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Pre-Majors Tourney opens Friday

Nine teams, including the Halifax-County South Boston all-stars, will compete for the Dixie Baseball Pre-Majors State Tournament title in the tournament set to begin Friday at C.H. Friend Field in South Boston.

Cal Ripken state play ready for first pitch

Halifax County South will host the Cal Ripken Baseball 11- and 12-year-old state tournaments starting Thursday and running through Monday at Conner Fields in Cluster Springs.

O-Zone tourney set for action on Friday

Another round of Dixie Youth Baseball tournament action gets under way Friday with Scottsburg hosting the Dixie Youth Baseball District 2 O-Zone Baseball Tournament.

SLIDESHOW: Castle, Clark win Cinderella Dash 5K

Nobody turned into a pumpkin and Rick Castle of Clarksville and Jenny Clark of Halifax emerged with the winner’s trophies in Saturday night’s Cinderella Dash 5K at The Prizery.

Host team eliminated in Minor League tourney

The defending Dixie Youth Baseball (DYB) District 2 Minor League tournament champions have been eliminated after only two games, with the Scottsburg all-stars losing 9-7 Saturday night to Halifax after falling 17-5 to Chase City the day before.

Belles wrap up District 7 championship

The Halifax American Belles all-stars wrapped up the Dixie Softball District 7 Tournament championship Wednesday in Brookneal with a 13-0 win over Charlotte County.

Halifax American Darlings win title

The Halifax American Darlings all-stars took a 6-3 lead after one inning and never looked back in winning the Dixie Softball District 7 Tournament championship Wednesday with a 24-13 win over Motley.

American Angels win district X-Play title

A 12-run second inning gave the Halifax American Angels all-stars the lead for good in a 16-9 win over Halifax National on Sunday that gave American the Dixie Softball District 7 X-Play tournament championship.

South Boston Post 8 continues win streak

The South Boston American Legion Post 8 Junior Legion baseball team extended its   win streak to five in a row here Tuesday night with a 12-1 win over district opponent Rocky Mount Post 6.

Post 8 grabs lead in division

You can’t blame South Boston American Legion Post 8 Junior Legion baseball team manager Jody Nelson if you see him walking around with a big smile on his face.

Halifax American Angels win X-play district opener

The Halifax American Angels X-play all-stars won the opener of a best-of-three series 14-6 over Halifax National Saturday in the Dixie Softball District 7 X-play tournament in Brookneal.