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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.

Halifax Soccer Club seeking funding, field site

The Halifax Soccer Club is seeking funding and a tract of land on which to build four soccer fields to serve as the home base for the program.

Mites hit post-season running in youth football

The Halifax Youth Football League has finished the regular season, and now heads into the post-season. The Cobras of South Boston ended the regular season in first place, and get the bye for the opening round of play. 

Players selected in basketball draft

The following players have been selected in the annual South Boston Recreation Department Mites Basketball draft.

Pair are solid anchors in middle of Comets’ defense

The heart of a football team’s defense is the players in the middle. For Halifax County High School, it’s Chris Baisch and Tre’ Morgan.

South Boston Bowling Association Hall of Fame inducts 41st member

Mike Hughes became the 41st inductee into the South Boston Bowling Association Hall of Fame during the group’s annual banquet Sunday.