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…
Halifax County golfers from Greens Folly Golf Course and Halifax Country Club will hit the links this weekend to square off in the 30th annual County Cup golf tournament.
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…
Woody Clay and Josh Irby defeated W.J. Long and Nick Lumsden in a playoff to capture first place in the championship flight of the annual member guest tournament at Halifax Country Club over the weekend.
Every Labor Day weekend is usually the start of college football season. Some of the top teams in the country meet in outstanding college kickoff games, and the nation would collectively smile and breathe a deep sigh of relief that college football is back for the next five months.
(This story was published in the New Tampa Neighborhood News and is being reprinted with permission. Godbold’s grandparents are the late Dr. Frank Godbold and Nan Lacy Godbold, who survives and resides in South Boston.)
I am supposed to be up to my ears in sports coverage right now. School would usually be back in full swing, football, volleyball, golf and cross-country would all be starting, and I would be running all over making sure I got everything covered. But here we are. School hasn’t started yet and…
On Aug. 23, the Halifax Country Club hosted its annual adult/child tournament. The tournament featured 32 teams, and it turned out to be a wonderful day on the course. In the nine and under age group Brady Grant and Lyle Moore took first place followed by Jackson Grant and Geoff Grant finish…
The 16th annual James Hilary Glidewell Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament was held at Greens Folly Golf Course recently, and tournament organizers with the 37th Masonic District say it was big success.
Most of you who read my column regularly know that I didn’t grow up here. I grew up next door in Mecklenburg County, and I graduated from Bluestone High School.
Rain washed away the chance for local travel baseball teams to have their shot at the NC GameOn Sports Summer World Series title two weeks ago, but over the weekend they were able to get back on the field and compete for top honors.
The Halifax/South Boston Dixie Youth Baseball season is getting ready to wrap up their most unique season in program history and as it comes to a close, acting president David Ashwell took the time to look back on what made this season special.
The South Boston Recreation Center is offering reserved gym times from 2 to 5 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday (will stay open later if needed) for basketball.
Rain fell steadily throughout the day on Saturday and into Sunday, postponing the NC GameOn Sports Summer World Series that was set to take place throughout the county and in North Carolina.
Intercollegiate athletics currently sits in a unique stage, one that no one ever saw coming. But what does that mean exactly? Where do sports stand today? How do you defeat the negative stigma about two-year colleges that could be the answer right now for so many?
The NC GameOn Sports Summer World Series kicks off Saturday morning around Halifax County as well as in Youngsville and Roxboro, North Carolina.
The Spartans 11U Bryant team from Halifax won the gold division championship over the weekend at the NC GameOn Sports Battle of the Rings Super Regional held at Cluster Springs Park. The Spartans defeated top seeded Knightdale Skeeters in the semifinals and the third seeded HSA Roadrunners i…
Saturday morning the word got out that the first FBS (Division 1) league had voted to postpone their fall sports season. The Mid American Conference, better known as the MAC, became the first major FBS league to make the decision, and many people now feel that this decision will begin the do…
This summer has been jam packed with baseball in Halifax County with NC GameOn Sports bringing tournaments to the area due to restrictions in North Carolina.
The best golfers in Halifax County will hit the course this weekend at Halifax Country Club to compete for the title of Halifax Country Club champion golfer of the year.
While I have covered the NC GameOn Sports travel baseball tournaments this summer, it is hard not to mention what these tournaments means to Halifax County, especially with so many cancellations for other events.
Shooting conditions were near perfect on Saturday morning for the Amateur Trap Association and Halifax County Gun Club’s August registered event.
As I write this column it is Sunday afternoon. I had another topic in mind when I got to work this morning for this column, but I ran across something that changed my mind.
Two Halifax Country Club junior golfers won championships in their age group, and three members won sportsmanship awards at the championship matches for the Southside Piedmont Junior Golf Association on Thursday at Tanglewood Shores Golf Club in Bracey.
Today I am going to take a step back from sports to discuss something that has caused quite a stir in our community. A letter to the editor that was published in Wednesday’s edition of the paper.
After months of wondering what the fate of high school sports in Virginia would be, the Virginia High School League met and voted Monday to adopt Model 3 as the reopening plan for the 2020-2021 school year.
Sports fired up in full swing beginning at the end of last week again when MLB started their season on Thursday, and the WNBA regular season began on Saturday. The NBA is finishing up their exhibition games, and the NHL season is beginning this weekend. The MLS also is still going through th…