Over the past 15 years, Jason DeCarlo has developed a love for racing.
“I don’t remember a day where there wasn’t baseball in my life.” Those words from Halifax County High School senior baseball player Leo Noblin give a glimpse into the passion and dedication he has for baseball.
The World Series started last night for Major League Baseball, but as I write this the game has not yet taken place. The Los Angeles Dodgers with all of their big names with big contracts take on the Tampa Bay Rays with their obscure roster full of other teams leftovers will match up in this…
The Virginia Squires 13U and 14U teams went undefeated on Sunday to win the championship in their respective divisions at the NC GameOn Sports GameOn vs. Cancer Classic held at the Day Complex in South Boston.
Halifax County High School alum and current Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeremy Jeffress was one of three relief pitchers in the National League to be nominated for reliever of the year on Monday.
The Halifax County School Board meeting schedule for Thursday of last week was postponed for two weeks due to a COVID-19 outbreak at central office where four employees had tested positive to the virus. At that meeting the board was supposed to hear a presentation on the return to sports pla…
Growing up Joey Duffer heard all of the stories about his father Curtis being a part of the 1984 Halifax County High School baseball team and their run to winning the first state championship in school history. Curtis went on the play college baseball at Virginia Tech as well and Joey knew f…
Five individuals from four states received a big thrill last week as former NASCAR Cup Series star and Daytona 500 winner Ward Burton and his son, NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Truck Series competitor Jeb Burton, treated them to high-speed laps around South Boston Speedway.
n a change of course from what was previously announced in August, Martinsville Speedway will host limited fans during the NASCAR Playoff Weekend on Oct. 30-Nov. 1.
A rain-soaked Charlotte Motor Speedway was the site of one of the most unique races in recent memory on Saturday afternoon when drivers had to put on rain tires and windshield wipers to compete in the Drive for the Cure 250.
Mike Trenor and Troy Fitzgerald have distinctly different racing backgrounds and are hoping their blend of backgrounds will lead to their becoming a competitive two-car Limited Sportsman Division team.
The WNBA season ended Tuesday night, the NHL season ended close to two weeks ago and the NBA season could end as soon as tonight. It is hard to believe that it felt like just yesterday I was writing about how these leagues were preparing to start or resume their seasons inside of the bubble.
Since this week is National Newspaper Week I decided to use this column as a chance to talk about why local journalism matters and the dire situation the country is facing with so many local papers disappearing.
Local travel baseball teams hit the field at the Day Complex in South Boston over the weekend to participate in the NC GameOn Sports Atlantic Coast Super Regional Tournament.
Last Monday night, we were all caught off guard when the Halifax County School Board voted to allow extracurricular activities to return.
The 2020 racing season has not been the season Blake Stallings or anybody else envisioned. Stallings, who competes out of the R&S Race Cars stable, was looking forward to a full season of racing that included racing at South Boston Speedway, but has competed in only six races this season.
The Troy Nation Ring of Fire Softball Tournament and cornhole tournament, held over the weekend, was considered a success by organizers with $1,500 raised.
Today, Wednesday Sept. 30, 2020, my mother will walk out of E.O. Young Jr. Elementary School in Vance County, North Carolina, for the final time. After 39 years of teaching my mother is retiring from the education field.
In a surprise move, the Halifax County School Board voted 4-3 Monday night to allow secondary students to participate in practices of extracurricular activities following the guidelines set forth by the CDC, Virginia High School League, the school system’s safety plan outlined in the return-…
The Troy Nation Ring of Fire Men’s and Women’s Softball Tournament overcame torrential rain all day Friday and even though the start was delayed, the fundraiser was still able to take place over the weekend. The corn hole tournament on Friday was pushed back to Sunday afternoon, and they wer…
The Halifax County Chamber of Commerce hosted its seventh annual Fall Classic Tournament on a rainy Friday with more than 35 teams competing at the Halifax Country Club. A new addition to this year’s tournament is a putting challenge sponsored by JE Burton Construction Company. Those making …
This past Saturday close to 80 kids ranging in age from 3-18 stepped onto the field for the first games of the YMCA of South Boston and Halifax County fall soccer league. While the YMCA holds indoor soccer each winter, this is the biggest soccer program held at the YMCA in close to two decad…
Halifax County High School softball player Trinity Martin has wanted to become a professional softball player since she was a child. She is now one step closer to that goal after verbally committing to play college softball at Virginia Tech.
Troy Nation will be hosting a men’s and women’s slow pitch softball tournament, as well as other fundraising events, beginning on Friday and continuing through the weekend at the Day Complex in South Boston.
Greens Folly held a seven-point lead heading into the final day of play in the 30th annual County Cup golf tournament, but Halifax Country Club was able to roar back into contention on Sunday only to ultimately fall one point short.
NC GameOn Sports hosted the 8th Annual Battle on the Diamond tournament over the weekend at the Day Complex in South Boston as well as in Oxford, North Carolina.
Another weekend and another NC GameOn Sports travel baseball tournament being played in South Boston as the 8th Annual Battle on the Diamond tournament gets going on Saturday morning at the Day Complex in South Boston and in Oxford, North Carolina.
This college basketball season will be unlike any other. Wait a second, where have I heard that before? Oh yea that’s right, with every single thing that has happened in this year that will never end. The NCAA Division 1 Council met on Wednesday and set the official start date of the 2020-20…
Caleb Dyer is like many other racers in that he took opportunities to test at South Boston Speedway this summer but has not yet been able to apply the fruits of what he and his team learned to competing in races at the .4-mile oval.
Halifax County golfers from Greens Folly Golf Course and Halifax Country Club will hit the links this weekend to square off in the 30th annual County Cup golf tournament.