A solid win in the first set was followed by close losses in sets two and three for the Halifax County High School jayvee volleyball team, which reached match point twice before losing to Patrick County High School on Thursday at Halifax County High School.

Halifax County High School head varsity volleyball coach Sunshine Martin said she has only one regret for the shortened volleyball season completed Thursday night with a home loss to Patrick County High School in four sets — that the season ended too soon.

Senior Kaitlyn Aherron broke the Averett University softball program records for career home runs and runs batted in with one swing as the Cougars split a non-conference doubleheader at Ferrum College on Thursday evening. Aherron’s milestone accomplishment helped Averett beat Ferrum 15-7 in …

Team finishes nine strokes behind Patrick County in the district championships.

Three top-10 finishes propelled the Halifax County High School boys’ cross country team to a second-place finish at the Piedmont District cross country championships held Wednesday at the Smith River Sports Complex in Martinsville.

A rare double-header volleyball match at Patrick County High School on Friday night saw Halifax County High School sweep Patrick County in both matches, with both going to three sets.

Ryan Preece held off pole-sitter Chuck Hossfield and Burt Myers to take home a win in Saturday’s 99-lap SMART Modified Tour race at South Boston Speedway, a race including a field of 23 cars and was marred by nine cautions, including one red flag stoppage.

With the help of NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Jeb Burton, of South Boston, God’s Pit Crew is teaming up with Martinsville Speedway and Mercy Crossing to host a Farmers to Families Food Box giveaway Wednesday.

Jackson Newton finished with a round of 77 to help the Halifax County High School golf team to a second-place finish in the Piedmont District regular season finale last Monday at a Piedmont District golf match at Oak Hills Golf Club in Eden, North Carolina.

Loses in back-to-back matches at Bassett and Patrick County high schools last week leave the Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team with a 2-5 record heading into the last week of the season.

The last time Bobby Labonte competed at South Boston Speedway was in 1991, the year he won the NASCAR Busch Grand National Series championship. Now, 20 years later, he will return to competition at South Boston Speedway on Saturday, this time competing on the SMART (Southern Modified Auto Ra…

Andrew Salley recorded a first-place finish leading the Halifax County High School boys cross country team to its first win of the season on Tuesday in a dual meet against Bassett High School at Smith River Complex.

Montavious Morrero rushed for a 20-yard touchdown, scored on a 70-yard kickoff return and added a 20-yard touchdown following a quarterback sack and forced fumble, as the Halifax County Middle School football team won 42-24 at Fieldale-Collinsville Middle School 42-24 on Thursday.

Just seven days after the Danville Otterbots brand was announced, the team has announced 11-year MLB veteran Desi Relaford as the club’s manager for the inaugural season of the revamped Appalachian League.

Bailee Henderson and Lukas Newton each fired a 47 leading the Halifax County Middle School golf team to its third straight Junior Piedmont District win in a row Thursday, in a three-way match with Patrick County and Ben Franklin middle schools.

Sarah Watts finished with nine service aces, several coming in a 17-0 run in the second set, and the Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team cruised to a Senior Night win on Wednesday over GW-Danville High School 25-6, 25-8 and 25-14.

Andrew Salley and Ethan Kirkhart, running for the Halifax County High School cross country team, finished first and second in a Piedmont District cross country meet hosted by Patrick County High School and held at Rotary Field in Stuart on Tuesday.

Halifax County Middle School’s Lukas Newton fired a score of 48 to lead all golfers in a Junior Piedmont District match win for the Lions at Green’s Folly Golf Course on Monday.

J.D. Cunningham finished with a 74 to lead the Halifax County High School to a third-place finish with a score of 324 at the fourth Piedmont District golf match of the season, hosted by Bassett High School at the Gordon Trent Golf Course in Stuart on Monday.

Halifax County High School’s Taveion Coleman, a defensive lineman and one of the anchors for the Comets’ football team the past four years, will play collegiate football at Averett University.

Andrew Salley finished third to lead the Halifax County High School boys’ cross country team to a third-place finish at a Piedmont District meet held at Smith River Sports Complex on Tuesday.

A competitive match didn’t go the way of the Halifax County Middle School volleyball team in the end in the Lions’ home opener on Wednesday, with the Lions rallying for a win in the first set but dropping the final two sets and the match to Fieldale-Collinsville Middle School.

Lukas Newton fired a 40 for Medalist honors, and the Halifax County Middle School golf team won the first Junior Piedmont District match of the season, hosted by Ben Franklin Middle School on Tuesday.

The Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team lost for the second time this season to Tunstall High School at Tunstall High School on Tuesday in three sets, 25-12, 25-20 and 25-12.

A stout running game, with Montavious Morrero rushing for four touchdowns, and an opportunistic defense, with interceptions by Titus Tucker and Brycen Bowen, helped give the Halifax County Middle School a 34-22 win over Patrick County Middle School in its opener Tuesday at Tuck Dillard Memor…

Defending South Boston Speedway NASCAR Late Model Stock Car Division champion Peyton Sellers recorded a pair of runner-up finishes in the Late Model Stock Car Division twinbill that opened the 2019 season at South Boston Speedway.

The search for consistency continues for the Halifax County High School golf team, which finished third among six teams in the latest round of the Piedmont District tournament held Monday at Danville Country Club.

When the green flag waves on Saturday afternoon to kick off the 2021 racing season at South Boston Speedway a new 2021 Toyota Camry from Danville Toyota will be leading the field.

Trey Crews says he will have to miss the first two events of the season at South Boston Speedway. That could take him out of the picture in terms of the track’s NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Model Stock Car Division title, but success can be measured another way – in wins.

Steven Layne came very close to winning the 2019 Budweiser Hornets Division championship at South Boston Speedway. He scored a division-leading four wins in his 12 starts, had nine Top Five finishes and did not finish outside of the Top 10 in any race. At the end of the season he trailed div…

One thing was abundantly clear during Saturday’s open practice day at South Boston Speedway — competitors are genuinely excited about getting back to racing following a year the track closed because of the pandemic.

After a pair of tough losses to open the season, the Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team got back on track for its first win at GW High School on Thursday, defeating the Eagles in three sets, 25-7, 25-9 and 25-16.

Halifax County committed a turnover on its first play from scrimmage leading to a GW-Danville touchdown, and the Eagles went on to a 45-7 win at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium on Friday.