The dawn of the 2019 college football season is right upon us, and Professor Pigskin is back for his annual football contest — this year with a new perfect-score-takes-all prize format.
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.
Starting with this picture, The Gazette will launch a new feature with sports photos from the past that helped the participants make memories that has lasted them a lifetime.
Jimmy Clay and David Day had something in common Sunday afternoon at Green’s Folly Golf Course — both scored their second straight win in the club’s annual Club Championship Tournament.
The Halifax County Old Timers Baseball League kicked off its 2019 season Sunday at Halifax County High School, presenting honors and recognizing this season’s participating teams.
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.
Jeff Shumate of South Boston finished second in the A Flight in Tuesday’s Laidback Golf Tour tournament at Kinderton Country Club in Clarksville.
Rustburg resident Jacob Davis won the high overall event and 20-gauge event awards at the Halifax County Gun Club’s recent Summer Shoot-Out.
The Lakers went unbeaten through the brackets to win the South Boston Recreation Department’s annual Substance Abuse Prevention Basketball tournament.
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.
Two county youth all-star teams, the Halifax County Debs Dixie Softball all-stars and the Halifax County Dixie Boys 13-14 all-stars, open World Series play this weekend.
Halifax County High School senior linebacker Brandon Davis has been selected to play for the North squad in this year’s Blue-Grey All-American Bowl.
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.
It is a solid-hitting Halifax County Dixie Boys 13-14 all-star baseball team that is heading into this weekend’s Dixie Boys World Series in Aiken, South Carolina.
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.
A competitive post-season district tournament run ended on a disappointing note for the Halifax County Post 8 Junior American Legion baseball team Friday in a 6-5 loss to the Roanoke Cutters in eight innings.
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 annual Halifax County High School “Football Is Life” fundamental skills clinic for youth will be held July 30-31 at Halifax County High School.
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 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.
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.
There was plenty of chatter, plenty of fun and a lot of questions raised during a recent Thursday night at Halifax Country Club.
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.
It has been a down and up experience for the Halifax County Belles all-star team in the Virginia Dixie Belles State Tournament at Rustburg High School.
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…
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.
There was a time when Halifax County American appeared to be on the cusp of forcing an extra game against undefeated Patrick County for the championship in Wednesday night’s game of the 14th Annual Virginia Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone State Tournament at the Day Complex in South Boston.