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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.

Comets capture Senior Night win

Volleyball is a game of momentum, and the Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team grabbed it at the right time Tuesday against GW High School to win on Senior Night.

Defending champs upset in opener

Defending South Boston Business & Industrial Basketball League champion Dollar General/Unarco found itself on the losing end of a 64-63 score against the Rec. Volunteers on Sunday on the opening day of the league season.

Slabach sprints to win in Comet 5K

Aaron Slabach wasn’t expecting a lot in Saturday’s Halifax County High School-sponsored Comet 5K race.

PLAY THROUGH: Survived beach trip

We survived another beach trip and all went well even though our main man, Jim Burton, could not make it. His hand is getting much better, and I think knowing what was wrong with it now makes him feel a little better.

Cumbey’s Crew wins tourney

The team known as Cumbey’s Crew took home the title in the annual Century Link/Mental Health America golf tournament Friday at Green’s Folly Golf Course.