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Ex-Tiger excels at Redlands

Former Dawson County three-sport star Katie Lebel just completed a very successful freshman season at the University of Redlands in California.

May 05, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Palmer finishes career at Gardner-Webb

Dawson County High School graduate Blake Palmer finished his golf career at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Spring, N.C. with a 24th place overall individual finish in the Big South Conference tournament held in Ninety-Six, S.C.

May 05, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Chestatee Golf Club holds Sunbelt Golf Tour

The Sunbelt Senior Golf Tour, which is the minor leagues of the Champions PGA Tour, will hold a 3-day tournament at Chestatee Golf Club in Dawsonville. The tournament runs through Friday.

April 29, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Baseball season over

The 2009 Tiger baseball season ended last Friday with a doubleheader loss to Banks County, 15-5 and 18-5, in Dawsonville. The team finished the season with a 7-11 overall record. The team lost six of their last seven games.

April 29, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Former local standout leads Presbyterian College

Former Dawson County Lady Tiger Kasay Holbrook led Division I Presbyterian College to a 8th place finish in the Big South Conference tournament April 15 in Ninety-Six, S.C.

April 29, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Cunningham wraps up spring practice

University of Tennessee punter Chad Cunningham averaged 42 yards per punt April 18 as the Vols wrapped up spring training with the annual Orange and White game at Neyland Stadium.

April 29, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Kimbrell named to NCAA national championship tournament

Former Dawson County Tiger wrestler Thomas Kimbrell was named to one of 52 total at-large qualifiers for the 2009 NCAA Division-I Wrestling National Championships, announced Wednesday, March 11 by the NCAA.

March 31, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Kimbrell named to NCAA Wrestling National Championship

Former Dawson County Tiger wrestler Thomas Kimbrell was named to one of 52 total at-large qualifiers for the 2009 NCAA Division-I Wrestling National Championships, announced Wednesday, March 11 by the NCAA.

March 17, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


All-Star basketball game set

The North Georgia High School All-Star Basketball Game will be held at 7 p.m. WEdnesday at Dawson County High School.

March 17, 2009 | | SPORTS


Athlete named to Olympic program

Twelve-year old Anela Melton has been named to the Georgia Olympic Development Program.

February 04, 2009 | | SPORTS


Sportsmen support youth hunting

The Amicalola Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold its sixth annual Hunting Heritage Banquet at 6 p.m. Jan. 23 at Rock Creek Sports Complex.

January 21, 2009 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Roderick to run CRA, GAS Late Model Races at SpeedFest

Casey Roderick, driver of the No. 9 Ford for the Bill Elliott Driver Development team, is gearing up for an action-packed weekend at SpeedFest 2009 at Lanier National Speedway Jan. 23-25 in Braselton.

January 21, 2009 | | SPORTS


Local players compete in junior golf event

Dawson County High School Tiger Wesley Bearden and Lady Tiger Charley Whitmire placed in the Inaugural Rudolph Junior Golf Classic at the Chattahoochee Country Club Dec. 22.

January 06, 2009 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Racing brother named race track manager

Dawsonville's Elliott family racing franchise began a new chapter in local racing history Monday when Dan Elliott was named General Manager of the newly purchased Peachstate Speedway in Jefferson.

December 31, 2008 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


The year in sports

The year 2008 was exciting for high school and middle school sports in Dawson County.

December 30, 2008 | 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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