It was 28 years ago when Halifax County High School defeated GW in the first round of the region football playoffs at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium. That game was the last time Halifax County High School hosted a region playoff game.
Senior forward Gabby Nelson, a Halifax County High School graduate, was named Player of the Year as the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) announced its post-season awards for women’s soccer.
Christian Worley has known the path his baseball career would take since the fall of his sophomore year in high school. On National Signing Day Wednesday, the Halifax County High School senior pitcher made it official, signing a national letter of intent to continue his baseball career at Vi…
Halifax County High School will be looking to turn the tables when it faces rival GW-Danville Friday night at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium in the first round of the Virginia High School League Region 4D playoffs.
I know there are folks who may disagree with me, but one of the more important milestones in the Halifax County High School football program is coming up Friday night.
When you think crappie fishing you most often think of fishing in the shallows after spring warm up occurs, right? Well, there’s another peak time to catch Old Dominion slabs and that’s right now. When area waters start to dip below 70 degrees, crappie “check up” and get active. They will of…
The Halifax County High School football team has punched its ticket for a home game Friday in the opening round of the Virginia High School League Region 4D post-season playoffs.
It is hard to imagine if you know Tommy Elliott today that he credits most of his athletic ability coming from being the smallest kid in the neighborhood when he was growing up in South Boston in the early 50s as opposed to today.
What has been a tough season for the Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team ended Tuesday night with a 3-0 loss to Jefferson Forest High School in the first round of the Virginia High School League Region 4D Tournament.
After having played on the road the past three weeks, the Halifax County High School football team will wrap up regular-season play Friday night facing Tunstall High School in the Senior Night game here at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium.
South Boston resident Peter Gasperini led the Radford University golf team in the Kiawah Classic that concluded Tuesday, playing his way into the Top-15 after carding a 5-under-par round of 67 in the last round.
Judging from the overall results, contestants in The Gazette-Virginian Professor Pigskin Football Contest found the pickings to be easier last week. Still, the best entries missed on three games.
It may not look like it on the surface, but youth was well served at the annual South Boston USBC annual awards banquet held on Sunday.
Despite Friday night’s loss to Patrick County High School, the Halifax County High School varsity football team retains fourth place in this week’s Virginia High School League Region 4D standings.
It would have been understandable if Josh Berry had shown some sign of frustration following the 125-lap CARS Tour Late Model Stock Car race of Saturday’s autosbynelson.com 250 at South Boston Speedway.
The sun was beginning to drop behind the clouds as Drew Salley and Mallory Salley completed a last short jog along the grassy field in front of the pond at Edmunds Park.
The Burton family, Jeb Burton and Harrison Burton, had a big night Saturday night in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
With an intense, emotion-filled charge, former South Boston Speedway regular Bobby McCarty won the CARS Tour Late Model Stock Car championship in Saturday’s autosbynelson.com 250 at South Boston Speedway.
Halifax County High School head football coach Grayson Throckmorton said last week his team would have to play a “clean” near mistake-free game in order to be successful in Friday night’s Piedmont District game against Patrick County High School.
Four members of the Halifax County High School cross country team, two on the girls team and two on the boys team earned medals for finishing into the Top-15 in Tuesday’s Piedmont District championship meet at the Smith River Sports Complex in Martinsville.
Halifax County High School sophomore golfer Peyton Wallace had said following qualifying in a recent zone tournament at Green’s Folly Golf Course she was looking forward to competing in the Virginia High School League Girls State Open Golf Tournament held Monday at Heritage Oaks Golf Club in…
The Halifax County High School football team, seeking to close in on a top-four finish in the Region 4D standings and a home game in the first round of the region playoffs, makes its final regular-season road trip Friday to face Patrick County High School in Stuart in a Piedmont District matchup.
It was pretty well expected that this was going to be a very competitive season in the South Boston Business & Industrial and 30 & Over Basketball League. So far that expectation is surfacing.
Halifax County Middle School will recognize eighth-grade students that participated in fall sports this season in a ceremony prior to the start of Wednesday’s scheduled football game against GW Middle School at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium.
There is still a good bit of high school football remaining to be played this season, and a lot of things can still happen. Yet, I feel that when the final second runs off of the game clock to end the Halifax County High School football team’s season we can look back at last Friday night’s g…
Twenty-six-year-old Sam Hunt and 19-year-old Colin Garrett of Elmo, the youngest owner-driver duo in NASCAR, will bring a crowd-funded NASCAR Xfinity Series team to the sport.
Halifax County High School head junior varsity football coach Thomas Turbeville was all smiles about his team’s 61-20 win over Magna Vista High School Thursday night at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium and his team’s perfect 8-0 record.
The Halifax County High School competition cheer team placed fourth in Saturday night’s Virginia High School League Region 4D competition cheer championships at Jefferson Forest High School in Forest.
MARTINSVILLE — In an extraordinarily wild NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race that saw four of six playoff drivers have major issues, 19-year-old Todd Gilliland muscled his way past Ross Chastain on Lap 191 and held on to win for the first time in 446 career starts.
When it came down to crunch time in Friday night’s Piedmont District football game against Magna Vista High School it was Halifax County High School’s defense that delivered the goods.
The Halifax County High School football team will be looking for a second straight win over Magna Vista High School when it faces the Warriors Friday night in Ridgeway.
The Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team entered the Piedmont District Tournament Thursday night on a high note after having shut out GW 3-0 Tuesday night in Danville.
The Halifax County High School boys and girls cross country teams had their best outing of the season in Tuesday’s final regular-season Piedmont District meet at Smith River Sports Complex in Martinsville, with the boys team winning its first meet, Drew Salley scoring his second straight mee…
The Halifax County Gun Club hosted the 2019 annual Portsmouth-Langley Open Shoot Oct. 5-6, with Pam Larrowe winning the coveted HOA (High Over All) prize for the shoot.
Racing fans looking for more action before the cold of winter sets in can find plenty of it when the CARS Tour rolls into South Boston Speedway Saturday, Nov. 2, for the autosbynelson.com 250.
For the Halifax County High School competition cheer team, the season boils down to one three-minute performance.
The spirit was high at Halifax County High School Tuesday night as the Halifax County High School competition cheerleading squad staged a public exhibition of its competition routine.
Halifax County High School sophomore golfer Peyton Wallace will be continuing a tradition of sorts when she competes in Monday’s Virginia High School League Girls Open State Golf Tournament at Heritage Oaks Golf Club in Harrisonburg.
The South Boston Recreation Department’s Business & Industrial Basketball League and 30 & Over Basketball League opened Sunday with some familiar teams emerging from the series of benefit games with wins.
Jeb Burton will make his second start with Niece Motorsports in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday.