In the most competitive rookie class to compete in the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Model Stock Car Division at South Boston Speedway in many seasons teenager Jacob Borst emerged at the top of the class and captured the division’s 2021 Rookie of the Year Award.

The Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team wasn’t able to keep up with the Liberty Christian Academy on offense and defense and were blown out in the second scrimmage of the preseason with a final score of 62-33.

The South Boston Business & Industrial/30 & Over Basketball League hosted its sixth week of games on Sunday with Hitachi-ABB/Trilum LLC standing as the last unbeaten team remaining.

The Halifax County Middle School Lions football team gave out their end of season awards on Thursday after their undefeated season in which they claimed the Jr. Piedmont District Championship.

The Halifax County High School cross country team gave their end of season awards to their runners on Thursday. The awards that were given were the Most Improved Runner over the course of the season, the Coaches Award and the Most Valuable Player. Morgan Crenshaw and Henry Midkiff were award…

The Halifax County High School lady Comets varsity basketball team picked up a scrimmage victory on Thursday versus Dan River High School for the first time in two years due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Sarah Gordon a catcher for the Lexington High School Wildcats and a former South Boston resident signed onto play softball at the University of Louisville on Nov. 10, but verbally committed to the prestigious university on Aug. 29.

The Halifax County High School wrestling team has begun practice for the 2021-2022 season, and according to head coach David Riddle his goal for the program is to have wrestlers who advance to the second day of states.

The South Boston Business & Industrial/30 & Over Basketball League hosted its fifth week of games on Sunday with the first game of the day between Hitachi-ABB/ Trilum LLC and Polywood II, both of which were undefeated with records of 4-0.

The Halifax County Gun Club will host a “5 Stand Fun Shoot” on Sunday at the club. Shooting for the event will begin at 10:30 a.m. with the last squad shooting at 4 p.m.

The Halifax County High School Comets varsity football team will travel to Western Albemarle High School to compete in the first round of the regional tournament Friday, with kickoff scheduled for 7 p.m.

The Halifax County High School lady Comets volleyball team traveled to Western Albemarle High School on Thursday and lost in the second round of regional play in three sets 25-15, 25-11 and 25-17 ending their season.

The Halifax County High School lady Comets volleyball team traveled to Louisa County High School on Tuesday to compete in the first round of the regionals tournament in which they picked up a victory in five sets 25-23, 18-25, 25-20, 21-25 and 15-3.

The South Boston Recreation Center recently released the youth basketball draft results for the Mites and PeeWee Leagues. 

The Halifax County High School cross-country team competed in the regional meet on Tuesday at Panorama Farms in Western Albemarle where the boys team placed 10th out of 11 total teams and the girls team placed sixth out of six teams.

The South Boston Business & Industrial/ 30 & Over Basketball League’s ADUSA Distribution LLC stands alone atop the rankings with a 3-0 record after their Halloween Day win over Benchmark.

The Halifax County High School lady Comets volleyball team traveled to Martinsville High School on Thursday and resumed play after their second match of the double header on Oct. 5 was postponed mid set because of a power outage.

The Halifax County High School Comets fell to third place in the Piedmont District after their second loss at home this season, this time to Bassett on Friday with a final score of 14-61.

The Halifax County High School cross country team traveled to the Smith River Sports Complex in Martinsville on Tuesday to compete in the Piedmont District championship meet.

The Halifax County Middle School Lions took on GW-Danville Middle School and won in overtime with a final score of 22-16 to claim the Jr. Piedmont District championship Wednesday.

The Halifax County High School Blue Comets football game versus Piedmont District rival in Bassett County High School has been moved from Friday to Thursday.

When Nathan Crews took the checkered flag to win the 30-lap Budweiser Pure Stock Division race at South Boston Speedway on Sept. 4 not only did he clinch the division championship for the second season in a row, he amassed some memorable marks in the process.

Sam Hunt Racing announced that 21-year-old Colin Garrett will pilot the No. 26 Veterans Grow America Supra in his first career NASCAR Xfinity Series start at his home track of Martinsville Speedway in the Dead On Tools 250.

The South Boston Business & Industrial/30 & Over Basketball League now has two teams atop the rankings as Food Lion Distribution and Italian Delight both advanced to 2-0 Sunday.

Harrison Burton wrecks, leaving him at eighth in points needing Martinsville win Saturday; Jeb Burton finishes 12th.