The Halifax County American Legion Post 8 baseball team ended regular-season play on Saturday, splitting a doubleheader on the road against Christiansburg.

The Halifax County National Dixie Angels softball all-star team is off to a good start in the Virginia Dixie Angels State Tournament in Dinwiddie with a pair of victories.

Halifax County High School students wishing to try out for or participate on any of the school’s athletics teams during the upcoming 2019-2020 school year have one last opportunity Monday to attend one of the school’s mandatory athletics meetings.

The Halifax County American Legion Post 8 Junior Legion baseball team appears to be peaking at just the right time.

University of Virginia pitcher and former Halifax County High School standout Andrew Abbott had a solid outing last Friday in the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team’s 7-6 loss in 10 innings to Taichung Cooperative Bank, a professional team, at Taichung City Stadium in Taiwan.

The Halifax County American Legion Post 8 Junior Legion baseball team played well at times but dropped a doubleheader to the Roanoke Cutters by scores of 9-3 and 15-13 Saturday in Roanoke.

Radford University golfer and South Boston resident Peter Gasperini had a good outing, finishing in a tie for ninth place in last week’s 63rd Eastern Amateur Golf Tournament at Elizabeth Manor Golf and Country Club in Portsmouth.

The Halifax County Dixie Pre-Majors all-star team got off to a good start with a 10-8 win over Madison Heights Friday in the Virginia Dixie Pre-Majors State Tournament at South Hill but suffered back-to-back losses Saturday and were eliminated from the tournament.

The clean-up and freshening of Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium continued this past week with Halifax County High School football coaches and players joining volunteers from the community in cleaning up and painting the facility. Community volunteers were up bright and early Saturday morning us…

Peyton Sellers entered Saturday night’s Southern Virginia Higher Education Center NASCAR Late Model Twin 75s at South Boston Speedway needing a boost in the NASCAR national title race and the South Boston Speedway championship race.

South Boston resident and Radford University golfer Peter Gasperini made a good run but failed to earn a berth in this year’s U.S. Amateur Golf Tournament.

Jeff Shumate of South Boston carded a round of 76 and finished as runner-up in the A Flight in this week’s Laidback Golf Tour tournament at Lynrock Golf Club.

Halifax County High School officials will hold the last of the series of mandatory athletic meetings Monday, July 22, at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the Halifax County High School auditorium.

The Halifax County American Legion Post 8 Junior Legion baseball team has mounted some good momentum after snapping a four-game losing streak and has taken some nice steps in turning the tables.

All the Halifax County American Coach-Pitch all-stars needed was one out to close out a win and avoid elimination in Monday’s game against Goochland in the 6th Annual Virginia Dixie Youth Baseball Coach-Pitch State Tournament at the Day Complex in South Boston.

The Halifax County American Legion Post 8 Junior Legion baseball team, fresh off of a holiday break, topped Martinsville 10-6 Monday night in Martinsville to kick off the regular-season stretch run.

It was inspiring to see people from the community, Halifax County High School football players, cheerleaders, football coaches, cheerleading coaches, school staff and others hard at work last Tuesday morning painting and cleaning up Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium.

The Halifax County American all-stars appeared to be in the driver’s seat in the chase for the 14th Annual Virginia Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone State Tournament championship at the Day Complex in South Boston — that is until it ran into Patrick County Monday night.

A group of youngsters that have tried for several years to earn a Dixie Baseball World Series berth have finally reaped that award.

Scenes from the 14th Annual Virginia Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone State Tournament and the 6th Annual Virginia Dixie Youth Baseball Coach-Pitch State Tournament at the Day Complex in South Boston. (Photos by Joe Chandler/Gazette-Virginian)

Having scored three wins in two days, the Halifax County Dixie Boys 13-14-year-old all-stars reached the Final Four in the Virginia Dixie Boys State Tournament being held at Charlotte Courthouse.

Wins in the first two rounds of the 14th Annual Virginia Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone State Tournament at the Day Complex in South Boston have put Halifax County American solidly in the chase for the tournament title.

Former Halifax County High School standout and University of Virginia pitcher Andrew Abbott picked up the win on the mound Saturday as Team USA topped Cuba 10-2 Saturday at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, North Carolina.

The Halifax County Coach-Pitch all-star team was battling Sunday to stay alive in the 6th Annual Virginia Dixie Youth Baseball Coach-Pitch State Tournament at the Day Complex in South Boston.

One of the bigger baseball events of the summer opens Friday as the Halifax County Dixie Youth Baseball League hosts the 14th Annual Virginia Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone State Tournament and the 6th Annual Virginia Dixie Youth Baseball Coach-Pitch State Tournament at the Day Complex in South…

Former Halifax County High School standout and University of Virginia pitcher Andrew Abbott has been selected to the 26-player 2019 Collegiate National Team.

Peyton Sellers’ win in last Saturday’s Thunder Road Harley-Davidson Presented By Grand Atlantic Ocean Resort NASCAR Whelen Late Model 200 at South Boston Speedway has padded his lead in the national championship chase.

The first leg of the Virginia Late Model Triple Crown is in the books and for the second year in a row, Peyton Sellers will head into the Hampton Heat 200 at Langley Speedway at the top of the standings. 

The South Boston Recreation Department will hold its annual Summer Archery Camp Monday through July 12 from 9 a.m. to noon each day on the front lawn of the South Boston Recreation Center at 1620 Jeffress Boulevard.

South Boston and Halifax County will be bustling with activity and visitors this weekend as the Halifax County Dixie Youth Baseball League hosts the 14th Annual Virginia Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone State Tournament and the 6th Annual Virginia Dixie Youth Baseball Coach-Pitch State Tournament…

Will Long of South Boston won a pair of recent golf events, winning a Piedmont Junior PGA tournament last Tuesday at Hat Creek Golf Course in Brookneal and on Thursday winning the local section of Drive, Chip, and Putt Contest sponsored by the PGA of America.