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Majors win World Series opener

The Virginia champion South Boston Dixie Majors all-star team won its opening game Saturday in the Dixie Majors World Series in Laurel, Miss., edging Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee 4-3.

Ponytails drop X-Play World Series opener

The Halifax National Ponytails all-stars let a 9-2 lead slip away in the late innings and dropped their opener 20-11 to South Carolina in the Dixie Softball Ponytails X-Play World Series on Saturday.

X-Play Ponytails, American Darlings ready for World Series action

Two South Boston-Halifax County Dixie Softball all-star teams begin their quest for a World Series title Saturday, with both series being played at sites in South Carolina.

Debs win another state championship

The Halifax American Debs all-stars are heading to the Dixie Softball Debs World Series after clinching the Virginia state title Tuesday night with an 11-0 win over Emporia.

State berth at stake for Post 8

Brad Tickle was as surprised as anyone when the floating fly ball he hit to left field with two out and the bases loaded in the bottom of the first inning was dropped.

Dixie Debs improve to 3-0 in state tournament

Three home runs in two games on Sunday have helped give the Halifax American Debs all-stars a 3-0 record in the Dixie Softball Debs state tournament in Lunenburg.

SoBo Post 8 faces elimination in district tourney

The South Boston American Legion Post 8 Junior Legion baseball team faces an uphill climb if it is to win the District 9 Tournament, following a 4-2 loss to Big Island Post 217 Saturday at Halifax County High School.

Halifax American Belles win one, lose one in state tourney

The Halifax American Belles’ record in the Dixie Softball Virginia State Tournament stands at 1-1 after a 10-3 win against Clarksville on Saturday and a 7-0 loss against South Hill later that same day.

American Debs cruise in opener

The Halifax American Debs all-stars cruised to 12-2 win in five innings over host Lunenburg in the Dixie Softball Debs state tournament on Saturday.

VIDEO: South Boston wins Dixie Majors state title

For three years in a row, South Boston and Goochland have squared off for the Virginia Dixie Majors State Baseball Tournament title, with the title swapping hands after each of the two previous meetings.

VIDEO: Dixie Majors win state championship

The South Boston Dixie Majors all-star team captured the state championship Wednesday night.