lee's Tigers participated in two passing leagues, one at Habersham Central last Tuesday and the other at Pickens County on Thursday.
Race car driver Joel Anderson is one of a long line of stock car racers. Driving race cars can be traced back more than 60 years in his family.
Second generation racer Chase Elliott, 17, has been named the 2013 Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Driver of the Year.
Dawson County High School freshman Tristan Melton has managed to do what few other 14 year olds can lay claim to. As a shooter in National Rifle Association and Georgia Sport Shooting Association sanctioned competitive small-bore rifle matches, he has finished his third year of competitive shooting winning 18 gold medals in the 21 NRA matches in which he has competed. He has won back-to-back Georgia State Championships, while setting new NRA national records in ...
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