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Memorial golf tournament win goes to Eric Arthur Jr.

The late Joe Chandler went about his business in an unassuming but very successful way, and his contributions to Halifax Country Club and his adopted community were noted after Sunday’s annual Memorial Tournament.

Bowlers hoping to make strikes at State Games of America

Veteran bowlers Nancy Hazelwood, Sue Lacks, Nannie Throckmorton and Barbara Talbott are among the best bowlers in Halifax County in their respective age groups.

Majors drop World Series opener

The South Boston Dixie Majors all-star baseball team’s trip to the Dixie Majors World Series in North Charleston, S.C. got off to a tough start with an 11-3 loss Saturday to West Georgia, Ga.

Dixie Boys state tournaments open today

This weekend will be another big weekend for baseball tournaments in South Boston.

Junior Boys advance to World Series

There was a time — albeit a short time — that the Halifax County Dixie Junior Boys all-star team appeared a little flustered in Tuesday’s championship game of the Virginia Dixie Junior Boys State Tournament at the Day Complex.

SoBo American O-Zone all-stars win state crown

Alex Lowery pitched a five-inning no-hitter and contributed two hits and three runs scored, and Dexter Dixon Jr. hit a game-clinching home run as the South Boston American O-Zone all-stars defeated Christiansburg 13-3 Wednesday in South Hill for the Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone state title.

PLAY THROUGH: Phil Boy comes through

The talk of the golf world this week has been the final two days of the British Open and the spectacular finish that gave American Phil Michelson his first win in that tournament and deprived the British once again of having a local winner in their most cherished tourney.

Darlings heading to World Series

Lynia Reed slugged two home runs, and Kylie Satterfield and Madison Barnes each added a round-tripper as the Halifax American Darlings all-stars claimed their second straight Dixie Softball state title with a hard-fought 13-11 win over Timberlake on Monday.

Jr. Boys one game from World Series berth

The Halifax County Dixie Junior Boys all-star baseball game is one win away from a trip to the World Series.

SoBo Majors headed to World Series

After having suffered an early-round loss, the South Boston Dixie Majors all-star team won its final three games, including two over neighboring rival Mecklenburg County, to win the Virginia Dixie Majors State Tournament and advance to this weekend’s Dixie Majors World Series.

Halifax County routs Carroll County in Junior Boys opener

The Halifax County Dixie Junior Boys all-star team pounded out 26 hits and scored 28 runs to beat Carroll County 28-10 Saturday in the Dixie Junior Boys state tournament at the Day Complex in South Boston.