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Belles shut down Brookneal to win district tourney

Katie Gregory pitched a five-inning one-hitter with nine strikeouts, and Olivia Noblin and Madison Hailey each had a 3-3 day at the plate to lead the Halifax American Belles all-stars to a 13-0 win over Brookneal Monday for the Dixie Softball District 7 Tournament championship.

South Hill looks to get upper hand in tourney

South Hill is looking to get the upper hand in the District 2 Dixie Youth Baseball League O-Zone Tournament being played at the Day Complex in South Boston.

David Day, John Somers triumph at Greens Folly

Eventual winners David Day and John Somers may have snuck up on a number of more established duos at the annual Greens Folly Golf Course Member-Guest Tournament last weekend.

Shining star returns home

This weekend marks Member Guest Weekend at the historic Green’s Folly Golf Course, and with it, a lot of former members and players return to their roots to have fun and remember the history.

Burton, Chaney take win

It couldn’t have been any closer.

YMCA Softball League organizational meeting to be held Monday

An organizational meeting will be held Monday at 6 p.m. at the YMCA of South Boston and Halifax County to discuss and accept team registrations for the YMCA men’s and women’s softball leagues.

PLAY THROUGH: Wild and crazy

For all of you Steve Martin fans out there, I was lucky enough or unlucky, depending on your train of thought, to live the last two weeks like I was wild and crazy.

Choices 180 seeking former varsity basketball players for charity event

Choices OneEighty will host its first annual Comet Alumni All-Star Basketball Game on Saturday, Nov. 29, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Halifax County High School gym.

Comet becomes Hornet

Collin Kashmer, the single season and career-scoring leader for the Halifax County High School boys soccer program, has chosen Lynchburg College as his next soccer destination.

Gasperini wins major tourney at Pinehurst

Halifax County High School golfer Peter Gasperini said he has been in a slump for about six months.

Two in a row for Thomasson, Kidd

Consistent golf resulted in a second straight Halifax Country Club Member-Guest Tournament title for Brad Thomasson and Jeff Kidd on Sunday.