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Halifax County High School Comet 5K slated Oct. 20

The first Halifax County High School Blue Comet 5K Run/Walk is scheduled for Oct. 20 at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium, rain or shine.

PLAY THROUGH: It’s finally here

The Ryder Cup starts this weekend and the Americans can hardly wait.

Green’s Folly stems Halifax Country Club rally, retains trophy

Green’s Folly built a 22-14 lead after the first day of play and held off a second-day rally by Halifax Country Club to win its third straight County Cup on Sunday by a 37-34 margin.

PLAY THROUGH: It’s finally here

The big weekend is only 24 hours away and at least 84 golfers are feeling the pressure that until you have played in the County Cup you would not understand.

Competition fierce in County Cup golf tournament

This time of year, the air is getting a little crisp, the fair is less than three weeks away and football is in the air.

New VHSL district alignments a step closer

The Virginia High School League’s proposed six-classification system and new district and conference alignments moved a step closer to reality Tuesday as the VHSL Redistricting and Reclassification Committee met to act on a series of appeals to district and conference placements.

Veteran runner wins first Walk for Hope 5K

Veteran runner Ryn Morrison clocked a time of 25:52 to win the first-ever 5K event at the Halifax County Cancer Association’s annual Walk for Hope Saturday at the Halifax County Fairgrounds.

Sterns wins opener of Professor Pigskin

Corky Sterns has started the Professor Pigskin contest for 2012 off with a bang, winning the first week with an 11-1 slate.

Raffle to benefit MS Society, ball league

The Blue Ridge Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Scottsburg Dixie Youth Baseball League are sponsoring a $10,000 cash raffle Friday at The Prizery in South Boston.

Student ventures to Australia as part of United States All-Star Track Team

Local Halifax County High School Junior Devan Richardson recently returned from a trip of a lifetime after traveling Down Under to Southport, Australia.

Burton repeats sweep of two club championships

Kay Burton mentioned after her win in the Green’s Folly Golf Course championships two weeks ago she needed to work on her game if she stood a good chance of winning the Halifax Country Club championships on Sunday.