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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.

Debs Down Clarksville To Win State Tourney

It took an extra game to do it, but the Halifax American Debs all-stars came away with the hardware Monday night by winning the Dixie Softball Debs State Tournament with a 12-3 rout of Clarksville.

Dixie Junior Boys Claim State Crown

Ben Majors’ two-run base hit in the bottom of the fifth inning produced the runs needed to beat Grayson County 16-6 and propel the Halifax County Jr. Boys all-stars to a Dixie Jr. Boys state title and a trip to the Dixie Jr. Boys World Series.

Halifax Debs 3-0 In Tourney

A sacrifice fly by Jameshia Smith in the fourth inning plated Jamilia Smith with the only run of the game, as the Halifax American Debs all-stars edged Clarksville 1-0 Saturday in the Dixie Softball Debs State Tournament in Farmville.

Elliott Strikes Out 15 In Dixie Boys Win

Seth Elliott struck out 15 batters in seven innings and finished with a two-hit shutout, as the Halifax County Dixie Boys all-stars improved to 2-0 in the Virginia Dixie Boys State Tournament with a 7-0 win over Charlotte County on Saturday.