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Lions volleyball team roars to tournament win

A strong service game has benefited the Halifax County Middle School volleyball team all season, and it helped the Lions again Saturday at Powhatan Middle School, as Halifax County won its fifth Southside Middle School Conference Tournament title in six years.

Comets lose to William Fleming 24-14

Just when Halifax County High School looked like it was about to turn its fortunes around, it killed itself with turnovers.

Injuries mount as HCHS faces William Fleming tonight

The Halifax County High School varsity football team will be gunning for its second win of the season when it hits the road to face winless William Fleming High School tonight at 7 p.m. in Roanoke.

Trio joins bowling hall of fame


An outstanding trio of area bowlers was inducted into the South Boston Bowling Association Hall of Fame Sunday at the association’s annual banquet.

RCR Teammates Harvick, Burton at odds

Kevin Harvick has been involved in tiffs with various competitors on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit over the years.

Jeff Burton Disappointed In Chase Fortunes

For Jeff Burton, the Chase For The NASCAR Sprint Cup has been a disappointment.

Patient Hamlin makes it 3 in a row at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE — Martinsville Speedway had become the playground of reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson.

FC air attack stops Comets

Turnovers and Franklin County High School’s much-touted ground game were the primary concerns of Halifax County High School Head Coach Dave Wojtecki heading into Friday night’s Western Valley District contest in Rocky Mount.

Comets hit the road Friday night

Halifax County High School Head Coach Dave Wojtecki has had one message for his players this week – the season is not over.

Lions capture fifth straight conference title

Halifax County Middle School running back Donta Crews scored on runs of 31, 22 and 30 yards, and the Lions’ defense held Russell scoreless through three quarters, as Halifax took home its fifth straight Southside Middle School Conference football championship Wednesday at Lawrenceville with a 24-14 win over previously undefeated Russell.

South Boston Speedway unveils 2011 slate

South Boston Speedway officials have unveiled the track’s 2011 season schedule, a schedule that includes 18 race dates.