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Jeffress makes Blue Jays opening-day roster

Former Halifax County High School star pitcher Jeremy Jeffress has made the Toronto Blues Jays’ Opening Day roster.

Bulls win county Midget tourney finals

The tournament championship game for the Halifax County Midget Basketball League was between the last-place Nuggets and the first-place Bulls.

PLAY THROUGH: Tourney set April 3

Green’s Folly Golf Course will be hosting a senior tournament for men on April 3. Players will be placed into age brackets, 50-60, 61-67 for example. It should be a fun time. The signup sheet is on the board or those interested in playing can call 434-572-4998 for more info.

Nelson, Bagwell winners in MACW bouts

“Mr. Mid Atlantic” Rikki Nelson made what may be his final appearance in South Boston as the reigning MACW Heavyweight Champion Saturday night count in a big way.

‘Battle For The Belts’ set Saturday at HCHS

The biggest Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling event to be staged in South Boston will be held Saturday night at Halifax County High School with the MACW stars being featured in the MACW “Battle For The Belts.”

Softball captures opening victory

Cori Campbell and Ashley Watts slugged home runs, and Taylor Barnes struck out 11 batters in a three-hit complete-game performance, as the Halifax County High School varsity girls softball team beat Amherst County High School 8-1 Wednesday at Amherst in the Comets’ season-opener.

Jarrett headlines ‘Battle For The Belts’

TNA wrestling star Jeff Jarrett, a former WWE and WCW champion, will be among the professional wrestling stars that will headline Saturday night’s Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling MACW “Battle For The Belts” at Halifax County High School.

YMCA swim team qualifies six for regional meet

Six members of the South Boston-Halifax County YMCA Sea Serpents swim team have qualified for the Upper Southeast Regional Short Course Championship Swim Meet to be held March 15-17 at the Rock Hill Area YMCA in Rock Hill, S.C.

‘Battle For The Belts’ coming to high school

Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling has staged impressive events in South Boston in recent years, but the biggest is right around the corner.

Spring Classic Tournament opens tonight

While basketball season is all but over, area basketball fans can find plenty of action this weekend at the South Boston Recreation Center gym.

Dixie Youth’s key figure

The late Everett Taylor, a key figure on both the local and state levels of Dixie Youth Baseball for more than a quarter of a century has been named as one of this year’s inductees into the Halifax County-South Boston Sports Hall of Fame.