The spring of 2019 was a busy time for the Department of Game and Inland Fiasheries (DGIF) State Record Committee. The committee reviewed and certified new state records for brook trout caught by hook-and-line and gar captured with archery gear including a Nathalie resident that landed a lon…

Jimmy Clay and Woody Clay have won the Halifax Country Club Member-Guest Golf Tournament the past two years and will be looking to make it three championships in a row in this weekend’s tournament.

Sunny skies welcomed friends and families participating in the Happy Feet 5K on Saturday, April 27, as they ran or walked 3.1 miles for health and fitness.

To celebrate the late Wanda B. Jeffress’ love of education and golf, family and friends will hold a golf tournament in her memory Friday, June 7, at Green’s Folly Golf Course. Proceeds from the tournament will go to the naming opportunity at Halifax High School.

The late Jeff Nelson would be proud of what the golf tournament named in his honor has produced in the way of funding for various causes in Halifax County, and Friday’s 25th Annual Jeff Nelson Memorial Golf Tournament was no exception.

Pictured is the Halifax Phoenix U12 travel soccer team that won second place in its division in the North Carolina Fusion Tournament. The tournament was held April 27-28 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Think back to the days of yesterday when kids would gather for an afternoon of fun with a pick-up baseball game. There was laughter, a lot of fun, good fellowship and a tinge of seriousness.

A group of former Halifax County High School baseball players will take the field Saturday when Halifax County High School hosts an Alumni/Old Timers Baseball Game at the Halifax County High School baseball field.

Radford University redshirt junior Peter Gasperini of South Boston and teammate Tyler Hull were tied for 14th-place in the individual standings after Wednesday’s first round of the 2019 Big South Men’s Golf Championship being held at the Patriot Golf Club in Ninety Six, South Carolina.

The late Fred Palmore asked no more of the athletes he coached than he did of himself, and that lifetime of dedication to coaching and mentoring generations of young people has landed him a spot in the Halifax County-South Boston Sports Hall of Fame.

Former Halifax County High School and VMI baseball standout Greg Weddle, former Halifax County High School and University of Virginia baseball standout Keith Lee, former NASCAR Cup Series racing standout Jeff Burton and late long-time former Halifax County High School football and baseball c…

The Halifax County-based 13U VA Squires travel baseball team won the USSSA Baseball Bring Your Game Tournament in Richmond on March 24. The team outscored opponents 32-7 during the tournament. Team members displaying the championship award include (front row from the left) David Wiles, Jayke…

Colton Epps of Virgilina swam in the PYSA Championship meet held on March 1-3. Epps competed in 11 events and medaled in all 11 events, taking home six gold, four silver and one bronze. He also was awarded the high points award for scoring the most points in his 9-10 age group. Epps was sche…

The Halifax County High School boys tennis team played Jefferson Forest High School to a 3-3 deadlock in singles play but could not pull out the needed wins in the doubles matches in a 6-3 loss Thursday at Halifax County High School.

The Halifax County High School varsity softball team has only one pre-season scrimmage, and it made the most of it in Thursday’s scrimmage against Randolph-Henry High School at Halifax County High School.

Halifax County Middle School is 2-0 after convincing wins to open the season, routing Patrick County Middle School 17-0 at Halifax County Middle School on Wednesday and traveling to Fieldale-Collinsville Middle School on Thursday where it defeated the Cavaliers 18-1.

The Halifax County Middle School boys soccer team concluded a tough opening week with a 3-2 loss Thursday night to Fieldale-Collinsville Middle School.

The Halifax County High School girls tennis team put up a tough battle but lost a close scrimmage to Jefferson Forest High School 5-4 Thursday at Jefferson Forest High School.

The Halifax County Middle School girls soccer team picked up its first win of the season Wednesday night, rolling to a 7-0 win over Patrick County Middle School in its Junior Piedmont District opener at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium.

A basically new Halifax County High School junior varsity girls soccer team battled Heritage High School to a 0-0 tie Tuesday night in a scrimmage at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium.

The Halifax County High School girls tennis team staged a solid performance Tuesday with a 7-2 win over Randolph-Henry High School in a scrimmage at Randolph-Henry High School.

The Halifax County High School boys tennis team got its season off on a good footing with a 9-0 win over Randolph-Henry High School in a pre-season scrimmage.

The YMCA of South Hampton Roads is partnering to provide memberships at no cost to members of the nationally recognized SilverSneakers program.

The Halifax County High School varsity boys soccer team got its season off to a good start Tuesday night, edging Heritage High School 2-1 in a scrimmage at Heritage High School in Lynchburg.

Patrick County Middle School topped the Lions 4-2 at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium, dropping the Lions’ record to 1-1 for the season.

The annual matchup between the South Boston and Halifax County PeeWee and Midget Basketball League all-star teams was held last weekend with the South Boston PeeWee all-stars and the Halifax County Midget League all-stars picking up the wins.

Opening day is still a couple weeks away at South Boston Speedway, but the track will rumble to life this Saturday with the track’s annual open practice, traditionally held one week before the season-opener.

The Halifax County Middle School girls soccer team had opportunities but were unable to capitalize in a 5-1 loss to Bluestone Middle School Monday night in the team’s season-opener at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium.

The Halifax County Middle School boys soccer team got its season off to a good start Monday night with a 4-0 win over Bluestone Middle School at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium.

South Boston-based Pacific Headwear extended its long-time support of the Halifax County Dixie Youth Baseball League this week with a $1,300 donation.

The sound of Canada geese started off faint, and we strained our eyes to follow our ears and catch a glimpse of our quarry.

Dollar General/UNARCO completed a sweep of the South Boston Business & Industrial Basketball League Sunday by winning the league tournament championship game.

Italian Delight won the regular-season championship in the South Boston 30 & Over Basketball League, but it was Benchmark that captured the league tournament championship.

The championship chases in the South Boston Recreation Department’s Business & Industrial/30 & Over Basketball League came down to the season’s last round of games, with Dollar General/UNARCO taking the Business & Industrial League title and Italian Delight winning the regular-se…

It’s a quiet morning after we observed first day of school rituals for our 11th grade son. It’s too early to go back for many reasons but none matter to those that make the rules. So instead of complaining, permit me to tell you about an amazing place in my memory on this hot, August day.

The regular-season campaign in the South Boston Recreation Department Business & Industrial/30 & Over Basketball League closes Sunday, with the final game of this weekend’s session determining who will win the regular-season championship.

Deaja Richardson is a native of Halifax County and played many games at the South Boston Recreation Center. Richardson started showing interest in basketball in the fourth grade and now resides in Kernersville, North Carolina. She currently plays for Westridge Academy, who finished the 2017-…