Long-time golfing partners Raleigh Powell and Peter Gasperini had never played in a tournament together until the Halifax Country Club Member-Guest Golf Tournament.
Halifax County Middle School finished with about as many hits as runs scored Tuesday, banging out 19 hits in a 20-0 win over Fieldale-Collinsville Middle School in the Lions’ softball team’s final home game of the season.
Most sports junkies have seen, in person or televised, the sport of rugby, a rugged sport that began overseas but later became part of the American sports landscape.
A new AAU baseball program based in Halifax County and surrounding areas, 434 Supreme Extreme Sports (Academy), is holding signups May 15 at the carwash in Riverdale, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
On Saturday and Sunday, Troy Nation hosted a Free Tennis Camp for ages 8-13 at the Halifax County High School tennis courts, which had 27 campers, and five coaches from the Southside Area Tennis Association organization, according to Wayne Lowery, president of Troy Nation.
Senior Kaitlyn Aherron broke the Averett University softball program records for career home runs and runs batted in with one swing as the Cougars split a non-conference doubleheader at Ferrum College on Thursday evening. Aherron’s milestone accomplishment helped Averett beat Ferrum 15-7 in …
Just seven days after the Danville Otterbots brand was announced, the team has announced 11-year MLB veteran Desi Relaford as the club’s manager for the inaugural season of the revamped Appalachian League.
Anyone passing by the Tisha Waller Track and Field Complex on a regular basis has probably seen Lewis Coleman walking laps at the track, day-by-day, rain or shine for the past couple of years.
Former Halifax County High School softball standout Jameshia Smith will serve as head coach for the Virginia State University softball team starting this spring.
The first-ever South Boston Parks and Recreation 3-point shoot and retrieve competition and free throw contest produced a number of winners, some in multiple categories.
Signups for Dixie Youth Baseball begin this weekend and go through March at the Day Complex in South Boston for children aged 4 to 19. Children must turn four years old by May 1 to play t-ball.
Beginning in the spring of 2022, the Dr. Michael Priest Scholarship will be awarded annually to the “college-bound Virginia sportsperson who best exemplifies not only outstanding athletic prowess, but also sportsmanship, individual contribution to their team or teams, community involvement a…
The Halifax County High School Comets boys basketball team had a close call this week after personnel from Blacksburg High School notified high school and school district personnel on Monday that several players on their team tested positive for COVID-19 following their Sunday matchup with t…
After evaluating experiences of schools participating in high school sports during the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC) has revised its May 2020 guidance document with a new “Statement on Risk of COV…
With the winter sports season coming to a close soon, Halifax County appears poised to lose their season unless things change soon. The unfortunate rise in COVID-19 cases around the county the last month has caused the school to shut down all athletic contests and practices. What started as …
The South Boston Recreation Department has announced that they will host a 3-point shoot and retrieve competition along with a free throw contest.
The South Boston Parks and Recreation Department has canceled all basketball leagues for this season because of the rising cases of COVID-19 in Halifax County.
The South Boston/Halifax County YMCA is partnering again to offer the Girls on the Run and Heart and Sole programs this spring in the community.
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has announced “The Student Experience” — a free student-centered course focused on the long-term benefits of education-based activities participation – as a new addition to the NFHS Learning Center.
The Halifax Gun Club has had a few more shooters than usual recently, and the group of shooters are much younger than the average shooter.
Only 7.3% of over 480,000 high school baseball players went on to play college baseball based on a 2018-2019 study by the National Federation of State High School Associations.
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 Denver Broncos started as undrafted free agent wide receiver at quarterback on Sunday because all four of their quarterbacks had to sit out due to being positive for the coronavirus or high-risk COVID-19 close contacts.
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.
Nonprofit organization “inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.”
It was a banner weekend for the Virginia Squires Baseball group as four age groups claimed championships and one team finished as runner up at the NC GameOn Sports GameOn Winter World Series.
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 NC GameOn Sports GameOn Winter World Series kicked off on Saturday morning with several local teams vying for championships in their respective age divisions.
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.