The Halifax County-South Boston Sports Hall Of Fame will hold its annual general membership meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the South Boston Town Council meeting room on Yancey Street.
There was no big change in the South Boston Business & Industrial/30 & Over Basketball League standings after Sunday’s session, as the league’s top four teams all posted wins.
“Dad, I’m having trouble keeping up with you,” I heard from behind me as I paddled. My son and I were duck hunting by kayak some years ago near our home at Lake Anna, and we each had a 10-foot sit-on-top. This was the first year he was paddling an adult-sized kayak and carrying his own shotgun.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Bassmaster Elite Series pro Keith Combs does most of his fishing in a bass boat, but he also loves to launch his kayak as often as his schedule allows.
The South Boston Recreation Department’s annual Youth Basketball League Kickoff Games will be held Saturday at the South Boston Recreation Center gym featuring teams from three of the town’s youth basketball leagues.
With basketball and the winter sports season looming on the horizon, Halifax County High School officials, in cooperation with Pittsylvania County school system officials, are issuing a reminder to parents and fans of Comets teams attending games at Pittsylvania County schools that all Pitts…
The Gazette-Virginian’s Professor Pigskin Football Contest has come to a close, with the final week’s contest being the closest of the season.
The South Boston Recreation Department will stage its annual Youth Basketball League Kickoff Games Saturday, Nov. 30, at the South Boston Recreation Center gym. A total of 11 games will be okayed that day featuring teams in the PeeWee, Midget and Junior Teens Leagues.
Before Virginia deer hunters hit the woods this season I thought it wise to review what’s new in the way of regulations. My source is one of Virginia’s top deer management guru’s — really; Matt Knox, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries’ deer project coordinator. Each year Knox p…
No one could have known that on Nov. 2, 1947 that Ella Jane Edmondson was going to give birth to a son that changed the way basketball was played in this county and given the gift of writing poetry that was shared by church and social groups to express the love we all should share.
Two of the top-six and three of the top-11 scorers for the South Boston Business & Industrial 30 & Over Basketball League play for unbeaten and league-leading Tvilum/Sentara in statistics released on Thursday.
Senior forward Gabby Nelson, a Halifax County High School graduate, was named Player of the Year as the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) announced its post-season awards for women’s soccer.
When you think crappie fishing you most often think of fishing in the shallows after spring warm up occurs, right? Well, there’s another peak time to catch Old Dominion slabs and that’s right now. When area waters start to dip below 70 degrees, crappie “check up” and get active. They will of…
It is hard to imagine if you know Tommy Elliott today that he credits most of his athletic ability coming from being the smallest kid in the neighborhood when he was growing up in South Boston in the early 50s as opposed to today.
South Boston resident Peter Gasperini led the Radford University golf team in the Kiawah Classic that concluded Tuesday, playing his way into the Top-15 after carding a 5-under-par round of 67 in the last round.
Judging from the overall results, contestants in The Gazette-Virginian Professor Pigskin Football Contest found the pickings to be easier last week. Still, the best entries missed on three games.
It may not look like it on the surface, but youth was well served at the annual South Boston USBC annual awards banquet held on Sunday.
It was pretty well expected that this was going to be a very competitive season in the South Boston Business & Industrial and 30 & Over Basketball League. So far that expectation is surfacing.
The Halifax County Gun Club hosted the 2019 annual Portsmouth-Langley Open Shoot Oct. 5-6, with Pam Larrowe winning the coveted HOA (High Over All) prize for the shoot.
Halifax County High School sophomore golfer Peyton Wallace will be continuing a tradition of sorts when she competes in Monday’s Virginia High School League Girls Open State Golf Tournament at Heritage Oaks Golf Club in Harrisonburg.
The South Boston Recreation Department’s Business & Industrial Basketball League and 30 & Over Basketball League opened Sunday with some familiar teams emerging from the series of benefit games with wins.
Imagine fishing a tidal river with acres of lily pads, duck blinds at the mouth of every creek and plenty of submerged aquatic vegetation… The Chickahominy River probably comes to mind, right? That’s what most folks envision when it comes to tidal bass fisheries. The next most cited destinat…
Radford University golfer Peter Gasperini of South Boston led the Radford University golf team’s effort in the recent Phoenix Invitational at Alamance Country Club in Burlington, North Carolina.
The Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) has acquired over 1,300 acres in Caroline County and has created two new Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) open to the public.
Contestants in The Gazette-Virginian Professor Pigskin Football Contest found themselves in another tough tussle last week, and a new first-place winner emerged from the pack.
The first Troy Nation Back To Where It All Began men’s fast-pitch softball tournament at Bethel Ballfield this past weekend was a success, with the 654 Boys team winning the tournament.
This weekend, Green’s Folly Golf Course will be hosting the sixth “Slo” golf tourney, a tournament honoring one of the county’s most popular and friendliest golfer that has played in the county.
The American National Bank and Trust Company sponsored team composed of Ronnie Moore, Jimmy Clay, Charles Canaday and John Morgan, won the first place in the First Flight and the overall title in the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce’s Sixth Annual Fall Classic Golf Tournament at Halifax Co…
When players, coaches and fans gather this weekend at the Bethel Ballfield for the Troy Nation Back To Where It All Began men’s slow-pitch softball tournament, they will be treated, in some respects to a trip back in time.
The Halifax County Chamber of Commerce is holding its 6th Annual Fall Classic Tournament Friday. The one-day tournament will host over 30 teams at Halifax County Country Club for what is sure to be another close competition.
For the Green’s Folly Golf Course and Halifax Country Club county cup teams, last weekend’s 29th Annual County Cup Golf Tournament was a tale of two contrasting days and one of the closest and toughest battles in the long-standing history of the tournament.
The Bridgeview Express team composed of Dave Ashwell, Billy Ford, Jay Henderson and Brad Hoppe carded a round of 55 and won the A Flight in last Friday’s First Annual Shriners Golf Tournament at Green’s Folly Golf Course.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — After firing three consecutive rounds under par to open his 2019-20 season, Radford redshirt senior golfer Peter Gasperini was named last week as the Big South Conference Co-Golfer of the Week, the league announced.
The Halifax County High School boys cross country team placed fourth among six teams and the girls team placed third among three teams in Tuesday’s regular-season Piedmont District cross country meet at Martinsville High School.
The Halifax County High School junior varsity volleyball team earned its first win of the season Tuesday night with a 2-0 victory over Martinsville High School at Halifax County High School.
The 29th Annual County Cup Golf Tournament, the local version of the PGA’s Ryder Cup, will be contested this weekend with teams from Green’s Folly Golf Course and Halifax Country Club battling it out for the tournament trophy and bragging rights for the coming year.
Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team picked up its second win of the season Tuesday night, topping Martinsville High School 3-0 at Halifax County High School.