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Recreation program hopes new center will end space problems

One look at the parking lot at the South Boston Recreation Center on any given night this time of year will speak volumes for Recreation Director Matthew McCargo’s success in developing sports programs for the young and not so young.

Varsity volleyball team has successful season

By all accounts, the Comets’ varsity volleyball team had another successful season, but its ultimate goal remains, a top-tier finish in the Western Valley District and a trip to the Northwest Region Tournament.

Inconsistent play, injuries add up for Blue Comets

A 2-8 record in his first season as Comets’ varsity football head coach wasn’t what Dave Wojtecki had hoped for.

Lions’ football team evolves into championship form

The Halifax County Middle School football team came into the 2010 season with a number of new faces on offense and defense, but after some initial growing pains it transformed itself into another championship team.

Holman wins race, Rogers takes crown

USAR Pro Cup driver Caleb Holman did everything he could to catch points leader Clay Rogers at the USAR 300 Pro Cup series championship race at South Boston Speedway on Saturday, with the Abingdon, Va., native winning both the pole and the race.

Comets’ season comes to an end

Travis Lipscomb wasn’t totally happy following Halifax County High School’s Senior Night game here Friday night against Patrick Henry High School.

Frank looks for first Pro Cup win at SBS

USARacing Pro Cup Series driver A.J. Frank enters Saturday’s season finale at South Boston Speedway looking to end a strong 2010 season with a magical touch by notching his first career victory in the USARacing Pro Cup Series 300.

Comets to pull out the stops on senior night

The way Halifax County High School Head Coach Dave Wojtecki sees it, he and his Comets team have nothing to lose.

Comets gain forfeit win

The Halifax County High School varsity football team now has two wins for the season, one being a Western Valley District win.

At 71, Junior Hunt is still going strong

At a time when most weekend warriors have retired to their easy chairs to discover the wonders of their remotes, Halifax County Old Timers Baseball League player Junior Hunt is still going strong — at the age of 71.

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.