The YMCA of South Boston and Halifax County recently wrapped up its first outdoors soccer season in decades and an indoor soccer season is getting ready to start after the first of the year. Kristen Zerbato, executive director at the YMCA, said previously there were close to 80 kids ages 3-1…

The Virginia Squires Baseball Organization recently spent time off of the field giving back to the community by packing 35 boxes for Samaritan’s Purse: Operation Christmas Child. Dan Powell, a coach for the Squires said the organization wanted to give back in a time of need. They wanted thei…

Wednesday morning was the start of the college basketball season around the country. It is another sport that is attempting to get things going and have a successful season with minor interruptions. That wish has already been derailed thanks to many teams withdrawing from early tournaments d…

As we inch closer to what will surely be a most unique Thanksgiving on Thursday, we are all thankful for so many things in our life and in a year such as 2020 we should all be thankful for our health and those closest to us that are healthy as well.

Meg Bane and Ryland Clark were both used to heading to the Halifax County/South Boston YMCA daily to get in their workouts. They would see each other there while working out and became friends, but then COVID-19 swept the world and the YMCA temporarily shut down. With nowhere to go to workou…

The 12U Spartans baseball team from Cluster Springs finished off their weekend in the Cal Ripken Veteran’s Day Tournament in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, on Sunday with a lose 5-2 loss in bracket play.

Youth on Course — the nonprofit organization dedicated to opening doors, supporting dreams and transforming the lives of young people through opportunities on and off the golf course — has partnered with the Virginia State Golf Association (VSGA) to deliver affordable and accessible golf and…

Halifax County Parks and Recreation will host registration for basketball at the Mary Bethune Gym beginning Monday.

The 14U Virginia Squires baseball team capped off a strong weekend at the Cal Ripken Halloween at the Beach Tournament by defeating the Carolina Prospects 11-4 to win the consolation bracket championship.

Halifax County High School freshman JD Cunningham has been busy since the beginning of 2020 competing on the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) while staying at the Junior Players Golf Academy (JPGA) and improving his golf game. The practice recently paid off when Cunningham won first-place i…

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.

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.

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…

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.

The Virginia High School League Executive Committee officially adopted the Championships +1 schedule on Thursday afternoon in their special session.

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…

For those who don’t remember I am a big UVA fan. Have been since I was a kid, so fair warning that this is an opinion column and some of the things I say will not make Hokies fans happy. But stay with me, because what I have to say may make sense in the long run.

The Virginia state skeet shoot originally scheduled Wednesday-Sunday at Arrowhead Gun Club in Chase City has been rescheduled for Oct. 8-11, the Halifax County Gun Club announced.

On Monday for Labor Day my dad and I, along with my 9-year-old son headed out to the golf course for a relaxing day together. This may not seem like much of a big deal for some but for me it was a day of firsts. For those who do not know, my son was diagnosed with autism when he was 5. He is…