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Rain Fails To Dampen Pulliam’s Night At SBS

Rain put a damper on the 150-lap NASCAR Late Model Stock Car Division race of Saturday night’s Country Cares St. Jude’s Night racing program at South Boston Speedway.

Jr. Boys Rally In Opener

The Halifax County Dixie Jr. Boys all-stars found themselves trailing Troup County, Georgia, 5-0 after two innings Saturday in the Dixie Jr. Boys World Series in Dothan, Alabama, but rallied with a run in the bottom of the second and seven in the third for an 8-7 win.

Halifax American Debs 1-1 In World Series

It’s been feast or famine thus far in the Dixie Softball Debs World Series for Halifax American, which lost its opener 13-2 to Louisiana before rebounding with a 15-2 win over Tennessee.

American Darlings Win Series Opener

A triple by Cassidy Walker capped a seven-run second inning, and the Halifax American Darlings all-stars went on to an 11-4 win over Georgia Saturday in its Dixie Softball Darlings World Series opener.

Dixie Boys Win 2-1 Thriller In Last Inning

Elijah Hudson executed a suicide squeeze bunt to score Tyler Wall from third base with the game-winning run in the top of the seventh inning to give the Halifax County Dixie Boys all-stars a 2-1 win over Troup County, Ga., in the Dixie Boys World Series in Christiansburg, Va.

American Angels Bow Out Of World Series

It was a short stay in the Dixie Softball Angels World Series for the Halifax American Angels all-stars after losses in their first two games.

South Boston Dixie Majors Eliminated In World Series

The South Boston Dixie Majors all-stars lost their first two games and have been eliminated in the Dixie Majors World Series being played in Independence, Louisiana.

World Series Play Begins For Six Halifax County All-Star Teams

It was another banner summer for youth sports in Halifax County, with six teams earning berths in World Series as close to home as Christiansburg, Va., and as far away as Vancleave, Mississippi, Dothan, Alabama, Independence, Louisiana and Denison, Texas.

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.