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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


Elliott overcomes adversity

Chase Elliott and the No. 9 Aaron's Dream Machine team had a lesson in adversity during their double header weekend at Five Flags Speedway (Pensacola, Fla.) and Montgomery (Ala.) Motor Speedway.

October 20, 2009 | | SPORTS


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Elliott racing in Atlanta

Dawsonville race fans will get a chance this weekend to see their hometown driver make his Atlanta Motor Speedway debut as the Nationwide Series arrives for the Great Clips 300.

August 27, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Elliott finishes fourth, holds the lead

This weekend saw another Nationwide Series race end with Dawsonville's Chase Elliott in a top-five position.

August 19, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Elliott stays in the lead

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott continues to hold onto his top points spot after his 15th top-10 finish of the season.

August 13, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Elliott finishes eighth in Iowa

Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, finished eighth in Saturday night's U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway.

August 06, 2014 | | SPORTS


Six ladies join elite group

Six Dawson County Lady Tiger soccer players join an elite group of All-Area performers as selected by The Times of Gainesville last week.

July 22, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


‘Get to Know:’ Coach Mark Thomason

This article is the sixth in a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.

July 22, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Elliott wins again

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is leading the NASCAR Nationwide Series points race after claiming a third victory in his rookie season Saturday night at Chicagoland Speedway.

July 22, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Rising senior sets sites on University of Pennsylvania

Dawson County High School rising senior Joy Lewis had her eyes set on two colleges, University of Pennsylvania and Eastern Carolina University, but it was the call from Pennsylvania offering a softball scholarship that helped her come to a decision.

July 16, 2014 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | SPORTS


Elliott visits Dawsonville

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott joined Atlanta Motor Speedway officials at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame last week to announce a special promotional ticket offer for the Great Clips 300 to benefit Feed the Children.

July 16, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Get to Know: Charles Beusse, cross country coach at DCHS

This article is the fifth of a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.

July 16, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Elliott at hall of fame Thursday

Chase Elliott, along with officials from Atlanta Motor Speedway, will be in Dawsonville at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame to promote the Great Clips 300 to benefit Feed the Children on Thursday.

July 08, 2014 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | SPORTS


Get to Know: Arron Haynes

This article is the fourth of a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.

July 01, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


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