If there was an award for the driver traveling the most distance to get to Saturday night’s NASCAR Late Model 100 at South Boston Speedway, Jeroen Bleekemulen would be the hands-down winner.
The dawn of the 2019 college football season is right upon us, and Professor Pigskin is back for his annual football contest — this year with a new perfect-score-takes-all prize format.
After a tough first half of the season, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Ryan Briscoe and Richard Westbrook have the hot hand in the GT Le Mans class of the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship series.
Just in time to start summer, the boys of the 12U Virginia Squires travel baseball team traveled to the home of baseball, the place where baseball idols are left for future generations, Cooperstown, New York, where it participated in the Cooperstown Dreams Parks 12U baseball tournament June 7-13.
The country and the world’s premier professional road racers will take to the track Friday at VIRginia International Raceway at Alton as action kicks off for the Michelin GT Challenge IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship event weekend.
The Halifax County High School varsity football team will be looking for improvement and its fifth straight win over Buckingham County High School when the two teams square off Friday in the annual Virginia High School League Benefit Game.
Time is beginning to run out in the championship chases in the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship series, and GT Le Mans category leader Earl Bamber says Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge at Alton’s VIRginia International Raceway will be a big race for him and teammate Laurens Vanthoor.
For the second and final time in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) classes step into the spotlight for two hours and 40 minutes of action on the 3.27-mile VIRginia International Raceway circuit.
There are many interesting little known behind-the scenes stories among the drivers and team owners that compete in IMSA. One of those belongs to IMSA Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Series driver Ron Atapattu, who will compete in the series this weekend at VIRginia International Race…
Performance Tech Motorsports is enroute to VIRginia International Raceway at Alton for the second to last IMSA Prototype Challenge race of the 2019 season.
The Halifax County High School golf team didn’t have its best outing in Monday’s second round of Piedmont District play at Green’s Folly Golf Course, but it was good enough.
VIRginia International Raceway at Alton will host a number of the country’s and the world’s top road racers and teams this weekend in the track’s biggest event of the season, the Michelin GT Challenge IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship event.
Before the 2019 season began, South Boston Speedway announced several new engine options for the Limited Sportsman Division to make the division more affordable and competitive.
The Halifax County High School junior varsity football team had a good outing in Saturday’s scrimmage against Randolph-Henry High School at Randolph-Henry High School in Charlotte Courthouse, but there is still plenty to work on.
Halifax County High School head football coach Grayson Throckmorton knew he would see some good things as well as some not-so-good things when his team lined up for Saturday’s scrimmage against Randolph-Henry High School at Charlotte Courthouse.
Starting with this picture, The Gazette will launch a new feature with sports photos from the past that helped the participants make memories that has lasted them a lifetime.
With a lengthy series of off-season workouts and a dozen days of official drills and workouts in the books, the Halifax County High School varsity and junior varsity football teams are set for their first pre-season test.
The Halifax County Middle School golf team kicked off its 2019 season on a good note Wednesday with a 171-194 win over Bluestone Middle School at Kinderton Country Club in Clarksville.
Over 300 man-hours. More than 100 gallons of paint. Numerous paint brushes and rollers. Weed killer. Cleaning items. A number of new LED light bulbs. A lot of elbow grease.
Jimmy Clay and David Day had something in common Sunday afternoon at Green’s Folly Golf Course — both scored their second straight win in the club’s annual Club Championship Tournament.
A couple of weeks or so ago, I wrote in this space how followers of Halifax County High School sports teams would be wrong to expect that Comets teams will dominate the competition as a result of the school’s drop from Virginia High School League Class 5 to Class 4.
The Halifax County Old Timers Baseball League kicked off its 2019 season Sunday at Halifax County High School, presenting honors and recognizing this season’s participating teams.
The Halifax County High School golf team put itself in a good position to challenge for the Piedmont District championship Thursday with a 24-shot win over Magna Vista High School at Forest Park Country Club in Martinsville in the first of the season’s series of Piedmont District tournaments.
The first week of practice and tryouts for the Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team is in the books, and first-year Comets head coach Meg Bane says the team is making good progress.
Jeff Shumate of South Boston finished second in the A Flight in Tuesday’s Laidback Golf Tour tournament at Kinderton Country Club in Clarksville.
Rustburg resident Jacob Davis won the high overall event and 20-gauge event awards at the Halifax County Gun Club’s recent Summer Shoot-Out.
Mark Keesee Jr. and Daniel Shelton don’t get many headlines, but they are the type of racers who make the sport go around every week at short tracks across America.
The Lakers went unbeaten through the brackets to win the South Boston Recreation Department’s annual Substance Abuse Prevention Basketball tournament.
The Halifax County High School golf team got its season off to a good start, finishing in a tie for fifth place in Monday’s John Scott Heritage Invitational Golf Tournament at London Downs Golf Club in Forest, one of the region’s top high school golf tournaments.
Seeing the need for an additional meeting, Halifax County High School officials will hold its final mandatory athletics meeting Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Halifax County High School auditorium.
The Virginia champion Halifax County Debs Dixie Softball all-star team is headed home after falling 12-2 to Tennessee Monday night in an elimination game in the Dixie Softball Debs World Series in Hopkins County, Texas.
It is a rare circumstance that brothers competing against each other in the same division at a speedway all win.
Don’t get the wrong idea about Jacob Borst. Sure, he’s just 15, and he’s winning races at one of the toughest weekly tracks in the country. Sure, he’s got a beautiful race car that’s wicked fast week-in and week-out.
The Virginia champion Halifax County Dixie Boys all-star baseball team had a tough opening game in a 10-0 loss to JPRD East, Louisiana, on Saturday in the Dixie Boys World Series in Aiken, South Carolina.
The Halifax County Debs Dixie Softball all-star team was battling Sunday to stave off elimination in the Dixie Softball Debs World Series in Hopkins County, Texas, after a 15-5 loss to Tennessee in Saturday’s opening-round game.
The first two days of official practice for the Halifax County High School football team are in the books, and the Comets appear to be off to a good start.
Two county youth all-star teams, the Halifax County Debs Dixie Softball all-stars and the Halifax County Dixie Boys 13-14 all-stars, open World Series play this weekend.
Virginia Tourism Corporation will sponsor the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Series race at VIRginia International Raceway on Saturday, Aug. 24. The race will be known as the Virginia is for Racing Lovers Grand Prix and will be one of the events that will be part of the IMSA WeatherTech Sport…