Just in time to start summer, the boys of the 12U Virginia Squires travel baseball team traveled to the home of baseball, the place where baseball idols are left for future generations, Cooperstown, New York, where it participated in the Cooperstown Dreams Parks 12U baseball tournament June 7-13.

The first week of practice and tryouts for the Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team is in the books, and first-year Comets head coach Meg Bane says the team is making good progress.

Seeing the need for an additional meeting, Halifax County High School officials will hold its final mandatory athletics meeting Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Halifax County High School auditorium.

The Virginia champion Halifax County Debs Dixie Softball all-star team is headed home after falling 12-2 to Tennessee Monday night in an elimination game in the Dixie Softball Debs World Series in Hopkins County, Texas.

The Virginia champion Halifax County Dixie Boys all-star baseball team had a tough opening game in a 10-0 loss to JPRD East, Louisiana, on Saturday in the Dixie Boys World Series in Aiken, South Carolina.

The Halifax County Debs Dixie Softball all-star team was battling Sunday to stave off elimination in the Dixie Softball Debs World Series in Hopkins County, Texas, after a 15-5 loss to Tennessee in Saturday’s opening-round game.

The Halifax County American Dixie Softball Ponytails all-star team took Brunswick to the limit in a 10-inning thriller, but had to settle for being the runner-up in the Virginia Dixie Softball Ponytails State Tournament that concluded last week in Buckingham.

A Halifax County Dixie Softball Debs all-star team that showed a lot of heart in winning last week’s Virginia state tournament departs Wednesday for Hopkins County, Texas, to represent the state in the Dixie Softball Debs World Series.

The Halifax National Angels all-star team needed to defeat unbeaten Amherst twice on Wednesday to win the Virginia Dixie Softball Angels state title.

The Halifax County Dixie Debs softball all-stars went 5-1 last week to win the Virginia Dixie Debs softball state title in Concord.

The Halifax National Angels all-star team needed to defeat unbeaten Amherst twice on Wednesday to win the Virginia Dixie Softball state title.

The Halifax County American Legion Post 8 Junior Legion baseball team advanced to the second round of the district tournament with a win over Christiansburg Post 59 at Halifax County High School on Wednesday, but not without many anxious moments in an 8-7 win.

The brutally hot weather abated just long enough at Halifax Country Club on Sunday afternoon to allow almost 50 golfers to complete an 18-hole tournament in honor and memory of Chandler Anderson Nelson Sr. in the annual Memorial Tournament.

A 10-run second inning helped the Halifax National Angels all-stars recover from their first loss of the state Dixie Angels softball tournament with a 17-4 win over Emporia on Monday.

The Halifax County American Dixie Ponytails all-stars took a big step in their quest for the state championship by winning their first two games in the Virginia Dixie Ponytails State Tournament at Buckingham.

The Halifax County American Legion Post 8 baseball team ended regular-season play on Saturday, splitting a doubleheader on the road against Christiansburg.

The Halifax County National Dixie Angels softball all-star team is off to a good start in the Virginia Dixie Angels State Tournament in Dinwiddie with a pair of victories.

The Halifax County American Legion Post 8 Junior Legion baseball team appears to be peaking at just the right time.

University of Virginia pitcher and former Halifax County High School standout Andrew Abbott had a solid outing last Friday in the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team’s 7-6 loss in 10 innings to Taichung Cooperative Bank, a professional team, at Taichung City Stadium in Taiwan.

The Halifax County American Legion Post 8 Junior Legion baseball team played well at times but dropped a doubleheader to the Roanoke Cutters by scores of 9-3 and 15-13 Saturday in Roanoke.

Radford University golfer and South Boston resident Peter Gasperini had a good outing, finishing in a tie for ninth place in last week’s 63rd Eastern Amateur Golf Tournament at Elizabeth Manor Golf and Country Club in Portsmouth.

The Halifax County Dixie Pre-Majors all-star team got off to a good start with a 10-8 win over Madison Heights Friday in the Virginia Dixie Pre-Majors State Tournament at South Hill but suffered back-to-back losses Saturday and were eliminated from the tournament.

The clean-up and freshening of Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium continued this past week with Halifax County High School football coaches and players joining volunteers from the community in cleaning up and painting the facility. Community volunteers were up bright and early Saturday morning us…

South Boston resident and Radford University golfer Peter Gasperini made a good run but failed to earn a berth in this year’s U.S. Amateur Golf Tournament.

Jeff Shumate of South Boston carded a round of 76 and finished as runner-up in the A Flight in this week’s Laidback Golf Tour tournament at Lynrock Golf Club.

Halifax County High School officials will hold the last of the series of mandatory athletic meetings Monday, July 22, at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the Halifax County High School auditorium.

The Halifax County American Legion Post 8 Junior Legion baseball team has mounted some good momentum after snapping a four-game losing streak and has taken some nice steps in turning the tables.