The 1984 baseball season for Halifax County High School was one that will not be forgotten.
The Virginia High School League announced Monday that since to Gov. Ralph Northam ordered all schools in Virginia closed for the remainder of the year due to the coronavirus, VHSL spring sports and activities have been canceled.
Beginning on Monday, The Gazette-Virginian will launch a three-part series on the 1984 Halifax County High School baseball team that won the state championship.
The South Boston rec league hosted two all-star basketball games on March 10 with the South Boston junior teen all-stars taking on the Charlotte County all-stars and the South Boston senior teen all stars hosting the Person County senior teen all stars.
After a second straight undefeated season last year, the Halifax County High School boys tennis team is looking to build off of that success and continue their impressive run.
After a strong season last year, capped off by a district championship, the Halifax County girls tennis team is looking to go even farther this year with twelve returning players.
Bert Cuffley may be in his first season as head coach of the Halifax County High School girls soccer team, but he is no stranger to the game of soccer.
The Halifax County Middle School boys soccer team traveled to Patrick County on Wednesday to try and keep their record unblemished for the year. The Lions were able to come away with the 3-0 victory and their record now stands at 4-0.
The Halifax County Middle School girls soccer team remained undefeated on Wednesday when they defeated Patrick County 8-0 to improve their season record to 4-0.
After another trip to the state semifinals last season, the Halifax County High School boys baseball team has their eye set on more of the same in 2020. “We always want to be the last man standing,” Halifax head baseball coach Kenneth Day said.
In his fifth season leading the Halifax County High School varsity softball team, head coach Woody Bane has a very young team that he is putting on the field this year. The Comets only have four seniors on the team, but they do have seven players returning in total from last year’s team.
The Halifax County High School JV softball team hosted Dan River on Tuesday afternoon in a scrimmage game at Halifax County High School and won by a score of 16-0.
The Halifax County High School girls tennis team hosted Jefferson Forest on Tuesday afternoon in the Comets first scrimmage of the season. Halifax came away with a 7-2 win for their first win over Jefferson Forest in three seasons.
The Halifax boys tennis team was on the court for the first time this spring on Tuesday when they traveled to take on Jefferson Forest. The Comets have not defeated Jefferson Forest in their annual scrimmage in the last three years, but Halifax left with a 7-2 victory.
Three games, three slaughter rule finishes for the Halifax County Middle School boy’s soccer team. The Lions put up another 8-0 win on Tuesday to improve to 3-0 on the season. Halifax has not allowed a goal so far and has been able to score 24 goals in this young season, with all three games…
On Tuesday night the Halifax County Middle School baseball team improved their record to 3-0 on the season with a sweep of Martinsville at the Day Complex. Halifax won the first game 14-0 and followed that up with a 13-0 win in the second game.
Halifax County High School’s varsity boys soccer team lost a scrimmage 3-0 Monday night against Heritage High School. They played to a 0-0 tie in the first half of action, with both teams having several chances to get on the board. Wyatt Nelson made a save on a Heritage penalty kick to help …
The Halifax County High School boys JV soccer team hit the field for the first time this spring in a scrimmage game on Monday night against Heritage High School.
The South Boston Parks and Recreation department sponsored two all star games recently. The girls from the PeeWee and Midget programs joined together to play in the all-girls game.
It was a cool, sunny morning on Saturday with the wind making the temperature feel much colder, but for the first time this season the Halifax County High School baseball team hit the field at Heritage High School in Lynchburg for the Heritage Jamboree.
For the second year in a row, Halifax County High School’s boy’s basketball team ended its season in the state quarterfinals.
The South Boston Rec Department hosted three all-star basketball games recently. The PeeWee, Midget and Business and Industrial League/30 and Over league all stars all took to the court. The annual youth basketball coaches intra squad game also was played.
The Halifax County High School boys basketball team is traveling to Heritage High School in Lynchburg on Friday to take on the Millbrook Pioneers in the Class 4 state quarterfinals.
Spring sports season officially kicked off on Tuesday afternoon when the Halifax County Middle School softball team hosted the Bluestone Middle School Trojans at the Day Complex in South Boston.
Mason Hatcher pitched five strong innings and Cole Bowen closed things out as the Halifax County Middle School baseball team defeated Bluestone Middle School 3-1 on Tuesday night to open the season at the Day Complex.
The 2020 PeeWee basketball tournament concluded on Saturday with the Bulls winning the championship. The Bulls defeated the Cavaliers in the championship game by a score of 29-20. In the third place game, the Cougars defeated the Tar Heels 27-22.
If you were to watch Halifax County High School boys basketball head coach Sterling Williams on the sidelines during games you would see a man who is passionate and animated.
FONTANA, Calif. — Holding off teammate Riley Herbst with a determined run over the final 19 laps, 19-year-old rookie Harrison Burton charged to his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory in Saturday’s Production Alliance Group 300 at Auto Club Speedway.
The start of South Boston Speedway’s 2020 season is right around the corner, and drivers and race teams throughout the region are busy getting ready for the start of on-track activity.
With the Halifax County High School boy’s basketball team already securing their spot in the state tournament, the path for the Comets is starting to take shape. The quarterfinals for the state tournament will take place March 6.
Former Halifax County High School standout Andrew Abbott has had a successful college career at the University of Virginia, one of the top baseball programs in the country, but his 2020 campaign start is turning heads around the country.
Members of Tvilum/Sentara completed their perfect season on Sunday with a 117-76 win over the second seed Eaton Corp in the Business & Industrial League/30 and Over League title game.
The Halifax County High School indoor track and field team traveled to Salem on Saturday to compete in the Region 4D Indoor Championships. The Comets were well represented at the event with four members of the team and one relay team earning a state tournament berth.
The Halifax locker room was all smiles on Tuesday night after the Comets made a furious second half comeback defeating E.C. Glass 62-61 to earn a spot in the state tournament and advance to the Region 4D championship game on Friday night.
Alex Driggs and Zyon Wilson traveled to Tuscarora High School in Leesburg on Saturday to represent Halifax County High School in the state-wrestling tournament.