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.

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…

Professor Pigskin made things tough for entrants in last week’s Professor Pigskin Football Contest, but Jimmy Elliott of South Boston was up for the test.

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.

The Halifax County High School football team is looking for its third win in as many games Friday night when it faces Park View High School of South Hill at 7 p.m. at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium.

Kay Burton of South Boston won last weekend’s Halifax Country Club Women’s Club Championship Tournament, making it nine straight wins in the club’s top ladies tournament.

The Halifax County Middle School golf team had made up some ground on Junior Piedmont District leader Ben Franklin Middle School in a recent district round at Green’s Folly Golf Course, but lost ground in Monday’s nine-hole round at Willow Creek Country Club in Franklin County.

The Halifax County High School golf team continued its march toward the Piedmont District regular-season title with a win in Monday’s district round at Olde Mill Country Club in Laurel Fork, Virginia.

Entries are being accepted for the first Shriners Golf Tournament sponsored by Michelob Ultra to be held Friday, Sept. 20, at Green’s Folly Golf Course.

For those of you who did not take the opportunity to see Halifax County native and former Halifax County High School teacher Stevie Woltz, known in the wrestling world as “Hangman” Adam Page, face Chris Jericho in All Elite Wrestling’s All Out pay-per view TV event live from Chicago, Illinoi…

By now, you know Virginia has taken further striped bass measures ahead of ASMFC action. In addition to closing the spring trophy season earlier, other measures were passed by emergency action recently.

The grin still spreads from ear to ear on the face of Scottsburg native and Halifax County High School soccer standout and Christopher Newport University graduate Camey Reese weeks after she attended the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.

The Gazette-Virginian’s Professor Pigskin Football Contest kicks off Monday with the first week’s contest entry form appearing in the newspaper’s sports section.

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.