The Halifax County’s Debs, who were Virginia state champions, were sent home Monday after their loss to Georgia in the fourth round of the World Series tournament losing 14-9.

The Halifax County Virginia state champions’ the Debs lost their first game of the World Series tournament Saturday in Ruston, Louisiana, to South Carolina with a final score 5-4 through seven innings.

Friday the South Boston Recreation Department awarded the archery camp participants with first, second and third place medals as well as participation certificates for everyone who attended the camp Monday, July 26, through Friday.

Halifax County’s left-handed pitcher Andrew Abbott was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds with the No. 53 pick in the second round of the Major League Baseball Draft on July 12 and more than a week later, met with the Reds to sign a $1.3 million sign-on bonus with the team.

The South Boston Recreation Department hosted their annual substance abuse prevention basketball tournament on Saturday and Sunday.

The Halifax County Dixie Softball all-star Debs team will begin their trip to Ruston, Louisiana, Saturday to compete in the World Series after their dominate showing in the Virginia state tournament.

Running and inspiring others are the motivational drivers in Steve Scott’s life. The Danville resident first started running at the age of 54. Five years later at the age of 59, Scott is a marathon runner.

The quality of the skill set among the 37 drivers that took the green flag for the start of the July 3 Thunder Road Harley-Davidson 200 presented by Grand Atlantic Ocean Resort in front of a packed house at South Boston Speedway was among the best ever seen among a field of Late Model Stock …

Thunderstorms with heavy rain and lightning forced cancellation of Saturday night’s Bojangles Night at the Races event at South Boston Speedway.

The Halifax County Minor all-star baseball team looked to continue their title run but fell short of the championship game placing third in the Virginia state tournament.

The Halifax County O-Zone all-stars started off the tournament hot winning their first two contests but lost their next two contests against Patrick County and Appomattox.

The Halifax County all-star Ponytails began their state tournament run July 9 in Charlotte Court House at the Central Middle School.

Halifax Dixie Minors all-stars took on Prince George County on Wednesday where Halifax had gotten out to a fast start this time scoring four runs in the bottom of the first and never looking back. 

It’s tough to make a major change like moving from the Limited Sportsman Division to the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Model Stock Car Division at mid-season but that is what Danny Willis Jr. has done — and is doing successfully at South Boston Speedway.

The Halifax County Dixie Boys all-stars game was postponed on Saturday due to weather, however, was rescheduled for Monday where the boys beat down on Madison Heights winning the contest by slaughter rule after three innings played with a final score of 16-1.

The Halifax County Dixie Ponytails all-stars win again.

The Halifax County O-Zone all-stars started off the state tournament hot winning their first two contests but lost their most recent game against Patrick County.

The Halifax County coach pitch all-stars are in the championship game of the state tournament and are currently 4-0 in with wins against Goochland, Dinwiddie, Charlotte and Madison Heights.

A walk-off triple from Jacob Owen in the bottom of the sixth inning gave the Halifax Dixie Youth baseball minor league all-stars a 4-2 win over Madison Heights on Saturday and a 2-0 record in the state tournament being played at Madison Heights.

L.I.F.E. is hosting a golf tournament Friday, July 16, at Green’s Folly Golf Course with tee time to begin at 1 p.m. 

Conditioning sessions for the Halifax County High School volleyball program are July 13 and July 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Halifax County High School gym.  

It’s been another successful year for the Halifax County Dixie Youth and Dixie Boys baseball programs and the Halifax County Dixie Softball program, with a total of six teams participating in state tournaments starting Friday.