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Dixie Majors Hope To Plow New Ground

It has been six years since a South Boston-Halifax County Dixie Majors all-star baseball team has played in the World Series.

Comets Pair Take High Honor

Comets varsity softball standouts Stephanie Clark and Sydney Puryear were named recently to the Virginia High School Coaches Association (VHSCA) Softball All-State squad.

Cage Takes Home Memorial Tournament Win

The late Sturgis Payne would probably feel honored and humble to see a tournament played in his honor and memory last weekend at Halifax Country Club, the annual HCC Memorial Tournament.

Scottsburg Finishes Third In Tourney

Kelonte Gutrich slugged three home runs in consecutive trips to the plate, and Layne Shiflet and Kory Lennon added each added a round-tripper, but it wasn’t enough as Scottsburg fell to Dinwiddie 16-10 Monday to drop out of the Dixie Youth Baseball Major League Tournament in Lunenburg.

Blue Comets Football Teams Begin Practice Monday

Practice and try-outs for the Halifax County High School varsity and junior varsity football teams will begin Monday, August 2.

Pulliam, Johnson Snare Wins In LMSC Twinbill

Justin Johnson took another step toward the South Boston Speedway NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock Car Division title Saturday night as he and Lee Pulliam of Semora, N.C. split wins in the night’s pair of 75-lap Late Model Stock Car races.

Halifax County South One Win Short Of State Championship

The Halifax County South Dixie Youth Baseball (DYB) Minor League (AAA) all-stars came up one win short in its quest for a DYB Minor League state title after a 10-0 loss to Goochland Wednesday in Madison Heights.

Scottsburg Majors 1-1 In State Tourney

The Scottsburg Dixie Youth Baseball Major League all-star team came out on the short end of a 18-13 slugfest with Charlotte County Saturday to even its record at the DYB Major League State Tournament at one game apiece.

Pre-Majors Come Up Short

After an opening game loss, the South Boston Pre-Majors all-stars built enough momentum to make it to the Dixie Pre-Majors State Tournament championship game, but their solid run to the title came up just short with a 6-3 loss to Amelia on Wednesday.

Majors Win Nail-Biter

After giving up an early 3-0 lead against Goochland in the Dixie Majors Virginia State Tournament title game Wednesday night, all the South Boston Majors all-stars needed to do was plate one run with no outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning to win the game.

HC Dixie Boys Sweep State Title

The Halifax County Dixie Boys all-stars had not been seriously tested the first four games of the state tournament after four shutout wins.