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Jr. Boys win state tourney

A 13-3 win over Madison Heights Sunday morning in Grayson County has given the Halifax County Junior Boys all-stars the Virginia Dixie Baseball Junior Boys state title.

Cal Ripken Major League finishes as runner-ups

The Halifax County South Cal Ripken Major League all-stars finished as the runner-ups in the Southeast Regional Tournament held last week in Staunton, Virginia.  The all-stars had previously gone undefeated in winning the Cal Ripken Majors state tournament title.  

Dixie Boys 2-1 in tourney

The Halifax County Dixie Boys all-stars are 2-1 thus far in the Dixie Boys State Tournament in Grayson County after a 10-1 win over Timberlake Sunday morning.

Dixie Boys earn state berth

Dawson Watts and Josh Barker slugged home runs, Brayden Moore pitched seven strong innings, and the Halifax County Dixie Boys 14-year-old all-stars earned a berth in the Virginia Dixie Boys state tournament after a 9-2 win over Madison Heights at the Day Complex in South Boston on Tuesday.

Pre-Majors head for World Series

There was quite a celebration after Tristan Howerton lofted a deep fly ball to centerfield to score Eddie Chaney to give the South Boston Dixie Pre-Majors all-star baseball team the state championship and a World Series berth with an 11-1 win over Amherst County in five innings Monday night at C.H. Friend Field in South Boston.

Majors split opening games


The South Boston-Halifax Dixie Majors all-stars experienced varying degrees of success in its first two games of the Dixie Majors State Tournament being played at Halifax County High School.

Middle school golf meeting set Monday

A meeting will be held Monday at 6 p.m. at Green’s Folly Golf Course for rising sixth-, seventh and eighth-grade students interested in playing golf on the Halifax County Middle School Golf Team. 

SoBo National, Scottsburg win opening games

South Boston National and Scottsburg won opening round games Monday night in the inaugural Big Four Tournament being held at Conner Fields at the Halifax County South Baseball Complex in Cluster Springs.

Halifax County South Cal Ripken Major all-stars capture state title

Brock Poole pitched a four-hitter, and the Halifax County South Cal Ripken Baseball Major League all-stars scored all seven of their runs in the first two innings to defeat Rockbridge 7-2 for the Cal Ripken Major League state title Sunday in Crimora, Virginia.

Big Four Tourney opens Monday night

A new baseball tournament to showcase Halifax County’s 8-10-year-old Minor League all-star players opens tonight at Conner Field at the Halifax County South baseball complex in Cluster Springs.

Standout on a comeback trail

Dylan Sons is on a mission, to regain the form that made him a 15th round draft choice of the Kansas City Royals in the Major League Baseball amateur draft in 2012.