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'Awesome Bill' named to NASCAR Hall of Fame

Dawsonville's Bill Elliott was at the top of the list Wednesday afternoon when NASCAR's 2015 Hall of Fame class was announced.

May 21, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott continues to lead points

A day after graduating from King's Ridge Christian School, Chase Elliott drove his way to another top-five finish at Iowa Speedway Sunday afternoon and continues to lead in the points standings as he contends for the NASCAR Nationwide Championship in his rookie season.

May 20, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Ladies succumb to St. Pius

In what many people think could have been the state soccer championship, the Dawson County Lady Tigers, No. 7, lost to last year's defending state champions St. Pius X, No. 1 in Class AAA, 1-0, May 7.

May 13, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Forester finishes seventh in meet

Dawson County High School senior Dylan Forester finished in seventh place in the 3,200-meters at the state track meet held at Memorial Stadium in Jefferson last weekend.

May 13, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Tigers bow out of state

The Dawson County High School varsity Tigers soccer team played a classic game against St. Pius May 6 at Tigers Stadium. In a game that will be talked about for years, the Tigers lost 2-1 on penalty kicks to the Lions in the State Class AAA Sweet Sixteen.

May 13, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Three compete at state meet

Three Dawson County High School girls' track athletes participated in the state meet at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany May 2 -3.

May 06, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Ladies shutout Ringgold

The Lady Tigers advanced to the Sweet Sixteen.

May 06, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Team reels in 2nd

The Dawson County High School team members Tristan Melton and Cameron Hudson reeled in second place during the 2014 Georgia State High School Fishing Championship May 3.

May 06, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Tigers take down opponent

The Dawson County High School varsity boys' soccer team is headed to the Sweet 16.

May 06, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Elliott runs second at Richmond

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott continues to lead in driver points after Friday night's second place finish at Richmond International Raceway.

April 29, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


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


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Caldwell finishes as runner-up

Dawson County High School golf sensation Madison Caldwell finished second at the Class AAA State tournament May 19 at the Waynesboro Golf Club.

May 27, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Golf season ends for Tigers

Tiger Hunter Burt represented Dawson County at the 2014 state golf championships at Belle Meade Country Club in Thomason. The match was played on May 19.

May 27, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Football schedule announced for ’14

Dawson County High School Head Football Coach Jeff Lee has announced the 2014 Tiger football schedule. New teams added to this year's schedule will be Gilmer County, Heritage-Catoosa, Franklin County and Johnson from Gainesville.

May 27, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Four named all-region

Four Dawson County soccer players were named to the Region 7-AAA team last week by coaches. In the voting, no coach could vote for a player on their team.

May 27, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


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