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Sea Serpents win quad meet

The South Boston/Halifax County YMCA swim team won a quad meet at the Altavista YMCA on Dec. 15, with 31 swimmers competing for the Sea Serpents.

Being a Christmas baby has its perks

Not everyone can say they share their birthday with a major holiday, but Jillyan Pritt can.

Enforcers, Pacific Headwear in finals

With the Pure Rec. tournament heading to the finals, the top two teams have fought their way through the crowd to face off for the league title.

No more unbeaten teams in Industrial League

United Steps/Felton Brothers, the last unbeaten team in the South Boston Business & Industrial Basketball League, lost its first game of the season Sunday with a 47-46 loss to SVHEC.

Youth wrestlers compete in Brookville Bees tourney

Halifax Youth Wrestling Association wrestlers competed in the 29th Annual Brookville Bees tournament held at Brookville H.S. in Lynchburg on Dec. 8.

Presto/Halifax improves to 6-1 in hoops play

A number of interesting story lines are developing this season in the South Boston Business & Industrial Basketball League, including the emergence of United Steps/Felton Brothers and Presto/Halifax as contenders for the league title.

DG/Unarco suffers first loss

Player of the Week James Allen scored 35 points, 24 coming in the second half where he also hit 10 of 11 free throws, as AW II handed Dollar General/Unarco its first loss of the season Sunday by a 81-79 score.

Soccer going indoors with new league

County youth wishing to play soccer indoors during the winter months have had little choice but to travel elsewhere in the past, but the sport is getting a boost with the creation of an indoor soccer league, a first for Halifax County.

Hoops team handed first loss

In a battle of unbeaten teams, Dollar General/Unarco upended Presto/Halifax 62-61 Sunday in the South Boston Business & Industrial Basketball League.

Jeffress traded to Blue Jays

Jeremy Jeffress is headed for a new stop in Major League Baseball.

Baseball standout inks with UNC-G

Former Halifax County High School baseball standout Tyler Long, after having completed a successful two-year stint at Louisburg (N.C.) Junior College, has signed to play baseball at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.