Saturday morning the word got out that the first FBS (Division 1) league had voted to postpone their fall sports season. The Mid American Conference, better known as the MAC, became the first major FBS league to make the decision, and many people now feel that this decision will begin the do…
This summer has been jam packed with baseball in Halifax County with NC GameOn Sports bringing tournaments to the area due to restrictions in North Carolina.
The best golfers in Halifax County will hit the course this weekend at Halifax Country Club to compete for the title of Halifax Country Club champion golfer of the year.
While I have covered the NC GameOn Sports travel baseball tournaments this summer, it is hard not to mention what these tournaments means to Halifax County, especially with so many cancellations for other events.
Shooting conditions were near perfect on Saturday morning for the Amateur Trap Association and Halifax County Gun Club’s August registered event.
Coming off of the heels of their decision to push back the start of high school sports until December, Virginia High School League officials released Phase Three guidelines for reopening sports and activities.
As I write this column it is Sunday afternoon. I had another topic in mind when I got to work this morning for this column, but I ran across something that changed my mind.
Two Halifax Country Club junior golfers won championships in their age group, and three members won sportsmanship awards at the championship matches for the Southside Piedmont Junior Golf Association on Thursday at Tanglewood Shores Golf Club in Bracey.
Today I am going to take a step back from sports to discuss something that has caused quite a stir in our community. A letter to the editor that was published in Wednesday’s edition of the paper.
South Boston Speedway officials remain optimistic there will be some racing at “America’s Hometown Track” in 2020, but due to the lack of remaining weekends in the season and current COVID-19 restrictions no track championships will be awarded this season.
The Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation recently donated a scoreboard to the Halifax County Middle School softball field.
After months of wondering what the fate of high school sports in Virginia would be, the Virginia High School League met and voted Monday to adopt Model 3 as the reopening plan for the 2020-2021 school year.
Sports fired up in full swing beginning at the end of last week again when MLB started their season on Thursday, and the WNBA regular season began on Saturday. The NBA is finishing up their exhibition games, and the NHL season is beginning this weekend. The MLS also is still going through th…
Halifax County High School basketball player Kameron Roberts turned a lot of heads in his freshman campaign on the team.
As you read this the Virginia High School League is either deciding or just finishing up deciding the fate of high school sports in Virginia this year. We already know that there will not be football on Friday nights this fall, but the rest remains up in the air.
After 30 years of coaching high school football — and three years leading the Blue Comets — Grayson Throckmorton is stepping down.
Twenty-hour work days and an ever evolving situation with no concrete answers made for a busy and interesting last few months for Dr. Christopher Parker and his colleagues at the National Junior College Athletic Association.
When COVID-19 shut the entire sports world down in an instant back in March, I don’t think anyone knew we would be sitting here in late July still wondering if and when certain things are going to happen.
Members of Halifax Country Club brought home several trophies after participating in the VSGA Piedmont Junior Golf tournament held on Thursday at Kinderton Country Club in Clarksville.
The 14U Virginia Squires from Halifax were the gold division champions and another local team, the Southside Panthers, were the 12U runners up over the weekend in NC GameOn Sports King of the Diamond tournament.
A race that ended with Kyle Busch winning on the track, only to fail post-race inspection, saw Austin Cindric win his third NASCAR Xfinity Series race in a row, and Jeb and Harrison Burton finished in the Top 10.
On the hottest weekend of the year, the Virginia Commonwealth Games All-Star baseball tournament kicked off on Friday night at Liberty University in Lynchburg.
There is no doubt Cory Dunn would love to be in the midst of a competitive season at South Boston Speedway. Unfortunately, all Dunn and all of the drivers and race teams have been able to do at South Boston Speedway thus far this year is test.
The Virginia High School League’s executive committee is scheduled to host a special-called meeting on Wednesday to discuss the fall sports season.
Jeb Burton wasn’t able to complete the first lap of the race Friday night before a spin put him into the wall and Harrison Burton had a chance to win before Noah Gragson ran him into the wall adding some post race fireworks as the two got into a physical altercation.
The young men from Halifax Country Club picked up more wins when the Piedmont Junior Golf Association held its third tournament of the summer on Tuesday at Hat Creek Golf Course in Brookneal.
Friends and family filed into the Day Complex and Cluster Springs Ball Park over the weekend to watch the NC GameOn Sports eighth annual Ring Championship take place.
Last week I touched on the hard truth about high school athletics resuming in the fall and the chances of a normal season dwindling by the day.
Larry Clark, executive director of Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation, announced Thursday that the 2020 Jeff Nelson Memorial Golf Tournament originally scheduled for Friday, May 8, at Greens Folly Golf Course will not be rescheduled for later this year.
DeGraw Chiropractic Center players tackle Russ’s Maintenance Repair 12–5 in Tuesday’s Dixie softball game at Carter Field in South Boston. This was the first game of the season for the two Angel’s teams, and players, coaches and spectators were glad to be back battling it out on the field.
Thirty-eight teams from two states will converge on Halifax County this weekend when NC GameOn Sports hosts the 8th Annual Ring Championship Tournament at the Day Complex in South Boston and the Cluster Springs Ball Park on Saturday and Sunday.
Halifax County native and current Major League Baseball pitcher Jeremy Jeffress began his baseball career at the age of 8 in the South Boston Dixie Youth League.
Junior golfers from Halifax Country Club took home top honors in the Southside Piedmont Junior Golf Association’s second tournament of the year on June 30 at Nottoway River Country Club in Blackstone.
Steve Bryant purchased the Cluster Springs ballpark in May of 2019 with a goal in mind of bringing tournaments back to the area.That goal was met when the NC GameOn Sports Fireworks Classic came to Cluster Springs over the weekend.
Jeb and Harrison Burton didn’t have the days they were hoping for in Saturday’s inaugural Pennzoil 150 at the Brickyard NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s road course.
It has been 20 years since baseball was played on the original Cluster Springs ball field. Thanks to the work of the Conner family and now Steve Bryant, the Cluster Springs ballpark hosted the NC GameOn Sports travel baseball Fireworks Classic.